Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 10:12pm
An embattled Australian government minister resigned on Friday for breaching ministerial standards through a business trip to China, clearing the way for the prime minister to announce a final Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections due this year.
Britain's United Nations ambassador says he hopes the U.N. Security Council will agree as soon as possible on a resolution imposing tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.
Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 7:41pm
The leaders of Ireland's other major parties accused Sinn Fein chief Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence in the past and seeking to endanger jurors today as they waged their first head-to-head debate ahead of Ireland's Feb. 26 election.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 7:00pm
Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time. The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United States, which had wanted an immediate ceasefire, and Russia, which had proposed one to start on March 1.
Lisa Respers France, CNN | Posted Feb 11th - 4:46pm
Don't book your tickets for the Titanic II just yet. A spokesman for Australian tycoon Clive Palmer told the Belfast Telegraph that the project to bring an exact replica of the original ill-fated ship has been pushed back from 2016 to 2018.
Brian Rohan, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 4:21pm
Italian officials contacted Egyptian authorities hours after a student later found tortured to death disappeared in central Cairo last month, according to an official summary of early Italian efforts to locate him.
Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 2:30pm
The lawyers for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre closed their final statements Thursday by dismissing the credibility of testimony and reports that placed direct blame on the leader for the deaths of thousands during his rule.
John-Thor Dahlburg, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 1:22pm
In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece.
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was jailed again after returning to Morocco in September has been released, but still waits to learn whether he will be charged with "conspiring against national security."