Colombian lawmakers voted Tuesday to call a referendum on whether the conservative US ally should be allowed to seek a third straight term.
The governing Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) had asked Parliament to endorse the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Megrahi as "consistent with the principles of Scottish justice," but the lawmakers rejected the bid Tuesday.
Ethiopian immigrants say the refusal of schools to integrate their children is part of a pattern of discrimination that has diluted the idealism that drew them in the first place.
Israel's offensive in Gaza largely stopped the Hamas rocket fire. But residents are reluctant to let down their guard.
The assassination of a high-ranking official underscores the strength of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The US, France, Germany, Britain, China, and Russia meet this week to discuss potential further punishment.
Gordon Brown says no double dealing or oil deal one day after his government released classified documents about freeing Abdelbaset al-Magrahi.
Laura Ling and Euna Lee said North Korean soldiers dragged them across the Chinese border. The statement also raises questions about whether their guide lured them into a trap.
The Paris meeting today was seen as an effort to pressure incumbent President Hamid Karzai amid the review of more than 1,000 complaints of voting fraud.