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.
After the Tour de France Stage 3 today, Lance Armstrong sits in 18th place in overall standings. One of the seven cobblestone sections gave him particular trouble.
Spain made it this far without even hitting its stride. The team is overdue for a breakout game, and is primed for it to come in Wednesday's Spain vs Germany semifinal.
Superior organization and a lethal attacking force will propel Germany to victory in Wednesday's Spain vs Germany semifinal. Oh, and then there's Miroslav Klose. Watch out, Spain!
In Burma (Myanmar), once the world's leading rice exporter, indebted farmers are losing their land or cannot afford quality seeds. More aid and credit are available these days, but not nearly enough, say development experts.
The key to success in the Afghanistan war, Sen. John McCain said yesterday, is Kandahar. But despite efforts under way to improve governance, locals say they prefer the Taliban's quick justice to corrupt local courts.
France's proposed burqa ban is seen by many as a way to raise the issue of Islam in a secular society where religious identity is not a public subject. The bill is expected to pass.
Kenya's members of parliament voted to give themselves a 40 percent pay hike, to more than $175,000 a year in a country where the average national income is $1,600. That's more than US lawmakers make.
As the Tour de France gets under way, defrocked 2006 winner Floyd Landis has put forward fresh, detailed doping allegations against Lance Armstrong. But Armstrong has become as famous for deflecting scandal as for leading the peloton.
Hillary Clinton criticized Russia's description of Georgia and Ukraine as part of Russian 'zones of influence.' During her five-nation visit to the region she also signed a missile defense deal with Poland. Why is Russian reaction so mild?
Ahead of today's Netherlands vs Uruguay semifinal, Holland fans swarmed into Cape Town, South Africa, draping themselves in bright orange and appearing to outnumber their South American counterparts by at least 5 to 1.
The World Cup schedule restarts at 2:30 pm ET, with Uruguay vs Netherlands. Diego Forlán leads the last remaining South American team against a favored Dutch team.
Chinese activist-lawyer Ni Yulan, who helped Beijingers defend their homes from demolition, has been jailed, beaten, and disbarred, and her own home was bulldozed by authorities. Recently released from prison, she is being helped by hundreds of supporters.
The Dutch team that dispatched of Brazil in the quarterfinals is heavily favored to beat a weaker South American team in today's Netherlands vs Uruguay semifinal. Here's why.
Uruguay is not favored to win today's Netherlands vs Uruguay semifinal, but they should be. Here's why.
President Obama hosts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House today for the first time since March, when he humiliated Mr. Netanyahu amid a US-Israel flap over settlements.
Thailand's state of emergency will continue for another three months, the government decided Tuesday, saying red-shirt protesters remain active. Critics argue the law hinders reconciliation.