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UN ends mandate for NATO operations in Libya...

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday canceled its authorization for a seven-month-old NATO military operation in Libya that led to the...

Italians, Greeks sceptical over euro zone...

ROME - A deal struck by euro zone leaders on Thursday to contain the region's dangerous debt crisis was greeted sceptically in the two countries most in...

Smile or smirk? Germans deny apologising...

ROME - A smile exchanged by French and German leaders about Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi brought more frowns on Thursday, with Berlin denying...

Turk quake survivors plead for tents as cold...

Survivors of eastern Turkey's earthquake pleaded for more tents on Thursday, fearing death from cold after a tremor that killed at least 523 and left thousands...

Yemen's conflicts hasten state collapse

SANAA - Even if negotiators manage to prise President Ali Abdullah Saleh from power, Yemen's descent into anarchy and deprivation looks irreversible, posing...

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Vehicle attacked in north Kenya, deaths feared...

Several people are feared killed in an attack on a vehicle in northeastern Kenya.

US executive gets 15 years for Haiti telecom...

MIAMI - The former president of a U.S.-based telecommunications company has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a scheme to pay hundreds of thousands...

Assad meets Arab ministers; 20 killed in...

AMMAN - At least 20 people died in clashes and strikes paralysed parts of Syria, as President Bashar al-Assad met Arab ministers seeking to end months...

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Gadaffi son may prefer surrender to death,...

Saif al-Islam Gadaffi once vowed to fight and die on Libyan soil, but now he may be ready to hand himself in to the International Criminal Court rather...

Turkey struggles to shelter thousands after...

TURKEY - Turkey struggled to provide shelter on Wednesday to tens of thousands left homeless by an earthquake that killed nearly 500, and rescue teams...

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Could Besigye be the Moses who...

It now looks like Besigye, even though he has done a lot to expand the democratic space, his own chances of going to Entebbe State House are receding as new players emerge.

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