Nigeria's largest airline, Arik Air, says it has cancelled all domestic flights because aviation officials tried to stop passengers flying.
The area of Al Mehdia near Egypt's border with Israel is a lawless place even by Northern Sinai's standards. There is no police force and a military offensive launched recently after a deadly string of militant attacks on Egyptian border guards, has not stopped the illicit trade that flourishes in this area.
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.