Serbia: Tadic Resignation Could Jeopardize Bid To Join EU
By resigning, the president becomes eligible for an emergency election expected to take place May 6, and it opens the door to a challenge from opposition leader Tomislav Nikolic, who favors stronger ties with Russia.
France: 10 More Islamists Arrested In Raids
French police arrested 10 more suspected Islamic radicals during pre-dawn raids across the country on Wednesday, marking the second such day of mass arrests in less than a week.
Syrian Troops Begin Pullout From 'Calm' Cities
The Syrian government began withdrawing troops from some cities on Tuesday, the first sign after more than a year of violence that President Bashar al-Assad is taking a peace plan seriously.
Russian Spy Case: FBI Throws Water On Media Speculation Of Would-Be Seducer's Identity
A female Russian spy was close to seducing a member of President Barack Obama's cabinet in 2010, the FBI's assistant director for counterintelligence, Frank Figliuzzi, told the BBC in a recent interview. But that spy wasn't flame-haired media darling Anna Chapman, a bureau spokesman told ABC News.
Syria: Red Cross Demands Access; UN May Send Advance Team
The International Committee of the Red Cross President Jakob Kellenberger met with Syrian government ministers in Damascus on Tuesday to demand access to the wounded, displaced and hungry civilians.
Asean Summit United On North Korean Rocket, Lifting Myanmar Sanctions
Sunday's historic elections in Myanmar and the planned North Korean missile launch dominated the agenda at the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or Asean, summit in Cambodia on Tuesday.
What's Happening In Libya? Chaos Follows The Civil War
Tribal fighting has broken out in post-civil war Libya while militias do battle for territory in Tripoli. Is the government strong enough to respond?
Nigeria: Boko Haram's Violence Moves South
Nigerian rebel group Boko Haram has established bomb-making factories in the southern state of Kogi, a sign that the group is spreading around the country and could be gaining strength.
Myanmar Election Results: Aung San Suu Kyi Victorious
Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi and the opposition National League for Democracy declared victory after Sunday's by-elections. Speaking to thousands of supporters from party headquarters in Yangon, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate hailed the success as the beginning of a new era for politics in Burma.
President Obama OKs Iran Sanctions: Foreign Banks Targeted
U.S. President Barack Obama is moving ahead with sanctions against Iran's oil industry, in the hope that increased economic pressure will push Tehran into abandoning its nascent nuclear program.
Osama Bin Laden's Fugitive Life In Pakistan: Four Children, At Least Three Cities
A new account of Osama bin Laden's life on the run after the September 11, 2001 attacks reveals that the al Qaeda leader spent nine years moving through a series of safe-houses in Pakistan, not hiding in the mountains on the Pakistan-Afghan border as previously believed.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar Elections Unfair
Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi criticized the national elections in which she is taking part, saying on Friday that widespread irregularities went beyond what is acceptable for democratic elections.
Latest Honduras Prison Fire A Testament To Overcrowding
Some 18 people were killed during a fire and riot in a Honduras prison on Thursday. The incident was the latest in a long string of similar incidents in Latin America, where overcrowded prisons sometimes lead to tragedy.
Syria: Kofi Annan Demands Immediate Cease-Fire
Kofi Annan demanded that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad order his troops to ceasefire immediately.
Syria: Iraq PM Warns Against Arming Rebels
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Thursday that arming anyone in Syria could lead to a proxy war. Maliki made his comments during a speech at an Arab League summit in Baghdad, adding that diplomacy and a serious national dialogue are the only ways to stop the year-long violence in Syria.
West African Leaders Cancel Mali Visit
A group of West African president's cancelled their visit to Mali mid-flight after hundreds of pro-junta supporters rushed the runway at Bamako's airport on Thursday.
MEK Pays US Officials, But Where Do The Iranian Exiles Get Their Money?
An Iranian organization called the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, or MEK, considered a terrorist organization by the United States, is paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to former American officials and politicians. But where is the money coming from?
Arab League Meets In Baghdad To Discuss Syria Plan
Arab League foreign ministers met in Baghdad, Iraq on Thursday to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria, where a year of violence that has resulted in more than 9,000 deaths.
Wang Lijun: Police Chief Contacted UK Embassy Before Disappearance
Chinese official Wang Lijun reportedly tried to meet with British officials in the city of Chongqing before seeking asylum at the nearby U.S. embassy.
Sudan: World Powers Fear New Civil War
A number of international powers rushed to warn Sudan that recent military clashes near the border with South Sudan are propelling the nations toward war yet again.
Iran To Restart Nuclear Talks Next Month
After months of international tensions, long-stalled nuclear talks between Iran and foreign leaders will resume on April 13.
Jailed Palestinian Barghouti Calls For Full Resistance Against Israel
Imprisoned Palestinian political and military leader Marwan Barghouti called on his countrymen to launch a resistance against Israel on Tuesday.
Medvedev Attacks Romney As US-Russia Relations Wobble
Russia's president criticized the Republican presidential candidate for expressing views that smacked of Hollywood stereotypes about relations between the former rivals.
MEK 'Only Way To Stop Iran': Giuliani
Undeterred by a federal investigation into his peers, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has shown unwavering support for an Iranian dissident group called the People's Mujahedin of Iran, also known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Aftermath Of Pimping Charges
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's reputation was further damaged on Monday, this time by aggravated pimping charges handed out by a French court.
Pirate Party Wins Again: Germany's Rebel Politicians Sail On
Germany's Pirate Party won four seats in the Saarland state parliament on Monday. The new party took an impressive 7.4 percent despite only having three months to prepare for the snap elections.
Israel Cuts Ties With UN Human Rights Council Over Probe Of Occupation
Israel severed ties Monday with the United Nations Human Rights Council after it voted to initiate an investigation into human rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Suu Kyi, Sick, Halts Campaign 6 Days Before Myanmar Vote
The Nobel Peace laureate, who is running for parliament, will spend at least four days at home, her National League for Democracy party said. Suu Kyi fell ill while campaigning Sunday.
Turkey Closes Embassy In Syria As Border Clashes Escalate
Turkey closed its embassy in Damascus on Monday, as the country stepped closer to suspending diplomatic ties with President Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile, the Syrian military has cracked down on dissidents trying to cross the Syria-Turkey border.
Pope Benedict Travels To Communist Cuba
Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Cuba on Monday. The three-day trip marks the second time that the head of the Catholic Church has visited the island nation since the Communist Revolution of 1959.