09/09/2013 1:55amA multinational anti-terrorism exercise has officially kicked off in Indonesia, with 872 elite soldiers taking part from 18 countries.
09/09/2013 2:23amAn Italian war reporter and a Belgian writer who were kidnapped in Syria in April were freed on Sunday, the Italian government said.
09/09/2013 2:36amA multinational anti-terrorism exercise officially kicked off Monday in Indonesia, with 872 elite soldiers taking part from 18 countries.
09/09/2013 2:43amDowning Street officials say Britain's secrets weren't at risk despite a photograph showing Prime Minister David Cameron's official red box of papers left in public view on a train table.
09/09/2013 2:49amA multinational anti-terrorism exercise officially kicked off Monday in Indonesia, with 872 elite soldiers taking part from 18 countries.
09/09/2013 3:13amOfficials at a safari park in South Korea announced Monday that a giraffe there has given birth to its 18th calf, what the park says is a new world record.
09/09/2013 3:45amRetired NBA star Dennis Rodman has revealed the name of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's baby daughter and says he is planning a big announcement following his Pyongyang trip.
09/09/2013 4:52amGlaxoSmithKline says it has sold its line of Lucozade and Ribena drinks brands to Suntory of Japan as part of the British company's effort to focus on its core pharmaceutical and health-care businesses.
09/09/2013 6:11amAbout 200 Muslim rebels were holding nearly 300 people hostage Monday after clashing with government troops and rampaging through coastal communities in the southern Philippines, leaving at least eight people dead, officials said.
09/09/2013 6:14amAn Israeli archaeologist says she has uncovered a rare trove of ancient coins and medallions near Jerusalem's Temple Mount.
09/09/2013 8:14amNapa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.
09/09/2013 8:53amAgainst a backdrop of rising skepticism and opposition in Kenya, the country's deputy president goes on trial Tuesday at the International Criminal Court, charged with helping orchestrate deadly violence that erupted after disputed 2007 elections.
09/09/2013 8:54amThe family of a Pakistani student whose death sparked outrage against the abuse of power by the wealthy has decided to pardon the men convicted in his killing, their lawyer said Monday.
09/09/2013 10:33amHere are 10 of the most eagerly awaited new cars going on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The show opens to journalists on Tuesday, industry visitors on Thursday and the public on Saturday. It runs through Sept. 22.
09/09/2013 11:22amAmerica's National Security Agency may hold crucial evidence about one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the Cold War _ the cause of the 1961 plane crash which killed United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, a commission of prominent jurists says.
09/09/2013 11:29amSyria welcomed a Russian proposal Monday to place Syria's chemical weapons under international control and then destroy them. The plan did not include a time frame or other specifics.
09/09/2013 11:36amThe Milan Fashion Chamber has claimed a victory in its efforts to reinvigorate fashion week, with Costume National's decision to preview its next women's collection in Milan after two decades in Paris.
09/09/2013 11:47amAround 200 Jordanian activists chanting "America is the head of snake" have protested the anticipated U.S. strike on neighboring Syria.
09/09/2013 11:47amIran's curious world of online politics looked a bit more crowded Monday with members of President Hasan Rouhani's Cabinet encouraged to open their own Facebook pages _ in a country where authorities, at the same time, try to block the public from social media.
09/09/2013 11:48amGuinea-Bissau's parliament has opened a special session that will include review of a law granting amnesty to anyone involved in last year's coup.
09/09/2013 12:03pmCuban authorities have authorized independent farmers to sell directly to hotels and tourist-oriented restaurants.
09/09/2013 12:13pmAn official with the United Nations refugee agency says food distribution and other services have been temporarily halted at a Mauritania camp housing 70,000 Malian refugees after more than 15 tons of food and other supplies were looted.
09/09/2013 12:17pmRussia and the United States clashed Monday over the nuclear hazards posed by any U.S. attack on Syria, with Moscow pressing the U.N. atomic agency for a quick assessment of such dangers and the U.S. dismissing the request as outside of the agency's authority.
09/09/2013 1:37pmThe former director of the BBC on Monday defended his tenure in front of lawmakers looking into oversized executive payoffs at the public broadcaster, insisting he had the support of other bosses when he approved the payments.
09/09/2013 1:54pmA partial count of Monday's parliamentary election indicates a center-right coalition led by the Conservative Party will take power in Norway for the first time since 2005, ousting the current Labor-led government.
09/09/2013 3:12pmAuthorities in Jamaica say a 15-year-old girl is battling for her life in a hospital after allegedly being raped and then repeatedly stabbed by her father.
09/09/2013 3:26pmBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff again demanded answers from the U.S. government Monday after a new report about National Security Agency spying on Brazil.
09/09/2013 3:33pmThose who knew Bashar Assad in earlier days say he was uncomfortable being the son of a president and never wanted to lead. A soft-spoken, lisping eye doctor, he enjoyed Western rock music and electronic gadgets _ an accidental heir to power.
09/09/2013 4:55pmThe Brazilian government has designated nearly 10,000 square kilometers (3,860 square miles) of land in the Amazon rainforest as a protected area.
09/09/2013 5:06pmA story of remarkable human endurance in the snow-covered Andes has taken a somber turn.
09/09/2013 5:16pmFour men from St. Vincent & the Grenadines were rescued at sea Monday after drifting for as long as 12 days on a disabled powerboat, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
09/09/2013 6:47pmVenezuela's oil minister said Monday that sabotage caused an explosion and fire last year that killed more than 40 people at the country's main oil refinery, saying someone deliberately loosened bolts and released highly flammable gas.
09/09/2013 7:31pmPresident Enrique Pena Nieto is gambling that a surprise plan to increase social spending and raise taxes on wealthier Mexicans can quiet much of the left-wing opposition to his most ambitious proposal, opening the state-owned oil company to private investment, analysts and politicians said Monday.