Two further churches have been firebombed in Malaysia yesterday, bringing the total to six, as the row over the translation of Muslim “Allah” for the Christian “god” escalates.
The United Arab Emirates has issued a law restricting the use of tobacco and its marketing unless specific standard requirements are met.
Angolan security forces have arrested two people following a deadly attack on Togo’s football team at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Can Hollywood filmmaker Oliver Stone’s new documentary show us the “human side of Hitler?” asks The Independent’s Stephen Foley.
No deaths have been reported after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck thirty three miles off the coast of northern California.
President Karzai has submitted a new list of prospective cabinet ministers to the Afghan parliament after many of his first choices were rejected but the new list is not immune to criticism.
The special election to fill the late Ted Kennedy’s senate seat on January 19th could determine whether healthcare legislation is passed in the Congress.
Yoko Ono says she will take five years to write her memoirs which will include the Beatles’ breakup and how John took his tea.
The EPA will introduce new smog standards soon that will cost billions to business but be offset by gains in public health.
Scientists have discovered that plants activate and deactivate certain genes according to temperature variation aiding them in climate adaptation.
The Chronicle of Higher Education writes that studying the humanities in graduate school is a recipe for hardship and poverty.
Year-end bonuses will soon be paid out to Wall Street executives which threatens to ignite a new round of public fury.
While the Togo PM calls on the national soccer team to return home following the killing of three players the team wants to stay and compete in their honor.
Xinhua reports that Chinese exports rose nearly twenty percent in December making it the world’s largest exporter.
Michael Jackson’s former doctor is accused of negligence in the pop star’s death and will be charged with involuntary manslaughter.