The United Nations said Sunday that 200,000 people have fled the Syrian city of Aleppo in two days as President Bashar al-Assad’s forces step up their assault.
North Korea said Sunday it was being lashed by severe thunderstorms that could cause major damage, just days after flooding that killed scores and left tens of thousands homeless.
Swimming legend Michael Phelps suffered a nervy start in his bid to become the greatest Olympian in history on Saturday while Chinese shooter Yi Siling claimed the first gold of the Games.
Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban lashed out at the European Union for failing to solve the bloc’s economic crisis on Saturday, a day after calling for a new economic system.
Russia hopes to establish its first naval base abroad since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union and is looking at Cuba, Vietnam and the Seychelles as possible locations, state-run RIA news agency quoted the navy chief as saying on Friday.
Spain’s jobless rate neared 25 percent in June, officials said Friday, darkening the recession outlook despite relief on financial markets at a vow of support by the European Central Bank.
A billion people across the globe turned on their TVs to watch the opening ceremony of the London Olympics live Friday, but very few of them were in United States.
A spike in international cases of measles and an increase in the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children has health officials worrying
The official shopping centre of the 2012 Olympics apologised on Thursday for putting up “Welcome to London” banners in Arabic that read backwards.
London Mayor Boris Johnson shamed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in front of a crowd of 100,000 people at the Olympic torch lighting on Thursday.
Chinese prosecutors are charging the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai and a family aide with the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood
Police say a fire alarm forced authorities to briefly clear the sprawling mall beside the Olympic Park.
North Korea's Olympic representative Um Chang expressed outrage on Thursday at a diplomatic blunder which resulted in his country's women's soccer team leaving the field after the South Korea flag had been displayed by mistake.
US officials and lawmakers took aim at China Wednesday, saying human rights were deteriorating in the communist-run nation as Chinese leaders move to quash even the slightest sign of dissent.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has delayed until October any announcement on whether to extradite the computer hacker Gary McKinnon to the US
Canadian miner Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc said armed robbers made off with bars containing gold and silver at its Zaruma gold project in Ecuador, and warned the incident might have an adverse effect on its near-term production plans.
Pyongyang has threatened to “reexamine” its nuclear capabilities after perceiving a new, threatening agenda from its southern neighbor and United States.
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s former president, was abruptly moved from the relative comfort of a military hospital back to prison on Monday after the country’s public prosecutor ruled that he was fit to serve his time behind bars.
We may never know with complete certainty whether the still unexplained health crisis that suddenly did in Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was due to natural or unnatural causes.
Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul of Beacon Equity Research predicts that the coming conflict with Syria will be the trigger event that takes down the U.S. dollar.
For a country that four years ago plunged into a financial abyss so deep it all but shut down overnight, Iceland seems to be doing surprisingly well.
An international body devoted to security and democracy Sunday chided Russia—one of its 56 members—on its human rights record and urged governments to impose sanctions by banning visas and freezing the assets of Russians connected to the death of a c
Loss of Maarib Pipeline Costs Yemen $15 Million Per Day
Thousands of demonstrators are participating in a massive march across Pakistan today, condemning the government’s decision to reopen the supply route into Afghanistan for US trucks.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez declared himself fully recovered from cancer on Monday, three months before an election in which he is seeking another six-year term.
They're not naming the newcomer outright, because there are subtle indications that the particle may not, in fact, be the plain old Higgs itself, but rather a close doppelganger.
Starting that day, computers still infected with the notorious DNSChanger malware will be unable to connect to websites.
About a quarter-million computer users around the world are at risk of losing Internet access on Monday because of malicious software at the heart of a hacking scam that U.S. authorities shut down last November.
The ruling-party candidate who came third in Mexico's presidential elections said Thursday that campaign spending violations had marred the vote, although she stopped short of challenging the legitimacy of the outcome.
In the past few decades, Latin America has emerged as the world's unlikely laboratory for democracy.