World News

Google Rejects White House Request to Pull Mohammad Film Clip
September 15th, 2012

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.

London 2012: First Saudi Woman To Compete In Olympics Makes History
August 4th, 2012

Wojdan Shaherkani made history Friday morning as the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in an Olympic Games.

Syria Massacre: U.N. Says Over 92 People Killed, 32 of Them Children
May 27th, 2012

UN observers have counted at least 90 bodies, including 32 children, after a Syrian government attack on Syrian town Houla.

Tensions Between U.S. and Pakistan Rise After NATO Strike
November 27th, 2011

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.

31 U.S. Soldiers Killed in NATO Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
August 6th, 2011

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.

Land of Shadows: National Geographic Takes A Look At Myanmar [Big Picture]
August 4th, 2011

As it emerges from isolation, the nation of Myanmar is caught between repression and reform, dark and light.