It's a small but important victory. Colombia has become the first country to eliminate river blindness, a disease affecting some 18 million people across more than 30 countries in Africa and South America.
Yemeni officials say that militants have shot down an army helicopter, killing all eight people on board including a military commander.
The officials say the helicopter was downed by a missile over the al-Qaida stronghold of Wadi Ubida in central
Berlusconi, besides being an influential politician, is the owner of Italy’s biggest TV-broadcasting company. Italy has a public television funded by a TV-tax and by advertising. Until the ‘80s there wasn’t such a thing as commercial TV in Italy.
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai could face trial in China in a matter of days or weeks. Although Bo’s case is one of China’s biggest political scandals in decades, very little is known about the crimes he is accused of committing.
Highly radioactive water seeping into the ocean from Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is creating an "emergency" that the operator is struggling to contain, an official from the country's nuclear watchdog said on Monday.
Italy's supreme court on Thursday upheld a jail sentence against Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud in a devastating blow to the four-times prime minister that could throw the country's fragile coalition government into crisis.
Starting from July 2013, but stretching back to 2011, a new law by the Italian Republic has come into force that not only enables the Italian tax offices to have free access to all data stored in the bank accounts in Italy, but also compels the banks
The driver of a high-speed Spanish train, which crashed killing 79 people last week, was talking on the phone when the accident occurred, the investigators said after opening the “black box” recorders.
The Investigators say the train was going as
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A train derailed outside the ancient northwestern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday night, on the eve of a major religious festival, killing at least 78 people and injuring up to 131 in one of Europe's worst rail disasters.
Some of the highest levels of ionizing radiation yet detected since the disaster first occurred were recently recorded at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan, according to shocking new reports.
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North Korea has demanded that its cargo ship, which was recently intercepted in Panama, be released immediately.Panama has asked the UN Security Council to investigate the seizure of weapons, including missiles, which it found on the vessel.
Russia is in the midst of its biggest war games since Soviet times, with 160,000 troops, 130 planes, 70 ships and thousands of tanks and armored vehicles participating in the country's Far East, according to media reports.