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Saudi Islamist Preacher On Trial In Daughter's Slaying

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Outrage is mounting in Saudi Arabia about the case of a 5-year-old girl who died after allegedly being beaten and tortured by her father, who activists say is an Islamist preacher.

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5 Dead After Powerful Quake Strikes In South Pacific

Posted: 02/06/2013 - An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami that killed five people but didn't threaten the wider region.

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Rajoy Storm Blasts Spanish Bonds

Posted: 02/05/2013 - Spanish and Italian bond and stock markets tumbled on Monday, bringing a months-long rally to an abrupt halt as investors pulled back amid a political storm in Madrid and as Silvio Berlusconi staged an electoral fightback in Italy.

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Tears, Prayers As Late Cambodian King Cremated

Posted: 02/05/2013 - The ear-splitting crack of 101 rounds of artillery will mark the final moment before late Cambodian King-Father Norodom Sihanouk is cremated Monday in a specially built crematorium outside the Royal Palace.

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Yum Profits Eaten Into By China Concerns

Posted: 02/05/2013 - Yum Brands, owner of the KFC fast-food chain, forecast a drop in 2013 earnings as a result of the fallout from food safety concerns surrounding its Chinese business, sending shares tumbling about 6 per cent in after-market trading.

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Children Not Told, Their Mother Was Slain in Turkey

Posted: 02/04/2013 - The body of Sarai Sierra was found in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday. The Staten Island, New York, woman went missing in Turkey some 10 days earlier. Her husband and brother traveled to Istanbul to assist in the search.

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Suicide Bomber Kills 15 In Northern Iraq

Posted: 02/03/2013 - A suicide car bomber joined by other suicide attackers on foot assaulted a provincial police headquarters in a disputed northern Iraqi city on Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90 others, officials said.

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Embassy Bombing In Turkey Mars Clinton Farewell

Posted: 02/01/2013 - John Kerry sworn in, first trip likely to include stops in Egypt and Israel. Clinton cites Turkey attack as example of challenges in the world, after her resume includes visiting 112 countries and flew almost 1 million miles in four years.

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U.S. Embassy In Turkey Hit By Suicide Blast, 1 Dead

Posted: 02/01/2013 - A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at an entrance to the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital on Friday, killing himself and one other person, officials said.

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14 Die In Blast at PEMEX Mexico Oil Company

Posted: 01/31/2013 - 14 people were killed and at least 100 are injured, interior minister says. The explosion collapsed two stories of an office building, a paramedic says. Rescuers have pulled a survivor from the rubble, Mexico's president says.

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South Korean Rocket Successfully Puts Satellite In Orbit

Posted: 01/31/2013 - South Korea said Wednesday that it had put a satellite in orbit for the first time, giving a lift to its homegrown space industry and matching a feat achieved last month by its hostile neighbor, North Korea.

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Navy To Cut Up Ship Stranded on Reef

Posted: 01/31/2013 - A 224-foot-long U.S. warship will have to be cut into smaller pieces to get it off a Philippine reef where it grounded two weeks ago, Navy officials said Wednesday.

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Hospital Evacuated As Australia Hit By Heavy Flooding

Posted: 01/31/2013 - Heavy flooding in Australia caused by torrential rains has forced mass evacuations from towns along the country's east coast, with critically-ill patients and newborns from one hospital being airlifted to safety.

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Nine Dead In Pakistan Violence

Posted: 01/31/2013 - Gunmen killed seven people Wednesday in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, and two more died in a bomb blast in Karachi, police said.

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U.S. Pilot's Body Found Off Coast Of Italy

Posted: 01/31/2013 - The body of an Air Force pilot has been found off the coast of Italy, three days after the F-16 he was flying went missing, his family announced Thursday.

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Owner of Burned Brazilian Nightclub Attempts Suicide

Posted: 01/30/2013 - A lawyer for the owner blames the fire department. The club owner who attempted suicide is "emotionally destroyed," police say. New patients are arriving at hospitals with respiratory symptoms. The fire department says club was in the process of renewing its license.

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Israeli Jets Strike Convoy Along Syria's Border

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Damascus said the strike had instead targeted a research facility near the Syrian capital. Israelis believe the convoy was carrying SA-17 missile parts, a source says. There are concerns about the security of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

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Israeli Jets Strike Convoy Along Syrian Border

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Israeli fighter jets struck overnight a suspected Syrian convoy along the Lebanese-Syrian border believed to have been moving weapons to Hezbollah in Lebanon, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday.

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