The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of a resolution condemning human rights violations in Syria and calling for an end to the violence.
Prince Johan Friso in intensive care unit at Austrian hospital after being buried in avalanche in Lech.
Activists say Syrian troops are heavily shelling rebel-held areas in the central city of Homs, just one day after the U.N. General Assembly condemned the regime for violating human rights in its crackdown.
An awful long time has elapsed since the media began frenetically covering the uprising in Syria—long enough for more truth to have emerged by now.
A Greek default has been on everyone's minds lately. But the traders Cashin has talked to think that it's just the tip of the iceberg.
A funny thing is happening on the way to the clean energy future–reality is setting in.
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The new Maldives president on Thursday cleared the way for early elections in an Indian-brokered deal to end the political violence on the archipelago.
People rightly flipped out across the internet last month over news that the Swedish parliament would not be repealing a barbaric law that forces sterilization on trans people seeking to change their gender on legal documents. While it's despicable t
(Reuters) - Iran has proposed a resumption of long-stalled nuclear talks with world powers in which Tehran would have "new initiatives," according to a letter from Tehran to European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton obtained by Reuters on
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. played down Iran’s claim of a “major” nuclear breakthrough as an exaggeration to bolster nationalism amid tighter sanctions rather than a step toward developing an atomic weapon.
Brent oil settled at an eight-month high on Wednesday as fears of supply disruptions from Iran producers and Africa outweighed worries about the global economy.
Trapped inmates screamed from their cells as a fire swept through a Honduran prison, killing at least 300 inmates, authorities said Wednesday.
Tensions between long-standing allies Egypt and the US climbed to a new high this week as Egypt's ruling generals arrested 43 employees of the country's non-profit non-governmental human rights organizations -- including several from the US.
In this online interactive I-book, we bring to the attention of our readers a selection of feature articles on the Syrian crisis.
Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House about stepping down from her job as Secretary of State to become head of the World Bank, according to reports.
UN is applying double standards towards Syria, the country’s envoy stated while addressing the General Assembly. He said that his country, like any sovereign state, has exclusive responsibility for maintaining security on its national territory.
Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by a machete-wielding intruder at his vacation home in the West Indies, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said Monday.
A top Muslim Brotherhood official has warned that any cuts in U.S. aid to Egypt could affect Cairo’s peace treaty with Israel – the latest sign that Egypt’s emerging political forces intend to call Washington’s bluff over the diplomatic dispute trigg
Some 242 aid workers were killed in 2010, up from 91 a decade before. Is 'humanitarian space' shrinking, or are aid groups spreading out to more conflict zones than before?
A Malaysian lawyers' group blamed Malaysia for handing Hamza Kashgari over to the Saudi authorities 'on a silver platter.' Mr. Kashgari allegedly insulted the prophet Muhammed on Twitter.
Health authorities have admitted to overreacting to a health scare at Auckland Airport but say it's better to be safe than sorry.
A mysterious epidemic is devastating the Pacific coast of Central America, killing more than 24,000 people in El Salvador and Nicaragua since 2000 and striking thousands of others with chronic kidney disease at rates unseen virtually anywhere else.
Our earliest evolutionary ancestor may have been found in the form of microscopic sponge-like organisms recently discovered inside extremely ancient African rocks
The Greek parliament approved a deeply unpopular austerity bill to secure a second EU/IMF bailout and avoid national bankruptcy, as buildings burned across central Athens and violence spread around the country.
Top Russian psychiatrists on Friday called for urgent measures to battle the soaring teenage suicide rate, one of the world’s highest.
We brought you the news last month that Azerbaijan was planning to build the world's tallest building at 3,645 feet — taller than both the Burj Khalifa and the upcoming Kingdom Tower to be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Russia said on Friday that the West was stoking the conflict in Syria by sending weapons to the opponents of President Bashar al-Assad.
Foreign-policy pundits increasingly argue that democracy and free markets could thrive without U.S. predominance. If this sounds too good to be true, writes Robert Kagan, that's because it is.
According to reliable sources, North Korean leader [Kim Jong-Un was killed] in Beijing in February 10 2012, at 2 o'clock and 45 minutes. Unknown persons broke into his residence shot and were subsequently shot and killed by the bodyguard.