A major cocaine seizure in Europe has turned out to be good news for the animals at Rotterdam's zoo.
Fifteen dead and dozens injured by bomb targeting pro-government militia in Darra Adam Khel town in northwest Pakistan.
Some 20 alleged nationalists launched an assault on a Moscow gay bar amidst Coming Out Day celebrations, kicking women in their heads, using bottles as weapons and making threats with guns. The attack left many injured, with three taken to hospital.
Chevron Corp this week lost a U.S. Supreme Court bid to block an $18.2 billion judgment against it in Ecuador in a case over pollution in the Amazon jungle.
Worst floods in 50 years have killed 140 people, left hundreds of thousands homeless, and raised fears of a food crisis.
A graceful yet compellingly powerful Japanese armada has embellished the country’s Sagami Bay, showcasing the latest firepower of seabound warfare.
The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its historic role in uniting the continent in an award seen as a morale boost as the bloc struggles to resolve its economic crisis.
This week, a congressional report warned the U.S. government and American companies from doing business with Chinese network-equipment maker Huawei, saying it benefitted from state assistance and labeling it a security threat.
There are too many new startups coming out each day to keep track of, but today we stumbled upon three which are actually pretty cool – world changing even.
Bloomberg reports Japan Calls China PBOC Chief Skipping IMF Meeting ‘Regrettable’
The global economy is stalling, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise; and unless the eurozone and Europe can recover from the financial crisis, my prognosis for the global economy is not good. Judging from what I’m currently witnessing in the marke
Citizen diplomacy in Pakistan’s tribal areas: "You are welcome!"
The United States will support France if it intervenes militarily in its former colony Mali, where Islamist forces control the north of the country, a top US diplomat said in an interview Tuesday.
Turkey has confirmed that it is deploying at least 25 additional F-16 fighter jets at its Diyarbakir air base close to the border with Syria.
During a trip to South America for the 10th Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas, U.S. Defense Secretary advised Latin American countries to strengthen their civilian police forces, instead of using the military for regular law enforcement
Troops Block Convoy From Reaching South Waziristan
UPDATE: The AP is reporting that President Hugo Chavez has been proclaimed victor in the Venezuelan elections, according to the country's National Electoral Council.
President Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project, surviving his closest race yet after a bitter campaign in which the opposition accused him of using oil wealth and control of state institutions to his advantage.
Did you know that Puerto Rico is in the Appalachians? Well, in 2011, something called the Appalachian Regional Commission distributed $55 million in Pell Grants from the U.S. Department of Education to the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, I
Venezuela goes to the polls this Sunday in an election many are calling a referendum on President Chavez and his policies.
The hidden agenda: Conquer Venezuela!
Oil prices have accelerated in the last few hours.
Japan Inc is charging into Myanmar.
After over a year of harboring foreign terrorists and supporting their operations near and across the Turkish-Syrian border, NATO-member Turkey has claimed it has retaliated with military force against “targets” inside Syria for an alleged attack on
An upcoming plunge from a balloon could break the world record for skydiving. But the world may have a long wait before the age of true "space jumps."
An important shift is developing in Saudi Arabian currency derivatives markets as Iran becomes engulfed in populist protests amid hyperinflationary pressures and armed conflict breaks out between Turkey and Syria, heightening concerns about tensions
First, the scoreboard: Dow: 13,495, +12.6, +0.1 percent S&P 500: 1451, +5.3, +0.4 percent NASDAQ: 3135, +15, +0.5 percent
How is Iceland doing now after going after corrupt bankers and politicians?
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner has made some craaaaazy jumps over the years, including BASE jumping from Petronas Towers and the Taipei 101 skyscraper. Impressive, but nothing compared to his plan to skydive from 23 miles above the Earth next week.
In October of 2012, Felix Baumgartner will attempt a record-breaking freefall jump from 120,000 feet - 23 miles - above the earth as part of Red Bull Stratos: a mission to the edge of space.