Google Inc on Friday denied a request from the White House to remove the mysterious, low-budget film trailer that has sparked riots across the Middle East from YouTube.
Wojdan Shaherkani made history Friday morning as the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in an Olympic Games.
UN observers have counted at least 90 bodies, including 32 children, after a Syrian government attack on Syrian town Houla.
Thousands gathered outside the American consulate in the city of Karachi on Sunday to protest against a NATO cross-border air attack that killed 24 Pakistani troops and is threatening a strategic alliance between the countries.
A military helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan late Friday, killing all 31 Americans and seven Afghan commands on board, making the incident the single biggest loss of life for U.S. forces since the war began in 2001.
As it emerges from isolation, the nation of Myanmar is caught between repression and reform, dark and light.