Yemen insisted yesterday that it could handle its own security challenges without direct intervention from foreign powers “pointedly warning” the US to keep its troops out.
New research has found that there is an increased presence and severity of coronary artery plaques in men infected with HIV.
Two defense contractors have been charged with shooting and killing two Afghan citizens in Kabul and wounding a third, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Officials are warning that the World Cup in South Africa could be a public health disaster with half the nation’s prostitutes carrying HIV and half a million football fans expected in the region.
More than 200 former child soldiers have been sent home from Nepal after being disqualified for being recruited after the ceasefire code of conduct was signed in May 2006.
Australian sheep farmer Peter Spencer is entering his 47th day on hunger strike after the government rendered his livelihood useless “in the name of combating climate change.”
The New Jersey Senate yesterday rejected a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state with a 20/40 vote against the motion striking a serious blow for gay rights advocates.
Thousands of enraged Egyptian Christians clashed with police in the city of Nag Hammadi yesterday after a drive-by shooting the previous night killed six Christians and wounded nine.
Sexual abuse of detainees at juvenile prisons is a “systemic problem” according to a federal report which found that 3 out of 25 young prisoners are abused by their “carers”.
The only official survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs in Japan has died of stomach cancer in his nineties.
Fat mass is important for increasing bone size in girls according to researchers who found that excessive dieting in young women greatly increases the risk of osteoporosis.
Japan’s new finance minister Naoto Kan has said it would be “nice” to see a weaker yen in order to aid the recovery of the Japanese economy, during a press conference.
Americans will feel “certain shock” when a report detailing the intelligence failures that could have prevented the attempted Christmas Day airline bombing is published today.
A major upsurge in violence in Africa’s Sudan is threatening the country’s 2005 peace agreement according to a coalition of aid agencies in the south of the region.
A suicide bomb in Russia’s Degestan has killed five “hero” police officers after they prevented the bomber from ramming an explosive-filled SUV into police headquarters.