26 Feb 2012
US President Barack Obama telephoned the top American commander in Afghanistan on Saturday to discuss the ongoing violence over the Quran burning.
25 Feb 2012
Silvio Berlusconi faces a verdict on bribery charges on Saturday in one of four trials against a once dominant presence in Italian politics who is increasingly harried by legal woes in his old age.
10 Apr 2012
A powerful booby trap bomb wounded 22 Philippine soldiers, seven of them critical, as they patrolled a former stronghold of Al-Qaeda-linked militants on Tuesday, the military said.
30 Mar 2012
At least 18 people are supposed to have died during an uprising by armed inmates at a Honduran prison. While one inmate decapitated in this accident others were killed in a firing by the rioters, authorities said.
28 Mar 2012
Goldman Sachs Group's indicted former director Rajat Gupta has won a court order requiring prosecutors to share information that might help his case, but lost a bid to suppress wiretap evidence.
24 Mar 2012
Nearly 30,000 Afghanis and 15,000 Pakistanis have applied for asylum in the European Union (EU) in 2011, the EU's statistical office said.
05 Mar 2012
Authorities in the US Midwest continued on Sunday to search for victims after a series of tornadoes killed at least 39 people, left dozens injured and caused considerable damage across more than 10 states over the past couple of days.
17 Feb 2012
UN chief Ban Ki-moon called on Friday for all sides to end the deadly violence in Syria and urged the international community to find a common response to the 11-month-old crisis.
31 Mar 2012
A day after the US expressed concern over non-confirmation of President Barack Obama's new ambassador to India due to election year politics, the Senate approved career diplomat Nancy Powell's appointment.