Syria’s Assad Says Peace Talks Likely to Fail
President Bashar al-Assad backed away from earlier statements by Syrian officials that the government was willing to negotiate with its armed opponents.
Eight killed, 10 policemen kidnapped in Iraq's Sunni heartland
RAMADI, Iraq - Suspected Sunni Muslim militants killed four state-backed Sunni fighters in Iraq on Saturday, security sources said, apparently viewing them as collaborators with the Shi'ite-led government of a nation plagued by sectarian hatred.
Found 7 hours ago on channel Reuters
UK's Litvinenko inquest suffers setback
Judge leading probe into death of ex-Russian spy in London upholds government request to withhold crucial evidence.
Kennett Love, Times Correspondent in 1950s, Dies at 88
Mr. Love was in Iran in 1953 when the C.I.A. plotted against the government, and he also reported on the Suez Canal crisis of 1956.
Argentine Peso Rallies
The Argentine peso is rallying after the government launched an aggressive intervention to reverse the currency's slide in the black market, traders say.