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Indian court convicts 4 in fatal gang rape case

Posted: 09/10/2013 - An Indian court convicted four men Tuesday in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, an attack that set off waves of protests and gave voice to years of anger over the treatment of women.

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Rights group: Syrian regime behind chemical attack

Posted: 09/10/2013 - The report by Human Rights Watch was the latest voice to condemn Syrian President Bashar Assad's government for the alleged chemical attack on the sprawling, rebel-held Ghouta suburb on Aug. 21.

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Navalny demands recount in mayoral race

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday demanded a recount in the Moscow mayoral election where official results showed the incumbent escaping a run-off by one percent.

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Report: US spied on Brazil's Petrobras, Google

Posted: 09/09/2013 - All three companies are included in an NSA training manual for new ag'ents on how to target the private computer networks of big companies, the report said.

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Van Gogh Museum: new Van Gogh identified

Posted: 09/09/2013 - The Van Gogh Museum says it has identified a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting that spent years in a Norwegian attic believed to be by another painter.

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Berlusconi's political future debated in Senate

Posted: 09/09/2013 - An Italian parliamentary committee begins debating Monday whether ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi should be stripped of his Senate seat following his conviction for tax fraud.

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Kerry reasserts Syria charge despite Assad denial

Posted: 09/09/2013 - In a strong rebuttal to remarks by Syrian President Bashar Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday there is very strong evidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against his own people.

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US orders diplomats out of Lebanon

Posted: 09/06/2013 - The State Department on Friday ordered nonessential U.S. diplomats to leave Lebanon due to security concerns as the Obama administration and Congress debate military strikes on neighboring Syria.

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Egypt: Morsi supporters protest across country

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Thousands of anti-government protesters flowed out of mosques in Muslim Brotherhood-led rallies nationwide Friday as authorities said the car used in a bombing targeting the interior minister had been stolen.

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Obama says he will address nation Tuesday on Syria

Posted: 09/06/2013 - President Barack Obama says he will address the nation about Syria on Tuesday as he seeks public and congressional authority for military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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10 G20 nations join US in blaming Assad for attack

Posted: 09/06/2013 - A joint statement by the ten countries and the United States stopped short of explicitly calling for military action against the Syrian government, as President Obama is advocating.

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US orders diplomats out of Lebanon

Posted: 09/06/2013 - The State Department is ordering nonessential U.S. diplomats to leave Lebanon due to security concerns as the Obama administration and Congress debate military strikes on neighboring Syria.

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In south Egypt, Islamists take over a town

Posted: 09/06/2013 - The Coptic Orthodox priest would only talk to his visitor after hiding from the watchful eyes of the bearded Muslim outside, who sported a pistol bulging from under his robe.

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Iran's FM confirms he sent Rosh Hashana tweet

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Iran's foreign minister says he sent a message on Twitter saying "Happy Rosh Hashana," a local news website reported, in what is likely a small diplomatic step toward easing the hostilities between his nation and Israel.

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Egypt: Interior minister survives car bombing

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Security officials say a car bombing has targeted the convoy of Egypt's Interior Minister in Cairo's Nasr City district. They say the minister, Mohammed Ibrahim, has survived the attack.

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Obama to meet with Japan's Abe in Russia

Posted: 09/04/2013 - The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) this week in Russia.

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