Syrians build health care network in Turkey

Syrians build health care network in Turkey

On a dusty, shadeless hilltop in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Syrian mothers, toddlers, and elderly cram into a makeshift medical centre housed in an abandoned bakery. Some 500 patients will seek More...

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Burger King-Tim Hortons Cross-Border Merger Much More Than Tax Inversion

Tim Hortons

After many years of cost-cutting measures, Burger King Worldwide spent big cash, as the burger chain merged with the Canadian multinational fast-casual restaurant chain, Tim Hortons. On More...

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons and Move to Canada

Burger King

Burger King may be the home of the Whopper, but Canada may be the new home of Burger King. The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the More...

US and Canada activists to block Israeli ship

US and Canada activists to block Israeli ship

U.S. and Canadian activists are planning a series of actions beginning on Saturday to shut down West Coast ports to prevent a commercial Israeli cargo vessel from docking and More...

Paris flats explosion leaves seven dead

Paris flats explosion leaves seven dead

A seventh body has been recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion. Authorities have linked the blast to gas and electricity cabling work More...

Poland commemorates 75 years since WW2 invasion

Poland has marked the 75th anniversary of the start of World War Two with a wreath-laying ceremony at Gdansk port. Prime Minister Donald Tusk commemorated the dead of the war’s More...

Argentines stage strike over ailing economy

Argentines stage strike over ailing economy

Argentine workers have launched a general strike to protest rising unemployment and runaway inflation, adding to President More...

Prisoners beheaded in Brazil jail riot

Cascavel - Brazil

Three prisoners have been beheaded and at least five other people injured in a riot that erupted in a southern More...

Syrians build health care network in Turkey Syrians build health care network in Turkey

On a dusty, shadeless hilltop in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Syrian mothers, toddlers, and...

West Bank land Israel seizes 400 hectares of West Bank land

The United States has urged Israel to reverse its decision to seize nearly 400 hectares of...

Iraqi minority vows death before IS capture Iraqi minority vows death before IS capture

Residents of a besieged Iraqi town say they have prepared graves for their families and will...

Pakistani protesters storm state TV building

Pakistani protesters storm state TV building

Anti-government protesters have broken into the building of state television, PTV, in central Islamabad and More...

Hong Kong police disperse pro-democracy group

Hong Kong police have used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists who stormed a security check-point at a venue where a..

Pakistan anti-government protests turn deadly

Clashes between police and anti-government protesters have continued outside Pakistan’s parliament, resulting in the deaths of at least three people, and..

Huge 4.5m Lord Shiva statue unveiled near Sydney

Hindu temple Mukti Gupteshwar Mandir

A huge 4.5m-high white marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva has been consecrated and unveiled in Minto, a suburb More...

Australia says MH370 ‘may have turned south earlier than thought’

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a..

Australia’s Qantas reports its biggest loss ever

Australia’s national flag carrier Qantas has reported an after-tax net loss of A$2.8bn ($2.6bn) for the year ending in June –..

Making houses out of mushrooms

Buildings made from natural resources Much of the construction industry depends on fossil fuels, creating a big carbon footprint. As pressure mounts to make construction “greener”,..
Legroom row diverts second US flight

Fight over legroom diverts a second US flight

A US flight bound for Europe has been diverted after a mid-air fight broke out between passengers over legroom – the..
Microsoft

Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer’s emails stored overseas..
Ebola deaths surge in Sierra Leone and Liberia

Test Ebola drug ’100% effective’

The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in..
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