Honor Guard ready for Mexico independence parade

2013-09-13 16:00:38

China's Honor Guard was ready to perform at its best in the military parade marking the 203th anniversary of Mexico's independence.

'Up' comes to life

2013-09-13 13:32:06

Jonathan Trappe takes to the air in a bid to become the first man to successfully cross the Atlantic Ocean using a balloon cluster system, in Caribou, Maine, Sept 12, 2013.

Voyager 1 has left solar system: NASA

2013-09-13 09:45:07

Voyager 1 has crossed a new frontier, becoming the first spacecraft ever to leave the solar system, NASA said Thursday.

Pearl Harbor in Hawaii

2013-09-13 09:31:39

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is seen at the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the United States, Sept 8, 2013.

WB head to discuss climate in China visit

2013-09-13 08:17:16

World Bank Group (WBG) President Jim Yong Kim will visit China from September 15 to 18, on expanding collaboration on climate change, one of the most important challenges facing China and the world currently.

US still first choice for more migrants

2013-09-13 07:16:58

More people than ever around the world are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new UN data released on Wednesday.

US marks 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

2013-09-12 11:58:47

Americans paused in solemn ceremonies to cherish the memory of the innocent people who died when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field 12 years ago.

Woman caught with cocaine in latex belly

2013-09-12 08:51:19

Colombia's National Police (NP) said Wednesday that a Canadian citizen has been arrested for trying to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine stashed in a latex belly taped to her body faking pregnancy.

Obama vows to explore Russian offer on Syria

2013-09-11 10:18:02

Barack Obama vowed to pursue a diplomatic initiative from Russia over Syria's chemical weapons on Tuesday but voiced skepticism about it and urged Americans to support his threat to use military force.
Possible breakthrough in Syria crisis
US Senate halts vote on use of force in Syria

US marks 9/11 anniversary

2013-09-11 08:58:48

A woman reflects (C) while standing at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero, the site of the Sept 11, 2001 attacks, in New York Sept 10, 2013. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the attacks on Sept 11, 2001.

Kerry to meet Russian counterparts over Syria

2013-09-11 07:47:34

John Kerry is to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Thursday to discuss Russia's proposal for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to avert a US military strike.

Senate halts vote on use of force in Syria

2013-09-11 01:34:08

US Senate Majority Leader said he is delaying a key vote on authorizing the use of force in Syria to let President publicly address the issue.