Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry has identified the suicide bomber who attempted to assassinate the country’s assistant interior minister last Thursday and released details of a phone conversation between the two men prior to the attack. The disclosures reported by the country’s official news agency were highly unusual
A strong earthquake struck off the south coast of Japan on Sunday night local time, "jolting Tokyo and wide areas of eastern Japan," the country’s Kyodo news agency reported.
Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino was remembered as an icon of democracy at a solemn funeral mass on Wednesday, the country’s official news agency reported. Aquino, the former housewife propelled to the head of a “People Power” movement that pushed out longtime strongman Ferdinand Marcos after her husband’s assassination, died on August 1 at the age of 76. Current President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the mass after returning from a trip to the United States, the Philippines News Agency reported.
Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, whose "People Power" movement pushed out longtime strongman Ferdinand Marcos less than three years after her husband’s assassination, has died at age 76, her family announced Saturday.
An Indian court on Thursday ruled that consensual sex between adults of the same gender is legal in the country, attorneys said.
The ongoing presence of U.S. troops in Iraq "shows that the (Iraqi) government and the occupation are not serious about the withdrawal," a key Shiite cleric in the country said Wednesday. Muqtada al-Sadr made the statement on his Web site a day after U.S.
Somalia’s internal security minister was killed Thursday in a massive suicide car bombing in central Somalia, the country’s president said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver a major speech next week in which he will lay out his plan for the country’s peace and security.
Iranian security officials defused a bomb on a domestic flight en route to Tehran, the country’s semi-official news agency said Sunday.
Israeli anti-terror forces killed a suspected West Bank Hamas military leader Thursday, the country’s military announced.