NEW DELHI (AFP) - Narendra Modi's elevation as opposition chief for India's elections sets up a contest between a Hindu nationalist who must shed the taint of religious riots and the reluctant prince of the Gandhi dynasty.June 10, 2013, 7:42 pm
PANAJI, India (AFP) - Controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi was chosen Sunday to front the main opposition's campaign for general elections in 2014, boosting his chances of becoming the nation's next prime minister.June 10, 2013, 6:53 am
ISTANBUL (AFP) - Wearing the red and yellow scarf of his beloved Galatasaray football club, Arda stands with two unlikely companions: a fan of Fenerbahce and one of Besiktas, his team's fierce Istanbul derby rivals.June 9, 2013, 8:39 pm
Federal Labor is under pressure again as another boat tragedy near Christmas Island claims the lives of at least 13 asylum seekers.June 9, 2013, 4:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AFP) - In his Istanbul liquor store, shopkeeper Menderes Yildirim is worried -- not so much about the recent nights of riots and tear gas, but about the stacks of beer in his fridge.June 7, 2013, 3:58 am
By Ralph Boulton ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan has walked Turkey's political stage unchallenged for a decade, bringing powerful generals to heel and driving economic success that ...June 6, 2013, 6:08 am
TEHRAN (AFP) - The United States is making it easier for information-hungry Iranians to get on the Internet and use social media, but has also slapped new sanctions on the economy that could make their lives more painful.June 5, 2013, 9:32 pm
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto will go on trial for crimes against humanity in September in connection with deadly post-election violence in 2007-08, the International Criminal Court said Monday.June 4, 2013, 3:37 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expressed concern Monday at reports of excessive use of force by Turkish police to quell anti-government rioting and called for restraint in a rebuke to its NA...June 4, 2013, 3:03 am
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