Louis James: Doug, a lot of our readers have asked about getting a second passport. I realize this is a large and complex issue – several issues, actually – but would you care to go over the basics of where to go and what to do?
What if hospitals were run like a mix of Wal-Mart and a low-cost airline? The result might be something like the chain of "no-frills" Narayana Hrudayalaya clinics in southern India.
An International Energy Agency report calls for more research, carbon price, to help renewables compete.
Catapults, cannons, submarines, and more!
One of agriculture's most dangerous substances, anhydrous ammonia requires several precautions to handle.
My heart goes out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, one of whom was an eight year old little boy named Martin Richard who had so much life in front of him.
So I turned on the TV at 5:00 AM and heard the news that the Boston terrorists were born in Chechnya. Two hours later, there still wasn't any news coverage that I could find on the history of Chechen terrorism. It took me two minutes to find the fo
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been summoned to appear before a French magistrate on May 23 for questioning over an arbitration payment to a wealthy supporter of former President Nicholas Sarkozy, news website Mediapart reported on Wednesday.
The West is floundering over how to respond to Syria’s worsening civil war, especially after a leading Islamist rebel group pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda, opposition officials and experts say.
The world’s biggest scheme to certify that seafish come from sustainable sources has come under fire in a scientific journal, where researchers say the label is too generous and may “mislead” consumers.
France’s upper house Senate voted Friday to adopt a law granting homosexual couples the right to marry, which has sparked widespread opposition and protests from conservatives and religious groups.
Thousands of people on Saturday rallied in the streets of Lisbon to protest rising poverty resulting from the government’s belt-tightening measures.
China and the US, which are embroiled in a bitter dispute over hacking, have agreed to set up a cybersecurity working group, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday.
Ecuador will launch its first satellite into space from China in two weeks, President Rafael Correa announced Saturday.
Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday called for either a strong new government or a fresh round of votes, while centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani rapped his political rivals for grandstanding during a deadlock that followed inconclusive election
Guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison fired non-lethal shots to quell prisoner unrest Saturday as they relocated inmates into individual cells, US military officials said.
A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi provincial elections candidate and three other people north of Baghdad on Sunday, bringing the number of candidates killed in attacks to 14, officials said.
Swiss President Ueli Maurer said on Sunday he saw “no need to change strategy” after fellow financial centre Luxembourg eased its bank secrecy practices.
The United Nations has been hit by a second war crimes court dispute in a week with Rwanda trying to stop the UN Security Council praising the International Criminal Court.
Ireland is to hold a referendum on legalising gay marriage after a special convention set up to reform the Irish constitution recommended that same-sex couples in the republic be recognised in law.
Millions of people could become destitute in Africa and Asia as staple foods more than double in price by 2050 as a result of extreme temperatures, floods and droughts that will transform the way the world farms.
A British hunger striker inside Guantánamo Bay has laid bare the deteriorating conditions of inmates, expressing fears that he and others will soon die as a result of what he described as “systematic torture”.
All eyes are on North Korea on Monday to see if it marks the birthday of late founder Kim Il-Sung with an expected missile launch, despite tension-reducing noises from Seoul and Washington.
The world spent less on weapons and military services in 2012 than the year before, the first annual drop since 1998, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.
China’s economic growth likely picked up slightly in the first quarter of this year, according to an AFP poll of analysts, but they say the rebound is fragile and key data unreliable.
For civil servants working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the arrival of mobile banking has been just short of a miracle.
Dean Pleasant explains the type of explosion at the Boston Marathon - Anthony Gregory (The Independent Institute) on North Korea and the Middle East
China’s poultry industry lost 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in the week after the H7N9 bird flu virus began infecting humans, state-run media said on Monday as they sought to discourage panic.
North Korea’s military Tuesday issued an “ultimatum” saying it would attack without warning if anti-North Korean activities continued in the South.
President Barack Obama held a press conference on Monday afternoon after two bomb exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.