Mar 21, 2013 21:03 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 15:39 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, in a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 14:00 EDT
About 1,000 mourners massed Thursday for the cremation of a co-founder of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, highlighting the stark divide between supporters and victims of the brutal communist regime.
Mar 21, 2013 04:25 EDT
Hundreds of mourners massed ahead of the cremation of a co-founder of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, highlighting the stark divide between supporters and victims of the brutal communist regime.
Mar 20, 2013 20:56 EDT
A deal to normalise ties between Serbia and Kosovo is close and could be sealed next month, the European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said, following high-level talks in Brussels.
Mar 20, 2013 17:03 EDT
Hundreds of relatives and former Khmer Rouge fighters are expected to gather Thursday for the cremation of regime co-founder Ieng Sary, who died last week while on trial for genocide.
Mar 19, 2013 22:32 EDT
Speculation intensified Wednesday that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard could be toppled by her party within days, with one report saying ex-leader Kevin Rudd was five votes from victory.
Mar 19, 2013 13:18 EDT
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle pledged Tuesday further investment and aid for Tunisia if it stays on track in turning its Arab Spring revolution into a democratic success story.
Mar 18, 2013 22:57 EDT
Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr was Tuesday forced to rebuff reports that he had lost confidence in embattled Prime Minister Julia Gillard, as speculation mounts that she could be ousted.
Mar 18, 2013 13:27 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was as wedded to America's pivot towards Asia as his predecessor, even though he has not yet visited the region since coming to office.
Mar 18, 2013 12:48 EDT
Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of atrocities, has surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda's foreign minister said Monday.
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 00:02 EDT
China's appointment of a former ambassador to Japan as its foreign minister is unlikely to soften Beijing's position over islands at the centre of a dispute with Tokyo, Japanese media said on Sunday.
Mar 16, 2013 23:11 EDT
Pope Francis begins his papacy in earnest on Sunday ahead of his formal inauguration mass, with a weekly prayer address used by previous pontiffs to comment on international affairs.
Mar 16, 2013 16:09 EDT
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu formally notified President Shimon Peres on Saturday that after 40 days of tortuous negotiations with potential coalition partners he had formed a new government and ensured himself a third term as prime minister.
Mar 16, 2013 14:25 EDT
Nigeria on Saturday ruled out a ransom payment to the kidnappers holding seven members of a French family as France's foreign minister held talks with President Goodluck Jonathan on the abductions.
Mar 16, 2013 14:08 EDT
The United Nations could have a full-strength peacekeeping mission in place in Mali in July, replacing French troops and absorbing African forces currently fighting Islamist rebels, a top UN official said Saturday.
Mar 16, 2013 10:43 EDT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to inform President Shimon Peres later on Saturday that after 40 days of negotiations with coalition partners he has finally formed a new government.
Mar 16, 2013 09:20 EDT
China's parliament on Saturday approved Wang Yi, a former envoy to North Korean nuclear talks and ambassador to Japan, as the country's new foreign minister as tensions run high in Northeast Asia.
Mar 16, 2013 07:42 EDT
China's parliament on Saturday approved Wang Yi, a former ambassador to Japan, as the country's new foreign minister with tensions high between the two Asian giants over disputed islands.