May 4, 2013 It's been 70 years since the letters of John Pryor were understood in their full meaning. That's because as a British prisoner of war in Nazi Germany, Pryor's letters home to his family also included intricate codes that were recently deciphered by codebreakers for the first time since the 1940s.
May 4, 2013 The Bakdash ice cream parlor has been a landmark in the Syrian capital Damascus for more than a century. But after two years of war, the owners have set up a new shop in Amman, Jordan, home to many Syrian refugees.
May 4, 2013 Israel has conducted an airstrike against a target in Syria, in an apparent attempt to keep a shipment of missiles from reaching Hezbollah, according to multiple news agencies citing Israeli and U.S. officials. Israel has not officially confirmed the attack, which reportedly came early Friday.
May 3, 2013 Beate Zschaepe is alleged to have been a member of a self-styled neo-Nazi group accused of murdering immigrants.
May 3, 2013 Following The Walt Disney Co.'s decision to end apparel production in Bangladesh over last week's collapse of a garment factory complex, some officials were worried that others will follow.
May 3, 2013 Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali was traveling from his home in Islamabad to a hearing in the case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's 2007 assassination when his car was sprayed with bullets.
May 3, 2013 Kyrgyzstan's emergencies ministry says the plane went down about 100 miles west of the U.S.-operated Transit Center at Manas. That base supports U.S. military operations in nearby Afghanistan.