ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopia's federal court has sentenced a prominent dissident blogger to 18 years in prison.
The court on Friday also handed the deputy leader of the Unity for Democracy and Justice opposition party Andualem Arage a life sentence on terror charges.
By BY MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Thursday hit Iran with more sanctions designed to hinder the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
The Treasury Department announced new financial sanctions against 11 companies affiliated with the
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A 29-year-old Chicago man accused of plotting a suicide bombing overseas and claiming he was inspired by a radical Muslim cleric has agreed to change his plea to guilty, bringing to an end one of the last terrorism trials pending in the city's
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A fugitive murderer from New Jersey could be tried as a terrorist today because he helped hijack an airliner in 1972, a former FBI agent who worked on the case for 17 years said Wednesday.
R.J. Gallagher told Congress that George Wright,
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan should get $1.1 billion in U.S. funds that have been held up for months now that Islamabad has reopened crucial NATO supply lines to Afghanistan, top senators said Tuesday.
A major obstacle to releasing the money was removed last week
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol will plead guilty to two charges, his lawyers and prosecutors said in a plea agreement filed in federal court
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning an Iran opposition group that time is running short to vacate an encampment inside Iraq.
Daniel Benjamin, the department's coordinator for counterterrorism, said Friday that the group
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A former high-level Colombian general has pleaded not guilty to charges that he took bribes from drug gangs.
Mauricio Santoyo Velasco was arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria. A judge set a September trial date
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses in Britain after a routine vehicle search in northern England turned up firearms and weapons, police said Friday.
The arrests, which took place