Alleged Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan had ties to US-born militant Moslem cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a leading figure seeking to recruit English speakers to violent jihad.
Hu Shuli had sought to boost the independence of China's top investigative business magazine, Caijing. Her resignation reflects Beijing's shrinking tolerance for free media.
The UN's decision to withdraw 200 workers after an attack at a Kabul guesthouse could prompt other aid groups to rethink their presence.
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, some in Eastern Europe miss the days of full employment and before free elections brought extremism.
On 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, those who lived behind the Iron Curtain talk of both disappointments and unexpected opportunities.
President Nicolas Sarkozy, after dealing with charges of nepotism involving his son Jean, is now in a flap over accusations his adviser helped his hip hop producer son Pierre.
Investigators are looking into links between suspected Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan and a Virginia mosque that was visited by a radical prayer leader and two of the 9/11 hijackers.
North Korea's Kim Jong-il was reportedly "enraged" by TV commercials for beer, quail, and ginseng that he thought echoed China's early moves toward market reforms.
Iran announced Monday that three American hikers – Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal – arrested July 31 amid post-election tensions had been charged with espionage.
In Stockholm, Sweden, a new 'Yes in My Backyard' group is celebrating urban growth.
At celebrations for the fall of the Berlin Wall, police erect barricades and detained revelers who sought to break through.
Ida left scores dead in El Salvador and shut down oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. The hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to make landfall in the US Tuesday.
As leaders and revelers celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago, President Barack Obama's absence is one of several diplomatic wrinkles marring the event.
International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo left Kenya on Saturday saying he has a "strong case" against senior Kenyan politicians for stirring up post-election violence in 2007.
Afghanistan's health system is still deeply troubled after decades of war. But progress is being to reduce infant and maternal mortality.
In the past week, Thai authorities have arrested three people on charges of disseminating false data. The arrests have sparked complaints of a witch hunt.
After weeks of delay on passing a new election law that the US and others worried could delay Iraq's election -- and perhaps delay a withdrawal of US troops -- parliament passed a law that should lead to elections as scheduled in January.
Pakistan's army kept up its offensive in South Waziristan, as a Taliban leader warned his followers not to run from the fight and a bomb in Peshawar killed 12.
As a child, Constanze Stelzenmüller saw the barrier as a symbol of Germany's punishment.
A history of the events that caused the Berlin Wall to fall on November 9, 1989.