Church burning deepens tumult of Egypt transition

2011-05-09 06:34:34

Relations between Egypt's Muslims and Christians degenerated to a new low Sunday after riots overnight left 12 people dead and a church burned.

Train crashes into New Jersey platform 

2011-05-08 23:01:08

A passenger train crashed into a platform in Hoboken, New Jersey, on Sunday morning, injuring at least 50 people, ABC news reported.

Al Qaeda leader, 17 others killed in Iraq jail clash

2011-05-08 21:44:59

Eighteen people, including an al Qaeda leader and a senior Iraqi counter-terrorism official, died in a battle between inmates and security officers during a jailbreak attempt in Baghdad on Sunday, security officials said.

Prisoner kills 3 officers in Baghdad detention

2011-05-08 15:52:25

A suspected al Qaida prisoner seized a gun during interrogation in Baghdad counter-terrorism detention center and shot dead three police officers and a policeman, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua on Sunday.

Afghanistan kills 23 suicide attackers

2011-05-08 15:09:36

Afghan security forces had killed 23 suicide attackers and detained four others in fighting against Taliban insurgents in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, Interior Ministry spokesman Zamarai Bashari said Sunday.

Pakistani PM to make statement on bin Laden

2011-05-08 13:53:26

Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will make a policy statement on Monday on the US special task force operation in the northwestern garrison city of Abbottabad, which led to the killing of Osama bin Laden early, according to a statement released the PM office on Sunday.

Four UN workers killed in Bolivia plane crash

2011-05-08 13:39:32

Four UN anti-drug workers and two Bolivian pilots were found dead after their plane crashed in western Bolivia on Friday, authorities said Saturday.

Eight killed, 109 injured in Cairo sectarian clash

2011-05-08 12:37:37

At least eight people were killed and 109 others were injured after Muslims and Coptics clashed Saturday in an area west of Egyptian capital Cairo, officials said.

Muslim-Christian clashes kill 5 in Cairo

2011-05-08 08:18:09

Christians and Muslims fought in the streets of western Cairo on Saturday in violence triggered by word of a mixed romance.

Candid videos show rare view of unkempt bin Laden

2011-05-08 08:05:55

The world's most wanted man watched newscasts of himself from a tiny television perched atop a rickety old desk cluttered with wires.

Bin Laden remained active in targeting US-official

2011-05-08 07:59:21

The compound in Pakistan where US forces killed Osama bin Laden was an active command center from which he directed al Qaida.

Videos show bin Laden watching himself on TV

2011-05-08 07:45:21

Newly released videos show Osama bin Laden watching himself on television and rehearsing for terrorist videos.