Palestinian diplomats are trying to muster support for a U.N. Security Council vote in New York on Nov. 11 on their bid for membership in the global body, a senior Palestinian diplomat said Thursday.
More than a year after the owner of a string of South African strip clubs was fatally shot, police are still chasing his killer.
A Houston-based museum exhibiting a set of rare 13th-century frescoes that were looted from Cyprus more than three decades ago has agreed to return them, the leader of the divided island's Orthodox Christian church said Friday.
Germany kept alive hopes that the 17-nation euro currency can survive the sprawling debt crisis when lawmakers in Europe's largest economy on Thursday voted overwhelming in favor of expanding the powers of the eurozone's bailout fund.
Germany kept alive hopes that the 17-nation euro currency can survive the sprawling debt crisis when lawmakers in Europe's largest economy on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of expanding the powers of the eurozone's bailout fund.
Germany's finance minister wants no more advice from the United States. He called the Obama administration's suggestion that the European Union needs to be ready to dole out trillions to bail out member nations a "stupid idea." At least one country has learned the folly of attempting to spend one's way out of debt. It hasn't sunk in with others yet.
Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 16 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls.
In a Middle East wracked by coups d'etat and civil insurrections, the Republic of Turkey credibly offers itself as a model, thanks to its impressive economic growth, democratic system, political control of the military and secular order.
UEFA says Europe's national soccer associations want to have only double-headers for international matches and avoid matches in August.