By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities arrested more than 300 children during protests in Cairo over the past year, beating and torturing some and trying many as adults, a leading international rights group said Tuesday.
Human Rights Watch said in a report that the
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that
By DARKO BANDICAssociated Press
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery on Tuesday, after a trial that was closely monitored by the country's future partners in the European Union.
Sanader, 59, who served as prime
By JOHN MILLER and REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years that include a pair of drug arrests and a conviction for driving drunk.
By JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - For all the attention wrenched elsewhere in recent days - on new violence in the Middle East, the "fiscal cliff" back home - President Barack Obama's speedy trip to Southeast Asia achieved a major goal: It was
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The house explosion that killed two people and destroyed several homes in an Indianapolis neighborhood is now being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, though no suspects have been named.
Indianapolis Homeland Security Director
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A lot has happened in Asia while the United States was off fighting its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and most of it can be summed up in one word - China. Fueled by China's amazing growth and the promise of its huge and expanding consumer market
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to end a conflict between Israel and Hamas that has killed more than 100 in the last week.
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - As an Army general faces a string of sexual misconduct charges involving female officers, his wife is seeking to stir a broader look at often taboo subjects in military marriages: adultery, the strain of separation and the stress of war.
By JAMAL HALABYAssociated Press
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - It's usually a few younger protesters who break out in the chant - startling and almost unheard of in this country where the monarchy has always been almost sacrosanct - "Down, down with the king."
The rest of the opposition, including