Libya: UK embassy closure illegal

2011-07-28 09:32:59

Libya's government said on Wednesday that Britain's explusion of its diplomats and recognition of the rebel council was illegal and irresponsible.

Venezuela to raise oil production

2011-07-28 09:18:15

Chavez has announced that the state oil company will increase its crude output by 30,000 barrels a day in honor of his 57th birthday.

Britain to expel all Libyan embassy staff

2011-07-27 19:46:58

Britain will expel all Libyan embassy staff as part of efforts to increase pressure on Libyan leader Gaddafi's regime.

Colombian mayor kidnapped in conflict zone

2011-07-27 13:58:51

A mayor in Colombia's strife-prone southwestern province of Cauca was kidnapped Monday by unknown gunmen, authorities said Tuesday.

Crowd throws bottles, rocks at Haiti prez

2011-07-27 13:31:44

Haitian President Michel Martelly has styled himself as a man of the people, a showy former pop star who waded easily into adoring crowds. So the reception he received on his latest trip to his country's north was a surprise: Protesters pelted his entourage with soft drink bottles and rocks.

78 killed in military aricraft crash in Morocco

2011-07-27 12:05:38

Smoke rises from the wreckage of a Hercules C-130 aircraft after it crashed while trying to land in Guelmim in this still image taken from a July 26, 2011 video by Morocco TV. At least 78 people were killed on Tuesday when the Moroccan military transport plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the country during bad weather, the military said in a statement carried by the state news agency.

US teenage assassin gets 3 yrs in Mexico

2011-07-27 10:20:46

A Mexican judge on Tuesday sentenced a 14-year-old US citizen to three years in prison for homicide, kidnapping and drug and weapons possession.

Hezbollah warns Israel against 'stealing' gas

2011-07-27 10:08:24

The leader of Lebanon's Shiite Muslim Hezbollah group on Tuesday warned Israel against trying to steal Lebanon's maritime resources and said it would retaliate against any Israeli attack on the country's oil and gas installations.

Israeli device makes mammography obsolete

2011-07-27 09:43:25

A new device by an Israeli engineer may make the breast cancer detection tools obsolete by lessening the need for radiation and discomfort.

78 dead in Morocco military plane crash

2011-07-27 06:26:45

A C-130 military transport plane crashed into a Moroccan mountain Tuesday in bad weather, killing 78 people.

Explosion targets UNIFIL convoy in Lebanon

2011-07-27 02:36:06

An explosion targeted a convoy of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in Lebanon's southern coastal city of Sidon on Tuesday.

78 killed in Morocco's military plane crash: MAP

2011-07-26 21:30:56

A military plane crashed Tuesday in a mountainous area in south of Morocco, killing 78 people and wounding three others, the official news agency MAP said.