India and China will study new ways to ease tensions along their ill-defined border, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday in his first foreign trip since taking office, which comes just weeks after a military stand-off between the Asian giants in the Himalayas.
Reuters | Tuesday May 21, 2013, Jerusalem
A gunman shot dead four people execution-style in a bank in Israel on Monday after being refused an overdraft and cash from its automatic teller machine.
Associated Press | Tuesday May 21, 2013, Miami
The US military has shut down wireless internet service at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba because of online hacking threats.
Associated Press | Tuesday May 21, 2013, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia says it has recorded another death from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 16.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 21, 2013, Washington
Myanmar President Thein Sein on Monday became the first leader of his country to visit the White House in nearly half a century, as Washington offers a strong symbolic gesture to back his reforms.
Associated Press | Monday May 20, 2013, Islamabad
Pakistan's presumptive prime minister called for peace talks with Taliban militants at war with the government on Monday, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the country's powerful army.
Associated Press | Monday May 20, 2013, Baghdad
A wave of attacks killed at least 79 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, pushing the death toll over the past week to more than 200 and extending one of the most sustained bouts of sectarian violence the country has seen in years.
Associated Press | Monday May 20, 2013, London
A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale at a charity auction.
Reuters | Monday May 20, 2013, Makhachkala, Russia
Two car bombs killed at least three people and wounded dozens of others on Monday in Dagestan, a turbulent province in Russia's North Caucasus region where armed groups are waging an Islamist insurgency.
Reuters | Monday May 20, 2013, Tripoli
Libya's oil terminals at Tobruk and Zueitina re-opened over the weekend after protests forced both ports to shut, Libya's deputy oil minister Omar Shakmak said.