| Aug 11, 2013
| 9:54 AM
NEW DELHI – Three NATO soldiers were killed Sunday in an attack by militants in eastern Afghanistan, the international coalition said.
The soldiers, whose nationalities were not immediately available in line with policy, were killed in eastern...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:52 AM
BEIRUT — The Syrian government said Monday that it backed a Russian proposal calling for Damascus to hand over its arsenal of chemical weapons to international authorities in a bid to avoid a U.S. attack.
“We, for the sake of protecting...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Despite boasting the provocative combination of Lindsay Lohan and a porn star, "The Canyons" failed to interest moviegoers this weekend.
At least that was the case at the one theater where the movie debuted, New York City's IFC Center, which sold a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:44 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who at 89 has ruled the country for 33 years, was reelected president in an election declared a "farce" by rival Morgan Tsvangirai.
Zimbabwe's electoral commission announced Saturday...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:10 AM
LONDON – The number of jobless workers in the 17 nations that use the euro dropped very slightly in June, but unemployment remains at a record rate as the currency zone continues to grapple with a lingering recession, statistics released Wednesday...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:59 AM
LONDON – NATO on Wednesday called the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons against rebel strongholds a “clear breach” of international norms that “cannot go unanswered.”
“Those responsible must be...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:36 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli leaders reacted coolly to the European Union’s move Monday to designate the military wing of Hezbollah in Lebanon a terrorist organization.
After working for nearly two decades to persuade European nations to follow Israel and...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:32 AM
LONDON -- European nations agreed Wednesday to suspend the export of any equipment to Egypt that its security forces could use to suppress opposition to the military-backed government, but they will continue to provide economic aid to the turmoil-ridden...
| Aug 18, 2013
We share a deep and abiding passion for and fascination with the ocean that has led us since childhood to wander the world under the waves. We also share an increasing concern that the health of the ocean is rapidly deteriorating under the strain of human...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Clear communication and proper timing are key to the Federal Reserve ending its unprecedented stimulus efforts without damaging the improving U.S. economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said Friday.
With Fed policymakers set to...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:11 AM
PARIS -- The disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to stand trial in France on charges of pimping, prosecutors said Friday.
The Frenchman is expected to face another humiliating day in court next year over his links to an alleged...