Aside from being blessed with great weather, gorgeous beaches, and beautiful people, their country is one of the few that can exist in a state of complete independence from the rest of the world.
North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean presidential elections.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez named a longtime ally with close ties to Cuba his heir apparent as the cancer-stricken leader prepares for a potential departure after almost 14 years in power.
A Russia-led proposal calling for sweeping new governmental powers to regulate cyberspace could enable countries to block some Web locations and wrest control of allotting Internet addresses from a U.S.-based body.
Three months ago many were angry and surprised (or not at all, as realistically this was a perfectly logical move), when Bernard Arnault, head of LVMH and the richest man in socialist France,decided he had had enough
Standard Chartered Plc agreed to pay $327 million to U.S. authorities to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions laws, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.
THE Philippines would support Japan dropping its pacifist constitution to become a fully fledged military force and act as a balance against China, a government spokesman said yesterday.
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The Egyptian opposition has rejected a constitution referendum set for December 15, saying the it fails to represent all Egyptians. It comes after President Mohamed Morsi rescinded a decree granting himself sweeping powers.
President Mohammed Morsi met one of the opposition’s demands, annulling his Nov. 22 decrees that gave him near unrestricted powers. But he insisted on going ahead with the referendum on a constitution hurriedly adopted by his Islamist allies during a
Government claims rocket will launch satellite by Dec. 22
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez made a theatrical return home on Friday after medical treatment in Cuba, walking and joking in a first public appearance for three weeks that quashed rumors he may have been at death's door.
After a year at sea, Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider has set the record for the longest distance traveled by an autonomous robot.
Multinational firms like Google, Amazon, and Starbucks are coming under new pressure in the UK to pay their fair of corporate taxes.
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THE Alianza PAÍS (AP) in Ecuador has officially nominated current President Rafael Correa as its candidate in the country’s February 17, 2013 presidential elections.
Almost one year ago today, we laid out the nightmare scenario for Microsoft that could lead to its business collapsing.
Intruders escape with weapons in a raid on an Australian navy vessel.
When other countries are taking the step to ban GMO crops outright, the U.S. remains resistant to even allowing consumers to know if they are consuming food made with genetically modified ingredients. America is embracing the cultivation of GMO crops
...to declare the entire world a battlefield in the war on terror on the theory that traditional battles no longer happen is to basically say that the powers that I just described, that are unconstrained, that used to be confined to very identifiable
Senior German politicians have denounced as propaganda a campaign by Google to mobilize public opinion against proposed legislation to let publishers charge search engines for displaying newspaper articles.
The Swiss city of Zurich is to open drive-in sex boxes in an attempt to rid the town of street prostitution.
The barely sea worthy boat, which he claims will save him and his family when flood waters destroy his house, was designed by Lu himself, measures 65 feet and will weigh 80 tons when finished, according to Chinese media. Land lubber Lu, who lives
The Pentagon is facing its worst cash crunch in more than a decade, with potential cuts of up to a half-trillion dollars over the next decade if Congress doesn’t act soon.
Founder Elon Musk said he wants to send 80,000 people to Mars--per year.
The 'biggest breakthrough since the jet' could reach anywhere in the world in just four hours or power a spaceplane into orbit with no need for rocket stages.
Over a dozen western brands found among sweatshop rubble
Guatemala has the world's highest murder rate. The two largest public cemeteries in Guatemala City are so cramped that relatives must pay rent on tombs – or risk family members' 'eviction.'
On Monday a British man claimed to be the first person to have visited every sovereign nation without flying after arriving in South Sudan, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Stop thinking that all porn actresses are “damaged goods.”