SAN JOSE (AFP) - President Barack Obama dismissed as "ridiculous" Venezuela's allegations that an American filmmaker in the country during last month's elections was a US spy sent by Washington to stir up trouble.May 5, 2013, 12:54 pm
By Dominic Evans and Oliver Holmes
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli jets devastated Syrian targets near Damascus on Sunday in a heavy overnight air raid that Western and Israeli officials cal...
In comments likely to worsen relations with Pakistan, Hamid Karzai has called on the Taliban to fight Afghanistan's enemies not its own people.May 5, 2013, 12:19 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AFP) - The top tribal chief in the flashpoint Abyei region disputed by Sudan and South Sudan was killed Saturday in an incident involving a rival tribe, leaders from both groups said.May 5, 2013, 11:45 am
CARACAS (AFP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took a swipe at Barack Obama on Saturday, calling him the "grand chief of devils" after the US president declined to recognize his contested re-election.May 5, 2013, 10:57 am
By Ben Klayman
SAN JOSE CHIAPA, Mexico (Reuters) - The automotive industry's growing love affair with Mexico was celebrated here on Saturday as Audi executives laid the foundation stone...
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Cooling temperatures helped firefighters Saturday battle a raging California blaze that has threatened 4,000 homes in the rugged hills north of Malibu, officials said.May 5, 2013, 8:52 am
China has donated 20 luxury cars to Fiji, so foreign dignitaries can ride in style at a global gathering there next week.May 5, 2013, 8:34 am
MALIBU, California (AFP) - Firefighters deployed ground and air crews Saturday for another day battling a raging southern California wildfire that threatened 4,000 homes.May 5, 2013, 8:02 am
SAN JOSE (AFP) - US President Barack Obama turned the spotlight on economic ties with Latin America on Saturday, as he concluded a three-day trip to a region roiled by drug violence.May 5, 2013, 7:55 am
DAMASCUS (AFP) - Israeli warplanes hit a weapons shipment in Syria headed for Lebanon's Hezbollah, media quoted US officials as saying, with a diplomatic source reporting Saturday that the strikes targeted missiles stored at Damascus airport.May 5, 2013, 7:46 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AFP) - A roadside bomb killed five US troops Saturday in Afghanistan and two other NATO soldiers were shot dead in an "insider attack", a week after the Taliban launched their spring offensive.May 5, 2013, 7:03 am
KARACHI (AFP) - Three people were killed and 35 others wounded in twin bomb blasts near a local party office in the southern city of Karachi late Saturday, police said, ahead of next week's historic elections.May 5, 2013, 6:48 am
BRUSSELS (AFP) - One person died and 17 others were injured on Saturday when a train carrying highly toxic chemicals derailed in Belgium, causing a major fire near the city of Ghent, local officials said.May 5, 2013, 6:20 am
The United Nations is warning Australia it needs to improve water quality around the Great Barrier Reef, or it will end up on a list of heritage sites which are in danger.May 5, 2013, 6:18 am
DERBY, United Kingdom (AFP) - New Zealand made a promising start to their tour of England as Dean Brownlie and BJ Watling scored half-centuries in their opening match against Derbyshire on Saturday.May 5, 2013, 6:08 am
MANILA (AFP) - Communist insurgents attacked a major mining company in the central Philippines, killing five soldiers and burning equipment and buildings the military said Saturday, as hopes for peace dimmed further.May 5, 2013, 6:05 am
YANGON (AFP) - Two Buddhists have been arrested after Muslim shops were destroyed in northern Kachin State, police said Saturday, in a new outbreak of religious violence.May 5, 2013, 5:59 am
MANILA (AFP) - A Chinese fishing vessel that crashed into one of the Philippines' most famous reefs damaged almost 4,000 square metres of centuries-old coral, the marine park said on Saturday.May 5, 2013, 5:37 am
TOKYO, Japan (AFP) - France wants to boost its relations with Japan all the while maintaining strong ties with China, despite simmering diplomatic tensions between the two Asian giants, France's top diplomat said in an interview published on Saturday.May 5, 2013, 5:37 am
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