Egyptian police officers have blocked a border crossing into Israel, in protest against the kidnapping of their comrades by Islamist militants. President Mohammed Morsi has refused to negotiate with the kidnappers.
19.05.2013 - 23:05
Sweden has come out on top in the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championship, with a crushing win over wildcard finalist Switzerland.
19.05.2013 - 21:49
Nigeria's military says at least 14 Islamic extremists and three soldiers have been killed in the country's northeast. The latest clashes are part of a government offensive against Boko Haram.
19.05.2013 - 21:02
On Monday, US President Barack Obama will receive the president of Myanmar, Thein Sein, in Washington. The visit itself represents a symbolic victory in several ways, but disagreements remain between the two countries.
19.05.2013 - 19:23
Yahoo! has reportedly decided to buy popular blogging website Tumblr. The move comes as CEO Melissa Mayer tries to breathe new life into the company.
19.05.2013 - 19:17
Scientists, for the first time, have cloned embryonic stem cells using reprogrammed adult skin cells, without using human embryos. But even so, the procedure raises ethical issues.
19.05.2013 - 19:01
In Iran, your PhD is just a mouse click away – at least that's what all the Internet ads promise. Plagiarism is so yesterday; in the Internet Age, the magic word is 'ghostwriter.'
19.05.2013 - 18:59
Clay-court specialist Rafael Nadal has won his seventh Italian Open title, crushing Roger Federer at the Rome Masters. Serena Williams belted her way to the women's title.
19.05.2013 - 16:47
The Syrian military has begun closing in on an opposition-held town, which lies on key roads to the coast and northern Lebanon. Meanwhile, the Arab League has called an emergency meeting to move peace talks forward.
19.05.2013 - 15:14
Tunisian police have clashed with radical Islamists in a Tunis neighborhood, after Salafist movement Ansar al-Sharia told its followers to gather for its annual congress. The move defied a government ban.
19.05.2013 - 14:58