Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Germany's Pirate Party vowed an attack on the political mainstream as it wrapped up a congress Sunday, hoping to re-energize a flagging campaign ahead of September elections.
It's not your average cross-town city bus: the new Papa Tour of Buenos Aires is packing them in for a nostalgic swing past local landmarks in the life of the man who became Pope Francis.
A U.S. high-tech researcher whose family claims he was murdered in Singapore was under treatment for depression and left suicide notes before he was found hanged, a public inquiry was told Monday.
Monday, May 13, 2013
In his first comments to the media by since he was detained more than two years ago, Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak said he is dismayed at the country's state of affairs and particularly the plight of the poor.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt spent his first full day as a convict Saturday in a 16-by-13-foot cell with a small bed, bathroom and window, after receiving a landmark 80-year sentence for genocide and crime against humanity.
Pope Francis on Sunday gave the Catholic church new saints, including hundreds of 15th-century martyrs who were beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam, as he led his first canonization ceremony Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square.
Senior officials at the U.S. tax agency knew agents were targeting conservative political groups as early as 2011, according to a draft of an inspector general's report obtained by The Associated Press that seemingly contradicts public statements by the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
Nine Turkish citizens believed to have links to the Syrian intelligence agency have been detained in connection with twin car bombings that shattered a Turkish border town, officials said Sunday, as Syria rejected allegations it was behind one of the deadliest attacks in Turkey in years.
Bulgarians voted Sunday in a close snap general election marred by accusations of vote rigging and expected to result in a political stalemate and fresh protests in the EU's poorest member.
Iran's media was split on Sunday over which candidate to back in next month's presidential election after a key moderate and a powerful government figure entered the fray.