Facebook-Google rivalry intensifies

2011-05-13 09:35:37

Facebook hired a prominent PR firm trying to plant stories harshly criticizing Google's privacy practices. The efforts backfired when the firm approached a blogger who not only declined the assignment, but also went public with the offer.

Libya rebels seek funds from US

2011-05-13 09:06:19

Libyan rebels will meet senior White House officials, seeking both cash and diplomatic legitimacy in their war to topple Muammar Gadhafi.

China calls for stable situation in Kosovo

2011-05-13 09:04:24

China on Thursday expressed its hope that all parties concerned of Kosovo issue could work together to maintain stability, and avoid any act triggering escalation of tension.

8 beheaded bodies found in Mexico

2011-05-13 09:03:01

The bodies of eight decapitated men were dumped Thursday along roads in Durango, a drug-gang-plagued northern Mexican state.

How bin Laden emailed without being detected by US

2011-05-13 07:56:38

Despite having no Internet access in his hideout, Osama bin Laden was a prolific email writer who built a painstaking system that kept him one step ahead of the US government's best eavesdroppers.

NATO denies attacking DPRK embassy

2011-05-13 07:11:23

NATO on Thursday dismissed media reports that a NATO air strike damaged the embassy of DPRK in Tripoli, capital of Libya.

NATO denies attacking DPRK embassy in Tripoli

2011-05-13 07:11:23

NATO dismissed reports that its air strike damaged DPRK's embassy in Libya's capital.

Pakistan summons US ambassador to protest

2011-05-13 06:48:49

Pakistan on Thursday summoned the US ambassador to Islamabad to protest the violation of national sovereignty through the operation conducted by US forces in the country's northwestern city of Abbottabad.

NATO strikes Libyan capital after Gadhafi appears

2011-05-12 22:42:23

NATO air strikes hit Muammar Gaddafi's compound early on Thursday, hours after the Libyan leader was shown on television for the first time since another aerial attack killed his son nearly two weeks ago.

DPRK embassy in Tripoli damaged by NATO raid

2011-05-12 19:06:27

Libya's state television said on Thursday a NATO air strike damaged the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)in the capital Tripoli without giving more details.

Two rockets hit civilian houses in Libya's Ajdabiya

2011-05-12 17:58:59

Two rockets hit civilian houses in the downtown of east Libya's Ajdabiya, Xinhua reporter witnessed.

20 Syrians killed by tanks shelling on Homs, Daraa

2011-05-12 17:06:55

At least 20 Syrians have been killed by tanks shelling in the restive cities of Homs and Daraa, activists said Thursday.