ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Attackers killed 10 foreign climbers and a local guide at a remote area popular with adventure tourists in northern Pakistan on Sunday, according to police and security officials, creating an embarrassing security challenge for the ...
At least six rockets had been fired from northern Gaza. Two were intercepted, the military said. Hours later, Israeli aircraft hit at least three sites used by militants in the Gaza Strip, Israel said.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Suicide bombers targeted security compounds in Damascus and a car bomb exploded in a pro-regime district there Sunday, killing at least eight people, the latest in a surge of civil war violence in the capital.
It will be his first visit to the country after taking over the position from Hillary Clinton. Issues ranging from nuclear and defence cooperation, to new immigration rules are expected to be on the agenda of the bilateral talks.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's military forces battling followers of a hard-line Sunni Muslim cleric closed in Monday on the mosque where they are taking cover in a southern coastal city, the national news agency said.
TAIPEI: Activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled house arrest in China and later moved to the US, will arrive today in Taiwan, where he will give several speeches expected to attract the attention of Beijing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama arrives in Africa this week, there will be one notable omission from his travel itinerary: Kenya, the birthplace of his father and home to many of his relatives.
ISTANBUL - Three weeks before street protests spread across Turkey, the architect Ahmet Vefik Alp traveled to Sunnylands, the famous Southern California retreat for heads of state, where he presented his blueprint for a project in Istanbul's Taksim Square ...
By Yara Bayoumy. DOHA | Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:46am EDT. DOHA (Reuters) - Syrian rebels need to wrest back control of territory held by Islamist militants whose involvement in the conflict gives Bashar al-Assad a pretext for more violence, French President ...
Adel el-Khayat stepped down from his role yesterday in an attempt to stop further “bloodshed” after his appointment a week ago prompted fierce clashes between his supporters and opponents outside his offices.
Cardinals and Vatican officials reportedly whispered in embarrassment as the Pope's seat remained empty before the start of Saturday's Beethoven concert, which was organised to celebrate the Vatican's Year of Faith.