Palenstians Visit Jailed Relatives In Israel
The family members of 24 prisoners were escorted by bus by the Israel Prisons Service to Ramun prison in southern Israel, about two hours away from Gaza, as part of a deal to end a months-long hunger strike among detainees.
Russia Calls For Syrian Ceasefire
Speaking before scheduled talks with Kofi Annan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that only a simultaneous end to violence is possible, followed by a simultaneous pullout of troops closely monitored by U.N. observers.
Why Is Tony Blair Doing Business In South Sudan?
Not much is clear about Tony Blair's new role in South Sudan: Is it humanitarian or an investment? Can he change negative policies or will be grow Juba's stalled economy?
Egypt: Military Will Stop 'Certain Groups' From Taking Over
Egypt's top armed-forces official, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said on Sunday that the country's military will not allow a certain group to dominate national politics, which some suggested is a veiled reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ex-Syrian Ambassador Says Military Intervention Only Way To Stop Bloodshed
Former Syrian ambassador Nawaf al-Fares is calling for military intervention as fighting in Damascus escalates.
Israel: Self-Immolation Of Moshe Silman Could Define Social Movement
The self-immolation of an Israeli man at a protest in Tel-Aviv on Saturday night sent immediate shockwaves across the country.
Bain Controversy Dominates Sunday Talk Shows
Rahm Emanuel and Karl Rove somehow agree on what the Romney campaign needs to do. Meanwhile, chief Romney campaign strategist Ed Gillespie ignores both of them.
Red Cross Calls Syria A 'Civil War;' Regime Denies Tremseh Massacre
Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi rejected the United Nations claims that the regime attacked the village of Tremseh with heavy weapons and aircraft, calling the accusations baseless.
UK Heiress Eva Rausing Found Dead In London Home
Rausing is believed to have died of a drug overdose.
Myanmar Miltary Nominates Former General As VP
Myanmar's military has nominated Myint Swe, a former general with close links to the former junta, to replace Vice President Tin Aung Myint Oo.
Don't Brand Libya's New Government As 'Pro-West' Yet
Libya?s new ?liberal? government may distance itself from the West and from NATO, which helped rebels free the country from Moammar Gadhafi.
Two Shia Muslim Protesters Killed In Saudi Arabia
The Saudi interior ministry said that there had been no clashes between police and protesters in Awamiya, but activists said that live fire had been used by security forces during similar demonstrations.
ECOWAS Calls For national Unity Government In Mali
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS is calling for the creation of a national unity government in Mali in order to take urgent steps to confront the terrorist peril in the north of the country.
Egypt's High Court Nullifies President Morsi's Attempts To Reconvene Parliament
The long-anticipated showdown between Egypt's military and its new president -- the Muslim Brotherhood's Muhammad Morsi -- has opened, with Morsi, the SCAF and the Supreme Court heading into a three-way contest.
Japan, Norway Block UN From Clamping Down On Whaling
Species issues in general are not a matter for the General Assembly but for competent fisheries agencies, Norway's representative to the International Whaling Commission, Ole-David Stenseth, said at an IWC meeting in Panama City on Friday.
Helicopter Carrying Election Materials Shot Down In Libya
Saleh Darhoub, a spokesman for the National Transitional Council, described the attackers as enemies of the revolution and said the incident will not halt the elections.
Death Rates Climbing At South Sudan Refugee Camp
Horrific living conditions in a South Sudan refugee camp have sparked a humanitarian crisis, according to Doctors Without Borders.
Gina Rinehart: The Richest Person You've Never Heard Of
Even though Rinehart's fortune is now more than ten times that of Oprah Winfrey, few outside her native Australia have ever heard of her.
Libya Prepares For Landmark Elections: Will Militias Or Islamists Take Control?
The current situation in Libya means that there is no clear best choice for Libya's 2.7 million registered voters.
Turkish Soccer Boss Convicted Of Match-Fixing
A total of 93 people -- including Aziz Yildirim, the president of the prestigious Fenerbahce football club -- were convicted of match-fixing by an Istanbul court.
Far-Right, Anti-Semitic Hungarian Politician 'Outed' As Having Jewish Origins
Response to the discovery, as well as to Szegedi's statement, have run the gamut from outrage to ridicule.
UK Sends Bomb Specialists To Bahrain
The UK has sent a special team of forensic detectives from the Metropolitan Police to Bahrain to help local authorities investigate a recently discovered cache of bomb-making material.
The $60M iPad: Apple Settles China Trademark Suit
Apple will pay a $60 million settlement to secure the iPad trademark in China, opening up sales to the Chinese market, Apple's most profitable after the United States.
Mexico's New President Peña Nieto Must Overcome Party Reputation
The Institutional Revolutionary Party is back in power, with a fresh face. Now it must convince observers that it has abandoned its old, corrupt ways.
Turkey Scrambles F-16 Jets Over Syrian Border
On Sunday, Ankara said it scrambled F-16 fighter jets three times to ward off Syrian helicopters that were flying close to the border.
More Aid Workers Kidnapped In Kenya Refugee Camp
Dadaab lies near Kenya's border with Somalia, and members of the Somali rebel group al Shabab have carried out attacks and kidnappings in Kenya in the past.
Morsi Proclaims 'Rebirth Of Egypt' At Tahrir Rally
On the eve of taking his oath of office, Egyptian President-elect Mohammed Morsi addressed thousands of people in Cairo's Tahrir Square to share his vision for the rebirth of Egypt.?
Iran Keeps Biggest Oil Customer As China Gets U.S. Sanctions Waiver
The United States gave China and Singapore exemptions from new sanctions targeting Iran's central bank and oil industry, which took effect on Thursday.
Mercusor Trading Bloc To Suspend Member Paraguay
Mercosur, a four-nation regional trade bloc in South America, could suspend Paraguay's membership following the sudden removal of President Fernando Lugo last week
Syria: Assad Rejects Forgien Intervention, Vows To Crush Terrorists
Meanwhile, activists said that up to 190 people were killed in the besieged city of Douma on Thursday in one of the bloodiest days of the 16 month old crisis.