Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that's normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro's Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Belgium ground to a halt in its biggest strike in years Monday as trade unions grounded flights, cut international rail links and shut sea ports to protest the new government's austerity plans.
Three suspects in an armed hostage incident in the Belgian city of Ghent surrendered to police Monday, reports said, as officials said there were no indications of terrorism.
Police are surrounding a home outside Philadelphia where a suspect is believed to have barricaded himself after shootings at multiple homes.
From a 14-month old toddler to a 105-year old grandmother: the first names of some of the tens of thousands killed in South Sudan since civil war began a year ago were released Monday.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for “inaction” and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.
Recent weekly protests by far-right populists against immigrants, asylum seekers and the “Islamization” of Germany “bring shame” on the country, Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Monday.
Defenders and critics of the CIA clashed over the release of a U.S. report that revealed harrowing details of America's torture of “war on terror” detainees, and opened fresh political wounds.
Nancy Hatch Dupree fell in love with Afghanistan on her first visit in 1962, and embarked on a lifelong mission to preserve the rich cultural heritage of an ancient land scarred by modern wars.
Every day beneath the streets of London, sewer technicians are fighting a grim war against giant fatbergs which clog the system and threaten to regurgitate putrid waste back into people's homes.