Any attack on Syria in response to alleged chemical weapons use will have to move forward without Britain, after its Parliament rejected intervention.
As the US prepares a potential military strike on Syria, British Prime Minister Cameron announced he will make a renewed push for the UN Security Council to protect civilians.
Muslim Brotherhood ally Turkey has condemned the attacks, while Gulf monarchies, which have pledged $12 billion in support, voiced support for the military.
India aircraft carrier INS Vikrant makes New Delhi only the fifth country to build its own.
The release of 26 Palestinian prisoners and the approval of West Bank settlement expansions has both Israelis and Palestinians crying foul.
Yemeni officials say Al Qaeda operatives were targeting oil pipelines and port cities, with an eye on the country's export infrastructure.
Al Qaeda threat: Despite the seriousness of the Al Qaeda threat, the apparent targeting of US interests abroad – rather than in the US proper – suggests the group's aspirations have contracted since 9/11.
The photos feature President Assad and wife Asma surrounded by adoring Syrians, with few signs of the conflict that is tearing the country apart.
The bombings, which killed dozens, are just another in a series of security failures that have eroded Iraqis' trust in their government.
Protesters blocked the exits to Bulgaria's parliament Tuesday night, trapping more than 100 people inside. Police ended the standoff, but unhappiness with the government remains high.
This weekend saw one of the highest death tolls for Syrian rebels in a civil war that has now claimed an estimated 93,000 lives.
The art world fears that the mother of a man suspected in the theft of seven masterpieces from a Dutch art museum burned the priceless evidence.
Zetas leader captured: The arrest of drug kingpin Miguel Angel Treviño Morales could open the door to internal power struggles and challenges from other cartels.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald says the former NSA contractor has 'thousands of documents' that detail how the security agency operates.
The Russian report alleges that the rebels fired a rocket laced with homemade sarin into Aleppo in March.
At least 40 people were killed Monday at a street demonstration, prompting one of the main religious parties to withdraw support for the military-led transitional government.
On Friday Spain became the first European government to admit it believed Edward Snowden was aboard a flight carrying Bolivia's president that was grounded in Austria Tuesday.
The Mounties say they foiled a pressure cooker bomb plot that was 'inspired by Al Qaeda ideology.' Others find the tie to be tenuous at best.
The simmering conflict in China's western province of Xinjiang boiled over again Wednesday, with state media reporting 27 people died in the latest violence to hit the largely Muslim region.
Two separate groups, including Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, have claimed responsibility for the attack. The mountain – the world's ninth-highest peak – has been evacuated.