A second foreigner working with Doctors Without Borders died of his wounds in an attack in Somalia that also killed the group's country director, though the aid organization declared Friday that despite the risks it would still provide medical care in one of the world's most dangerous countries.
Gamers worried their actions on the virtual battlefield could land them at the Hague war crimes tribunal can relax.
Think of the Texas drought, floods in Thailand and Russia's devastating heat waves as coming attractions in a warming world. That's the warning from top international climate scientists and disaster experts after meeting in Africa.
Top international climate scientists and disaster experts meeting in Africa had a sharp message Friday for the world's political leaders: Get ready for more dangerous and "unprecedented extreme weather" caused by global warming.
Thank you for running the article "Israel envoy: Outlook for peace talks not 'particularly bright,' " (Web, Oct. 25), which notes Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren's criticism of the Palestinian Authority's celebration of terrorists and refusal to rejoin peace talks.
Libyan revolutionary forces fired rockets into the western half of Moammar Gadhafi's hometown Tuesday even as hundreds of residents streamed out of the city to flee the fighting.
Libyan rebels on Friday were engaged in fierce battles with forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in three of the ousted dictator's remaining strongholds.
Libyan rebels struggled to consolidate their gains Wednesday as fighters loyal to Moammar Gadhafi mounted fierce resistance in parts of Tripoli and in a few remaining strongholds across the battered North African nation.