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The UN human rights chief has urged European Union (EU) governments to take a "more sophisticated, more courageous and less callous approach" in coping with the flows of migrants towards Europe. His comments follows the loss of some 700 lives after a boat carrying migrants capsized and sank over the...

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said, six men from Minnesota were arrested and charged with conspiracy and attempt to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The men were arrested in Minnesota and San Diego as...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the killing of a number of Ethiopian nationals in Libya by extremists affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday that purportedly shows executions of about 30 Ethiopians...

At least four workers of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) were killed on Monday, after an attack on the minibus they were traveling in north-eastern Somalia. Four others were seriously injured in the roadside bomb explosion. The United Nations agency strongly condemned it as a "horrific attack on our...

realpossibilities-042015.jpg Mifflin West, a neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, has topped the list of top 10 "Most Livable Neighborhoods" in the U.S., according to a new survey from the American Association of Retired Persons. Surprisingly, popular states for retirees such as Florida and Arizona had cities way down on the list,...

img2-042015.jpg Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., announced Sunday he plans to stay in the Senate rather than run for Governor of West Virginia next year. In a statement, Manchin said he has seen signs of progress toward a greater sense of bipartisanship and an end to the gridlock in Congress.

Jebbush-042015.jpg Jeb Bush continues to lead the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released on Monday, although the former Florida Governor does not have a particularly commanding lead.

CadillacCT6-042015.jpg General Motors Co.'s Cadillac brand will offer a plug-in hybrid electric version of its all-new CT6 luxury sedan, which was unveiled last month in New York. Cadillac said at the Shanghai Auto Show on Sunday that the plug-in hybrid electric or PHEV system is expected to achieve more than double the fuel economy of a conventional gasoline engine.

McDonald-042015.jpg You can now get an Egg McMuffin breakfast even after 10.30 am if you are in San Diego. Fast food giant McDonald's Corp. will begin testing all-day breakfast menu at select locations in San Diego, starting Monday, April 20. While the all-day breakfast menu will be available at nearly 100 locations in San Diego, the launch date coincides with 4/20, the annual celebration of all things weed.

Islamic State has killed 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya, as per the new video released by the terror outfit. The 29-minute video shows about 12 men being beheaded, and the rest being shot dead. The video, which came with the official logo of IS, has also asked Christians to either convert to Islam, or be killed.

The Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, stated that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing at the Kabul Bank office. On Saturday morning, a suicide bomber attacked civilians in a bank branch at Jalalabad, killing at least 33 people. The Afghan President did not reveal more details...

Australian police, after a series of raids, arrested five teenagers who were planning for a terrorist attack next week. The five member team, all aged 18-19 years, was inspired by Islamic State outfit. They were targeting a high profile attack on April 25 at the Anzac Day, the centenary celebration...

A suicide bomb attack in Jalalabad in Afghanistan killed 33 people and more than 100 were injured. The explosion was outside New Kabul bank in eastern Nangarhar province and police suspect that the suicide bomber came in a bike. There was a second explosion, probably from a bomb tied to a motorcycle,...

Gas explosion in Fresno in California injured 11 people on Friday afternoon. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) said workers who are not affiliated with the company have struck a 12-inch natural gas transmission pipeline and the gas leaked was ignited due to the dig-in.

Aerial pictures published by the U.S. based Center for Strategic and International Studies showed that China is constructing an air strip at the South China Sea. The airstrip in the artificial island is said to be more than 3 kilometers long and can accommodate aircraft of any type. The airstrip...

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