Mar 18, 2013 10:27 EDT
At least ten people were killed Monday by a car bomb in central Mogadishu in one of the bloodiest attacks in the war-ravaged capital in recent months, Somali officials said.
Mar 18, 2013 10:24 EDT
Israel must immediately begin withdrawing its settlers from the Palestinian territories, a UN expert told diplomats Monday, even as the new Israeli government appeared set to strengthen the hand of the Jewish settler lobby.
Mar 18, 2013 09:58 EDT
A German court will begin examining Wednesday a multi-million-euro class action lawsuit by relatives of victims of a deadly air strike in Afghanistan ordered by NATO's German command.
Mar 18, 2013 09:53 EDT
Pakistani lawmakers on Monday repeated their call for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to be arrested and tried for treason on his return home from self-imposed exile in Dubai.
Mar 18, 2013 09:18 EDT
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday urged his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to help efforts to end the "bloodshed" in Syria and find a solution to the crisis.
Mar 18, 2013 08:21 EDT
Lawyers for Kenya's president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta are to argue Monday that the International Criminal Court should dismiss crimes against humanity charges against him over post-2007 election violence.
Mar 18, 2013 07:55 EDT
A brazen attack on the Iraqi justice ministry claimed by Al-Qaeda's Iraqi affiliate killed 30 people and wounded 50, state TV quoted justice minister Hassan al-Shammari as saying on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 07:49 EDT
At least eight people were killed Monday by a car bomb in central Mogadishu in one of the bloodiest attacks in the war-ravaged capital in recent months, police said.
Mar 18, 2013 07:45 EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's new leader Xi Jinping will this week discuss political and economic issues during the Chinese president's first foreign visit, the Kremlin said on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 07:39 EDT
Syria's opposition coalition met in Istanbul on Monday to choose their first prime minister, tasked with running daily life in large swathes of territory freed from regime control but mired in chaos and poverty.
Mar 18, 2013 05:58 EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi arrived in Pakistan on Monday, on a South Asian tour that will also take in India as he works to promote trade and investment in his nation's troubled economy.
Mar 18, 2013 04:46 EDT
Yemen, the only country where an Arab Spring revolt led to a negotiated settlement, launched Monday a UN-backed national dialogue aimed at paving the way towards a new constitution and elections.
Mar 18, 2013 04:39 EDT
At least two people were killed and more than 20 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded court complex in northwest Pakistan, a minister said.
Mar 18, 2013 04:23 EDT
Cheon Joon-Sahng may not look like an elite warrior, but the shy, South Korean high school student has been fully trained for a frontline role in any future cyber battle with North Korea.
Mar 18, 2013 03:39 EDT
Pakistani security officials have arrested a former senior leader of a banned militant outfit who was allegedly involved in the 2002 murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in Karachi.
Mar 18, 2013 01:37 EDT
Employees at Cambodia's cash-strapped Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal have ended a strike that paralysed the trial of elderly former regime leaders, the court said.
Mar 18, 2013 01:04 EDT
Yemen, the only country where an Arab Spring revolt led to a negotiated settlement, on Monday launches a UN-backed national dialogue aimed at drawing the state's divisive players towards a reconciliation.
Mar 18, 2013 00:22 EDT
Syria's opposition coalition meets in Istanbul on Monday to select their first rebel prime minister, tasked with running daily life in large swathes of territory freed from regime control but mired in chaos and poverty.
Mar 17, 2013 18:45 EDT
US President Barack Obama will effectively begin to build the global legacy he will leave behind on the first foreign trip of his second term next week to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan.
Mar 17, 2013 18:05 EDT
The Palestinians are hoping to see concrete gains from US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit, while acknowledging it unlikely the trip will bring about a peace breakthrough.