The U.S. government rested its much-watched perjury case against a former CIA agent from Cuba on Thursday — after an 11-week parade of 23 witnesses — and the defense immediately began presenting its version of key events.
The United Nations' top human rights body appointed a special investigator to look into human rights abuses in Iran, overcoming resistance from nations that considered it meddling with that country's internal affairs.
A New York Times reporter who interviewed an elderly ex-CIA operative and got him to admit masterminding bombings at top Cuban tourist sites in 1997 is set to testify at his perjury trial, despite long fighting court orders compelling her to do so.
As Col. Moammar Gadhafi finds himself increasingly isolated internationally, he still has at least a few friends far away.
Alberto Cardenas, who escaped from communist Cuba when he was 12, was elected Wednesday as the new chairman of the American Conservative Union, the first change at the top of the prominent conservative organization in more than a quarter-century.
Allies and adversaries of President Hugo Chavez took to the streets of the capital by the thousands Sunday, staging rival demonstrations to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Venezuela's democracy.
A federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday that an ex-CIA agent and nemesis of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro "can do anything he wants to the Cuban regime" but broke federal law when he lied about it under oath while seeking American citizenship.
Federal prosecutors brought charges Sunday against the gunman accused of attempting to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six people at a political event in Arizona.
This week marks the 52nd anniversary of Fidel Castro's arrival to his Cuban throne. I cannot wait to see how it will be solemnized. Will little children appear before Fidel throwing flowers? They better not throw them too hard. He is pretty frail. Will there be a military parade? If there is, where will they come up with the gasoline? There is hardly enough in the country for the Communist Party leaders' limousines. What will they be celebrating? By now, everyone knows that the revolution was a stupendous bust starting about 51 years ago.