French ship nearing blockaded Gaza

2011-07-19 16:07:11

The Israeli military says it has made initial contact with a ship attempting to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Attack on Guinean president repelled

2011-07-19 15:15:44

Heavily armed assailants attacked the residence of Guinean President Alpha Conde early on Tuesday but Conde escaped injury and is in safety.

Chavez 'to run in 2012 election'

2011-07-19 13:39:03

An aide to Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez said Monday that there is no doubt the president will run for re-election next year despite his struggle with cancer.

Submarine building is strategic: Brazil

2011-07-19 10:55:17

Building of submarines in Brazil is a strategic issue and a guarantee of sovereignty, said Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in a weekly radio talk Monday.

Castro visits Chavez at Cuban hospital

2011-07-19 10:35:57

Fidel Castro visited Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at a local medical center, Chavez said in his Twitter account Monday.

Egyptian PM takes medical checkup

2011-07-19 10:26:59

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf underwent a medical checkup in a hospital after his hard work on government reshuffle on Monday.

US officials meet Gaddafi envoys

2011-07-19 09:21:26

US officials had met with representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi last weekend, in a bid to press him to step down.

Space shuttle brought payoffs to Earth

2011-07-19 08:52:05

Science from the space shuttle helped open Earth's eyes to the cosmos and sister planets.

Gadhafi govt held talks with US

2011-07-19 08:32:19

The Libyan government spokesman said representatives of Moammar Gadhafi's embattled government held face-to-face talks with US officials.

Mandela Day honored around the globe

2011-07-18 21:26:44

In Nelson Mandela's 93 years birthday, a lot of best wishes poured in from around the globe for one of the world's most loved men.

Stage falls at Ottawa Bluesfest

2011-07-18 13:08:36

The main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest collapsed Sunday night during a Cheap Trick concert as a severe thunderstorm sent the band members and thousands of fans running for cover.

Chavez begins 2nd stage of cancer treatment

2011-07-18 11:20:32

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday began the second stage of treatment against cancer in Cuba, after arriving in the island nation Saturday night.