Australian travellers stranded by mudslides in Peru are claiming to have been forgotten by officials and are asking the Australian government to put pressure on Peruvian authorities.
A man has been pulled alive from the under the rubblie in Port-au-Prince two weeks after a massive earthquake turned much of Haiti’s capital into rubble and disorder.
Couples who are at loggerheads but decide to stay together for the sake of their children may actually be making them more unhappy than if they were to split up, a new study has found.
If you think a crow is looking at you with malice in its eyes…chances are it is. Wild crows can recognise individual human faces and hold a grudge for years, according to research.
China has accused America of “hypocrisy and initiation of cyberwarfare against Iran” in response to criticism by Hillary Clinton of countries that censor the internet and engage in hacking.
“No great American has suffered more cruelly and undeservedly at the hands of historians than Ulysses S. Grant,” writes The New Republic.
US Vice President Joe Biden’s son has said he won’t run for the Senate seat vacated by his father – striking another blow for the Democrats.
A woman who was considering IVF treatment after failing to conceive a child for more than four years has given birth to a little girl after using an iPhone application to get pregnant.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s adopted children have been made into “fashion accessories” in a new online game which also encourages young children to administer contraceptives.
Air New Zealand is offering what it calls “the first major improvement in economy class travel in 20 years”: the provision of beds in coach class flights.
President Karzai of Afghanistan has proposed a “Taliban amnesty” whereby Taliban names would be removed from a UN blacklist imposing travel restrictions and asset freezes.
Ali Hassan al-Majeed, an Iraqi general and cousin of former dictator Saddam Hussein, known widely as “Chemical Ali,” was hanged yesterday, having received four death sentences.
The world’s astronomical experts are gathering at the Royal Society in London to discuss aliens, with notable scientists agreeing that on a balance of probabilities “they exist.”
World of Warcraft gamers are being encouraged to upgrade their Adobe Flash players after a glitch was discovered that could make their accounts vulnerable to hackers.
New research suggests that prescribing the female hormone estrogen to women with emotional disorders might protect them from contracting schizophrenia.