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Rice, Gates Hold Talks with Arab Officials

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British Army's Exit Marks End of Era in N. Ireland

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U.N. Weighs Multinational Force in Darfur

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Gadhafi's Son Discusses Medical Workers' Release

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U.S. Demands Apology for 'Comfort Women' - Part II

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U.S. Demands Apology for 'Comfort Women'

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In Deadly Desert, Border Crossers Opt for Capture

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Africa Update: Libya, Nigeria, Kenya

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Deadline Looms for Taliban Hostages

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Doctor Returns Home to Invest in Indian Village

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Rwandans Look for Ways to Heal in Kentucky

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