Switzerland minaret referendum leads to Muslim outrage, but the Swiss aren't alone in restricting religious freedom.
Nigeria's ambassador to South Africa, Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa, speaks about his tough job.
In Chorwon, where battles between North and South Korea once raged, tourists are taking to verdant beauty and rusty tanks.
Today's presidential election is widely viewed in Honduras as a way out of Latin America's worst political crisis in decades.
Last week, the police announced they had arrested 16 players, coaches, and minor officials accused of match-fixing and betting scams.
More than 57 percent of Swiss residents who voted Sunday – a majority in 22 out of the country's 26's cantons – approved a proposal to ban the construction of new minarets.
The rebels, called Houthis, are followers of the Zaidi sect of Shiite Islam, and the Saudis believe both that they have ties to Shiite-dominated Iran and have Al Qaeda members within their ranks.
Russian officials say "terrorists" bombed a high-speed train traveling between Moscow and St. Petersburg Friday. The attacks sparks concern about a revival of terror attacks.
The Khmer Rouge war-crimes trial for regime leader Duch ended with a plea for acquittal. Some say the UN tribunal is in danger of falling apart due to political interference.
In Pakistan, end of amnesty that protected senior officials from prosecution of criminal charges will expire Saturday, deepening the woes of the embattled government.
Hezbollah has become an important player in Lebanese politics. While it still advocates the destruction of Israel and has offered to help Palestinians from Lebanon, it says that Palestinians must take the lead in securing their freedom.
Interview: Hamas official Aziz Dweik, the constitutional successor to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, rejects violence. He seeks to bridge the Hamas divide with Abbas's Fatah party, which weakens Palestinians in talks with Israel.
IAEA censure of Iran nuclear program comes as UN nuclear watchdog chief ElBaradei says agency at 'dead end' with Iran.
At the center of Baltimore's Flamingogate was a multistory pink flamingo made of chicken wire and bed sheets.
On the anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, some commemorate, others capitalize.
China announced its most specific goals yet for reducing emissions growth, in an opening bid of sorts for Copenhagen climate change talks. It drew mixed reviews.
Andal Ampatuan Jr. was flown to Manila Thursday for questioning over the killing of 57 political rivals. More Ampatuan clan members will face investigation in the southern Philippines massacre, authorities say.
The strong ties between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez are well known. But Brazil's support has set this regional tour apart.
Pilgrims who braved the Mayflower were profoundly shaped by their 11 years in Leiden, Netherlands, where they arrived 400 years ago this year. Deeply devout, they were also some of the most tolerant among Puritan groups who headed to the new world.