Guatemalan police search for massacre suspects

2011-05-17 13:45:48

Guatemalan police said on Monday they captured a suspected member of Mexico's feared Zetas cartel in connection with a massacre that left 27 people dead in a Guatemalan village on Sunday morning.

Strauss-Kahn accused of 2002 sex assault

2011-05-17 11:09:17

French voters who've shrugged at politicians' infidelities for decades are suddenly grappling with something far more serious: allegations that International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn engaged in a pattern of sexual assaults dating to at least 2002.

Salvadoran police investigate plane crash killing 2 Chinese

2011-05-17 10:58:42

El Salvador's National Civil Police (PNC) on Monday were investigating the crash of a small plane that killed the pilot and two Chinese nationals in a region close to the capital.

Cuba rejects US claim over dissident's death

2011-05-17 10:42:27

Cuba on Monday rejected US politicians' claim over the death of a Cuban dissident, saying Washington said so because it is "seeking excuses" to invade the island country.

Timeline of events in Strauss-Kahn case

2011-05-17 10:24:23

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was denied bail on Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a maid at a New York hotel, a scandal that appeared to wreck his hopes of running for president of France.

IMF crisis opens door to emerging nations

2011-05-17 09:18:02

The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has plunged the International Monetary Fund into a leadership dilemma.

War crimes prosecutor seeks Gadhafi

2011-05-17 09:08:17

The UN Security Council ordered the ICC investigation, so UN member states would be obliged to arrest him if he ventured into their territory.

800 killed in Nigeria post-election riots

2011-05-17 08:41:42

At least 800 people were killed in postelection violence that swept across northern Nigeria.

Dogs sniff out explosives in truck in Kuwait

2011-05-17 08:39:04

Kuwaiti police dogs sniffed out plastic explosives hidden in a pickup truck that was trying to enter an industrial seaport in the Gulf Arab state, security officials said on Monday.

350 injured in Israeli embassy violence

2011-05-17 07:39:17

Over 350 people were injured on Monday in violence after a protest erupted outside the Israeli Embassy in Cairo to mark the 63rd anniversary for the Palestinian Nakba Day.

IMF chief moved to notorious jail

2011-05-17 06:57:23

Strauss-Kahn was denied bail and sent to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail.

IMF chief denied bail in sex case

2011-05-17 06:57:23

The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn must remain jailed without bail over alleged sexual assault.