Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A roadside bomb in western Afghanistan and clashes in the volatile south left 11 police officers dead, officials said Tuesday.
New attacks in Iraq killed seven people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, officials said, after a bloody day that claimed more than 100 lives across the country.
Three members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group died of wounds sustained while fighting for control of a strategic Syrian town near the Lebanese border, activists said Tuesday, as the battle in the area raged for its third straight day.
U.S. home-improvement retailer The Home Depot reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings Tuesday and raised its full-year outlook thanks to the U.S. housing market recovery.
Seven people were arrested as violence flared up for a second night in a deprived neighbourhood outside Stockholm and showed signs of spreading to other parts of the city, police said on Tuesday.
Saudi authorities have arrested 10 more suspects in an alleged Iranian spy ring unveiled two months ago, an interior ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
Two senior aides to U.S. President Barack Obama knew weeks ago about a watchdog report on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of conservative groups, a spokesman said on Monday, shifting the focus to the White House in a fast-moving controversy.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Myanmar President Thein Sein for his leadership in pushing through startling political reforms, but warned that violence against Muslims must stop.
U.S. President Barack Obama will leave on his first major African tour next month, visiting Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa, but his itinerary released on Monday bypasses Kenya, an ancestral homeland.