The fourth-most wanted al Qaeda leader in Yemen was killed on Tuesday in an airstrike in the northeastern province of Mareb, the Yemeni government announced.
A blast at a railway station in Lahore, Pakistan, killed two people Tuesday and wounded 27, officials said.
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, serving a seven-year sentence after last year's conviction on a charge of abuse of authority, has been on a hunger strike for four days because she was beaten unconscious in prison last week, she said Tuesday. But the prosecutor said Tuesday that his office immediately investigated Tymoshenko's claim and didn't find proof to substantiate her allegations.
The Israeli government said Tuesday that it has decided to legalize the status of three settlement posts that were built in the West Bank during the 1990's.
James Murdoch, a top executive in his father Rupert Murdoch's media empire, Tuesday stood by his insistence that he knew little about the scale of phone hacking by people working for News Corp.'s British tabloids. The testimony will go on until 11:30 a.m. ET.
The Cabinet minister who oversees British broadcasting came under fire Tuesday after the inquiry into the News Corp. hacking scandal revealed extensive contacts with the company while he weighed a controversial merger.
One year ago James Murdoch was widely regarded as heir-apparent to his father Rupert's global News Corp. media empire -- a remarkable turnaround for a college dropout once viewed as the family's black sheep. Now that aspiration lies in apparent disarray. A profile.
Muslims in Europe face discrimination in education, employment and religious freedom, an Amnesty International report said.
A top commander of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed last weekend in Yemen, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington announced Tuesday.
At least 25 people were injured late Monday after an explosion at a sawmill in Prince George, British Columbia, officials said.
A Brazilian actor died after accidentally hanging himself during the play "The Passion of the Christ," a local hospital said.
China's ruling Communist Party has expelled two former officials from a southern Chinese village where local residents rose up last year to protest corruption and abuses of land rights.