July 14, 2013 The 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader, Nobel laureate and first black president of South Africa has been hospitalized for weeks with a lung infection.
July 14, 2013 An opposition group in exile says some 200 people are holed up inside the Damascus mosque as government forces close in on rebel-held territory.
July 14, 2013 Soulik, packing high winds and lots of rain, pummeled the Chinese coast, adding to already existing floods elsewhere in the country that have claimed some 200 lives.
July 14, 2013 After fleeing his native Syria, Mohammad al-Hariri became the most powerful man in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, where more than 120,000 refugees live. Aid workers view him as running a criminal enterprise, but they appear to have little choice but to work with him.
July 14, 2013 The prosecution of a deceased critic of the government made headlines this week, but opposition figures say it was just one of several cases where dissidents are being targeted.
July 13, 2013 It's royal baby time in the UK. Great amounts of speculation and wagering seem to surround the choice of a name — George, James, Charlotte, Elizabeth? But what about the surname for this little prince or princess? There are a couple of options!
July 13, 2013 Officials of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will look into why the Ethiopian Airlines plane caught fire as it sat empty at the gate. Investigators say it does not appear to be related to the battery, which had caused fires on other 787s.
July 13, 2013 The former CIA contractor who leaked top-secret information about U.S. electronic surveillance programs says eventually he wants to find refuge in Latin America.