Libyan rebels reject ceasefire plan

2011-04-12 09:04:24

Libyan rebels rejected a road map initiated by the African Union calling for ceasefire between the rebels and forces loyal to the Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi

Gbagbo surrenders to Ouattara's forces: UN

2011-04-12 08:02:29

Cote d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo has surrendered to the forces of presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara and is being held by them.

Hamas rulers can't dictate terms of truce

2011-04-12 08:02:29

Israel must not let the Gaza Strip's Islamist Hamas rulers dictate terms of a cease-fire after a recent escalation of fighting

Mubarak denies abuse of power

2011-04-12 07:11:05

Former president Hosni Mubarak denied that he used his position to amass wealth and property during three decades in power, and issued an emotional defense of his legacy.

Fresh fighting erupts in Cote d'Ivoire

2011-04-11 17:20:37

Heavy gunfire erupted again on Monday morning between forces loyal to Cote d'Ivoire's rival presidential claimants in Abidjan, the largest city of the West African country.

Israeli PM: Iron Dome cannot protect every home

2011-04-11 15:36:56

While the Iron Dome anti-rocket system represents an impressive technological breakthrough, the army cannot protect "every home, facility, or site in the country, " Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.

Israeli FM says cease-fire with Hamas is a mistake

2011-04-11 13:57:14

Israel's foreign minister says that working toward a cease fire with Hamas is a "grave mistake" and that his country should try to topple the militant Gaza rulers instead.

Gadhafi accepts peace plan, rebels say he must go

2011-04-11 13:55:30

Gadhafi has accepted a roadmap for ending the conflict in Libya including an immediate ceasefire, the African Union said on Monday, but an opposition representative said it would only work if Gadhafi left power.

India yet to ratify UN anti-graft convention

2011-04-11 13:50:46

India is one of the few countries in the world which is yet to ratify the United Nations' convention on corruption, six years after signing it.

Prosecutor to summon Mubarak in probes

2011-04-11 09:48:28

Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday summoned Hosni Mubarak as part of probes into the killing of protesters and the embezzlement of public funds

African Union says Libya accepts cease-fire plan

2011-04-11 08:30:53

A delegation of African leaders said Sunday that their Libyan counterpart, Moammar Gadhafi, accepted their "road map" for a cease-fire with rebels

South Africa to give continent voice at BRICS

2011-04-11 08:04:25

South Africa will raise issues concerning the African continent through new platforms such as the BRICS, said a senior diplomat from the country.