1Topics / Middle East5/6/2011 15:07Witnesses: Syrian forces kill 30 protesters
Syrian security forces opened fire Friday on thousands of protesters demanding regime change, killing more than 30 people in a sign that President Bashar Assad is prepared to ride out a wave of rapidly escalating international outrage.
2Topics / Middle East5/2/2011 11:08Iran: No reason for US in Mideast after bin Laden
Iran says there is no excuse for the United States to continue deploying troops in the Middle East after the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
3Topics / Middle East5/2/2011 11:05Gaza Hamas leader condemns US killing of bin Laden
The leader of the militant Hamas government in the Gaza Strip condemned the United States on Monday for killing al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.
4Topics / Middle East4/27/2011 14:56Nine Americans dead after row with Afghan airman
An Afghan ex-pilot opened fire after a row at a Kabul training centre Wednesday, leaving eight US troops and an American contractor dead in the worst attack of its kind in almost a decade of war.
5Topics / Africa4/4/2011 21:27Final battle rages in Ivory Coast
The United Nations and French forces opened fire with attack helicopters Monday on the arsenal of this country's entrenched ruler, as columns of foot soldiers finally pierced the city limit and surrounded the strongman's home.
6Topics / Europe4/1/2011 22:13World court ends Georgia's case against Russia
The United Nations' highest court threw out Georgia's complaint accusing Russia and separatist militias of years of ethnic cleansing in two breakaway Georgian provinces.
7Topics / Middle East2/1/2011 21:37Egypt crowds unmoved by Mubarak's vow not to run
President Hosni Mubarak defied a quarter-million protesters demanding he step down immediately, announcing Tuesday he would serve out the last months of his term and "die on Egyptian soil."
8Topics / Asia12/23/2010 20:50War rhetoric rises between North and South Korea
One month after a deadly exchange of artillery fire, the two Koreas .
9Topics / Asia9/8/2010 21:28US drone strike kills six militants in Pakistan
A US drone attack Thursday killed six militants in Pakistan's rebel-infested northwestern tribal belt, security officials said -- the fourth strike in 24 hours.
10Topics / Security9/4/2010 23:27US likely to keep thousands of troops in Iraq after 2011
The United States likely will need to keep thousands of troops in Iraq beyond 2011 to keep a lid on sectarian tensions and to bolster Baghdad's fledgling military, experts and former officers say.