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  • UK: Iran conducting secret ballistic missile tests

    2011-06-30 09:55

    Iran has conducted covert tests of ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads in addition to a 10-day program of public military maneuvers, Britain alleged.

  • UK teachers walk out over pensions

    2011-06-30 09:10

    Britain's Conservative-led coalition faces a test of its determination to drive through its austerity programme when teachers and civil servants strike on Thursday over plans to reform public sector pensions.

  • Support and suggestions for lagarde

    2011-06-30 08:17

    The United States expressed its support of Christine Lagarde early Tuesday in a written statement by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Egypt police clash with youths

    2011-06-30 07:14

    Police in Cairo fired tear gas on Wednesday at hundreds of stone-throwing Egyptian youths after a night of clashes that injured more than 1,000 people, the worst violence in the capital in several weeks.

  • NATO-Afghan raid ends hotel assault; 19 dead

    2011-06-30 06:53

    Nineteen people died - including all eight suicide bombers - in a more than five-hour standoff at the Inter-Continental that ended early Wednesday after NATO attack helicopters fired missiles to kill three suicide bombers on the roof.

  • Greece passes steep cuts as riots seize capital

    2011-06-30 06:27

    Greece fended off a bankruptcy that threatened to roil global financial markets, approving severe spending cuts and tax increases Wednesday in the face of violent protests by Greeks who say they have suffered enough.

  • Egypt clashes leave 590 injured

    2011-06-29 21:19

    Clashes between Egyptian police and stone throwing youths that broke out in Cairo on Tuesday and continued overnight have left 590 people injured.

  • Iran denies British nuke missile claim

    2011-06-29 20:40

    Iran has been carring out covert ballistic missile tests and rocket launches including testing missiles capable of delivering a nuclear payload, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday.

  • France providing missiles to Libya rebels

    2011-06-29 19:43

    A military spokesman says France has sent weapons to Libyan rebels — the first NATO country to publicly announce it has armed rebel fighters.

  • Russia cuts power supplies to Belarus

    2011-06-29 16:40

    Russia cut off electricity supplies to Belarus at midnight Wednesday due to Minsk's delayed debt payments, according to Russia's electricity export monopoly Inter RAO.

  • Iran tests new radar as war games continue

    2011-06-29 16:40

    Iran has tested a new radar system, a military commander said on Wednesday, as part of a show of strength it hopes will warn Israel and the United States against any attack.

  • Egypt: Security forces clash with protesters

    2011-06-29 16:12

    Egyptian security forces firing tear gas clashed with more than 5,000 rock-throwing protesters in central Cairo late Tuesday, leaving dozens injured in the latest unrest to rattle the country, witnesses and medical officials said.

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