The International Monetary Fund’s executive board will meet later on Tuesday to try to decide who will succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn as its managing
A vast wildfire has been burning around the United States’ research plant where the first atomic bomb was developed. The science lab is one of the
The man who tried to sell Barak Obama’s senate seat after he was elected President of the USA has been found guilty on 17 counts of
Michele Bachmann, a favourite of the conservative Tea Party movement in the US, has become the latest Republican officially to join the race for the
A mixed message has been delivered by the House of Representatives to President Barack Obama after back to back votes on the USA’s involvement in
Victories and losses for President Obama’s involvement in Libya – though overall, it was good news from Congress.
At first, the House of
The actor Peter Falk has died aged 83.
He was born in New York to a Polish father and Russian mother, and by the time he found the role that would
This week’s edition of Business Weekly takes a look at the United States. Against the backdrop of an economy that is losing steam, the Federal
The third installment of the Transformers saga has just premiered at the Moscow film festival.
Christine Lagarde has stepped up her campaign to become the next head of the International Monetary Fund. The French Foreign Minister had a three
A tsunami warning has been issued for coastal Alaska, after two earthquakes in the Pacific Ocean.
Both of the 7.4 magnitude tremors happened at a
The FBI on Thursday arrested alleged mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in Los Angeles after 16 years on the run.
The suspected Boston crime lord was
Federal health officials in the United States have warned that one in five women with silcone breast implants will need them removed or replaced over
Police in Philadelphia in the United States are looking for a driver who hit a convenience store worker in the store’s car park, which was captured
Policymakers at the US central bank the Federal Reserve have signalled concerns about economic growth there, but will stop printing new money to
Most people don’t willingly send themselves to prison. But for James Verone from North Carolina, that was the only way to receive free medical
Yogis mark the summer solstice with sun salutations in New York’s Times Square, USA.
The US Senate has confirmed the outgoing CIA boss, Leon Panetta as the new Secretary of Defense.
Panetta’s appointment as Pentagon chief was
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has been re-elected for a second five-year term as secretary general. The 192-member organisation backed him unanimously.
Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that massive black holes were present in the early universe.
The cast of the highly-anticipated sequel to Pixar’s ‘Cars’ was present for the premiere in Los Angeles.
Michael Caine and Eddie Izzard join
June 21 1982: John Hinckley Jr, who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan a year earlier is found not guilty of the crime by reason of
Clarence Clemons, the legendary saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, died on Saturday after suffering a stroke. He was 69.
Fresh details about the arrest in New York of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have emerged. Transcripts released by the prosecutors reveal
US bank Capital One is to buy Dutch firm ING’s online banking operations in the United States for the equivalent of 6.3 billion euros in cash and