World Markets Mixed, but Dow Posts Gain

WASHINGTON — Global markets were mixed Friday after a turbulent week that saw the biggest one-day sell off on Wall Street in more than...

Sudan’s Bashir Heads for Clear Win in Boycotted Elections

KHARTOUM, SUDAN— With few voters turning out at polling stations in Sudan's capital Monday and opposition parties boycotting the general elections, it was all but...

Sporadic Gunfire in Malian City of Timbuktu

Sporadic shooting continues in the Malian city of Timbuktu, where government troops are conducting house-to-house searches for Islamist militant fighters.The militants -- linked to...

Afghanistan Delays Election Result Announcement Till Thursday

KABUL — The final result of the presidential election held in Afghanistan over a month ago will be announced on Thursday, the country's Independent...

Former Boxing Champion Joe Frazier Battling Cancer

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier is near death as he battles advanced liver cancer.His personal and business manager said Saturday the 67-year-old...

Chinese Fishermen, Boat Released by N. Korea

Officials in Beijing say 16 Chinese fishermen who were seized for ransom in North Korea have been released.China's Foreign Ministry said the men and...

All Parties Hurriyat Conference urges rational view of Kashmir issue

New Delhi : All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq says people of India should stop viewing Kashmir issue through the prism of ...

British Bank Value Plunges After Iran Money Laundering Accusations

The British bank Standard Chartered lost nearly a quarter of its value in trading Tuesday, a day after U.S. officials accused it of illegally...

Dalai Lama weighs in on Myanmar anti-Muslim violence

PRAGUE :  The Dalai Lama on Tuesday urged Myanmar monks to act according to their Buddhist principles, in a plea to end the deadly...

Myanmar Leaders Hold Landmark Meeting, but no Breakthroughs

BANGKOK— Unprecedented talks among Myanmar’s political rivals and powerful army leaders have led to commitments to discuss political reforms and peace talks in the still-fractured...

Ghana Expels Illegal Chinese Gold Miners

Ghana is expelling more than 160 Chinese nationals as part of a recent crackdown on illegal gold mining.The government announced the expulsions this week,...

Gaza and Israel Calm as Cease-fire Holds

Palestinians and Israelis went about their day blanketed in relative calm Thursday, after a cease-fire brokered hours before gave citizens in the volatile area...

US Drone Strike Kills Senior Haqqani Commander

Officials in northwest Pakistan say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed at least six militants, including a senior Haqqani network commander, Mullah Sangeen...

India’s Modi urges lawmakers to stop ‘politicising rape’

New Delhi  - India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged lawmakers to stop fighting over rape and work together to protect women,...

Indian tractor maker bids for Aston Martin: report

MUMBAI :  India's Mahindra & Mahindra group, the world's biggest tractor manufacturer, is the frontrunner in a bidding war to buy a large stake...

11 Troops Killed Since Truce

Ukraine's military said Friday that 11 soldiers had been killed and 40 wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past day, despite a...

Rival Premier League bosses defiant amid sack talk

BLACKBURN  - Blackburn Rovers' Steve Kean and Bolton's Owen Coyle were in positive mood ahead of a Premier League clash that could see the...

Explosions Strike Two Nigerian Chuches

Police and emergency officials in Nigeria say explosions have struck two churches in the northern part of the African country.What appear to be militant...

Anwar Ibrahim Back in Court for Sodomy Ruling Appeal

A Malaysian court has begun hearing a government appeal against the sodomy acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.A high court in 2012 found Anwar...

Syria Signs Arab League Deal Allowing Outside Monitors

Syria has agreed to an Arab League plan to allow observers into the country, as rights activists say security forces killed dozens of army...