World powers struck an agreement that a transitional government should be set up in Syria to end the conflict there but they remained at odds over what part President Bashar al-Assad
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Accused of every dirty trick in the book during its 71-year grip on power in the 20th century, Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party has bounced back and is on the verge of a dramatic victory in Sunday's presidential election.
The shifting of an Alaskan glacier has released wreckage and frozen remains from what is believed to be a military cargo plane that crashed 60 years ago, killing everyone aboard
British police summoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to a London police station on Thursday as part of his extradition process, demanding he leave Ecuador's embassy where he has
The Australian Parliament was late yesterday passionately locked in what threatened to be a continuing stalemate on asylum seekers as navy and merchant sailors pulled women and children from the Indian Ocean.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth shook the hand of former IRA guerrilla commander Martin McGuinness for the first time on Wednesday, drawing a line under a conflict that cost the lives of
A Michigan land owner who alleges he was jilted by two of North America's largest energy companies says emails made public Monday by Reuters prove that the two companies colluded
Islamist Mohamed Morsy was declared Egypt's first freely elected president on Sunday, sparking joy among his Muslim Brotherhood supporters on the streets who vowed to continue to try
Saudi Arabia is to allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time.