Polish Air Crash Drama

// May. 14, 2011 - 12:38 GMT

Poland about to complete its report on Smolensk plane crash

A Polish commission, conducting its own probe into causes of presidential plane crash in western Russia, is about to complete its report.

// May. 14, 2011 - 12:38 GMT

Japan shuts down Hamaoka NPP over unfavorable quake forecast

The last two operating reactors of Japan's Hamaoka nuclear power plant were shut on Saturday down over fears of a major earthquake.

// May. 14, 2011 - 13:45 GMT

Global consequences of Japanese quake

// May. 14, 2011 - 14:48 GMT

Rescuer at Japan's quake-hit nuclear plant dies at 60

A rescuer who was clearing rubble at the site of Japan's nuclear power plant that was badly damaged by the March 11 earthquake died Saturday, Kyodo News said quoting the plant operator.

// May. 14, 2011 - 14:48 GMT

Diriyah, the historic capital of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is known primarily as one of the worlds leading oil exporters and the home to major Muslim holy sites, but few people know that its deserts and mountains are also home to many pre-Islamic historical treasures. </p>

// May. 14, 2011 - 15:48 GMT

Police detain 2 Tablighi Jamaat extremists in southern Russia

Police in southern Russia has detained two brothers who belong to the transnational extremist Islamic movement Tablighi Jamaat banned in Russia, local police said on Saturday.

// May. 14, 2011 - 17:31 GMT