Google Maps Stays Neutral In Persian/Arabian Gulf-Naming Dispute
May 04 2012 4:36 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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