Iranian navy sends submarines to Red Sea

2011-06-07 16:03:49

An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country has sent submarines to the Red Sea in the first such deployment by Iran's navy in distant waters.

The Australian to begin charging for online access

2011-06-07 15:44:34

News Corp. will begin charging for online access to its flagship Australian newspaper this year, a company executive said Tuesday, following the lead of sister publications like The Wall Street Journal and The Times.

NZ defies UN report on Internet disconnection law

2011-06-07 15:05:41

The New Zealand's government is refusing to back down on a controversial law that allows Internet providers to disconnect users for alleged copyright infringements, despite a UN report that says Internet access is a human right.

801 die from road accidents in Cambodia in Jan-May

2011-06-07 15:05:00

Road accidents left 801 Cambodians dead in the first five months of this year despite the government's efforts in law enforcement and education, said a senior transport official on Tuesday.

Australia's military loses its UFO X-Files

2011-06-07 14:25:41

Australia's military has lost its X-Files, detailing sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, across the country, a newspaper report said on Tuesday.

RSA offers to replace SecurIDs after Lockheed hacking

2011-06-07 14:10:02

Data storage firm EMC Ltd has offered to replace millions of potentially compromised "SecurID" electronic keys after hackers used data stolen from its RSA security division to break into Lockheed Martin's network.

Explosions in Tripoli, rebels seize town

2011-06-07 12:48:24

Loud explosions shook Tripoli on Monday night in what appeared to be stepped up NATO air strikes on the Libyan capital, and rebel forces seized a town in the west, driving out Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

Brazil vows to cut poverty

2011-06-07 11:24:44

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Monday that her administration would tackle extreme poverty with determination.

US pushes for immediate transition in Yemen

2011-06-07 11:24:48

The US wants to see an immediate transition in Yemen after the country's President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded Friday by shelling on his presidential palace, US State Department said on Monday.

Ex-IMF leader pleads not guilty to sex assault

2011-06-07 09:17:58

Strauss-Kahn asserted his innocence to charges he tried to rape a  maid, but the drama unfolded outside the Manhattan courtroom.

Israel concerned with more border protests

2011-06-07 09:09:37

Following the deadly clashes on Sunday with pro-Palestinian protesters at the Israeli-Syrian ceasefire line, the Israeli army on Monday prepared for more similar demonstrations.

Lebanese president condemns Israeli killing in Golan Heights

2011-06-07 09:01:23

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Monday condemned Israel's violence during Sunday's "Naksa Day" protests on the Golan Heights which resulted in more than 20 deaths.