Sunday, August 2, 2015
Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital surrounded by family.
Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead.
A man was killed and dozens were arrested Friday as a mob looted a supermarket and other shops in an industrial Venezuelan city, Bolivar state authorities said.
Mainland China will ban exports of high-performance drones and computers due to national security reasons, trade and customs authorities said on Friday.
U.S. oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil signaled Friday further belt-tightening ahead as the industry responds to lower oil prices that slammed earnings in the second quarter.
Eleven people have been questioned and the boss of Serbia's state lottery forced to resign in a fraud probe into an extraordinary "coincidence" in a live television draw, an interior ministry spokesman told AFP.
Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out due to growing concern over the civilian toll.
Immigration is the main concern of Europeans, ahead of economic problems and unemployment, according to a new opinion poll released by the European Commission.
Germany has hosted more than 300,000 asylum seekers since the start of the year, said the daily Die Welt on Saturday, as Berlin prepares for a record influx of refugees in 2015.
Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.