Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak has been confirmed fit to be transferred from his hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh to the Tora Prison in Cairo
Global search engine and tech giant Google is ready to go where no other global tech giant would like to enter. It will launch a brand new range of devices which will include dishwashers, light bulbs, thermostats and basically anything which has an electrical connection to it.
China and the United States reached agreement to collaborate closely in the Asia-Pacific region after a two-day strategic and economic dialogue in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
President Obama is glorified with almost half (49%) of Americans raising their thumbs for the job he is doing. This is the highest rating for the President since September of 2009 when almost half of Americans gave him positive ratings.
French police arrested seven persons, including one Indian national in Paris on Tuesday as security was tightened in the city on the sidelines of post-Osama bin Laden's death.
Thousands of Japanese residents are still waiting to be evacuated from Fukushima as the government and the Fukushima Daiichi power plant management held discussions on Wednesday over the efforts to bring down the two-month nuclear crisis to an end.
Omar, 30, said he always disagreed with his father over the violent means and had sent numerous messages denouncing them and urging him to “change his ways”. But even the U.S. forces which had killed Osama have violated the international law by killing an unarmed terrorist leader without a trial, he said in statement issued by the Bin Laden family but signed only by him. The statement was the first by the family after Osama's killing.
GM has announced that it will invest $2 billion in two years from now, creating or retaining 4,000 jobs.
Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Tuesday that the country would discard plans to build any new nuclear reactors and said a new energy policy is on its way.
The European Union has imposed an arms ban on Syria, besides a freeze and visa ban on 13 top Syrian officials, including the brother of President Bashar al-Assad. Fifty-four Somalis trying to escape Libya are feared dead after an overcrowded boat with hundreds aboard capsized off the coast of Tripoli.
Former actor and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver announced on Monday that they are getting divorced, after 25 years of their marriage.
Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said the House of Representatives has been dissolved to make way for general elections under the system of democracy.
Palestine Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said on Monday that the Palestine Authority (PA) will not be able to pay the salaries of its employees on time this month due to Israel's hostile stand.
Pakistan may now allow United States to question bin Laden’s wives and children, who have been in custody of the Pakistani forces, said a U.S. official on Monday.
Japan’s finance minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Tuesday that the shutdown of the Hamaoka Power Plant for at least two years may result in job losses and affect the country’s already fragile economy.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said Monday the radiation level inside one of the reactor buildings of the damaged Fukushima power plant has reached 700 millisierverts per hour, surpassing the expected level.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has blamed his former friend Bill Gates for a $40-billion loss that he said he incurred by not investing in AOL.
Following the shut down of Chubu nuclear power plant in Hamaoka, central Japan on Monday, the shares of Japan’s Chubu Electric saw a steep decline in the market.
Iran's Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi said his government has reliable information that Bin Laden died of illness long before the Operation Geronimo on May 1.
The Indian Supreme Court on Monday stayed Allahabad High Court’s verdict on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute.
The clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt over the weekend left 12 people killed, 180 wounded and one al-Azraa church burnt, giving a new dimension to the post-revolutionary democracy.
A hurricane struck the Foshan City in Guangdong Province in southern China for the second time in a month on Friday, killing 4 people and injuring 17 others.
The referendum sought people's opinion on questions ranging from banning bullfighting to judicial and media reforms. The media services in Ecuador are also under the government.
The blast in the Argana café that killed more than 15 foreigners included 10 French, two Canadian, a Dutch national and two Moroccans and injured a dozen others.
Syrian activists are planning to observe Friday as the day of protests similar to the day that was observed in Egypt two months ago.
The Rspberry team, headed by David Braben, an expert in the field, is heading the team which hopes to sell the bare-bones device with features like 700MHz ARM11 processor, 128MB of RAM, and ports for video, removable media, and USB 2.0. Once connected to a mouse, keyboard, monitor, and wireless modem, one can begin surfing anywhere.
Originally named Goyathlay or Goyahkla, he was involved in revenge attacks against the American and Mexican soldiers who had killed many of his family members during the Apache wars in the second half of the 19th century.
Remembering the freedom struggle of the African Americans, the Freedom Riders celebrate their 50th anniversary, Oprah Winfrey’s show invited 178 of the original Freedom Riders to appear as special guests on May 4.
Libya's army fired streams of rockets at the rebel-occupied Zintan, forcing thousands to flee the town to bordering Tunisia.
Ugandan gay activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera has received the prestigious Martin Ennals rights award.