Turkey offers Gadhafi exit as fighting goes on

2011-06-11 07:43:57

Heavy fighting between pro-Gaddafi troops and rebels broke out in a Libyan city just 160 kilometres east of Tripoli, potentially opening the coastal road to the capital, just as cracks appeared among NATO allies.

Over 2,400 Syrian refugees in Turkey

2011-06-10 08:30:17

The number of refugees who have left the violence-shadowed Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour to neighboring Turkey has acceded 2,400.

UAE hosts international meeting over Libya

2011-06-10 08:25:00

The Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted the third meeting of the Libya Contact Group on Thursday.

New plan aims to end HIV in children by 2015

2011-06-10 08:01:11

World leaders are launching a global plan with the goal of ensuring that every baby is born HIV-free by 2015 - and that their mothers with the HIV virus live to raise them.

IAEA sends Syria to Security Council

2011-06-10 07:01:45

The UN nuclear watchdog board reported Syria to the Security Council on Thursday for covert atomic work.

Clinton in talks about possible move to World Bank

2011-06-10 06:10:19

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House about leaving her job next year to become head of the World Bank.

IOC members visit construction work in Rio

2011-06-09 15:41:19

International Olympic Committee members are inspecting construction work at Maracana and other venues being prepared for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Afghan official: 9 killed in wedding party attack

2011-06-09 14:18:34

Gunmen stormed a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan, killing nine people including the groom as they opened fire on a crowd of about 30 family members, officials said Thursday.

Gunmen kill 9 at Afghan wedding party

2011-06-09 13:36:36

9 civilians were killed and 5 others injured Wednesday night when unidentified gun men attacked a wedding party in the country's Nangarhar province.

US missiles kill 23 in Pakistan

2011-06-09 13:05:56

A pair of US missile strikes hit a vehicle and an alleged insurgent training facility Wednesday in a tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 23 suspected Islamist militants.

Fire breaks out at Tripoli journalist hotel

2011-06-09 12:39:58

A fire broke out early on Thursday morning at the hotel housing foreign journalists in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a Reuters witness said.

Brazil announces new border plan to fight organized crime

2011-06-09 10:46:52

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday announced a new plan that will strengthen cooperation on border control with neighboring countries to fight organized crime