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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) commended Iraqi authorities for the 12-year effort to re-open the Baghdad Museum, containing artifacts dating back 7,000 years. The UN Agency described the effort as having "tremendous significance as a response to the deliberate...

The United Nations human rights office on Monday confirmed the estimated death toll caused by the continued fighting in Ukraine has surpassed the 6,000 mark, warning that the country stands on the brink of a "new and very deadly chapter" in its conflict. The latest human rights report released by...

wallst-030215.jpg U.S. stocks rallied Monday despite a mixed batch of economic news, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq closing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen years Investors cheered after the People's Bank of China (PBOC) cut benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points to 5.35 percent on Saturday. The Nasdaq...

gasprice-030215.jpg Consumers used to steep discount on gas are seeing an increase in the price of the fuel in the past few weeks, accentuated by a surge in California, with refinery maintenance and unexpected events acting as catalysts. The price increase comes amid a globally volatile scenario where supply continues to exceed demand, and U.S. energy companies rethink their exploration and production strategy.

billoriley-030215.jpg Fox News pundit Bill O'Reilly remains under fire amid accusations that he trumped up his role in covering international events. Only weeks after a Mother Jones article raised doubts about his claims that he was in the "warzone" during the Falklands War, the Washington Post noticed that O'Reilly once...

ISlamicState-030215.jpg In an unexpected move, Islamic state released 19 christian captives - 16 men and 3 women, reports said. However, about 200 Assyrians are still in their custody. According to Assyrian Democratic Organization, the released captives reached the Church of Virgin Mary in Hassakeh.

Twitter-ISIS-030215.jpg ISIS has renewed its death threat to employees of micro-blogging site Twitter, Inc., particularly its co-founder Jack Dorsey. The threats are in retaliation for Twitter blocking accounts which are affiliated to or support the Islamic State. Twitter has a policy of barring users from posting threats or using the service for furthering of illegal activities.

DaylightSaving-030215.jpg What would be the impact of loosing an hour of sleep during the Daylight Saving Time? Many of you might be thinking it can have no significant impact on our life. But studies say you may be wrong.

Best Buy (BBY) and Sprint (S) Friday introduced a simple way to get a wireless phone, simplifying the wireless selection process for customers. Sprint has pushed out its the Best Buy One Plan, an industry-first, all inclusive plan, gives customers unlimited talk, text and data, and the lease of a device....

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the "ongoing barbaric terrorist acts" committed by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and reaffirmed its determination in defeating the extremist group. In a statement, the 15-member Council once again stressed that...

capitol-022715.jpg With little time to spare, the House voted late Friday to approve a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. The House voted 357 to 60 in favor of the bill, which passed just two hours before the DHS was due to run out of funding at midnight.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday once again strongly condemned the continued indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. The Secretary-General in a statement issued by his spokesperson said, "The abduction...

Two Miami residents were sentenced by a Southern District of Florida Court to serve 72 months in prison, for their roles in a $63 million Medicare fraud scheme involving intensive mental health treatment programs. The sentence was imposed by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. of the Southern...

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General, Irina Bokova on Friday, condemned the devastation of artifacts and bas-reliefs, including large statues from the UNESCO world Heritage site of Hatra, by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Addressing a press...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said the world must work toward empowering women and expand opportunities in politics, business and beyond. He was addressing the High-level Conference on 'Women in Power and Decision-making: Making a World of Difference,' in Santiago, co-hosted...

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