Iraqi officials today began a manual recount of 20 percent of the Iraq election ballots cast in the March 7 parliamentary race. But Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tried also to get an audit – a comparison of every ballot and every voter's signature.
05/03/2010 11:09 am
There were fewer attacks by Somali pirates in the first quarter of this year than during the same time last year, but their reach is extending far beyond the Gulf of Aden.
04/21/2010 12:24 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/18
In Pictures Somali pirates
Several Arab countries joined Japan in opposition to ban export of Atlantic bluefin tuna.
03/17/2010 05:42 pm
Iran has released the five British sailors it detained last week after their racing yacht strayed into Iranian waters.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.
09/26/2009 01:00 am
Historic negotiations set for Oct. 1 will showcase an emboldeneded Tehran angling to buy more time to develop its nuclear capabilities, European analysts say.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
In the southern Iraqi city, poetry and music have returned since Iraqi forces wrested control from Shiite extremists last year.
05/08/2009 01:00 am
The US pledged $900 million, but said the money would not go to Hamas.
03/03/2009 12:00 am