Egypt considers moving Mubarak to jail

2011-04-22 09:59:36

Egypt's General Prosecutor Abdel Maguid Mahmoud considered moving former President Hosni Mubarak to a prison, state MENA news agency said Thursday.

Oscar nominee, photographer killed in Libya

2011-04-21 09:27:01

Two Western photojournalists, including an Oscar-nominated film director, were killed Wednesday in the besieged city of Misrata while covering battles between rebels and Libyan government forces.

UN chief: More nuclear accidents are likely

2011-04-21 09:26:34

The world must prepare for more nuclear accidents on the scale of Chernobyl and Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.

FM: Brazil supports Cuban reforms

2011-04-21 09:13:10

Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said Wednesday that the Brazilian government is following the recent changes in the structure of the Cuban Communist Party, and considers those changes positive.

NATO asks civilians to stay away from Gadhafi forces

2011-04-21 09:10:39

NATO advised on Wednesday Libyan civilians to keep themselves away from Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi's forces to help NATO airstrike achieve "greater success."

UN: Darfur peace in 'crucial phase'

2011-04-21 08:48:08

The peace process concerning the status of the war-ravaged Sudanese region of Darfur has entered a "crucial phase,"

Fear on the horizon at dawn of a nation

2011-04-21 08:42:54

With the birth of Africa's newest country only months away, China Daily reporter Zhang Haizhou and photographer Cui Meng visited the disputed Sudanese border region of Abyei.

Raul Castro elected new leader

2011-04-21 07:57:45

The Sixth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) closed on Tuesday with Raul Castro elected as first secretary, replacing Fidel Castro as the party's leader.

Bodies tossed into wells in Nigerian post-election riots

2011-04-21 07:57:45

Post-election riots in northern Nigeria left many dead, thousands displaced and hundreds wounded on Tuesday amid claims that bodies had been thrown into wells in areas hit by unrest.

Georgia cuts Russian military transit

2011-04-20 16:11:02

Georgia's parliament has annulled an agreement with Russia to use its territory as a transit nation.

Russia abandons $1B Western aid

2011-04-20 15:52:38

Russia is pulling out of a program that poured $1 billion from the US government and other foreign donors into the research labs.

Libya vows to fight foreign troops

2011-04-20 14:39:00

Libya Tuesday pledged to fight any foreign ground troops landing on its soil.