Iranians and Arabs fiercely disagree over what to call the Gulf between them, leading Google to leave the body of water nameless.
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 announced 'full confidence' in Murdoch's leadership in response to a Parliamentary rebuke.
Cardinal Sean Brady did not act upon his knowledge to stop the sexual abuse of children after a 1975 church investigation.
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.
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.
Three military representatives close to the coup that toppled Mali's democratically-elected government gained key security position in new government.
The Libyan National Transitional Council bans religious political parties before elections in June, angering the Muslim Brotherhood
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
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered his condolences to his Pakistani counterpart, Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani, following Friday's deadly plane crash.
Ex-president Amadou Toumani Toure arrived in Senegal Thursday night as the release of his associates eased political tensions
General Ashfaq Kayani, head of Pakistan's military, calls for India and Pakistan to end occupation of the world's highest battlefield
Senator Daniel Akaka's retirement jeopardizes the fight to grant Native Hawaiians federal recognition
King Juan Carlos of Spain issued an unprecedented apology for going on safari while Spain's economy struggles
Former Mali President Amadou Toumani Toure was ousted last month following a military coup
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced he will 'liberate' South Sudan during a political rally Wednesday as clashes along the border intensify.
The growing conflict between Sudan and South Sudan will likely dominate the first annual Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa
Four men are on trial for alleged plans to attack a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei's self-broadcasting webpage is taken down just days after its launch
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