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France Dismantles Migrant ‘Jungle’

Posted: 09/22/2009 - French authorities on Tuesday dismantled a makeshift camp dubbed “the Jungle,” which housed illegal migrants fleeing dangerous homelands to seek a more prosperous life in Europe.

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Death Toll Rises To 11 In Bhutan Quake

Posted: 09/22/2009 - The death toll from Monday’s 6.1-magnitude earthquake in Bhutan rose to 11, the country’s home minister said Tuesday.

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Latin American Drug Cartels Find Home In West Africa

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Colombian and Mexican drug cartels have jumped the Atlantic Ocean and expanded into West Africa, working closely with local criminal gangs to carve out a staging area for an assault on the lucrative European market.

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Pakistan Arrests Top Taliban Commander

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Pakistan has arrested a key militant commander suspected of launching suicide attacks in the country’s northwest, Pakistan’s army announced Monday.

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Oil trader Offers Pay Out Over Toxic Waste Dumping

Posted: 09/21/2009 - LONDON, England (CNN) — A giant oil-trading company is offering to pay thousands of Africans a settlement after a contractor illegally dumped toxic waste in West Africa three years ago.

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Report: U.S. General Calls For More Troops In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/21/2009 - America's top commander in Afghanistan warns that more troops are needed there within the next year or the nearly 8-year-old war "will likely result in failure," according to a copy of a 66-page document obtained by The Washington Post.

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Tiny T. Rex Fossil Discovery Startles Scientists

Posted: 09/18/2009 - A pint-sized version of the Tyrannosaurus rex, with similarly powerful legs, razor-sharp teeth and tiny arms, roamed China some 125 million years ago, said scientists who remain startled by the discovery.

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Obama Scraps Bush-Era Missile Defense For New Plan

Posted: 09/18/2009 - The United States is significantly overhauling Bush-era plans for a missile defense shield in Europe, based partly on the latest analysis of Iran's offensive capabilities, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

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Argentina Media Bill Advances

Posted: 09/18/2009 - The lower house of Argentina's Congress has approved a controversial media law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency.

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Protesters Chant 'Death To Dctator' At Annual Tehran Rally

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Large crowds gathered in the Iranian capital Friday to march in an annual pro-Palestinian rally, among them thousands of green-clad supporters of the opposition movement, according to CNN sources in Tehran.

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2 Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Two service members with the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan were killed after being struck by a roadside bomb, military officials said Friday.

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Despite Critics, Argentina’s Media Law Likely To Pass

Posted: 09/17/2009 - Argentina’s Congress debated a broadcast reform bill Wednesday, a proposal analysts say is the latest blow in a fight between President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and media conglomerate Grupo Clarin.

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U.S. Military Closes Detention Camp In Iraq

Posted: 09/17/2009 - The U.S. military closed its detention facility in southern Iraq on Thursday after a plane carried the last remaining prisoners to another facility in Baghdad.

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Hungary Says It Will Take Guantanamo Prisoner

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Hungary has agreed to accept a prisoner from the U.S. military's detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and will allow the man to remain free, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

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Biden Meets Iraqi Officials On Second Day Of Trip

Posted: 09/16/2009 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, meeting Wednesday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said he is confident that Iraq will be able to withstand violent attempts to undermine the country's progress.

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