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  • US worries about Yemen, Somalia terrorist links

    2011-06-15 09:55

    The US is worried that the continuing unrest in Yemen could fuel connections between al-Qaida-linked militants there and al-Shabab insurgents in Somalia, the State Department's counterterror coordinator said Tuesday.

  • Russia has no plan to reconsider relations with Iran

    2011-06-15 09:47

    Moscow has no plan to reconsider its stance on Iran in order to please the US and NATO, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Tuesday.

  • Libya gets London Olympics tickets

    2011-06-15 09:20

    Organizers for London's 2012 Olympics Games say Libya has been given hundreds of tickets to the events.

  • UN entreated for cease-fire in Libya

    2011-06-15 07:54

    China hopes an approaching UN meeting about Libya can prompt international actors to reach an immediate cease-fire and solve the crisis by political means, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said.

  • Pakistan wants to join SCO: President Zardari

    2011-06-15 07:05

    Pakistan wants to be a full-fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said here on Tuesday.

  • 4 Brazilians accuse US man of running sex tour

    2011-06-15 06:19

    Four Brazilian women sued an American fishing tour operator on Tuesday, claiming that he coerced them with alcohol, drugs and the promise of money to perform sex acts with tourists on his boat along the Amazon.

  • Romanian actor dies at 21

    2011-06-14 21:35

    A film director says Papan Chilibar, a convict who starred in the award-winning Romanian film, "When I Want to Whistle, I Whistle" has died. He was 21.

  • Nokia, Apple settle patent dispute

    2011-06-14 17:58

    Finnish handset maker Nokia Corp. says it has settled an outdrawn patent dispute with Apple Inc, putting an end to "all patent litigation" between the two companies.

  • UK police arrest 6 suspected sex predators

    2011-06-14 17:13

    British police have arrested six men on suspicion of trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation.

  • 8 killed, 27 hurt in Baquba attack-police

    2011-06-14 16:17

    At least eight people were killed and 27 wounded when gunmen on Tuesday stormed an Iraqi provincial council building in Baquba after two bombs exploded, police said.

  • Israel denies man held in Egypt is a spy

    2011-06-14 15:07

    Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Army Radio on Tuesday that 27-year-old Ilan Grapel "has no connection to any intelligence agency, not in Israel, not in the US and not on Mars."

  • Nervous Iraqis buying more assault rifles

    2011-06-14 14:46

    Saadoun al-Sahil already had an AK-47 assault rifle at home but just didn't feel safe. The furniture merchant was worried about violence in Baghdad and the impending US withdrawal of troops.

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