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The European Union on Wednesday condemned the assassination attempt on Libyan prime minister yesterday. "The EU calls upon all parties in Libya to unite in confronting attempts that undermine Libyan efforts to find a political agreement," the Union said in a statement. "Yesterday's terrorist attack...

The European Union on Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the largely peaceful and orderly conclusion of pre-election process and voting in Ethiopia. The EU also lauded the hard work and organizational efforts of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia in ensuring as many as 36.8 million registered...

The European Union on Wednesday said the Union continues to regard the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime and as essential to the pursuit of nuclear disarmament. The treaty is also important for the further development of nuclear energy...

water-052715.jpg As part of an effort to cement his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama announced his administration is implementing a new rule to clarify which waters are protected by federal law.

Hillary-052715.jpg An order issued by a federal judge on Wednesday requires the State Department to release batches of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails every 30 days. The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras calls for the rolling production of the emails to begin on June 30th.

The number of the world's chronically undernourished has dropped below the 800 million mark as an increasing number of countries hit their Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on hunger, according to a new United Nations report released Wednesday by the Organization's three food agencies. The...

Obesity-Mississippi-052715.jpg Americans are only getting bigger, and once again Southern and Midwestern states have the highest obesity rates in the U.S.

Vergennes-052715.jpg Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally kicked off his long shot campaign for president at an event in Burlington on Tuesday. Sanders described his campaign as a political revolution to transform the country economically, politically, socially and environmentally.

FiFA-052715.jpg Top officials of football's governing body were arrested Wednesday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich over suspected corruption amounting to millions of US dollars, reports say. Swiss police carried out the early-morning operation at the request of US Department of Justice. The Department, backed by an F.B.I. investigation, alleged widespread corruption in FIFA over the past two decades, involving bid

Nasa-ScienceFestival-052715.jpg Ever wonder how rockets launch or spacecraft lands when coming back from space? Curious about the technology that gives us those spectacular images of other planets and distant stars? Join NASA scientists and educators for answers with hands-on activities at the World Science Festival, which begins in New York today. From mega space telescopes to space navigation, NASA is planning a variety of in

SingaporeAirlines-052715.jpg In an unusual incident, an Airbus operated by Singapore Airlines temporarily lost power on both its Rolls Royce engines during a flight and plunged almost 13,000 feet or 3.96 kilometers. However, pilots managed to save the Airbus through standard operational procedures and it continued on its routine path.

Six top officials of football's governing body were arrested Wednesday in an extraordinary early-morning operation at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, reports say. The FIFA officials, including Vice-President Jeffrey Webb, will be extradited to the United States on federal corruption charges....

The European Commission on Tuesday has approved the acquisition of Greenyard Foods NV by Deprez Holding NV, both of Belgium, under the EU Merger Regulation. Deprez Holding, through its subsidiaries Univeg Holding BV and Peatinvest NV, is active in the production and sale of fresh fruits and vegetables...

The European Commission on Tuesday approved the proposed merger between PartnerRe Ltd. (PRE) and Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXIS), both of Bermuda, under the EU Merger Regulation. PRE is a global reinsurance company, predominantly providing reinsurance and to a limited extent insurance. AXIS...

The EU on Tuesday revealed boosting its financial support to the Central African Republic (CAR), which is still living with the impact of recent conflict by about 72 million euros. An international conference in Brussels later today, will focus on the country's humanitarian needs, recovery and resilience-building. High...

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