The greater the exposure to fine particulates emitted by fires, vehicles, and industrial smokestacks the greater the risk, found the study
The official said that Pope Francis played a key role in the rapprochement between Washington and the last bastion of communism in the Western world
Immigration has been one of the hottest topics in Australian politics for decades, despite the relatively modest number of asylum seekers who arrive every year.
Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Khaled al-Jarallah was quoted as saying: "The brothers in Iraq have presented the request formally and unilaterally and Kuwait has accepted and responded to this request."
Jordan submits a Security Council draft resolution sets a November 2016 deadline for Israel to withdraw from territories it has occupied since 1967. An alternative French proposal calling for a resumption of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians within two years is also being discussed.
Syria's conflict began as a peaceful protest movement calling for reforms in 2011 but descended into civil war after a government crackdown. In total, more than 200,000 people have been killed
10 point declaration was adopted by 126 of the 196 parties to the Convention
Bahah said he would not countenance bloodshed and could not tolerate "any project other than the constitutional and judicial project to administer the state," Saba reported.
The unanimously adopted resolution authorizes aid deliveries across Al Yarubiyah on the Iraq border, Al-Ramtha from Jordan and Bab al-Salam and Bab al-Hawa from Turkey
Israeli forces stormed Askar refugee camp and fired live ammunition, rubber bullets and teargas to disperse stone-throwing Palestinians
Protesting officials stopped trucks carrying cement from entering the coastal strip via the tripartite crossing.
The National Alliance for the Defense of Legitimacy called on supporters to "mobilize and prepare for a fresh wave of revolution" on January 25 of next year, four years after mass protests erupted in Egypt against Mubarak's 30-year rule
Lawmakers accused Zziwa of misconduct, abuse of power and misuse of parliamentary funds
The sentence is the second this year alone – both relating to the ongoing military operations in the insurgency-wracked northeastern region.
President Goodluck Jonathan, a southern Christian who will seek re-election in the polls, picked his current vice president Namadi Sambo, a Muslim northerner, to run with him
Mohamed Atta named two camps in neighbouring South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state and urged Juba to disarm the rebels there.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez will appear on banknotes and coins.
Many said they expected a restoration of ties would lead to the end of a U.S. economic embargo against Cuba
The group said it was demanding a high profile certification of its ceasefire through either the United Nations, the Red Cross, regional intergovernmental organizations or the Catholic Church.
"Today another Wall has started to fall," EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement. "These moves represent a victory of dialogue over confrontation."
Human rights center wants German Federal Prosecutor to investigate members of Bush administration
Members of European Parliamant want investigation of any help EU member countries gave the CIA in its rendition, torture and secret detention of terrorism suspects
Greek Parliament fails to elect governments’ candidate for presidency, Stavros Dimas
Opinion polls show most French people support the new map, although some regions with distinct identities and diverging cultural traditions fiercely oppose the changes.
He said that the Tibetan people should decide whether to continue the spiritual line, which dates back to the 15th century.
Website urges public to report 'lavish' spending during Chinese New Year
A top EU court ruled Wednesday to remove Hamas from a list of terror organizations.
Sony Pictures said it canceled the Dec. 25 theatrical release of its North Korea comedy "The Interview," after major U.S. theater chains pulled out of showing the film following threats from hackers.
Obama and his wife Michelle Obama said that before moving into the White House nearly six years ago, they faced prejudice, stereotyping and had trouble catching taxis.
The US Treasury placed sanctions on 11 individuals and entities from in four countries.