U.N. Security Council condemns Syria over massacre

The U.N. Security Council on Sunday unanimously condemned the killing of at least 108 peop...


NATO has fight on its hands in Afghanistan: Panetta

NATO forces still have a fight on their hands in Afghanistan, where the Taliban has displa...


U.N. rights chief to stay two more years; U.S., Syria aren't fans

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday renewed the mandate of the world body's human ri...


EU urges Greece to stay in euro, plans for possible exit

European Union leaders, advised by senior officials to prepare contingency plans in case G...


Putin shifts former ministers to Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin named seven former cabinet ministers as aides on Tuesday,...


Iran may seek "tactical gain" with U.N. nuclear deal

Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog are making headway towards a framework deal on how to t...


Iran flouts U.N. sanctions, sends arms to Syria: panel

Syria remains the top destination for Iranian arms shipments in violation of a U.N. Securi...


Somali piracy: EU forces in first mainland raid

EU naval forces have conducted their first raid on pirate bases on the Somali mainland, sa...


Greek leftists reject proposal for technocrat government

Greece's president will ask politicians on Tuesday to stand aside and let a government...


Nato urged to investigate civilian deaths in Libya

A leading human rights organisation has urged Nato to investigate fully the deaths of civi...


Putin and Medvedev complete job swap in Russia

Russia's lower house of parliament confirmed former president Dmitry Medvedev as prime...


Syria accused of war crimes, rebels kill 15

Syrian rebels killed 15 members of the security forces in an ambush on Wednesday, a monito...


In French election sobriety is new sign of times

When Nicolas Sarkozy won the French presidency in 2007, the roaring Noughties were still i...


Netherlands political crisis casts cloud on euro zone

The Netherlands, a core euro zone member, was drawn into Europe's debt crisis at the w...


UK terror convict testifies in US about Bin Laden meeting

A British man jailed for plotting to blow up a plane has admitted meeting Osama Bin Laden,...


U.N. sees need for more Syria observers, aircraft

A United Nations mission to oversee an end to violence in Syria may need to bring in its o...


Suu Kyi to visit Norway, Britain after 24 years in Myanmar

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and newly elected lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi will travel outside...


Angry North Korea threatens retaliation, nuclear test expected

A bristling North Korea said on Wednesday it was ready to retaliate in the face of interna...


Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on ...


Norway killer on trial: "I would have done it again"

The Norwegian anti-Islamic gunman who massacred 77 people said in court on Tuesday his sho...


Pakistan Taliban militants 'reappear' in Swat valley



Greece crisis: Investor fears grow



Parliamentary chaos as Ukraine ratifies fleet deal

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A plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski has crashed near a Russian airport, offic...


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