The U.N. backed the development of a new mobile app, Applifish, that helps consumers track what species of fish are endangered.
Iran is in talks with a lawyer to sue Hollywood over the "unrealistic portrayal" of the country in Oscar winner "Argo."
Iran has closed the notorious VPN loophole in its control of the internet. One anti-censorship site claims it's found a way around it.
It may be a surprise, but apparently the UN thinks North Koreans still have some human rights left for the regime to violate.
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The U.N. estimates there are now 1 million Syrian refugees living in camps outside Syria.
This small subset of the Free Syrian Army has garnered quite a lot of attention, and trouble, after kidnapping 20 U.N. peacekeepers.
Uhuru Kenyatta, leader of the National Alliance, is leading the vote count, but his opponent, Raila Odinga, claims election fraud occurred.
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday approved new and tougher sanctions against North Korea, restricting travel and funds.
Israel's Mission to the UN hosted Israeli-Iranian singer Rita in concert. What ensued was extremely unusual for a buttoned-down diplomatic seat.
The #1 hit song "Thrift Shop" by Seattle duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis has had little effect on actual sales at second-hand stores.
A band of Syrian rebels have released a video in which they claim to have kidnapped 20 UN peacekeepers near the area controlled by Israel.
The new Pentagon chief's first meeting with a foreign counterpart since taking office was all hugs and smiles.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal has "retained counsel" against Forbes, saying the magazine's billionaires list undervalued him by almost $1 billion.
Weeks ahead of Passover, locusts have returned in full force to Egypt, providing Twitter with many disgusting pictures to share.
Africa and Southeast Asia are rapidly losing their populations of great apes to trafficking, and international mafias are responsible, says the U.N..
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Egypt, focused on helping leaders revive their moribund economy.
The anticipated sequestration process began to take effect hours ago. Here is what's been sliced and diced in Washington already.
The 41st running of Alaska's legendary thousand-mile sled race, the Iditarod, kicked off on Saturday morning.
Iran continues to back Assad's regime as the U.S. and the West pledge more money and supplies to the rebels.
Comparing Zionism to a "crime against humanity," as Erdogan did yesterday at the U.N., is par for the course in Turkey these days.
The U.S. has pledged $60 million in "non-lethal aid" to Syria. What, exactly, does that mean?
The lawyer for Libya's last Prime Minister under Gadhafi claims that he is being tortured in prison.
Newly-elected Knesset Member Moshe Feiglin, the freshest face in the Likud list, gave a celebratory party in Queens last night.
A new report has been presented to the U.N. outlining the persecution of atheists around the world.
Italy's election results have caused financial markets to be as unstable as gelato in the summer sun. And the uncertainty is here to stay.
A 2009 report co-authored by the defense secretary nominee provides yet more fodder for his Israeli and American critics.
The UN has continued to refuse to take responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti.
A statue honoring a World War II fascist war criminal in a small Italian town has drawn the ire of the grandson of Ethiopia's last emperor.
British left-wing MP George Galloway stormed out of a debate at Oxford yesterday, after he discovered his debate opponent was Israeli.
Italians vote on February 24 and 25. The man who was ousted in disgrace in 2011 may surprise them, and everybody else, with a comeback.