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In Asia, Obama's no-show is a boost for China's Xi

Posted: 10/04/2013 - President Barack Obama has called off a trip to Asia just as China's president is being feted in regional capitals ahead of summits where the U.S. no-show will give China a chance to shine and boost its influence.

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UK's powerful Daily Mail faces a political storm

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Britain's Daily Mail newspaper will tell you that many things you eat can give you cancer, global warming is probably bunk and the British way of life is under threat from pernicious Eurocrats in Brussels.

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Nearly 100 killed in shipwreck of Italy

Updated: 10/03/2013 - A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 94 people as it spilled hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said.

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New sanctions likely despite thaw in US-Iran ties

Posted: 10/02/2013 - U.S. lawmakers from both parties have expressed a willingness to give President Barack Obama's outreach to Iran a chance to end to Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West

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Parliament showdown looms for Italy PM Letta

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Letta hailed his 5-month-old government's successes and outlined his agenda to revive Italy's moribund economy and turnaround its record unemployment

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Activists: Damascus clashes kill 12 Syrian troops

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Activists say heavy clashes between Syrian troops and al-Qaida-linked fighters in northern Damascus have killed at least 12 soldiers and pro-government militiamen.

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3 Venezuelan envoys expelled by US in retaliation

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Three Venezuelan diplomats were ordered out of the United States on Tuesday in response to their government's decision to boot three U.S. officials from Venezuela, including the highest-ranking U.S. envoy in the country.

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Russia: 5 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Greenpeace said Wednesday that four activists and a journalist who were detained after protesting at a Russian oil platform have been charged with piracy and could face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty.

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Pope outlines hopes for church reform

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Pope Francis says he wants a missionary church with a modern spirit that gives hope to the poor, young and elderly, speaking as key meetings begin on church reform.

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Greek far-right crackdown followed violence spike

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Greek authorities arrested Golden Dawn's leadership this weekend after the slaying of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas — allegedly by a party volunteer in front of a crowd.

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US-raised immigrants remain in US custody

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Thirty-four young migrants are in U.S. custody after trying to enter the United States without documents in the latest round of what is becoming a new tactic in confronting what they consider unjust U.S. immigration policies.

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UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in September

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The U.N. mission in Iraq says nearly 1,000 Iraqis have been killed in violence throughout September — down from July's monthly death toll but still among the highest recently.

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Hagel at DMZ: NKorea watching Syria developments

Posted: 09/30/2013 - With North Korean soldiers eyeing his every move, Hagel told reporters traveling with him that the U.S. has no plans to reduce its military presence in South Korea, despite the ongoing budget crisis.

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Popes John Paul II, John XXIII canonized April 27

Posted: 09/30/2013 - Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on April 27, 2014. Pope Francis announced the date Monday during a meeting with cardinals inside the Apostolic Palace.

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Official: Car used by Kenya mall attackers found

Posted: 09/27/2013 - A top Kenyan government official says investigators have recovered a vehicle believed to have been used by the terrorists who attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

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Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday.

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Syrian lawmaker: Draft UN resolution is slam to US

Posted: 09/27/2013 - A Syrian lawmaker says the draft U.N. resolution on Syria represents a failure for U.S. diplomacy since the text doesn't spell out possible military action over Syria's chemical weapons.

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Iceland's wild scenery, tax breaks lure Hollywood

Posted: 09/27/2013 - It has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of the Game of Thrones. Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.

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Spacecraft delivers 3 to orbiting space station

Posted: 09/26/2013 - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station early Thursday, bringing the size of the crew at the orbiting outpost to six.

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World powers set to test Iran on nuclear dispute

Posted: 09/26/2013 - The meeting on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly is aimed at paving the way for the first round of substantive negotiations on the nuclear issue since April, probably next month.

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Assad says he doesn't rule out US attack

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Assad also said in an interview broadcast by Venezuela's state-run Telesur network that his government has confessions from rebels that they brought chemical weapons into the civil war-wracked nation.

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Militant group attacks Kenyan border town

Posted: 09/26/2013 - "Make your choice today and withdraw all your forces,..." Godane said. "Otherwise be prepared for an abundance of blood that will be spilt in your country, economic downfall and displacement."

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