Posted: 11/13/2009 - The government of Argentina's capital will not appeal a court decision this week that legalizes same-sex marriage, Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri said Friday.
Posted: 11/13/2009 - Touting himself as America's "first Pacific president," Barack Obama called on his own connections with Asia Saturday as he pledged a renewed engagement with Asia Pacific nations based on "an enduring and revitalized alliance between the United States and Japan."
Posted: 11/13/2009 - A series of powerful blasts ignited a fire Friday at a Russian army munitions depot in the outskirts of Ulyanovsk, a city about 900 kilometers (560 miles) east of Moscow, Russian media reported.
Posted: 11/13/2009 - A car bomb detonated Friday morning outside a U.S. military base in Kabul, wounding more than 20 NATO soldiers, civilian contractors, and Afghans, according to NATO.
Posted: 11/13/2009 - According to officials, Iniguez Olivares went into the woman's home, accused her of putting a witch's spell on him and started to beat her with a stick.
Posted: 11/11/2009 - A growing number of Egyptian women are demanding a divorce and seeking counsel for their marriages, as the social stigma against it weakens and talking about relationship problems becomes more popular in the media.
Posted: 11/11/2009 - Electricity returned early Wednesday to a large swath of central and southern Brazil that was plunged into darkness when power from a major hydroelectric dam was lost.
Posted: 11/11/2009 - Electricity returned Wednesday to a large swath of central and southern Brazil that was plunged into darkness when power from a major hydroelectric dam was lost.
Posted: 11/10/2009 - Barack Obama is the first U.S. president who lived in Asia as a child, and that unique perspective will help shape his nine-day trip to the region starting Thursday, U.S. officials say.
Posted: 11/10/2009 - A suicide car bomber struck a congested traffic circle outside Peshawar Tuesday, killing at least 26 people -- including several women and children -- and wounding 60 others, police and hospital officials said.
Posted: 11/10/2009 - He's been criticized over equipment shortages for British troops in Afghanistan, not bowing at a war memorial, and badly misspelling a condolence letter to a soldier's grieving mother -- all of which led one columnist to ask Tuesday, "Can't Gordon Brown do anything right?"
Posted: 11/10/2009 - From within Libya's most secure jail a new challenge to al Qaeda is emerging.
Updated: 11/10/2009 - The father of a baby born with a severe birth defect has agreed to let the child die, ending a British court battle against the baby's mother, the judge in the case announced Tuesday.
Posted: 11/09/2009 - The Colombian government said it would appeal to international bodies over what it called a threat made over the weekend by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Posted: 11/09/2009 - Pakistan angrily defended the security of its nuclear arsenal Sunday after a U.S. magazine reported that the Obama administration wants Pakistan to let Washington help secure its weapons in a crisis.
Posted: 11/09/2009 - The sight of Ademir Jorge Goncalves alive shocked relatives, some of whom tried to jump out of the windows of the funeral home in southern Brazil. On the holiday known as the Day of the Dead, a Brazilian bricklayer walked into his own funeral.
Posted: 11/08/2009 - President Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday evening after a rough stretch in U.S. efforts to settle the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Posted: 11/08/2009 - A hurricane watch was issued Sunday for the U.S. Gulf Coast as Hurricane Ida moved through the Yucatan Channel heading into Gulf waters, the National Hurricane Center said.
Posted: 11/07/2009 - Two American paratroopers went missing on Wednesday during a "routine resupply mission in western Afghanistan," the NATO-led force in the country said Friday.
Posted: 11/07/2009 - Assistant Sub Inspector Anwar Ali starts his day with a prayer. He needs all the help he can get.
Posted: 11/07/2009 - Hurricane Ida made landfall Thursday morning over east central Nicaragua, pelting the Central American nation with heavy rain and weakening to a tropical storm.
Posted: 11/07/2009 - A senior Iranian politician said Saturday the country would not ship low-enriched uranium out of the country, which is a major part of a pending nuclear deal between Iran and international powers, according to semiofficial state media.