Egypt's Minister of Interior announced that anyone who hands in an unlicensed or stolen police firearm to the authorities will not be questioned and will also get the opportunity to issue a personal defense gun license through simplifie
(CNN) -- An isolated Indian tribe in Brazil seemingly has vanished like a morning mist in the Amazon jungle. Concerns are rising that the tribe, filmed this past year for the first time, may have been run off by drug traffickers.
Crisis maps in hostile political situations can let the dictatorial governments, as well as the protesters, see where the action is.
The United States has condemned the arrest of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, jailed for contempt of court for her behavior during a trial on charges of abuse of power.
If Russian prime minister Putin’s recent description of America as “a parasite on the world” were reported by the US media, little doubt that most Americans would be infuriated.
Police in London likely aren’t relishing their jobs this week, but Scotland Yard is getting a chance to test drive facial recognition technology that’s under consideration for use during the 2012 Olympic Games.
Things are bad in England. In addition to arresting some 1,100 people and nearly tripling the number of police officers in London, police forces have been attempting to use technology to rein in the looting and rioting in the various English cities.
Claiming to be written in Hama, Syria, TIME’s latest article “Exclusive: A Visit to Hama, the Rebel Syrian City that Refused to Die” attempts to reestablish the US State Department’s sagging narrative regarding unrest they themselves funded, organize
Australia's Aborigines are being forced off their traditional land because of government policy, despite the fact they would live longer if they stayed put, Amnesty International claimed Tuesday.
He is glad to be out of the firing line, at least for the moment, but is appalled that it took the beheading of a 54-year-old Indonesian grandmother to quiet abuse by supporters of Saudi-style Islam. The beheading of Ruyati binti Satubi — executed in
The whole of London is taking stock after outbreaks of violence and looting across the capital. So what has the humble BlackBerry got anything to do with it?
BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhuanet) -- Violence has continued in London for a third day, as rioters clashed with police in the eastern neighborhood of Hackney. It followed a weekend of unrest in various locations across the city in which more than 200 people
The Syrian military defied growing condemnation and initiated another assault on the country’s most restive locales on Sunday, deploying dozens of tanks and armored vehicles into parts of a city in eastern Syria that it had long feared provoking, act
The century-old Panama Canal has a major shortcoming: New ships are too long, too deep and too wide to fit through it.
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai has officially been the world’s tallest building since its opening early last year, but by 2016-ish Saudi Arabia plans to let the UAE know exactly who the big brother is on the Arabian Peninsula.
Sparked by the Albanian-dominated government as a power-grab in the Serb-majority north, the unrest in North Kosovo has convinced NATO to send another 700 armed peacekeepers to the territory.
Even with so many things wrong with the world right now, there are a lot of interesting opportunities out there.
On Sakhalin Island, in Russia’s far east, temperatures can fall to 35 degrees below zero. Many islanders herd reindeer. And in January, oil crews drilled the world’s longest and deepest extended-reach well, 7.7 miles down into the ground and 7.1 mile
Syrian forces killed nearly 140 people including at least 100 when the army stormed the flashpoint protest city of Hama, activists said, prompting calls for emergency Security Council talks. Activists said it was one of the deadliest days in Syria
Air travel between the United States and Cuba will become easier with the opening of charter flights to the forbidden island from an additional nine U.S. cities announced by Cuba authorities on Friday.
The world's largest network of radio telescopes is ready to begin the first phase of operations in northern Chile's Atacama Desert, an observatory announced Thursday.
Venezuela said Tuesday it would oppose any increase in OPEC oil output because of the NATO air campaign against Libya.
There are fears of another crisis following last year's disaster which displaced millions.
Friday’s dual massacre in Norway was an utter perversion of humanity, the worst that the world has seen for quite some time.
A lawyer representing the anti-Muslim extremist who carried out the massacre in Norway sought to fill in some of the wide gaps in public knowledge about his client on Tuesday, portraying him as a “very cold” person who lived in his own world,
In what is said to be his last press briefing before his retirement, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen confirmed that US-Pakistan military ties are at a “very difficult” crossroads.
Five soldiers wounded in roadside bomb attack in southern city of Sidon.
Breivik used social networking sites to create a cyber-persona seemingly made to order for left-leaning “watchdog” groups. Available photographs depict the blond, stereotypically Nordic Breivik as if he were a dress-up doll, his face oddly unmarked a
After Anders Behring Breivik claimed responsibility for the atrocious killing spree in Norway, and his manifesto was discovered and published, the facts we are presented with continue to be quite strange.
The concession by Assad to quell anti-government protests is blasted by opposition as symbolic and far too late.