A far bigger concern is getting warnings to at-risk coastal communities, and making sure people get to safety in time.
Croatian foreign minister warns prosecution of war crime suspects in Serbia is a benchmark test toward the European Union
Castro said he is open to discussing a wide range of issues but that they should also cover the United States and he insisted Cuba would not give up its socialist principles
The suspension comes as South Korea is struggling to contain its own outbreak of bird flu in birds.
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann justified the original sanctions as "a self-defence step", but added: "Our goal cannot be tightening the sanctions."
Some 1,122 -over 26 percent of total- of foreign-partnered companies were founded directly by Syrians or as partners with local businessmen between January and November.
Turkmen in Tel Afar are fleeing into Mosul due to the clashes while Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side of Sinjar mountain
Putin has remained defiant in the face of these setbacks, repeatedly defending Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine
Israeli airstrikes on land in southern Gaza are a major violation of the Egypt-mediated cease-fire agreement, Haniyeh told reporters
Denouncing a U.N. report as "biased and unfounded", the fighters accused U.N. investigators of intentionally skewing statistics to blame the Taliban.
Mohan Bhagwat of the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, which is also the ideological wing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party, said India was a "Hindu nation"
Government plans to bring undocumented immigrants back
After more than a month hiding in jungle, Christian refugees to have asylum claims processed
A regional group is expected to emerge with most seats, but will still fall short of a clear majority, polls showed.
The spokesman did not reveal the nationalities of the defendants, nor did he disclose the method by which the death sentences were carried out
A police force arrested five Israel settlers – of which four were minors – for planning to attack Palestinians in Jerusalem, Israeli radio quoted police sources as saying
King Abdullah's visit to Bahrain comes only one week after he paid a visit to Saudi Arabia where he met with King Abdullah bin Abdel-Aziz
Israel's safety comes first, Netanyahu said during a Hannuka candle lighting ceremony at the Western Wall in Jerusalem
The fishing boat capsized after colliding with the Panamanian-flagged ship al-Safat after the container vessel had passed through the Suez Canal on its way to Saudi Arabia.
Kerry had told European envoys that Washington would not allow any draft resolution on the Middle East peace process to pass in the Security Council before Israel's general election, Foreign Policy Magazine said
US confident North responsible for Sony cyberattack despite denial and 'joint probe' offer from Pyongyang.
Ban visited Cuba earlier this year and said he had been trying to advocate for an opening with Cuba to authorities in Washington over the issue.
Muhammad Ali is in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia and is expected to be released soon, says his spokesperson
Gunman kills himself after fatally shooting two New York City police officers as they sat in their marked police car
The Homeland Security Agency managed to arrest "one of the most dangerous Al-Nusra elements" identified as Mohamed Ibrahim al-Desouki
Al-Sisi has appointed Gen. Khaled Fawzi, head of the National Security Agency, as the acting intelligence chief
Polls opened as Tunisians head to cast their ballots to elect the country's next president in a runoff vote that pits interim President Moncef Marzouki against Beji Caid Essebsi of Nidaa Tounes party. www.aa.com.tr/en
Kenya says the U.S. had no moral standing to lecture it on justice reminding the presence of the U.S.-run detention camp in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay.
Morsi called for the prosecution of former Interim President Adly Mansour, accusing him of "usurping" Egypt's presidency last year
Postponing the election allows for the state governor positions to be removed from the forthcoming poll before the new nomination period starts on Jan. 11.