Thursday, July 2, 2015
Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Wednesday pledged his entire US$32 billion (28.8-billion-euro) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years.
U.S. President Barack Obama will unveil Wednesday a breakthrough deal with Cuba to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, officials said, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold war enmity.
Lorenc Toska returned from Greece to his village in central Albania with empty hands and pockets. He had been working there hoping to secure a better life for his family back home, but the crisis in the neighboring country ruined his dreams.
"Default, dear Alexis, is not in our stars but in ourselves, that we are underlings," a character called, let's say, Varoufakis might have said in a latter-day Shakespearean play.
Thousands of people rallied in Athens Tuesday in support of a bailout deal with international creditors that has been rejected by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Egyptian curator Medhat Abdallah laughs when reminded of the "curse of Tutankhamun" as he cleans an ancient gilded bed found in the boy king's burial chamber nearly a century ago.
Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.
From the shooting of sperm darts to post-coital cannibalism, there is not much that surprises researchers into the weird ways of animal sex.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
ATHENS, Greece -- Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone.