Poll: Netanyahu should accept Obama's peace deal

2011-05-25 22:27:50

Fifty-seven percent of Israelis said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not have rejected US President Barack Obama's outline for Mideast peace, according to a telephone survey conducted by the Ma'ariv daily Tuesday night.

Michelle Obama to meet with London students

2011-05-25 21:27:40

First Lady Michelle Obama is to meet with students from a London secondary school she visited in 2009 to discuss their educational goals.

France's Lagarde announces IMF chief bid

2011-05-25 19:47:40

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announced on Wednesday her candidacy for the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

G8 to focus on green and other new issues

2011-05-25 19:33:35

The G8 Summit will take a new direction by focusing on the Internet, green growth and nuclear safety issues.

Militias fire at UN helicopters in Abyei-UN

2011-05-25 17:23:54

Four UN helicopters were shot at, probably by militias allied to north Sudan, in the central region in Abyei but the crews landed safely, a UN spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

NASA abandons contacting with Mars rover

2011-05-25 16:41:09

NASA is ending attempts to regain contact with the long-lived Mars exploration rover Spirit, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced Tuesday.

Yemen president says won't be dragged into civil war

2011-05-25 16:12:49

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday he would not be dragged into civil war despite clashes with the leader of a powerful tribal confederation who has sided with protesters seeking his ouster.

NATO service member dies in blast in Afghanistan

2011-05-25 15:30:02

A NATO service member has been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said Wednesday.

NATO airstrike kills 19 in Tripoli

2011-05-25 15:25:14

A NATO airstrike killed 19 people and injured over 130 others in Tripoli overnight Tuesday, a government spokesman said.

Obama aims to reassure Europe it still matters

2011-05-25 15:20:50

President Barack Obama is plunging back into the complex security debates over Afghanistan, Libya and uprisings in the Middle East.

Zuma plans Libya trip to discuss Gadhafi exit

2011-05-25 15:04:30

South African President Jacob Zuma plans to visit Tripoli next week to discuss an exit strategy for Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi in cooperation with the Turkish government, Talk Radio 702 reported on Wednesday.

Internet rules at center of 'e-G8' forum in Paris

2011-05-25 14:43:08

France wants better regulation of the Internet. Google's executive chairman says policymakers should tread lightly and avoid "stupid" rules.