U.S. drone kills 2 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) _ Tribesmen and witnesses say a US drone strike killed two suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.The witnesses, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution, say the suspected militants wer...

[Newsmaker] Netanyahu brings Iran nuclear fight to U.S.

WASHINGTON ― Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on Monday to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.Netanyahu has infuriated the...

China criticizes Japan for trying to 'cover up' wartime past

A senior Chinese official on Monday criticized Japan for attempting to "cover up" its history of aggression as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is preparing for a speech marking the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender in World...

New media, New China: Xinhua relaunch on barred networks

China's official news agency Xinhua has re-launched its English-language presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it announced -- all of which are blocked in China.Like many official Chinese bodies, Xinhua is an avid user of Wes...