Agence France-Presse | Friday May 24, 2013, Washington
An anti-war heckler repeatedly interrupted President Barack Obama in a major speech on reframing US counter-terrorism policy on Thursday, prompting him to depart from his prepared remarks.
Reuters | Friday May 24, 2013, Washington
President Barack Obama outlined plans on Thursday to limit the use of U.S. drone strikes and took steps aimed at breaking a deadlock on closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Associated Press | Thursday May 23, 2013, London
British police say two more people have been arrested by officers investigating the hacking death of a U.K. soldier in London.
Mosi Secret, The New York Times | Thursday May 23, 2013, New York
She fled her husband and her family, sneaking out of her home in Pakistan to take sanctuary in the American Embassy, which then whisked her to a secret hide-out in the United States.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 23, 2013, Islamabad
A second child has contracted polio in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border after the Taliban banned vaccinations there nearly a year ago, a UN official said Thursday.
Reuters | Thursday May 23, 2013, London
Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and Britain's wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill enjoyed an alcohol-fuelled all-nighter in Moscow as World War Two was in full swing, previously secret files have revealed.
Associated Press | Thursday May 23, 2013, Quetta
A large bomb hidden by the Taliban in a rickshaw exploded as a police vehicle passed in southwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 policemen and two civilians, police said.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 23, 2013, Niamey
Islamist militants staged twin suicide car bombings on an army base and a French-run uranium mine in Niger on Thursday, killing at least 20 people and taking several trainee officers hostage in the impoverished west African state.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 23, 2013, Caracas
A Venezuelan police helicopter crashed Thursday while chasing a car in which kidnappers were holding hostages, and all five people aboard the aircraft died, the police chief said.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 23, 2013, Moscow
Russia has ordered the urgent evacuation of the 16-strong crew of a drifting Arctic research station after the ice floe that hosts the floating laboratory began to disintegrate, officials said on Thursday.