- Google Maps Stays Neutral In Persian/Arabian Gulf-Naming Dispute
May 04 2012 4:36 PM
Iranians and Arabs fiercely disagree over what to call the Gulf between them, leading Google to leave the body of water nameless.
- Shell Shuts Down Nigerian Pipeline Citing Rampant Theft
May 04 2012 3:03 PM
Royal Dutch Shell has shut down the Nembe Creek Trunkline to repair theft-related damage, deferring some 60,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
- News Corp. Board Defends Murdoch After Critical Parliamentary Report
May 02 2012 4:50 PM
News Corp. board announced 'full confidence' in Murdoch's leadership in response to a Parliamentary rebuke.
- Head Of Irish Catholic Church Will Not Resign Over Sex Abuse Scandal
May 02 2012 3:30 PM
Cardinal Sean Brady did not act upon his knowledge to stop the sexual abuse of children after a 1975 church investigation.
- Eritrea Denies Rumors Its President Is Dead
April 27 2012 5:52 PM
Eritrea's government denounces the U.S. C.I.A. and its outlawed opposition groups for spreading 'lies' that claim President Isaias Afwerki is dead.
- Former Ukraine PM Tymoshenko's Health Reportedly Failing In Prison
April 27 2012 4:12 PM
Jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko continues a hunger strike to protest prison abuse while doctors say she also suffers from a chronic back condition that is unable to be treated in Ukraine.
- Military Gets Three Key Posts in New Mali Government
April 25 2012 5:59 PM
Three military representatives close to the coup that toppled Mali's democratically-elected government gained key security position in new government.
- Libya Bans Religious, Tribal, Ethnic Political Parties
April 25 2012 4:21 PM
The Libyan National Transitional Council bans religious political parties before elections in June, angering the Muslim Brotherhood
- Greece Stops Paying Benefits To Fraudsters; Central Bank Chief Touts Austerity
April 25 2012 3:05 PM
Greece will no longer pay benefits to 200,000 fraudsters and dead pensioners; Greek central-bank governor warns of departure from euro zone if budget cuts are not followed
- Pakistan Plane Crash: India Reaches Out
April 20 2012 4:40 PM
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered his condolences to his Pakistani counterpart, Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani, following Friday's deadly plane crash.
- Ousted Mali President Escapes To Senegal; Prisoners Released
April 20 2012 3:34 PM
Ex-president Amadou Toumani Toure arrived in Senegal Thursday night as the release of his associates eased political tensions
- Pakistan Army Chief Calls For Kashmir Glacier Troop Withdrawal After Deadly Avalanche
April 18 2012 6:05 PM
General Ashfaq Kayani, head of Pakistan's military, calls for India and Pakistan to end occupation of the world's highest battlefield
- Akaka's Retirement: Native Hawaiians To Lose Advocate In Washington
April 18 2012 5:48 PM
Senator Daniel Akaka's retirement jeopardizes the fight to grant Native Hawaiians federal recognition
- Spanish King Apologizes For Botswana Hunting Trip
April 18 2012 4:51 PM
King Juan Carlos of Spain issued an unprecedented apology for going on safari while Spain's economy struggles
- Ousted Mali President At Senegal’s Embassy in Bamako
April 18 2012 3:20 PM
Former Mali President Amadou Toumani Toure was ousted last month following a military coup
- Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir Pledges To 'Liberate' South Sudan
April 18 2012 1:29 PM
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced he will 'liberate' South Sudan during a political rally Wednesday as clashes along the border intensify.
- Sudan Will Be Dominant Topic At First-Ever African Security Summit
April 13 2012 6:08 PM
The growing conflict between Sudan and South Sudan will likely dominate the first annual Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa
- Four Deny Plotting Danish Newspaper Attack
April 13 2012 3:49 PM
Four men are on trial for alleged plans to attack a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad
- Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Ordered To Stop Web Broadcasting
April 04 2012 5:43 PM
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei's self-broadcasting webpage is taken down just days after its launch
- Leading French Academic Found Dead In New York Hotel
April 04 2012 4:02 PM
The body of French scholar Richard Descoings was found in a New York hotel on Tuesday. Police say there is no evidence of foul play