Russia's agricultural ministry will meet Friday to discuss limiting wheat exports as the country's key Black Sea-producing region has been wilted by drought, but few believe it will repeat the total ban on exports it implemented in 2010 during similar drought conditions.
The couple were married three months ago. They have not been identified and have not spoken to the media.
A prominent pediatric organization points to circumcision's health benefits, but stops short of decreeing that all male infants should go under the knife.
According to Eurogamer, OnLive founder and CEO Steve Perlman has stepped down as head of the company, making way for new ownership in the form of Lauder Partners, an investment group specializing in technology.
10 years after its initial publication, "Harry Potter" is still being banned in some communities for allegedly promoting unchristian-like values. Medowie Christian School, a co-ed K-10 school in New South Wales supported by the Medowie Baptist Community Church, is the latest school to take issue with the popular fantasy series; the Potter series has not only been banned from their school's library, but students participating in a recent parade for "Book Week" were also forbidden f...
Stuck in the middle (both literally and figuratively), these overseas territories offer a tantalizing mix of the familiar and the exotic.
In spite of a cheery assessment recently from the country's central bankers that led projections of 2012 GDP to be raised -- to 3.5 percent -- while views on inflation were lowered, recent days have seen growing signs of economic distress emanating from Australia.
The Canberra government hopes that the measures will prevent people from making the risky sea voyage to Australia from Indonesia.
Local governments in China are getting ready for major stimulus spending worth as much as 1.1 trillion dollars, despite warnings about the possibly detrimental effects.
Tasmania, which has one of the highest rates of smoking among youth in Australia, would be the first place in the world to impose such an age-based ban.
Apple’s iPhone 5 release is said to be the biggest handset launch in history—and for mobile subscribers in the U.K. the smartphone may represent a crucial first. If rumors hold up to be true, the iPhone 5 will support the first 4G LTE network in the U.K.
According to a new Gartner report, the worldwide application development (AD) software market is expected to cross $9 billion in 2012, an increase of 1.8 percent over 2011. The report said that the growth will be driven developing software delivery models, new development methodologies, emerging mobile application development and open source software.
The move to ease media censorship raises hopes that Thein Sein?s government will continue to make further reforms in order to put Burma on a firm path towards democracy.
The Miss World 2012 title was awarded to Yu Wenxia on August 18, marking the second time that Miss China had been crowned the honor. The last time China won the Miss World competition was in 2007 when Zhang Zilin took the pageant.
The founder of WikiLeaks may be calling the Ecuadorian Embassy his new home for a while. He has several historical predecessors who stayed long-term in diplomatic quarters
From December 1, cigarettes and tobacco products in Australia must be sold in plain olive green packets with graphic health warnings, such as pictures of mouth cancer and other smoking-related illnesses.