Take a stand — and sit down for what you believe in. Male representatives on the Sormland County Council in Sweden should sit rather than stand while urinating in office restrooms, according to a motion advanced by the local Left Party.
Saudi Arabia wants to buy between 600 and 800 Leopard II main battle tanks from Germany, at least twice more than what was previously reported, a German newspaper says. The future deal is estimated to worth around 10 billion euros.
Egyptians lined up Saturday to pick their first president since Hosni Mubarak...
The United States on Thursday acknowledged providing communications equipment and other forms of assistance to members of the “peaceful opposition” in Syria.
President Hugo Chavez has revealed that Venezuela has made its first drone in partnership with Iran, Russia and China, and said Caracas plans to start exporting it soon.
Egypt's highest court declared the parliament invalid Thursday, and the country's interim military rulers promptly declared full legislative authority, triggering fresh chaos and confusion about the country's leadership.
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled the Islamist-led Parliament must be immediately dissolved, while also blessing the right of Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister to run for president, escalating a battle for power between the remnants of the
Yesterday afternoon CNN aired a series of heartbreaking images from Syria: Gruesome close-ups of toddlers alleged to have been killed by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
A new World Bank program offers so-called “smart cards” to people who have very little access to regular banks.
Brazil is widely celebrated for having some of the world's best beaches, soccer, and Carnival festivities. Wines? Um, no.
The U.S. Military is looking to relocate some of their predator drones, sending some to South and Central America, according to a new article in Wired Magazine.
Anti-government protestors have taken to the streets of Moscow for a "March of Millions", with organizers putting their numbers as high as 200,000, Russia Today reports.
A small group of leftist protesters have burned a British flag outside the headquarters of Argentina's oil company, saying YPF should stop using oil tankers that fly flags from the British commonwealth.
This image, taken April 15th by Digital Globe, reveals the enormous size of a rally in Pyongyang, North Korea, held just days after this month's unsuccessful missile launch.
Thousands of supporters thronged the streets of Caracas Monday to join cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as he registered to seek reelection amid ongoing concerns about his health.
David Cameron left his eight-year-old daughter at the pub for around a quarter of an hour following a family lunch, Downing Street confirmed Monday. Nancy Cameron wandered off to the toilets while the prime ministerand his wife Samantha were arran
series of vicious slaps and a glass of water to the face were unleashed on two left-wing female deputies by the spokesman for Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party during a live TV debate.
Investors hoping to avoid the turmoil of the euro crisis have been pouring their money into German bunds and assets, expecting nothing but a safe place to store their money.
Four Latin American countries announced Tuesday that they’re pulling out of a regional defense treaty while pressing for changes in the Organization of American States.
Massive natural gas discoveries along with new extraction techniques have led many to claim nat gas as the fuel of the future – which could ensure U.S. energy independence, reduce geopolitical risks, and help meet U.S. electricity demands for the nex
Bolivia’s leftist President Evo Morales, who has nationalized some utility companies, raised the possibility Sunday of making all natural resource-related industries property of the state.
Hosni Mubarak, one of the most recent dictators to fall from grace in the middle east was handed down a sentence of life in prison today by judge Ahmed Refaat in a Cairo court for ordering the killings of hundreds of protestors during last summers up
Is an honest Fourth Estate the only Force than can restore peace and balance to the Galaxy? To find out, we consult two of journalism's most influential and inflammatory figures: Rebel journalist, enfant terrible, Julian Assange, who awaits a verdic
The tower housing Big Ben will be renamed in honour of the Queen under plans supported by the majority of MPs. David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are among senior figures from all parties who have backed the proposal to call it the Elizabet
Pakistan on Thursday conducted test of medium range cruise missile, which can deliver nuclear warheads, the military said.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive cancer that has "entered the end stage". The prognosis is dire and Chavez is not expected to live "more than a couple of months at most."
"These accusations are part of a terror and intimidation campaign to prevent them from voting again for Shafik," said Egyptian writer Saad Namnam, "or even boycotting the elections altogether, which would be the same as voting for Morsy."
The government of Peru declared a 30-day state of emergency in the southern Andean province of Espinar after violent anti-mining protests left two civilians dead and at least 76 police officers injured since Sunday.
Today, Britain’s supreme court made a decision concerning the extradition of Julian Assange the founder of Wikileaks. The verdict, which Lord Phillips the president of the supreme court handed down just moments ago is not a good one for the world ren
Only days before its annual shareholder meeting, forty Chevron investors with $580 billion in assets under management have demanded the oil giant settle the $18 billion environmental lawsuit brought by impoverished indigenous groups in the Ecuadorian