A UN employee that was part of a UN Security Council visit to Sudan's Darfur was kidnapped on Thursday night.
10/08/2010 09:32 am
Latest attack in Pakistan Wednesday burns at least two dozen fuel tankers bound for US military bases in Afghanistan. Pentagon is warily watching its vital supply lines.
10/06/2010 05:09 pm
The Karzai government is talking to the Taliban in hopes of ending the war. But the outlook for these talks is as cold as an Afghanistan winter.
10/06/2010 04:32 pm
A record U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia is part of an effort to put pressure on Iran, partly by strengthening alliances with oil-rich neighbors also concerned by Iran's rise.
10/06/2010 03:31 pm
Cuba's regime recently acknowledged the failures of its centralized system – eyeing the growing list of communist countries shifting successfully toward free-market economies. As capitalism makes inroads, will political freedoms follow?
10/06/2010 03:18 pm
The IMF's latest forecast downgrades US growth for the year from 3.3 percent to 2.6 percent. China and others will offset that, lifting the world economy to a nearly 5 percent expansion.
10/06/2010 01:12 pm
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev slammed 'Europe's last dictator,' Belarussian leader Alexander Lukashenko, this past week for his increasingly anti-Russian rhetoric.
10/06/2010 12:59 pm
Some iPhone apps aren't just US phenomenons. Angry Birds is a hit in China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and, of course, the US.
10/05/2010 12:59 pm
Nobody has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's bomb attack on a NATO tanker waiting at the Torkham border post, which Pakistan sealed six days ago.
10/05/2010 09:22 am
Iran officials said a leak at the Bushehr nuclear power plant will prevent it from beginning operation this year. The delay comes as experts suggest the facility might have been targeted by a foreign government using the Stuxnet computer worm.
10/04/2010 04:45 pm