BEIRUT (AP) - Fierce clashes broke out Tuesday between Syrian rebels and regime forces battling for control of a border crossing on the frontier with Turkey, and Turkish authorities told residents to evacuate the area.
After cancellation of the flight from Baghdad, Hollywood star Angelina Jolie
BitInstant’s CEO Charlie Shrem and Erik Voorhees were invited to speak about virtual currency at the NACHA (the North American Payments Association) Annual Global Payments Forum held in Rio de Janeiro at the end of which the duo was sure that the “world operated on an inferior monetary system”.
A Mexican woman accused of setting up some of the first drug smuggling routes from Latin America to California along the Pacific Coast has pleaded not guilty in a US court.
Sandra Avila, better known as "Queen of the Pacific", denied charges of cocaine possession and distribution.
Mexican computer hackers have taken over at least ten government and other websites in a political protest marking the country's independence day.
VATICAN CITY - The brutal civil war in Syria and the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya have given a sense of urgency to Pope Benedict XVI's trip this week to Lebanon, a mission he describes as a pilgrimage of peace for the entire region.
HAVANA (AP) - A prominent Cuban dissident has declared a hunger strike and says 12 other opposition members are joining her.Martha Beatriz Roque is a state-trained economist and longtime Havana dissident, and she says that she and the others stopped eating
Where is president-in-waiting Xi Jinping?
Is he nursing a bad back after pulling a muscle in a pick-up soccer game (or maybe in the swimming pool)? Has he been convalescing after narrowly escaping a revenge killing by supporters of ousted local Communist Party boss Bo Xilai? Was he in a car accident?