23 killed, 6 missing in floods, mudslides in Haiti

2011-06-08 09:08:12

Heavy rain hammered southern Haiti for a seventh straight day Tuesday, triggering floods and mudslides and causing houses and shanties in the capital to collapse. The official death toll was 23 but could rise as remnants of the storm lingered.

Russia urges Gadhafi's departure

2011-06-08 08:50:09

An envoy of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev said Tuesday Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi's regime is illegitimate.

Yemen leader heavily burned in blast

2011-06-08 08:43:51

President Ali Abdullah Saleh was burned and suffered bleeding in the brain from last weekend's attack on his palace.

Army forces clash with gunmen in south Yemen

2011-06-08 08:38:32

Violent clashes took place in Yemen's southern province of al-Dhalea on Tuesday between several military sites scattered in the mountain and separatist gunmen using heavy machine guns, witnesses and officials told Xinhua.

'Political solution' needed for Libya

2011-06-08 07:02:00

China urged all parties in Libya to reach an immediate cease-fire and resolve the crisis through political means, adding that it was willing to work with the international community to seek a political solution.
Gadhafi vows to fight until death

Iran won't stop uranium enrichment

2011-06-08 06:42:58

Iranian President Ahmadinejad announced Tuesday in a press conference in Tehran that the country will never stop uranium enrichment.

NATO unleashes blistering airstrikes in Libya

2011-06-08 06:32:23

Moammar Gadhafi stood defiant Tuesday in the face of the heaviest NATO airstrikes yet, at least 40 thunderous daylight attacks that sent plumes of smoke billowing above the Libyan leader's central Tripoli compound.

Libyan leader Gadhafi vows to fight until death

2011-06-08 01:16:25

Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi defiantly vowed to fight to the death in an audio recording broadcast Tuesday after NATO military craft unleashed a ferocious series of nearly 30 daytime airstrikes on Tripoli.

Report: Yemen leader hurt worse than thought

2011-06-07 23:03:32

Obama administration officials say Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh was more badly injured than thought in a rocket attack on his compound last week.

Iran not to stop uranium enrichment

2011-06-07 22:37:34

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that Iran will never stop uranium enrichment.

Clashes kill 19 in Yemen

2011-06-07 17:37:54

Military and medical officials say clashes have killed a total of 19 people, including three children, in two Yemeni provinces.

Libyan woman who claimed rape arrives in Romania

2011-06-07 16:37:14

The UN refugee agency says a Libyan woman who claimed she was raped by Gadhafi troops has arrived in Romania.