The Great Googamooga Festival Photos: Food, Drink And Lines In Brooklyn
The Great Googamooga festival takes over Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Italy Earthquake Aftermath: Rescuers Keep Working Despite Tremors
Emergency workers in northern Italy speedily built tent cities and makeshift shelters on Monday as aftershocks and tremors raise fear of further destruction.
Italy Recalls Ambassador To India Amidst Murder Row
Italy recalled its ambassador to India on Friday afternoon after two Italian marines were charged with murdering two Indian fishermen earlier in the day.
UN Nuclear Agency Chief To Visit Tehran On Sunday
Iran is getting a visit from the United Nations' nuclear agency on Sunday, a surprise development as Iran prepares for scheduled talks with Western powers next week.
Russian Missile Engineer Sentenced To 8 Years For Spying
Alexander Gniteyev, an engineer at the Avtomatika production plant in the city of Yekaterinburg, was found guilty of leaking classified information about Russia?s Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles to foreign intelligence agencies
Prison Riot In Honduras; Inmates Take Over
Guards have surrounded the prison, but to avoid a bloodbath, Prison Governor Orlando Leiva has ordered them stay outside
South Africa?s Mbeki In Sudan To Mediate Peace Talks
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki was in Khartoum on Friday to try and push Sudan and South Sudan back to the negotiation table.
Syrian Opposition Leader Resigns: 'The Revolution Is Above Personalities'
Burhan Ghalioun is quitting the Syrian National Council amid criticism of his leadership.
Greece: New Democracy Party Leads Syriza In Polls
Greece's center-right New Democracy party has a slight edge among voters over the Coalition of the Radical Left, or Syriza, party ahead of the June 17th parliamentary elections, according to a new opinion poll.
Mexican Generals Questioned On Drug Gang Ties
Mexico's drug war has left 50,000 people dead; if generals are playing both sides, who is winning?
Somaliland: Death By Firing Squad Ordered For 17 Civilians
A military court in Somaliland sentenced 17 civilians to death for attacking army officers in the capital of Hargeisa.
Assad Praises Syrian Reforms On Russian Television
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a rare television interview on Wednesday, appearing on Russia's official Rossia-24 news channel to tout the success of the May 7 parliamentary elections.
Golden Dawn: The Rise Of Greece's Extreme Right Wing
Shortly after winning 21 seats in parliament, Greece's Golden Dawn has already become a political pariah.
Half Of South Sudan Facing Hunger Crisis: UN
More than four million people in South Sudan -- about half of the country's population -- face hunger and food shortages as clashes with Sudan along the border continue, according to the United Nations.
Two Killed In Colombia Assassination Attempt
Authorities believe that the target of the attack was former justice and interior minister Fernando Londono, who was inside his car during the blast. Londono was injured and his driver was one of the victims.
Obama Administration Wants Iran Exile Group MEK Off Terrorist List: Report
The Obama administration is trying to get Iranian exile group the People's Mujahedin of Iran taken off of the State Department's list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations, according to a Monday report in the Wall Street Journal.
South Korea Says Myanmar To End North Korean Arms Deals
Myanmar has promised to stop buying weapons from North Korea, ending 20 years of military cooperation and taking a further step toward reform.
ICC Chief Wants Congolese Warlords Ntaganda and Mudacumura Arrested
The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for African rebel leaders Bosco Ntaganda and Sylvestre Mudacumura, who are allegedly responsible for crimes against humanity in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
EU Navy Attacks Onshore Pirate Base In Somalia
European Union naval forces attacked known pirate supplies in an overnight raid in Somalia on Tuesday.
Corruption Probe Against Argentine VP Boudou Opens
Boudou was charged along with his girlfriend and journalist Agustina Kampfer, friend and business partner José María Nuñez Carmona and businessman Alejandro Vandenbroele.
GCC Meets In Saudi Arabia To Tighten Economic-Political Unity
Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council gathered in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Monday for a one-day meeting to discuss the possibility of forming a regional bloc similar to the European Union.
NATO Must Compensate Libyan Civilian Victims' Families: Human Rights Watch
A Human Rights Watch report released on Monday claims NATO failed to investigation the deaths of a number of noncombatants killed in airstrikes during last year's Libyan revolution.
First South Sudanese Refugees Flown Out Of Sudan
A total of 164 people arrived in South Sudan's capital city, and some 15,000 more will be moved from the Kosti refugee camp in the White Nile State to Khartoum, where they will board southbound planes by May 20.
Mexico: 49 Decapitated Bodies Likely Victims Of Drug Cartel Turf War
Investigators in Mexico believe that the 49 headless bodies found on the side of a highway on Sunday morning may have been the latest victims of a war between rival drug gangs Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel.
Video: Oakland Police Use Flashbang Grenades At May Day Protests
During a tense and chaotic standoff with protestors during the May Day Occupy protests, Oakland police threw flashbang grenades to scatter demonstrators at the intersection of 14th street and Broadway.
May Day: Police Clash With Occupy Protesters In Oakland [PHOTOS]
A stand-off between police and protesters is currently underway in Oakland, where the use of of tear gas, smoke and flashbang grenades has been reported.
Turkey Seeks To Overhaul Constitution
The new, multi-party Constitutional Reconciliation Commission met in the capital of Ankara on Monday and Tuesday to begin reworking and simplifying the country's 30 year old constitution, a document which gives the military broad and potentially oppressive rights over individuals and minority groups.
U.S. Joins Condemnation Of Ukraine Over Tymoshenko Case
The United States condemned the alleged mistreatment of jailed politician Yulia Tymoshenko in Ukraine on Tuesday and called for her release.
UN Chief Praises Aung San Suu Kyi At First Meeting
During their historic first meeting, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon praised Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as a real leader (who) demonstrates flexibility for the greater cause of the people of a country.
Mexico's Congress Passes Crime Victim Compensation Law
Mexico is close to ratifying a new law that will compensate the victims of organized crime, including the family members of kidnapped or missing persons.