Military prosecutors have charged Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Malik Hasan with 13 counts of premeditated murder.
The Venezuelan Government has publicly destroyed more than 30,000 guns seized by police on the streets of the country, which has one of the world\'s highest murder rates.
Authorities in Mexico have dismissed almost a quarter of all traffic police in the city of Monterrey for failing corruption and competence tests.
Cambodia has rejected an extradition request from Thailand for former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, further escalating a diplomatic row.
A severe storm has been cited as the cause for widespread power cuts in Brazil which lasted more than 5 hrs.
A man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murdering a pregnant Egyptian woman in a German courtroom.
The United Nations General Assembly has declared July 18 as Mandela Day, to mark the contribution of Nelson Mandela to world freedom.
US President Barack Obama is to discuss US policy in Afghanistan with his national security team, as speculation mounts over a decision on troop levels.
About 10,000 people in El Salvador are in need of food aid after devastating floods washed away crops.
The man behind the 2002 sniper attacks in and around Washington DC in the United States has been executed after a last ditch appeal was thrown out.
Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives are preparing legislation that could expand farm trade with Cuba and ease longstanding travel restrictions.
Three days of national mourning have begun in El Salvador following the deaths of at least 130 people in floods and landslides.
At least 20 people have been killed and many more injured in a car bombing in the Northwestern Pakistani town of Charsadda.
World leaders on Monday celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall that changed Europe 20 years ago.
The United States Supreme Court has refused to block Tuesday\'s scheduled execution of sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad, according to a report on www.ap.org.
John Allen Mohammad, the man convicted of killing 10 persons and injuring several others in Washington D.C. in the United States, is expected to be executed today.
The police in the southern Philippines say the severed head of a kidnapped schoolteacher has been found in a bag at a petrol station.
Soldiers and civilians in the small Salvadorean town of Verapaz are now searching debris left by a landslide for missing people.
Senior US Senator, Joe Lieberman said he plans to open a congressional investigation into last week\'s deadly shooting at Texas army base, Fort Hood.
The United Nations (UN) is reporting that political corruption costs governments about $1.6 trillion annually.
At least 124 people have been killed in widespread flooding in El Salvador following days of heavy rain.
British Airways (BA) said it plans to cut a further 1,200 jobs after reporting a first-half loss for the first time.
The police in the US city of Orlando say they have arrested a gunman who opened fire in an office building, killing one person and injuring five others.
Zimbabwean Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai has called off his party\'s boycott of the unity government with President Robert Mugabe.
Ousted Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya is reporting that the deal to resolve the country’s political crisis has failed.