The Democratic Party which has dominated Cook Islands politics for the last decade has lost its grip on power in the Pacific nation.
Fishing nations came under fresh pressure on Friday to cut Atlantic bluefin tuna quotas as negotiators got into the thick of annual wrangling over limits at talks in Paris.
Nato members meet in Lisbon for a crucial summit, with a timetable for handing security to Afghan forces topping the agenda.
Angry at the critical statements by Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Kashmir, India on Friday summoned the charge d’affaires of the Iranian embassy on Friday to lodge a formal protest.
Paris says its foreign policy will not be dictated by others after al-Qaeda demanded that its troops leave Afghanistan.
Los Angeles county health officials issue a warning to residents telling them to be on the lookout for rabid bats, after a rise in the numbers found.
More details of the missing miners emerge as police wait until it is safe to begin the rescue operation.
A dummy bomb that sparked an international terror alert was made by an 80-year-old Calif. grandmother and was discarded in an Namibia airport because of "a boo boo," NBC reported.
Israeli warplanes raided at leasttwo targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian witnessesand Hamas officials said.
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike Friday in Pakistans North Waziristan district along the Afghan...