In a surpise move the Nobel Peace Prize Committee has announced this year’s award has gone to US President Barack Obama.
Obama had not been
This morning, American space experts will attempt to make a crucial discovery about the moon by chucking several tons of metal at it. It does not
The United States has been urged to reassure the people of Pakistan and neighbouring countries that it has a “long-term vision” to stabilise the
Three Americans have been honoured with the 2009 Nobel Prize for medicine.
Carol Greidner is a molecular biology and genetics professor at the
The subject of Michael Moore’s latest documentary comes as no surprize – it isn’t only bankers who get it hot and strong, the entire capitalist
Three US researchers, Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostack, have won the 2009 Nobel Prize for medicine for their discovery of how
The most destructive recession since the Great Depression appears to be loosening its grip, setting up the possibility of recovery in the latter part
US house prices rose for a third month on the bounce in July, however, consumer confidence dropped unexpectedly in September as the job market is the
describe their economic crisis-fighting action a success.
The final statement following the two day G-20 meeting in Pittsburgh states that
Car giant Ford expects to be in the black in 2011 as it makes inroads into the lucrative Chinese market with plans to construct a new plant there
Pittsburgh once the powerhouse behind the US steel industry is the venue where the G20 are wrestling with the many global problems caused by the
Another sign we are firmly in a new world now with the announcement in Pittsburg that the old G8 is more or less dead; the G20 will from now on be
Hard on the heels of Gerard Butler in Gamer, and Sam Worthington in Avatar comes Bruce Willis in Surrogates – a sci-fi thriller-yarn about living in
The FBI has arrested a 19 year old Jordanian, accused of trying to bomb a skyscraper in central Dallas, Texas.
Hosam Maher Husein Smadi, who was
US President Barack Obama and wife Michelle arrived in Pittsburgh before greeting world leaders for the beginning of the G20 summit.
After a rare moment of unity on nuclear weapons bitter divisions have again come to the surface at the UN. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Protests against capitalism accompanied the opening of the G-20 summit.
Demonstrators threw rocks and smashed store windows in Pittsburgh about
The International Monetary Fund has agreed to shift more voting power to developing economies from the rich world.The decision was made at the Group
US President Barack Obama has said the world must unite to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
At a specially convened summit, the UN Security
Pete Yorn has co-opted Scarlett Johansson to record an album of retro 60s-style pop music called “Break Up” which is now in the shops. The single
World leaders are gathering at the UN Security Council for a summit exclusively focused on nuclear weapons.
President Obama will chair the
America’s most senior military commanders have backed an assessment that more troops are needed in Afghanistan.
Washington remains cautious on
Anti-Libya protesters in New York got their message across outside the UN’s General Assembly while Muammar Gaddafi inside the hall got his.
Leaders of the world’s 20 top economies gather today in the US city of Pittsburgh to grapple with the aftermath of the worst global downturn in
US President Barack Obama is expected to stress a new cooperative approach when he makes his maiden speech in front of the UN today.
The United Nations headquarters in New York is where the annual gathering of world leaders known as the UN General Assembly will get underway later