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NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and small satellites. Through these public-private partnerships, selected companies will partner with...

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is unveiling a new program to boost U.S. air superiority by separating payloads such as weapons and sensors from the main air platform, and using open-system architectures to seamlessly integrate plug-and-fly modules into any kind of platform. The program,...

The United States has expressed concern over reports that the Government of Myanmar has filed criminal charges against peaceful protesters engaged in campaign activities advocating reform of the National Education Law. Washington called for the immediate, unconditional release of all individuals being...

McDonalds-033115.jpg In a bid to reinvigorate sagging profits, fast food giant McDonald's Corp. plans to introduce table service in Germany, one of its toughest markets. On Monday, McDonald's opened its new flagship store at Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 2 in Germany. The flagship store is the largest McDonald's restaurant in Germany, with more than 500 seats and a floor area of 2,300 square meters.

In an email error by an employee of Australian immigration department, personal details of government heads visiting the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane last November were mailed to organizers of the Asian Cup football tournament, according to news reports. Some of the leaders whose personal details...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday said that despite recent military gains against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), "vast challenges" remain as the Government of Iraq fights to consolidate its territorial integrity against the terrorist threat. The Secretary-General's...

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly on Monday, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said the international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunt development. "Water...

Tammyduckworth-033015.jpg Second-term Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., announced Monday she is running for the Illinois Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill.

MarcoRubio-033015.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is planning to launch his campaign for president at an event later this month, according to numerous media reports. Rubio has reportedly reserved the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami for an event on April 13th.

UKElectionCampaign-033015.jpg Election fever has gripped the UK as Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday urged his people to prudently choose either a prosperous future under his Conservative Party or economic ruin under the Labour Party headed by Ed Miliband.

germanings-033015.jpg Lufthansa Officials fear that it may be difficult to trace the second black box of the doomed Germanwings flight that crashed on the Alps with 150 passengers, last week. The airline suspects that the black box might have been badly damaged during the crash, as they could not trace any signals from it. The investigators were able to find the first device-the cockpit voice recorder-earlier.

JebBush-033015.jpg Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has the strongest level of support among Republicans in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, according to a CBS News poll. The poll found that 51 percent of Republicans would consider voting for Bush.

lincoln-033015.jpg Ford Motor Co. plans to revive the iconic Lincoln Continental name with the introduction of a new flagship Continental luxury sedan this week. The automaker hopes that restoration of the classic name will enable to boost the sale of luxury cars in the U.S. and China, the world's two largest auto markets.

The Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have warned against any deliberate political interference in the counting process of the Nigerian election. This would contravene the letter and spirit of the Abuja Accord, to which both major parties committed themselves, US Secretary of State...

pendingHomeSales-033015.jpg Pending home sales in the U.S. increased by much more than expected in the month of February, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Monday, with pending sales jumping to their highest level in twenty months.

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