May 22, 2013 - 09:15 AMT
Choe is the most senior North Korean official to visit Beijing since Kim's uncle Jang Song-thaek made the trip in August 2012.
May 21, 2013 - 21:54 AMT
Awash with weapons in private hands, armed attacks have increased in the last few weeks, especially on police stations in Benghazi.
May 21, 2013 - 20:55 AMT
If true, the exclusion of Rafsanjani and Mashaie would leave the presidential race dominated by hardline conservatives.
May 21, 2013 - 20:34 AMT
8 years ago, an energy crisis prompted then-President Fidel Castro to launch the so-called Energy Revolution, seeking to lower consumption.
May 21, 2013 - 19:55 AMT
Ex-healthcare minister Zurab Chiaberashvili, now a governor of Kakheti region in eastern Georgia, was also arrested.
May 21, 2013 - 19:44 AMT
The French news website Europe 1 reported the police had found a letter beside the body of the dead man.
May 21, 2013 - 19:40 AMT
Last week, Novruz Mammadov told local media that “the transportation of oil at the moment is simply not profitable to both parties.”
May 21, 2013 - 19:03 AMT
According to an EU diplomat, Syria's opposition has already rejected some of the officials on the list because of their lack of influence.
May 21, 2013 - 18:52 AMT
Six Typhoon-class submarines entered service with the Soviet Navy in the 1980s, and remain the largest submarines ever built.
May 21, 2013 - 18:48 AMT
At least 31 fighters from the Hezbollah group, a staunch ally of President Assad, have been killed in the struggle for the town of Qusair.
May 21, 2013 - 17:32 AMT
A Western diplomat linked the closure to security measures before "Friends of Syria" meeting in Amman.
May 21, 2013 - 17:20 AMT
Iraqi Prime Minister signed an arms package purchase agreement with Russia worth $4.2 billion during a visit to Moscow in October 2012.
May 21, 2013 - 17:13 AMT
State television news channel al-Ekhbariya said the new group includes eight Saudis, a Lebanese and a Turk.
May 21, 2013 - 16:29 AMT
Police officer S.K. Awasthi said the wedding party was traveling in the truck, but the bride and bridegroom were traveling separately.
May 21, 2013 - 15:18 AMT
The European Union has said that closer ties between Kyiv and the EU are conditional on fair treatment for Tymoshenko.
May 21, 2013 - 14:08 AMT
Mayor Shalal Abdool says two parked car bombs went off simultaneously in the northern city of Tuz Khormato.