Libya To Formally Announce Liberation on Sunday

Libya's provisional leaders are planning to declare the country fully liberated on Sunday, a move that clears the way for the start of the...

Putin, Abe to Meet in Moscow

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on expanding trade ties and an effort to resolve...

CIA Denies Petraeus’ Mistress Claim It Took Prisoners in Benghazi

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is denying a claim by former CIA chief David Petraeus' mistress and biographer that the agency detained militants in...

Former Congressman to Lobby Against Legalized Marijuana

Former congressman Patrick Kennedy says he has established a group to lobby against legalized marijuana. The former eight-term representative from the northeast U.S. state...

Obama: Congress Must Act Quickly on Spending, Debt Issues

WASHINGTON — A 34-year-old man opened fire at the U.S. Navy Yard on Monday in a shooting that left 13 people dead, including the...

Artificial Blood Platelets Could Speed Clotting, Healing

The most critical need after a traumatic injury is to stop bleeding that occurs, and the body's immediate response is to form blood clots....

Pope ends record-setting Asia tour

Manila - Masses of cheering believers in the Philippines turned out to bid farewell to Pope Francis on Monday, a fitting end to a...

International Space Crew Returns Safely to Earth

A trio of U.S. and Russian astronauts have landed on the Kazakhstan steppe after a four-month mission at the International Space Station.The Russian Soyuz...

US Envoy: Breaking ‘Information Blockade’ Key to Change in N. Korea

A high-ranking U.S. diplomat says Washington is working to break the “information blockade” that allows North Korea to hide its human rights abuses and...

US military urges more trust with Pakistan after probe

WASHINGTON  - The head of US Central Command urged greater trust and communications with the Pakistani military on Monday amid a diplomatic crisis after...

India blocks release of Indira Gandhi assassination film

New Delhi  - India's government on Thursday blocked the release of a controversial film on the assassination of former Indian premier Indira Gandhi after...

Syrian forces kill 6 ahead of UN observer vote

DAMASCUS :  Syrian forces killed six people and shelled rebel areas of Homs on Saturday ahead of a UN Security Council vote on a...

UN Envoy: No Plan Yet for Saving Syria

The United Nations and Arab League envoy for Syria is painting a bleak picture of conditions inside the war-ravaged country, offering few solutions to...

Indians caught in China trade row freed: India FM

NEW DELHI  - India's foreign minister said on Wednesday that two traders who claimed they were abused and detained during a business dispute in...

Asian-American Vote Could Impact US Election

Asian-Americans have largely been ignored by U.S. politicians, but they could provide a valuable edge in the upcoming presidential election, says new polling data.According...

Biden Says US Pullout from Iraq Marks New Phase in Relations

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has told Iraqi leaders in Baghdad that the two countries are embarking on a “new path” as the United...

Web Traffic, Glitches Slow Obamacare Launch

NEW YORK — Blank boxes where security questions are supposed to appear. Pleas to ‘be patient.’ Error messages galore. Notices that ‘the system is...

Myanmar pop stars brace for lyrical revolution

YANGON -  With a flamboyant wardrobe and a diva's voice, she's seen as Myanmar's Lady Gaga -- a rare pop star in a country...

Bomb found before Colombian ex-president’s speech

BUENOS AIRES  - Authorities found and deactivated a bomb Tuesday at a theater in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires where former Colombian president Alvaro...

Indian teenager burnt alive after harassment: police

Lucknow (India)  - An Indian teenager died after allegedly being set on fire during an attack by four men when she went outside to...