The vote of Somalia's transitional parliament to extend its term may damage its international credibility and undermine support in the West.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is fighting efforts to extradite him to Sweden. Lawyers for Julian Assange cite several reasons, including a lack of charges, which they say are necessary for extradition.
The death toll given Sunday by Sudan's military is more than double that of initial reports of clashes that started Thursday when former militiamen now serving in the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) refused to turn in their heavy weaponry.
Iran's espionage trial of US hikers, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, comes ahead of the Feb. 11 anniversary of Iran's 1979 revolution and as tensions are rising over Iran's nuclear program.
Said Haddadi and his colleagues were released after 33 hours with bruised wrists and insults ringing in their ears. They were the lucky ones.
Mubarak is showing no signs of leaving office before September. This video captures the party atmosphere and optimism on Friday night in Tahrir. But there are signs emerging that it's going to be tough to keep it up.