Topic: United Nations
One year after the Gaza war, 11 Palestinian rights groups came together to ask leaders of Hamas and the Palestinian Authority to investigate the conduct of Palestinian forces during the war.
01/19/2010 04:11 pm
The US military has held off on doing airdrops of food and water to victims of the Haiti earthquake, fearing they could set off riots. But it now has troops in place to secure airdrop zones.
01/19/2010 02:58 pm
Student and taxi driver Abdul Jabbar al-Suhaili, who drags a soiled Israeli flag behind his car, says he wishes Osama bin Laden were president.
01/19/2010 01:24 pm
In Pictures Staff shots: Scenes from the Haiti earthquake
The ruling military junta of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara in Guinea announced that it supports transition to civilian rule.
01/19/2010 10:02 am
Residents of the former colonial town of Léogâne say the outside world has neglected them in the scramble to help Haiti's beleaguered capital, Port-au-Prince. A view from the epicenter of last week's 7.0 earthquake.
01/19/2010 08:36 am
US aid efforts for the Haiti earthquake appear to be speeding up. By midweek, a total of 5,000 US military personnel will be in the country, with about 5,000 more on ships offshore.
01/18/2010 03:48 pm
Owners of a Greek-flagged oil tanker dropped a record ransom payment of $5.5 million to $7 million on the deck of the ship today, prompting Somali pirates to release the Maran Centaurus.
01/18/2010 03:23 pm
Slowed by logistics at the airport and a weak infrastructure that makes transportation difficult, crucial food, water, and medical supplies are just now making it to many desperate Haitians.
01/18/2010 11:09 am
The latest Taliban attack on Kabul comes amid new Afghanistan government efforts to lure militants away from the insurgency.
01/18/2010 09:35 am