Yemen arrests Saleh attacker suspects

2011-06-14 06:39:39

The Yemeni security authorities arrested several people suspected of being behind assassination attack against Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Lebanon announces new government

2011-06-13 21:29:25

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced on Monday a long-delayed new government dominated by allies of Iranian-backed Hezbollah.

Netanyahu in Italy to rally help for Israel

2011-06-13 20:07:12

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is in Italy to rally opposition to Palestinian plans to have the U.N. recognize a Palestinian state.

Fighting pair of dinosaur skeletons show Dallas auction 

2011-06-13 15:11:41

Natural history buffs with Tyrannosaurus-sized bank accounts got a chance to ante up on Sunday when an unusually large collection of fully assembled, museum-quality dinosaur skeletons was put up for auction.

Egypt detains suspected Israeli spy

2011-06-13 15:01:30

Egypt arrested an Israeli man on Sunday suspected of spying and recruiting agents to destabilise Egypt and sow strife after President Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down on February 11.

Gunmen kill 5 members of family in Mexico

2011-06-13 13:26:37

Gunmen have killed five members of a family, including two young children, in the drug cartel-plagued state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico.

Syria's army seizes back restive town

2011-06-13 11:26:02

Elite Syrian troops backed by helicopters and tanks regained control Sunday of a town where police and soldiers joined forces with the protesters they were ordered to shoot -- a decisive assault from a government prepared for an all-out battle to keep power.

Syrian forces take border town

2011-06-13 10:56:37

Syrian troops backed by helicopters and tanks took control of the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour as President Bashar al-Assad continued his crackdown against dissidents challenging his 11-year rule.

F-15s plane near Obama holiday retreat

2011-06-13 09:23:23

A small aircraft wandered into the airspace of Camp David, Maryland, while President Barack Obama was there on Saturday.

Turkey's ruling AKP wins elections

2011-06-13 09:00:00

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is poised to win parliamentary elections on Sunday for a third single-party rule.

China gets closer to Latin America

2011-06-13 08:55:58

Vice-President Xi Jinping's recently concluded three-nation tour of Latin America is likely to further enhance China's relations with the region.

Iran to speed up uranium enrichment

2011-06-13 08:52:01

An Iranian official said Iran has so far produced over 50 kg 20-percent enriched uranium and still needs to speed up the production.