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Prosecutors in the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo are asking a judge to allow secret pretrial hearings that would exclude even the defendants. More>>
A senior police official says militants attacked a military convoy with rocket-propelled grenades and other heavy weapons in northwest Pakistan, killing six soldiers. More>>
A group of masked assailants has attacked a leading university in the Venezuelan capital, torching two buses and seriously damaging its rectory building.
Venezuelan authorities say the undersea wreckage of a small plane that disappeared five years ago with 14 people aboard has been found. More>>
Jordan's military says infiltrators from Syria have clashed with Jordanian soldiers near the border. One infiltrator was killed and two wounded. More>>
Brazilian leaders in Sao Paulo say they are reversing a 10-cent hike in bus and subway fares that has sparked widespread protests across the nation. More>>
Pope John Paul II has moved a step closer to sainthood. More>>
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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he's "in tears" after a European company announced it had deleted all the data it was hosting from the shuttered file-sharing sit More>>
China says it has sentenced 11 people for inciting religious extremism and related crimes in the northwestern Muslim region of Xinjiang. More>>
Children have been removed from an orthodox Mennonite community in Canada where adults have been charged with assaulting youngsters using items such as cattle prods and leather straps. More>>
Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood over the recent appointment of an Islamist governor in a northern city. More>>
A new report says piracy affected more ships and sailors off West Africa than off Somalia's coast last year. More>>
Israel's prime minister says the international community must not ease pressure on Iran because of the election of a reformist president. More>>
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking a break from his troubles at home to meet top Hamas officials for talks on Palestinian reconciliation. More>>
The committee monitoring U.N. sanctions against Libya says a son and daughter of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi moved from Algeria to Oman in apparent violation of a U.N. travel ban.h... More>>
President Barack Obama is opening a 24-hour visit to Germany, the culmination of which will be a speech Wednesday at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate.
Montreal's interim mayor has resigned, a day after his arrest on fraud charges.
A suicide bombing at a funeral in northwestern Pakistan has claimed 29 lives.
Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday. More>>
Exploding shells set off a fire that was triggering explosions Wednesday at a military depot in southern Russia, injuring about 30 people and causing the evacuation of more than 6,000 from a nearby village, investigators and emergency workers said. More>>
Argentina's Supreme Court has struck down key elements of a judicial reform the government hoped would rapidly make the courts more responsive to majority rule.
U.S. senators are urging Secretary of State John Kerry to order a review of aid for Honduras' police and military amid allegations of abuse and human rights violations.
A serial sex offender has been sentenced to life in prison for a rape and murder that outraged Australia's second-largest city. More>>
Doctors in Bolivia say a 4-year-old girl who was unconscious for nearly three weeks after being mauled in the face and body by a Rottweiler is conscious and ready to fly to Boston for reconstructive surgery. More>>
Two officials say that Secretary of State John Kerry has chosen Russ Feingold, a former Democratic senator from Wisconsin, as the new U.S. special envoy for Africa Great Lakes region.
Security throughout Afghanistan is now primarily the responsibility of Afghan forces, and the U.S.-led NATO coalition plays an entirely supporting role.Afghan President Hamid Karzai made the announcement today.
Yemeni and American rights protesters have staged a demonstration in front of U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, demanding release of Yemeni Guantanamo detainees.
Merchants in the Dominican Republic have shuttered a large border market in protest over neighboring Haiti's ban on poultry and egg imports. More>>
The U.S. is identifying several dozen Guantanamo Bay prisoners slated for indefinite detention at the U.S. base in Cuba. More>>
The leaders of major economic powers are declaring themselves dedicated to a political solution to Syria's bloody civil war, even as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin stake out diametrically opposite stands on which side deserves military support. More>>
Singaporeans are rolling back military training, keeping cough-stricken children indoors and considering wearing protective masks to work after a smoky haze triggered by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia caused air pollution to briefly hit its worst level in nearly 16 years. More>>
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas announced Sunday that he will resign over a spy and bribery scandal involving his government.
Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino met with British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Monday to search for a diplomatic solution over Assange, who has been holed up inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for almost a year.
Members of the public in six European countries are being given a rare glimpse into the secret inner workings of the fashion industry, as part of luxury giant LVMH's two-day open-door event. More>>
Police say about 1,000 people in the Brazilian capital have protested against the Confederations Cup claiming the money spent to host the tournament would be better spent elsewhere. More>>
Egypt's Islamist president says he is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and has ordered that Damascus Embassy in Cairo to be closed. More>>
A spokesman for a Libyan national army brigade says the head of his unit has been killed and three soldiers wounded in an ambush en route to a southern city. More>>
The government of Puerto Rico is poised to approve a bill that would allow immigrants living in the U.S. territory illegally to obtain a temporary driver's license. More>>
Iran's Interior Ministry says voting in the country's presidential election has ended across the country. More>>
Prosecutors and defense attorneys have held a session of the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal so shrouded in secrecy that even the defendant wasn't permitted to attend. More>>
Officials say a heavily armed group has ambushed and killed eight Guatemalan police officers in a township about 120 miles (190 kilometers) west of the capital, Guatemala City. More>>
Prince Charles has visited his father Prince Philip in the hospital and reported that he is doing much better following his abdominal surgery. More>>
Police in the Cayman Islands say a member of Uruguay's Special Olympics swim team has apparently drowned during a competition in the waters off a popular beach. More>>
Chevron Corp. has agreed to lend $2 billion to a joint venture with Venezuela's state oil company in an effort to boost production in an oil field in western Zulia state. More>>
A prominent resident of the Bahamas wanted on fraud charges in Canada has been arrested in Panama. More>>
Costa Rican authorities say the founder of the Liberty Reserve digital currency business has been arrested in Spain on money-laundering charges. More>>