Hundreds of thousands of people around the world attended May Day rallies today.
The European Commission is considering allowing member states to reinstate some border controls, responding to demands for more national power to stop
A plan that would see Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh slowly cede power has been postponed indefinitely as the embattled leader refused to sign the deal.
Security forces today clashed with antigovernment protesters in Male, the capital of the Maldives, with police using tear gas and batons to break up crowds.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's largest Islamic group, today announced that it will not enter a candidate in the presidential election but will contend for as many as half of the seats in parliament.
The Kyrgyz parliament has urged the government to verify whether the head of the country's Customs Service can continue in that post in light of claims that he has dual citizenship.
Reports from Iran say lawmakers have called for a debate on President Mahmud Ahmadinejad's apparent boycott of his official duties.
An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has struck eastern Kazakhstan.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber today killed three civilians and wounded nearly a dozen others in an attack in the country's east.
Roman Catholic leader Pope Benedict XVI today declared the late Pope John Paul II "blessed," paving the way for sainthood before an expectant crowd of over 1 million at the Vatican.
Antigovernment protesters in Syria today launched what they call a "week of breaking the seige," just days after deadly clashes were seen on April 29 during the "day of rage" called for by the opposition.
UN buildings and some foreign missions were targeted by angry crowds following a NATO air strike that reportedly killed a son of Muammar Qaddafi.