10/15/2013 1:00amThe five permanent U.N. Security Council members and Germany meet Iran in Geneva on Tuesday and Wednesday to try to reduce concerns that Tehran wants to build nuclear weapons while satisfying Iran's demands to recognize its right to peaceful nuclear activities. A look at the players, the talks and the issues:
10/15/2013 4:34amA senior Noble Energy official says the U.S. firm is looking at the possibility of piping offshore gas to Cyprus to meet the bailed-out country's domestic energy needs by mid-2016.
10/15/2013 4:47amA rare Sumatran tiger cub has died at the London Zoo three weeks after its birth was recorded by a hidden camera.
10/15/2013 5:00amDisappointed officials at Edinburgh Zoo say giant panda Tian Tian, who was thought to be pregnant, apparently has suffered a miscarriage.
10/15/2013 6:18amFormer Liberian President Charles Taylor has been flown to Britain to serve his 50-year sentence for sponsoring atrocities in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war.
10/15/2013 6:21amThe New York Times Co. has rebranded its Paris-based daily, the International Herald Tribune, as the International New York Times _ a bid to lure readers abroad amid the upheaval of the digital era facing traditional newspapers.
10/15/2013 7:10amWearing black trash bags marked with crosses, more than a thousand Alcatel-Lucent workers marched to the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday, staging a mock funeral that the chief executive warned could easily become a reality for a company with its roots in the earliest days of the telephone.
10/15/2013 7:18amAnimal rights activists in Poland have disturbed the start of an Islamic holiday which involves the recently banned slaughter of conscious animals.
10/15/2013 7:38amThe Church of Sweden says it has elected the country's first female archbishop, who will join a growing number of female church leaders around the world.
10/15/2013 7:40amGermany blocked the introduction of tougher European Union emissions rules for cars shortly after Chancellor Angela Merkel's party received a large donation from three major BMW shareholders.
10/15/2013 7:50amBritain's defense ministry says a soldier has been killed by enemy fire in southern Afghanistan.
10/15/2013 9:21amPresident Francois Hollande has managed to do what was once thought impossible: make changes to France's cherished and generous retirement system with little resistance from unions. His secret? The changes are so small and put off so far into the future that economists say they aren't worthy of the name "reform."
10/15/2013 9:56amRussian investigators say they have arrested two hard-line Muslim men from the North Caucasus who are suspected of planning to attack a chemical weapons storage and disposal facility.
10/15/2013 10:31amA British bank could soon be cutting a financial lifeline for millions of Somalis.
10/15/2013 11:17amHans Riegel turned little gold bears into a global candy juggernaut.
10/15/2013 12:48pmMoscow police on Tuesday detained 276 people who were protesting the stabbing death of an ethnic Russian man, a state news agency reported, while authorities said a suspect in the slaying had been arrested.
10/15/2013 4:05pmGlenn Greenwald, the American journalist who broke the first stories about the U.S. National Security Agency's global spying program, says he is leaving the Guardian newspaper.
10/15/2013 4:35pmBeyond having to deal with six world powers making demands on his country's nuclear program, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has another pressing problem: back pains so intense he's had to use a wheelchair.