French unions rallied again in protest of President Sarkozy's proposal to increase the minimum retirement age to 62.
Blockbuster's bankruptcy is not expected to affect its international operations in more than 21 countries, according to the company.
Wind energy capacity in Britain leapfrogged that of the rest of the world combined on Thursday as the largest offshore wind park came into operation off the coast of Kent.
Typhoon Fanapi swamped south China's Guangdong province after directly hitting the island of Taiwan on Sunday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech to the UN General Assembly today marks his sixth appearance. From 'nuclear apartheid' to 'bad hijab,' here are highlights of Mr. Ahmadinejad's five previous visits to the General Assembly.
At a conference that included the US, Canada, Denmark, and Norway, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said the area should be a 'zone of peace.' But Russia is bolstering its claim to a large tract of the Arctic seabed.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who spoke at the UN today, has been called a 'ranting loon.' But the real Ahmadinejad is far more complex.
Russia, a major global arms dealer, decided Wednesday to nix a controversial arms sale that would have given Iran missiles.
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of murdering her roommate in Italy, is set to appeal her conviction. Meanwhile, Amanda Knox performed in a prison concert and is the subject of two movies.
Niger kidnappings: The assailants made their way through streets patrolled by 350 soldiers, past the gate of a secure residential area and the security guards standing in front of the foreigners' homes.
Colombia troops killed top FARC rebel leader Jorge Briceño, better known as 'Mono Jojoy,' along with another 20 guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, in a bombing raid Wednesday.
An international outcry about India's preparedness for the Commonwealth Games has the country frantically trying to get ready before teams begin withdrawing.
Talk of the Millennium Development Goals at the UN General Assembly this week’s brought home one very clear fact: Western thinking about development is elite-driven.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, slated to speak to the UN General Assembly today, is not the only world leader to have delivered infamous remarks.
The confrontation in disputed waters between a Chinese fishing boat and Japanese Coast Guard vessels have quickly soured China-Japan relations. Neither governments appear ready to lose face in the standoff.
Israel rejected the UN Gaza flotilla probe's findings as 'biased.' In Turkey, most politicians welcomed the news and praised the panel's objectivity.
Proponents say genetically modified seeds arm Africa's family farms in the war against pests, droughts, and depleting soil. Critics cite concerns about biodiversity and health.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb says it kidnapped five Frenchmen and two Africans from a Niger uranium mine. The group appears to be cultivating revenue streams.