An investigation has found that British police or security forces supplied personal information to major construction companies.
A major earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck in Argentina, 69 miles east southeast of Santiago del Estero at a depth of 340 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Sunday claimed victory in Russia's presidential election before tens of thousands of cheering supporters, even as the opposition and independent observers insisted the vote had been marred by widespread violations.
Blasts have rocked the capital of the Republic of Congo after a weapons depot caught fire, killing at least 206 people and forcing thousands to flee.
Russian voters overwhelmingly granted Vladimir V. Putin a six-year term as president on Sunday, a long-predicted outcome that set the stage for a far more suspenseful post-election confrontation between Mr. Putin and opposition groups.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez has invigorated the drug legalization debate in Central America, where leaders are under pressure to contain staggering crime rates and battle violent drug cartels.
A shocking video has appeared on the Internet showing Libyan rebels torturing a group of black Africans.
Ecuadorian plaintiffs in an environmental lawsuit against Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Friday they will soon be able to begin a process in foreign countries to pursue a multibillion-dollar ruling issued by Ecuadorian courts against the U.S. company.
President Michel Martelly strongly criticised as supporters of former leader Jean-Bertrand Aristide take to streets.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has sought negotiations with the United Kingdom to establish several weekly flights from Buenos Aires to the Falkland Islands.
Drug gangs, expanding their smuggling operations, bring more violence to nations south of Mexico.
Just three months ago, Russia's parliamentary elections prompted widespread allegations of fraud and drove thousands of protesters into the streets in the days afterward.
Earlier, Zero Hedge cited reports that a Saudi oil pipeline had exploded—both from Iranian Press TV as well as a blog titled The Arab Digest.
Wall Street was set to fall at the open on Friday in a light day on the economic calendar, but S&P futures were still on track to close their ninth straight week of gains, the longest such run since January 2004.
Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said her administration may not succeed in winning legislative approval of a tax system overhaul aimed at paring a deficit that has grown to more than 5 percent of gross domestic product.
Rainforest Communities to Provide More Information About Health Impacts of Chevron Contamination.
The opposition accused Syrian forces of executing 10 people Friday in a shattered rebel stronghold in Homs as Britain's leader warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime will face a "day of reckoning."
Widely read conservative Internet publisher Andrew Breitbart, whose flare for battle with politicians and the mainstream media earned him a reputation as one of the nation's most influential commentators, died Thursday.
Hot and tired passengers disembarking from a disabled cruise ship Thursday in the Seychelles said they had prepared to abandon ship when fire broke out in the engine room three days ago, leaving the vessel adrift in waters prowled by pirates.
Top US officials have called for the urgent provision of weapons, intelligence and funds to the Syrian opposition for use against President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria has successfully held a referendum on a constitution, but been hit with new sanctions by the EU anyway.
In an ancient tomb located below a modern condominium building in Jerusalem, archaeologists have found ossuaries — bone boxes for the dead — bearing engravings that could represent the earliest archaeological evidence of Christians ever found.
Decision to allow Americans accused of fomenting unrest to leave Egypt eases crisis in relations with US
North Korea has agreed to halt nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and enrichment activities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for food aid from the United States, the State Department said Wednesday.
On Saturday, a ship waiting to enter the Kenyan port city of Mombasa wandered into a restricted area and dropped its anchor, inadvertently severing a major undersea Internet and phone link to East Africa.
China usually holds its military hand very close to the vest-things “mysteriously” leak that it doesn’t (does) want the world to know about--so we wonder why the People’s Republic has decided to publish this in the journal Advanced Materials Research
A federal judge in Brazil declined to grant an injunction suspending the Brazilian operations of oil major Chevron and offshore oil-rig contractor.
Senior al-Qaeda commander Saif al-Adel has been arrested at Cairo airport, Egyptian security officials say.
Partial remains of some victims of the September 11 attacks were dumped in a landfill, the Pentagon revealed for the first time, issuing a report that exposed years of bungling at the US military’s most important mortuary.
Authorities dismantled Occupy London's camp outside the famous St. Paul's Cathedral in a dramatic early hours raid Tuesday, clearing away one of the longest-surviving encampments inspired by the New York protest against capitalist excess.