Monday, March 3, 2014
Egypt's new prime minister said Sunday that security was his top priority, as police and soldiers have faced near daily attacks since the July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
A French engineer was shot dead in the restive city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Sunday, a source at the hospital where he was taken said.
Venezuela's foreign minister will meet Tuesday with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Geneva to discuss three weeks of deadly protests that have rattled the oil-rich country.
A survey of 210 households in six towns this fall showed that a significant percentage of respondents lack information about potassium iodide pills that protect against radiation that would be released in a severe nuclear power plant accident.
After the founder of the International Surfing Museum dipped a toe in the beautiful, blue Pacific, she never bothered to hang the other nine.
Pakistan plans to bring all of its madrassas, or religious schools, under its national education system within one year under a landmark security policy aimed at combating extremism.
Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party picked Defense Minister Filipe Nyussi as its presidential candidate late Saturday, a decision likely to see current President Armando Guebuza maintain influence even after he steps down following October polls.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin moved on Saturday to send troops into Ukraine, in defiance of a direct warning from Washington that such a deployment would results in “costs” for Moscow.
The Marshall Islands on Saturday marked 60 years since the devastating U.S. hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll, with angry exiled residents saying they were too fearful to ever go home.