- Grass-roots economic protests spread across Italy Updated: Dec-12-13 2:27 pm
- Islamic extremist leader boasts of Nigerian attack Updated: Dec-12-13 1:27 pm
- Sectarian clashes kill at least 40 in Yemen Updated: Dec-12-13 1:05 pm
- Mob hunts down Muslims in Central African Republic Updated: Dec-12-13 10:47 am
- Gadhafi's son briefly appears in Libyan court Updated: Dec-12-13 5:47 am
- C. African Republic Muslims come under attack Updated: Dec-12-13 12:04 am
- Activists, families protest Kashmir disappearances Updated: Dec-10-13 6:05 am
- Philippine gov't, rebels sign power-sharing accord Updated: Dec-09-13 8:08 am
- Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004 Updated: Dec-08-13 4:10 pm
- Seizure of nuns stokes Syrian Christian fears Updated: Dec-08-13 12:32 pm
- Palestinians remember Mandela as an inspiration Updated: Dec-08-13 12:30 pm
- AT&T says it doesn't have to disclose NSA dealings Updated: Dec-06-13 5:22 pm
- Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95 Updated: Dec-05-13 5:04 pm
- Iran's top diplomat reaches out to Gulf states Updated: Dec-04-13 11:03 am
- Egypt's antiquities fall victim to political chaos Updated: Dec-04-13 11:01 am
- Egypt's antiquities fall victim to political chaos Updated: Dec-04-13 10:03 am
- Nigeria: Trial for 500 Islamic extremist suspects Updated: Dec-04-13 8:16 am
- Egypt's best known satirical poet dies at 84 Updated: Dec-03-13 1:47 pm
- Sharp rise in Europeans fighting in Syria Updated: Dec-03-13 11:36 am
- Survey: Corruption grows in Mideast hot spots Updated: Dec-03-13 7:40 am
- Clashes during Tunisia protest over economy Updated: Nov-27-13 12:49 pm
- France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic Updated: Nov-26-13 4:02 pm
- Egypt is in official mourning as misery piles up Updated: Nov-22-13 2:07 am
- Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Updated: Nov-20-13 5:05 pm
- Funerals held in Lebanon for Iran Embassy victims Updated: Nov-20-13 3:37 pm
SOAVE, Italy - For the first time in the five years of Italy's economic crisis, grass-roots protests expressing frustration if not deep anger at the political class are spreading across Italy.
LAGOS, Nigeria - The leader of an Islamic uprising in northeastern Nigeria boasts in a new video of a daring attack on military bases in a provincial capital and threatens to attack the United States next.
SANAA, Yemen - Ultraconservative Sunni Muslim militants and rebels belonging to a branch of Shiite Islam battled each other in northern Yemen with artillery and machine guns Thursday in clashes that killed more than 40 people, security officials said.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - African peacekeepers fired into the air Thursday in Central African Republic's chaotic capital, trying to disperse a mob bent on hunting down and killing Muslims taking refuge in a church compound.
ZINTAN, Libya - The son of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi briefly appeared before a militia-backed court in a western Libyan town on Thursday only to see the proceedings against him adjourned until the end of February.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The victims' male relatives touched their foreheads to the ground in prayer atop a small hill as more than a dozen workers below began preparing the communal grave.
SRINAGAR, India - Activists and families staged sit-in protests in Indian-held Kashmir on Tuesday to demand justice for torture and rape victims as well as answers about how 8,000 people allegedly disappeared in the conflict-ridden Himalayan territory.
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine officials have signed a power-sharing accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group and expect to sign a final peace pact with the insurgents next month to end a decadeslong rebellion in the volatile south.
KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
DAMASCUS - Syrian Christians offered prayers Sunday for a group of more than a dozen nuns and orphanage workers held by rebels for nearly a week, fueling fears in the minority community that they are being targeted by extremists among the fighters seeking to oust President Bashar Assad.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians mourned Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, lighting candles in special prayer services Sunday and holding his picture like a shield in confrontations with Israeli troops.
SAN JOSE, California - AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers' communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers' data.
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - With the ink barely dry on a nuclear deal that paves the way for warmer relations with the West, Iran's new leadership is making a push to patch up tensions with U.S. allies closer to home too.
CAIRO - The home of Egypt's mummies and King Tutankhamun's treasures is trying to make the best out of the worst times of political turmoil. But the Egyptian Museum is taking a hammering on multiple levels, from riots on its doorstep to funding so meager it can't keep up paper clip supplies for its staff.
CAIRO - The century-old home of Egypt's mummies and King Tutankhamun's treasures is trying to make the best out of the worst times of political turmoil. But the Egyptian Museum is taking a hammering on multiple levels, from riots on its doorstep to funding so meager it can't keep up paper clip supplies for its staff.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising - both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
CAIRO - Ahmed Fouad Negm, who died Tuesday at the age of 84, was Egypt's poet of revolution, inspiring protesters from the 1970s through the current wave of uprisings with sharply political verses excoriating the country's leaders in the rich slang of colloquial Arabic.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A new wave of Europeans is heading to Syria, their ranks soaring in the past six months as tales of easy living and glorious martyrdom draw them to the rebellion against Bashar Assad.
BERLIN - Corruption is bad and getting worse in three Middle Eastern countries that experienced Arab Spring uprisings launched in part to combat graft and other abuses, according to a survey released Tuesday by an international watchdog group.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Clashes erupted Wednesday in two Tunisian cities when protesters attacked symbols of the state during demonstrations calling for greater investment in their impoverished regions.
DAKAR, Senegal - France promised Tuesday to send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic amid warnings about the potential for genocide in the near-anarchic former French colony.
CAIRO - In Egypt, misery just keeps piling on and, fittingly, the nation is officially in mourning.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Egypt's well-organized Muslim Brotherhood of having "stolen" the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
BEIRUT - Undeterred by a devastating suicide attack that rocked the Iranian Embassy in Beirut a day earlier, hundreds of Hezbollah supporters pumped their fists in the air Wednesday and vowed eternal allegiance to the Lebanese Shiite militant group as they buried victims from the bombing.