Osama bin Laden remains Public Enemy No. 1 but recent developments raise questions about the ability of U.
The alleged leader of a militant Islamic group was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison for conspiracy in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people but was cleared of more serious charges. The United States and Australia criticized th
Dozens of men and women accused of the rape and abuse of children have gone on trial in one of the biggest court cases in France's legal history. The trial, which involves 66 defendants, is taking place in a specially built hall in the town of Angers in w
Iraqi militant group Army of Ansar al-Sunna said it had killed two Turkish truck drivers transporting cement to US forces in the north of Iraq, according to an Internet statement. The statement said the group had "carried out God's punishment" against Tur
A judge and a lawyer working for the special tribunal that will put Saddam Hussein on trial have been shot dead, Iraqi officials revealed on Wednesday. In a separate incident, a car bomb outside an army recruitment centre in Baghdad killed six soldiers.
Ukraine will withdraw its 1,600-strong military contingent serving with multinational peacekeeping troops in Iraq starting March 15, President Viktor Yushchenko has announced Wednesady. The pullout will be divided into three stages which will begin on Mar
French journalist Florence Aubenas who was kidnapped in Iraq a month ago has appeared on a video pleading for help, saying her health was "very bad". In the new footage, broadcast by Sky Italia news channel, Aubenas looked distraught, clutching her knees
Pope John Paul II's condition is steadily improving, the Vatican said on Tuesday, a month after he was first rushed to hospital with breathing problems that almost ended his life. Doctors, however, believe it may be weeks before he can recover his voice.
Music icon Michael Jackson has showed porn footage to a boy and plied him with wine in order to molest him, prosecutor Tom Sneddon has told court. The trial against 46-year-old Jackson started on Monday.
Leaders from 23 nations are gathering in London to attend a one-day conference to show international support for the Palestinian Authority. They are expected to discuss the need for reforms in the PA and to pledge both political and financial backing.
Lebanese opposition groups are rallying in Beirut, defying a government ban and sparking fears of clashes. Opponents of the Syria-backed government are gathering to demand an inquiry into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
A bomb exploded near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday, killing eight people, the US military said. "An explosion detonated by insurgents in Hamam Al Alil killed eight and injured at least another two Iraqi citizens.
Russia and Iran have signed a landmark agreement for Moscow to supply Tehran with fuel for its first nuclear reactor. The signing ceremony Sunday at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, which Russia helped build, had been delayed 24 hours as talks continue
Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has threatened to halt peace efforts with Palestinians unless they take "vigorous action" against militants. Sharon was addressing his cabinet for the first time since Friday's suicide bomb attack on a nightclub in Tel
A half-brother and one-time aide to former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been captured, the Iraqi interim government said. Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti was number 36 on the US military's list of 55 most wanted former regime members.
A Macedonian ex-interior minister was charged over the deaths of seven South Asian immigrants, alleged at the time to have been Islamic militants. A prosecutor said Ljube Boskovski ordered the killings months after the 9/11 attacks to earn US recognition
Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah denied it was behind the suicide bombing that killed four people in a Tel Aviv night club. Palestinian security officials have arrested two suspects in connection with the Friday night bombing and have pointed to Hezboll
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