India's once-a-decade census has turned up some striking numbers: The population grew this past decade by 181 million
Venezuelan President says he will travel to Cuba for a third round of treatment to beat his cancer.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has lashed out at the sentence of Viktor Bout, who was given a 25-year jail term by a US court.
Otto Reich and Ezequiel Vázquez Ger's reckless and illogical column ("How Ecuador's immigration policy helps al Qaeda") says more about the authors' desire to baselessly attack the government of Ecuador than their ability to offer readers any substan
On November 10, H. Chavez called Contragolpe host Vanessa Davies in the middle of the show to break the news that a US nuclear-powered submarine had been spotted in the country's territorial waters.
Nearly 50 percent of Vietnamese companies admit to bribing officials in order to bid on contracts, a new survey shows, but experts say the real figure could be far higher.
The Royal Canadian Mint has invented a new, digital currency called MintChip intended to be an alternative to using debit and credit cards.
Poland will impose a complete ban on growing the MON810 genetically modified strain of maize made by US company Monsanto on its territory, Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki said Wednesday.
Ecuador spent about $2.74 billion in fuel subsidies last year, including gas for cooking
Thirty years after Britain and Argentina went to war over the Falklands, relations are at their chilliest in years as Buenos Aires launches a multi-pronged diplomatic offensive to assert its claim to sovereignty over the South Atlantic islands.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa will boycott this month’s Summit of the Americas in Colombia because Cuba is not invited, he told the host in a letter Monday.
The current French presidential election campaign was rudely interrupted at its very start by a series of murders in and around the southwestern city of Toulouse.
An upset victory in a U.K. special election has gone to George Galloway, a fierce critic of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars
Hats off to Ngozi ... A golden opportunity for the rest of the world to show Barack Obama the meaning of meritocracy
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi declared a “new era” for Burma Monday, after her party claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's parliamentary by-elections.
Tired and hungry after hours of working crowds under a blistering Caribbean sun, Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles needs a rest and some food back in his campaign bus.
The unexpected announcement has antagonized the ruling military junta, who still receive Washington's support
Debt-mired Ireland is facing a revolt over its new property tax.
A Moroccan worker in Italy set himself on fire on Thursday in protest at not being paid for months, a day after an Italian businessman set himself alight over a tax dispute, police said.
Andrea Rossi appears to have produced the first working “cold” fusion device, or low energy nuclear reaction (LENR), with his Energy Catalyser (E-Cat) machine; a technology previously declared impossible by the scientific community.
South Africa will this week take some initial steps to unseat the US dollar as the preferred worldwide currency for trade and investment in emerging economies.
An alleged serial killer who practiced cannibalism has been arrested in Central Russia. The detainee has confessed to at least six murders, but the number of victims could be higher.
US Geological Survey charts quake at a magnitude of 7.1 as government evacuates coastline, but says tsunami unlikely.
UK activists from the ‘Stop the War Coalition’ have held a day of action to speak out against war with Iran. Protesters took to the streets of 15 major British cities. In Israel, hundreds marched in Tel Aviv protesting the war.
A video depicting the ravaged apartment where Toulouse terrorist Mohamed Merah met his bloody end has been released to the media.
As France recovers from the deadly shootings committed by homegrown jihadist Mohamed Merah, Pakistani intelligence say dozens of French Muslims are training with the Taliban in north-western Pakistan.
The lands of the Shuar Indians in the Amazon are rich in wildlife such as tapirs, toucans and red howler monkeys. They also hold treasures more coveted by outsiders: rich deposits of copper and other minerals that the government is eager to cash in o
Mali's Tuareg rebels caused a split between the military and government after returning home with arms from Libya
In a huge anti-mafia bust, 16 judges have been arrested near Naples, Italy, according to the BBC, for allegedly being in cahoots with Italy's notorious Camorra crime syndicate.
Bahrain’s disgraceful show trial of medical staff is set to continue, with news this week that 20 doctors and nurses are to be retried in a civilian court on trumped-up charges of subversion against the US-backed regime.