Posted: 01/11/2014 - With the death of Ariel Sharon at the age of 85, his life of service to Israel is remembered, both good and bad.
Posted: 01/10/2014 - French President Francois Hollande is considering legal action against the French version of Closer magazine after the publication alleged he was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, French news agency Agence France-Presse reported Friday.
Posted: 01/10/2014 - The Israeli Ministry of Construction and Housing has issued tenders for the building of 1,877 settlement units in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
Posted: 01/10/2014 - Hong Kong (CNN) -- Oscar-nominated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) for breaching China's one-child policy, authorities say.
Posted: 01/08/2014 - Rodman traveled to North Korea for a basketball game Wednesday against a North Korean team. Wednesday is also the birthday of the country's leader, Kim Jong Un
Posted: 01/08/2014 - A Chinese ship arrived to escort ships picking up chemical weapons materials from Syria on Tuesday, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.
Posted: 01/07/2014 - Envoys from Iran and the European Union will meet at the end of this week in Switzerland for talks on the implementation of a deal that requires Tehran to limit its nuclear program.
Posted: 01/06/2014 - As the violence in the Central African Republic reaches unprecedented levels, aid organizations say the number of internally displaced people edges toward a million, further hampering humanitarian relief efforts.
Posted: 01/06/2014 - Several tons of confiscated elephant tusks and carvings were crushed in a ceremony in the city of Guangzhou on Monday -- just two months after the United States destroyed its own ivory stockpile.
Updated: 01/04/2014 - Pope Francis has made quite an impression in his first months on the job. His charming humility has been moving Catholics and non-Catholics alike with one gesture after another.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - Pope Francie says his New Year's message was inspired by letter he received from a man who lamented that there are "so many tragedies and wars in the world."
Posted: 01/01/2014 - A spokesman for Tel Hashomer hospital, where former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has been treated for most of the past eight years, said Wednesday that Sharon's medical condition has "deteriorated in the past few days."
Updated: 12/31/2013 - Passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice for a week are expected to be rescued by helicopter, after three icebreakers failed to reach the paralyzed vessel, officials said Tuesday.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - 74 scientists, tourists and crew have been ice-bound on the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy since Christmas Eve. A rescue ship came within 12 miles of them Monday before being forced to turn back.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - Two years after the end of the Iraq war, the U.S. State Department confirmed this week that it is providing the fragile country with sophisticated weapons and drones. Iraq needs help fighting against a growing and serious threat -- al Qaeda.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - Opportunity International, a nonprofit organization that provides financial services to clients in 22 developing countries.