Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The world's first academy to train local aid workers and volunteers as first responders to disasters that occur in their own countries was launched in London on Monday.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A German airliner crashed near a ski resort in the French Alps on Tuesday with all 148 people on board pronounced dead, in one of the worst ever plane disasters in the country., 2 Comments
JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament election that offended members of the community.
KABUL - Gunmen killed 13 passengers travelling on a bus towards restive southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, the latest attack hitting civilians in the country's still-bloody conflict.
France's right celebrated on Monday after a conservative alliance and the far-right National Front took top spots in weekend local polls, dealing President Francois Hollande and his Socialists a new blow ahead of the 2017 presidential election.
Yemen's Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local fighters on Monday after the United Nations warned the country is on the brink of a protracted civil war.
An Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Quran was innocent, the interior minister said Monday.
The leaders of Greece and Germany meet Monday aiming to calm the bitter acrimony raging since a radical-left government took power in Athens vowing to halt an austerity drive spearheaded by Berlin.
Albino Gomes looks despairingly at his two-hectare lettuce farm north of Lisbon and wonders where he is going to find money for fertilizers this year.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that two Nissan recalls didn't go far enough to fix a problem with front-seat air bag seat sensors.