The move comes amid an ongoing campaign finance investigation. Police raided the home and offices of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who lost his re-election bid to Socialist François Hollande in May.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador also challenged the 2006 election results. Mexico's presumed president-elect, announced Sunday, says it is time for the country to leave behind political rancor.
Park Jung-geun, a photographer by profession, re-tweeted some messages from North Korea's official twitter feed, such as reports on the late leader Kim Jong Il's travels across the country and negative tweets about South Korea. His attempt at humor could see him jailed for up to seven years in South Korea.
A series of bomb blasts killed at least 37 people across Iraq on Tuesday, including 30 in an explosion at a vegetable market in Diwaniya, police officials said.
On only his second day in office on Monday, Hong Kong's chief executive was chased out of a town hall meeting by protesters, in a continuation of the widespread backlash against his appointment, according to local media reports.
"Basat al reeh." "Dulab." "Falaqa." They are Arabic names for torture techniques that send chills through the hearts of Syrians, particularly the untold thousands who are believed to have been detained during the uprising of the last 15 months.
News that European intelligence agencies are searching for a so-called "clean-skin" al Qaeda operative with a European passport should not be surprising.
Barclays CEO Bob Diamond and COO Jerry del Missier have resigned in the wake of the interest rate-fixing scandal that has rocked the bank.
Pakistan has decided to reopen supply routes that the United States and its allies have used for their troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
Television icon Andy Griffith is dead at the age of 86, CBS News reports.
More than 100 people were killed across Syria on Monday, according to an opposition group. The Syrian opposition meets in Cairo, Egypt, seeking common ground. Violence in Syria spills over into neighboring Lebanon.
Imagine waking up to a world where your cell phone doesn't work, you can't fill your car's tank using a credit card, and you cannot monitor the day's news or watch your favorite program on television. Sound farfetched? Perhaps -- but the U.S. government is leading the charge with other nations to keep one possible catalyst for that scenario from unfolding.