Debt-laden Dubai will receive a welcome cash injection from neighbouring Abu Dhabi, which has agreed to provide $10bn in financing to help steer the region out of difficulties.
The Italian Prime Minister Silivio Berlusconi is recovering in hospital after being left with a broken nose and teeth in an assault by a crowd member during a political rally.
US President Barack Obama told talk-show-host Oprah Winfrey last night that he feels he deserves a “good, solid B+” for his first 11 months in office.
Iranian authorities have reportedly arrested several people in connection with the destruction of photographs of the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Paper could be used to power your laptop according to scientists who have developed a high tech battery from the standard writing surface by coating it in special materials.
Leading climate change scientists have trounced studies claiming global warming is a natural phenomenon connected with sunspots rather than man-made emissions.
An openly gay woman who doesn’t toe the business establishment's line was elected the mayor of Houston yesterday.
Several conservative commentators are looking to establish themselves as the conservative Huffington Post.
Some critics admire Disney's new entrepreneurial black princess and her interracial relationship with the frog prince.
Hair samples from ancient Peruvians contain hormones that indicate they suffered from stress just like we post-moderns do.
Tomorrow President Obama is expected to challenge national banks to lend more to small businesses, cut predatory credit card rates and support financial reform.
Nearly 1,000 people were arrested in the Danish capital last night while protesting the lack of progress at the U.N. Climate Change Conference.
A federal panel of health experts recommends reducing mammogram frequency for both medical and financial reasons.
A mixture of polo and football requiring a decapitated goat is the elite Afghan sport called Buzkashi.
Congress has devolved the power of marijuana legalization to the District of Columbia moving the District toward unofficial statehood.