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Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 6:35 PM

Levi Johnston, the father of Sarah Palin's grandson, says he wishes he hadn't apologized for telling lies about the former Alaska governor because he's "never lied about anything."

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 6:16 PM

There are reports coming out of Venezuela that teargas has been fired against opposition politicians on the first day of campaigning for parliamentary elections.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 6:16 PM

The United Nations is reviewing security measures for its aid workers in Pakistan, after a warning of new threats from the Pakistani Taliban.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 3:11 PM

A jury on Thursday rejected a claim by billionaire Donald Bren's two grown children for $134 million in retroactive child support.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 2:55 PM

Limiting cash transactions to $100,000 and requiring vendors to monitor suspicious activity are among the suggestions contained in a new package of measures Mexican President Felipe Calderon is introducing to combat money laundering.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 1:02 PM

Sony Music says it has obtained a court order barring a state legislative candidate in northeastern Brazil from using a Michael Jackson song in his campaign.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): A drunken passenger riding in a New York City taxi cab attacked the driver after asking him if he was Muslim, police reported yesterday. The driver told police that when he answered yes, the man pulled out a folding hand tool...

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lanka (AP): A Sri Lankan maid returned from her job in Saudi Arabia with 24 nails inside her body, the result of torture by the family who employed her, a doctor and government official said yesterday.L.G.

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

South Korea (AP): North Koreans welcomed Jimmy Carter back to Pyongyang with smiles, salutes and hearty handshakes yesterday, as the former American president arrived on a mission to bring home a Boston man ...

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Afghanistan (AP):An Afghan driver working for Spanish police opened fire on a NATO base yesterday, killing three Spaniards, including two police trainers and an interpreter, before dying in a hail of gunfire.Afghans angry at the driver's death stormed...

Published:Thursday | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nigeria (AP): Health officials are warning that all of Nigeria is at risk in a cholera epidemic that has killed 352 people since the beginning of the year.The health ministry issued a statement yesterday saying the country has had more than 6,400 cases...

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2010 | 5:57 PM

Thousands of Pakistanis are fleeing their homes in southern coastal areas as floods sweep down from the north.

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2010 | 2:45 PM

More than 30 people have been killed and dozens injured in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq.

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2010 | 2:35 PM

A program that provided state-subsidized smokes to Cuban seniors is headed for the ash heap.

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2010 | 12:37 PM

Honduran police say a radio reporter has been shot dead, becoming the tenth journalist killed in Honduras this year.

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2010 | 9:52 AM

Colombian police are investigating the killings of three youths whose names appeared on hitlists published on the social networking site Facebook.

Published:Tuesday | August 24, 2010 | 12:51 PM

Officials from Pakistan have held talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss its US$11 billion loan package in the wake of the devastating floods.

Published:Tuesday | August 24, 2010 | 12:48 PM

The CNN is reporting that emergency crews have rescued 47 people from a plane that has crashed in northeast China with more than 90 passengers aboard.

Published:Monday | August 23, 2010 | 5:30 PM

Philippine police have shot and killed a former cop who had taken a group of Hong Kong tourists hostage.

Published:Monday | August 23, 2010 | 12:56 PM

A survey published in the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional suggests kidnappings in the country rose to unprecedented levels last year.

Published:Friday | August 20, 2010 | 3:52 PM

Israel and Palestine have agreed to resume direct negotiations for the first time in 20 months.

Published:Friday | August 20, 2010 | 1:00 PM

US officials have captured a fugitive couple whose flight has made headlines in the America.

Published:Thursday | August 19, 2010 | 2:03 PM

An American man has admitted to sexually abusing eight boys at a school he founded in Haiti for street children.

Published:Thursday | August 19, 2010 | 8:58 AM

The British government is reviewing the amount it spends on universal welfare payments such as child benefit and the winter fuel allowance.

Published:Thursday | August 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP): Fresh landslides rocked another area of China yesterday, sweeping through a mountain town in the south-west of the country after days of heavy rains and leaving at least 67 people missing and cutting off access to the area....


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