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The governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States have issued a joint statement condemning the ongoing violence in Libya and calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities. "We condemn the crimes of Ansar al-Sharia entities, and the ongoing violence in communities...

Japan's first domestically-built passenger jet, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, was unveiled on Saturday by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHVYF.PK), as the Asian country aims to enter the highly-competitive commercial aircraft market. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and its subsidiary, Mitsubishi Aircraft...

The death toll in devastating snowstorm in Nepal's Himalayas rose to 39 on Saturday. After a fourth day of searches, at least 384 people have been rescued from the Annapurna trail, 216 of them foreigners, in one of the worst-ever trekking disaster in the country. Trekkers from countries including...

At least 13 people were killed Saturday during clashes between the Shia Houthi militants and Sunni tribes in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, a day after 19 people were killed and 27 injured in the same province, medics and officials said. According to sources, at least 11 Houthis and two Sunni tribesmen...

At least 13 people were killed Saturday during clashes between the Shia Houthi militants and Sunni tribes in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, a day after 19 people were killed and 27 injured in the same province, medics and officials said. According to sources, at least 11 Houthis and two Sunni tribesmen...

usflag-040910_18Oct14.jpg Colorado based doctor Dilip Joseph, who was kidnapped by the Taliban discusses his ordeal in detail in a book published by Amazon on Tuesday.

Gonzalo, a category two hurricane, hit the south-central coast of Bermuda and is moving towards north-east. The hurricane, according to meteorologists is still strong and sustains winds of 105 miles per hour with a 35-mile wide eye.

CDC-101714.jpg While the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. has thus far been limited to just three people, the results of a new CBS News poll suggest that news of the disease has contributed to a sharp drop in public confidence in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

klain-101714.jpg While the administration initially resisted calls to appoint an Ebola "czar," President Barack Obama now reportedly plans to tap former White House official Ron Klain for the role. Klain previously served as chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and then-Vice President Al Gore and is said to be highly regarded at the White House.

Over 2.2 billion people are either near or living in 'multidimensional' poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards, according to UN estimates. "This is not an accident. It is the result of a series of deliberate and conscious decisions by key actors who have chosen...

CONSUMER-RETAIL_17Oct14.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly improved in the month of October, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.

HousingStarts-101714.jpg New residential construction in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the rebound did not completely offset the sharp drop seen in the previous month.

The United States says that an employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital had left the country via a commercial cruise ship on October 12 from Galveston, Texas. It was discovered as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's detailed contact trace investigation conducted in response...

Galaxy-101714.jpg Peering through a giant cosmic magnifying glass, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy - one of the farthest galaxies ever seen. The diminutive object is estimated to be more than 13 billion light-years away, NASA said on Thursday. This galaxy offers a peek back to the very early formative years of the universe and may just be the tip of the iceberg, according to the US s

Exercises and the promise of more exercises in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine has reassured America's European allies, the deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe says. Speaking at a Defense Writers Group breakfast in Washington Thursday, Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt said the command...