'Rock the Casbah in Hebron,' a video of Israeli soldiers doing a choreographed dance while on patrol in the West Bank's second largest city, has gone viral on YouTube. It's also offended Palestinians.
The Iranian government unveiled a new array of Iranian haircuts for men this week, prompting speculation of an impending crackdown on how men dress in the Islamic Republic. Plucked eyebrows and beards also not approved.
Italian Alessandro Petacchi won the Tour de France Stage 4 today, his second win of the race. Racers used the smooth roads to recover from a grueling Stage 3 that saw Lance Armstrong fall to 18th place.
The need for a new Iraq government was high on the minds of Shiite pilgrims who defied suffocating heat and suicide attacks as they headed toward a Baghdad shrine Wednesday. They are observing the death of an 8th-century imam.
Today's Spain vs. Germany semifinal match may come down to a midfield battle between Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger and Spain's midfield maestro, Xavi.
A French prosecutor is now investigating whether Liliane Bettencourt, heiress of the L’Oréal fortune, gave some $190,000 in illegal campaign contributions to French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The Canadian Army in Kandahar meets weekly with village elders and local officials, part of the Afghanistan war strategy to build a responsive government.
Worldwide, the first five months of 2010 were the warmest on record. With the US now getting its share of a heat wave, how will it affect the public perception of climate change?
The European Parliament passed a bill today that would cap and defer financial traders' and bankers' bonuses, giving Europe the toughest regimes in the world. The caps are a backlash against the global financial meltdown, and the bonuses that followed.
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu affirmed US-Israeli closeness after a White House meeting Tuesday. But strains remain over Iran and the peace process.
A report by the Russian parliament's Audit Chamber alleges the sports minister spent 12 times his official limit for hotel expenses and $4,500 on breakfasts during the Vancouver Olympics. His job could be in jeopardy.
Today's Spain-Germany semifinal may come down to which top striker – Germany's Miroslav Klose or Spain's David Villa – is able to find the back of the net. If so, Spain will have the advantage. Here's why.
The Netherlands' World Cup fans are basking in the orange glow of Tuesday's semifinal victory over Uruguay, which propels Holland into the championship match for the first time since 1978.
Mexico applauded the Obama administration's lawsuit against the Arizona immigration law. The US lawsuit argues that the Arizona law undermines the effort to fight crime, especially the drug war. What do Mexicans say?
A court in Japan gave Sea Shepherd activist Peter Bethune a suspended two-year jail term Wednesday. During last winter's annual 'whale wars,' he sneaked onto a whaling ship to try to arrest its captain for sinking the Ady Gil speedboat.
Germany vs Spain is on the World Cup schedule Wednesday at 2:30 pm ET. The winner of the Spain-Germany match will go on to play The Netherlands on Sunday in the World Cup championship.
The Indian Army moved into the northern city of Srinagar to clamp down on clashes between police and protesters that left at least three dead Tuesday. Elsewhere along the India-Pakistan border Wednesday, crossfire killed three troops.
The Men in Orange hung on in a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Uruguay-Netherlands semifinal. Now the stage is set for a European final, but will Holland face Spain or Germany?
Queen Elizabeth II will today address the United Nations for the first time since 1957. But the British government's austerity measures have cut the monarchy's budget, and some see this trip as the Queen's last international hurrah.
As the Tour de France gets under way, the Saxo Bank and Garmin teams – pioneers of a stringent new antidoping standard – were first and second in the team standings. Watch for them to prove that it's possible to win clean.