Posted: 09/08/2013 - Thousands of Romanians demonstrated on Sunday both for and against a planned Canadian gold mine that would use cyanide in the extraction process. The project would create the biggest gold mine in Europe, razing four mountains to make way for an open pit mine.
Posted: 09/08/2013 - The Israeli military has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the outskirts of Jerusalem.
Posted: 09/08/2013 - A Brazilian news organization says new round of documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that the U.S. spied on Brazil's state oil company.
Posted: 09/08/2013 - The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a car bomb and gun attack outside an Afghan intelligence office today that killed four soldiers and wounded more than 80 people.
Updated: 09/07/2013 - Libya's prime minister is facing increasing calls for his ouster as striking government employees at oil export terminals cost the North African country more than $5 billion in losses.
Posted: 09/07/2013 - Tens of thousands of Spaniards were devastated after Madrid lost its bid to host the 2020 Olympics on Saturday amid fears about the country's economy and unemployment rate.
Posted: 09/07/2013 - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says six years of recession that have plunged Greece into its deepest crisis in many decades will end next year and the country will reach pre-crisis, and probably higher, levels of prosperity by 2020.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - Zimbabwean police say they arrested six men accused of killing 41 elephants with cyanide.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - Government seismologists say a moderately strong earthquake has jolted the northern tip of the Philippines, but no damage or injuries have been reported.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Italy has given the go-ahead for an ambitious attempt to set upright the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which went aground near an Italian island in 2012, killing 32 people.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - North Korea's official news agency says former NBA star Dennis Rodman has met leader Kim Jong Un on his second visit to the country.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - President Barack Obama says he will address the nation about Syria on Tuesday as he seeks public and congressional authority for military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - Tropical Storm Lorena has re-formed farther north in the eastern Pacific, leading to storm warnings for parts of the Mexico coast.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Chile's president is asking anyone with information about those forcibly "disappeared" by the country's 1973-90 dictatorship to come forward.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - President Barack Obama is seeking world leaders' backing for a U.S.-led strike on Syria. But he's running into opposition from Russia, China and even the European Union, which has condemned a deadly chemical weapons attack in Bashar Assad's country but has declared it too soon for military action.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - President Barack Obama has arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia, for meetings with world leaders at the Group of 20 summit.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated digital wristwatch at least weeks ahead of a similar product expected from rival Apple. The so-called smartwatch is what some technology analysts believe could become this year's must-have holiday gift.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - Director Errol Morris spent 33 hours interviewing Donald Rumsfeld for his new documentary "The Unknown Known." But Morris says the former U.S. defense secretary proved hard to fathom.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - A poll says Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' approval rating has plummeted 27 percentage points to its worst since he took office: 21 percent.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - Brazilian police say seven people have been detained and 22 high-caliber guns and munitions have been seized in an operation targeting a band that trafficked in arms from the U.S. by hiding them inside mattresses.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Police in Canada say a child under 12 is responsible for the death of a six-year-old boy on a Saskatchewan aboriginal reserve.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Turkey's state media says six people have been killed in an explosion caused by munitions they were bringing into Turkey from Syria as scrap metal.
Updated: 09/03/2013 - Police investigating the British media's phone hacking scandal say a former News of the World journalist has been charged with hacking offenses.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Romania's president has urged the government to pass emergency legislation that would allow thousands of stray dogs to be euthanized in Bucharest, citing the case of a child who was fatally mauled by one.