US pop legend Tina Turner, who has been living in Switzerland since 1995, will soon receive Swiss citizenship and will give up her US passport, Swiss media reported Friday.
There is a saying, "Once bitten, twice shy".
Inertia reigns as elite return to Davos ... The theme of this year's WEF Davos meeting is "Resilient Dynamism" ...
India's radical Hindu nationalist party governing Mumbai has handed out kitchen knives and chili powder to women following a gang rape in the capital New Delhi that ignited a national debate on the best way to tackle sex crimes.
The United States has delivered the latest setback to Russia-US relations by announcing it will no longer participate in the Russian-American Bilateral Presidential Commission on Civil Society.
Sometimes mistakenly called stomach flu, the virus causes bouts of vomiting and diarrhea for a few days.
Washington claims its only direct involvement in France’s military intervention in Mali includes the US Air Force flying in French soldiers and 124 tons of equipment.
In depth coverage of history and scandal of the BBC by James Corbett in this video report from corbettreport.
Pyongyang says it will strengthen its defencive military power after UN Security Council votes to expand sanctions
Everyone knows that Japan, whose population is now at the oldest average age it has ever been in its history, sold more adult than baby diapers for the first time in 2012, and is "older" than any nation in the world, has a "demographic problem."
Japan's finance minister Taro Aso said Monday the elderly should be allowed to "hurry up and die" instead of costing the government money for end-of-life medical care.
Strapping a giant condor to the back of a raging bull is a central part of an Andean festival celebrated in Peru but some people worried about the endangered vulture's future say it is time to ban the tradition.
Over 140 nations have come together under a new treaty to curb deadly mercury pollution over serious risks to worldwide health,meanwhile the FDA is still allowing the mass majority of US citizens to chomp down on mercury-containing processed food.
A Canadian consortium of renewable energy developers including Solexica Energy Corporation, JCM Capital and Radical Energy has signed a 20-year concession agreement with CONELEC, Ecuador’s National Electricity Board,
On an article originally published on the Chileno website, political analyst Patricio Zamorano reflects on the turbulent term of Chilean President Sebastián Piñera and summarizes crucial moments of his admnistration,
Confused over the surging violence in Mali and now Algeria? Trying to find Mali on the map?
At least 23 hostages and 32 captors are dead after a siege at an Algerian natural-gas plant that ended with Saturday's raid by Algerian forces, officials said.
At least 77 Brazilian municipalities have high incidence rates of infection by the mosquito Aedes Aegypti, which causes dengue, a study of the health ministry revealed
The European Union defined as positive the political and commercial relations it has had with Central America, an item on its agenda for next week''s EU-Celac Summit in Santiago de Chile.
The talks between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) proceed in Cuba after three-week recess with special attention to agribusiness and the right on the land, an issue they consider key.
The Government of Ecuador will be investing US$ 2.6 million to set up a Centre for Development of Textiles and Apparels at Atuntaqui, 110 km north of the country’s capital Quito.
France, the former slave power of west Africa, has poured into Mali with a vengeance in a military attack launched on January 11.
Islamic militants still held hostages at a gas plant in Algeria Friday, diplomatic officials said.
Investigators opened a new criminal case against Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev Friday while denying reports of his disappearance.
Protesters Dump Bodies of Victims at Govt Office in Peshawar
Aslan Usoyan, a 75-year-old gangster known as Grandpa Khasan, was hit by a sniper perched on the sixth floor of an apartment building, shot in the head with a round from a silenced assault rifle, the Russian Investigative Committee said.
Algerian forces raided a remote Sahara gas plant on Thursday in an attempt to free dozens of foreign hostages held by militants with ties to Mali's rebel Islamists, diplomats said.
U.S. citizens have been taken hostage by an extremist group out to avenge the French offensive against Islamist fighters in Mali, an unforeseen consequence of the operation that could get the U.S. involved directly in the conflict.
41 Foreigners Held by 'Battalion of Blood' in Retaliation for Mali Invasion
Kenya has become the hottest oil and gas venue in East Africa since big discoveries were made in the country’s virgin oilfields last April. All eyes are on Kenya in 2013 to see how quickly--and economically they can develop those discoveries into pro