Tropical Storm Erika strengthened late Tuesday after forming hours earlier in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 p.m
Injured Formula One star Felipe Massa is looking forward to taking his first steps towards driving again after passing a series of mental and physical tests in Miami. His team Ferrari reported on its Web site on Tuesday that the Brazilian, who suffered horrific head wounds in Hungary in July, had come through the tests satisfactorily on Monday
Adm. Michael Mullen, the highest-ranking man in the U.S. military, said the situation in Afghanistan is getting worse, as fresh indications emerge that President Obama soon could be asked to commit more American troops.
Pakistan has launched a global manhunt for 13 fugitives wanted in connection with last year’s terror attacks on the Indian financial capital of Mumbai. Pakistan asked the international police agency Interpol to issue a global alert for the wanted men, Interpol announced Thursday. The alert did not identify the 13 suspects, but it said that “the fugitives’ names and other nominal data” will be sent to police in Interpol’s 186 member countries
A former South Korea president who won the Nobel Peace Prize for fostering better relations between North and South Korea has been placed on a respirator in a hospital, a news agency reported Thursday. Kim Dae-jung “became short of breath on Wednesday night and was put on a respirator around 3 a.m.
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Al Qaeda’s top financier for Yemen and Saudi Arabia has been taken into custody, the Yemeni government announced Sunday.
A man accused of making threatening statements about killing President Obama has been arrested in Nevada, the Secret Service said Saturday.
Jacob Zuma was inaugurated as president of South Africa in an exuberant ceremony Saturday filled with heads of state and former presidents.
Arsenal’s Mexican striker Carlos Vela has been given the all-clear to join up with their squad for the Champions League semifinal against Manchester United after a swine flu scare. Vela had been visited by some Mexican friends last week and was told to stay away from training while he underwent urgent medical checks. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger told Press Association: “It looked to be a massive problem because we were asked to keep him at home and not get him to the training ground