Obama And China Warn North Koreans Against Rocket Launch
Leading up to the nuclear summit in South Korea this week, Obama and Hu both expressed their serious concern about the launch, which was first described by North Korea as a peaceful launch of an earth observation satellite.
Sri Lanka Furious Over UN War-Crimes Resolution
Sri Lanka has rejected a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution urging the country to look into alleged war crimes committed by the military in 2009.
Egyptian Fuel To Ease Gaza Energy Crisis
On Friday, Israel allowed nine Egyptian tankers carrying nearly half a million liters of industrial fuel to pass through the Kerem Shalom border crossing and into Gaza, enough to run the plant for about a day.
EU Approves Attacks On Somali Pirate Lairs
The European Union approved attacks against land-based targets in Somalia on Friday as part of its effort to combat piracy off the Horn of Africa.
Costa Concordia: Five More Bodies Discovered
Divers off of the Tuscan island of Giglio discovered five more bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia on Thursday, more than two months after the Italian cruise ship ran aground.
Cuba Cracking Down On Dissent: Amnesty International
Over the past 24 months, Cuba has been cracking down on internal dissent through the harassment and arrests of activists, journalist and bloggers, Amnesty International reported on Thursday.
French Gunman Merah On FBI Terror Watch Since 2010
The French citizen of Algerian heritage had been on the U.S. watch list for two years before he began the rampage that led to his death Thursday. He is believed responsible for the shooting deaths of seven people, including schoolchildren, in Toulouse.
Dozen Killed In Turkish-Kurd Clashes
In what became the largest operation against rebels so far in 2012, thousands of Turkish security forces met with the Kurdish Workers' Party at Mount Cudi near the borders of Syria and Iran on Tuesday
India Coal Scandal: Government Downplays Reported $211 Billion Loss
The Indian government is attempting to extinguish a $211 billion coal scandal, claiming that the leaked report from a state auditor was only a rough draft.
Obama, Putin To Meet On Syria, Missile Defense
Putin, now Russia's president-elect, has said he would boycott the Group of Eight summit at Camp David and the NATO conference in Chicago this spring if U.S. missile defense plans weren't scrapped.
Nazi Guard Demjanjuk To Be Buried In Cleveland
John Demjanjuk, the former Nazi guard convicted for his involvement with the deaths of 28,000 people, will be buried in Cleveland, Ohio, the city where he settled after fleeing Germany after World War II.
Mohamed Merah: Toulouse Shooter To Surrender 'Late This Evening'
The stand-off between French police and Mohamed Merah has gone on for hours, and with the Toulouse shooting suspect saying he will turn himself in late this evening, it could be a full day before the ordeal is finished.
Toulouse Shooting Victims Buried In Jerusalem
Victims of the shooting outside a Jewish school in Toulouse, France were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Wednesday evening.
Nigeria: Boko Haram Ends Government Negotations; Tells Police To 'Continue Killing Members'
Saying that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan cannot be trusted, Islamic militant group Boko Haram said on Tuesday that it has closed all possible doors of negotiation with the government.
Syria: Damascus Is Under Siege
Syrian army tanks and artillery shelled two Damascus suburbs on Wednesday after rebels allegedly attacked forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
Mohammed Merah: Who Was The Toulouse Shooter With Al Qaeda Links?
The 24-year-old French citizen of Algerian heritage had been under police surveillance since the March 11 killing of a soldier in Toulouse. Two other French service members were killed, followed by three children and a rabbi outside a Jewish school Monday.
Israel To Phase Out Civilian Nuclear Reactor By 2018
Israel will phase out the use of its civilian nuclear reactor by 2017 or 2018, its director said Tuesday.
Are Israel, US Secretly Paying Terrorists To Destabilize Iran?
The People's Mujahedin of Iran, known as MEK, may have gone from being an anti-Western militant group to a clandestine ally helping to disrupt the Iranian nuclear program.
Robert Bales, Suspect In Afghan Massacre, To Face Charges Within Week
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in cold blood, will face charges within a week.
Syrian Opposition Committing Human Rights Abuses: HRW
Members of Syria's armed opposition have been accused of committing serious human rights abuses during the year-long uprising against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
Wave of Bombings Kill Dozens Across Iraq
More than 40 people were killed and nearly 200 wounded in Iraq after a string of explosions struck towns and cities across the country on Tuesday.
French Police Hunt For Toulouse Shooter And Potential Neo-Nazi Links
A manhunt has begun in France for the gunman who went on a shooting spree at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday.
NATO Failed To Investigate Civilian Deaths In Libya: Report
Amnesty International has charged NATO with failing to investigate the deaths of scores of Libyan civilians who did not directly participate in hostilities during the Libyan uprising last year.
Israel Fears Iran Nuclear Sites Could Soon Be Immune To Military Strikes
Israel believes that Iran is building up its national defenses and could quickly become capable of thwarting a military strike.
Israel President Wishes Iranians 'Freedom' In New Year Message
Israeli President Shimon Peres sent his annual greeting to Iran for Persian New Year, saying that he hopes for peace and coexistence between the two countries.
Egypt: Three Dead After Vigil For Coptic Christian Pope
Tens of thousands of mourners gathered in the Abbassiya section of Cairo to pay their respects to their spiritual leader, who was dressed in formal robes and seated on a chair inside St Mark's Cathedral. But the crush of the crowd in Cathedral Square sparked momentary chaos when a stampede on the church grounds resulted in the death of at least three people and injured more than 50 others.
India Issues Warrants For Iranian Citizens Wanted In Delhi Bombings
India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians who have been connected to an attack on Israeli envoys in New Delhi last month.
Oslo Police Admit To Slow Response In Breivik Massacre
The brutal acts of Norwegian terrorist Anders Breivik shocked Europe and the world last summer, but a statement from Oslo police revealed that they too were unprepared for the savagery of the attack.
George Clooney Arrest Photos And Video: Actor Stands Up For Sudan
Oscar winning actor George Clooney was arrested during a protest outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. on Friday.
George Clooney Arrested Outside Sudanese Embassy
George Clooney was arrested on Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C.