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New information uncovered by a UN panel on the death of former secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold should be investigated to establish whether his plane was attacked just before it crashed in southern Africa, the UN chief said Monday.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday the door was open for a return to debt negotiations with Greece, but called on Athens to make "serious" proposals.
Hungary's parliament on Monday overwhelmingly approved the construction of a controversial fence on the border with Serbia to keep out migrants, under new legislation that also tightens asylum application rules.
The Women's World Cup in Vancouver, British Columbia Sunday night may have started off faster than expected, but the momentum never flagged as the U.S. romped over Japan to come away with a 5-2 victory in front of a crowd of 53,341 at BC Place Stadium.
Two pilots of a Russian military aircraft were killed Monday when their jet crashed during a training mission in the far east of the country, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of accidents involving military planes.
Despite several health warnings and a heap of information, it seems that adults in the U.S. are still consuming too much salt, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Around the world bees are at risk from pesticides, environmental conditions and parasite infestations. New research into bee mites suggests we can learn a lot about parasites in general and find ways to protect bee colonies.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on a central square in the Armenian capital on Monday pledging to carry on protests over energy price hikes after police cleared a key artery they had blocked for weeks.
Chicago ended up having one of the bloodiest Fourth of July's in the nation over the weekend. When the smoke cleared, 10 people were killed and another 54 wounded. One of those killed was a seven-year-old boy.
An Indiana woman's video rant against the Supreme Court's recent ruling legalizing same-sex marriage has gone viral, sparking condemnation and more than a few parodical remixes and rebuttals.
Authorities gave the all-clear at a US military hospital complex outside Washington on Monday after reports of a gunshot prompted a lockdown -- the second such false alarm in a week in the capital area.