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Thai protesters reject talks after deadly clashes

Thai protesters reject talks after deadly clashes

Bangkok--Anti-government protesters dug into their encampments around Bangkok and rejected talk of negotiations Sunday after a monthlong standoff escalated into…
Voting begins in Sudan’s historic elections

Voting begins in Sudan’s historic elections

Khartoum--Three days of voting began Sunday in Sudan's first competitive elections in nearly a quarter century despite repeated opposition calls…
Polish president killed in plane crash

Polish president killed in plane crash

Moscow--Polish President Lech Kaczynski and scores of other people were killed Saturday when the president's plane crashed on landing in…
Abu Ghraib MP unit to return to Iraq

Abu Ghraib MP unit to return to Iraq

Maryland, USA--The Army Reserve unit tarnished by the Abu Ghraib detainee-abuse scandal has been mobilized to return to Iraq in…
More bodies pulled from Rio mudslide

More bodies pulled from Rio mudslide

Rio de Janeiro--Rescuers pulled more bodies from a collapsed hillside slum near Rio de Janeiro on Friday, abandoning hope of…
NATO head says Afghanistan’s Karzai a good partner

NATO head says Afghanistan’s Karzai a good partner

Afghanistan--Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai may not always do and say what NATO allies would like, but he is a willing…
Turkey and Iraq’s Kurds: Loving thy neighbor

Turkey and Iraq’s Kurds: Loving thy neighbor

Erbil, Iraq-- On 13 March, the President of Iraq's Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani received an official diplomatic visit at the…
Umma opposition party boycotts Sudan vote

Umma opposition party boycotts Sudan vote

Khartoum--A key opposition party in northern Sudan is boycotting this week's local and parliamentary elections, a senior party official said…
Obama and Medvedev sign disarmament treaty

Obama and Medvedev sign disarmament treaty

The United States and Russia signed a landmark disarmament treaty on Thursday they hope will herald better bilateral ties and…
Qatari diplomat causes scare aboard plane

Qatari diplomat causes scare aboard plane

Denver, United States--Qatar's US ambassador rushed to the defense of his envoy whom authorities say grabbed a surreptitious smoke in…
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