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53 min ago | The Economist
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Nationwide local polls this weekend are President Nicolas Maduro 's first electoral test since taking power and will show what Venezuelans think of his socialist government's radical response to deepening economic problems.
6 hrs ago | Rediff.com
The special January/February 2014 double issue is the 60th anniversary issue and the supermodel has posed for an 18-page spread shot by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott .
A homeless man in Brazil has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in riots in Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.
Rio de Janeiro - Criminal gangs made up of corrupt ex-cops tripled their presence in Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns between 2005 and 2010, according to a study released in Brazil Wednesday.
A sit-in by police seeking pay raises in Argentina's second-largest city prompted hours of looting, robberies, injuries and vigilante mobs trying to protect their neighbourhoods before the provincial government agreed to the officers' demands and peace returned to the streets Wednesday.
A golf cart drives towards a tent erected to host the World Cup draw at the Brazilian beach resort of Costa do Sauipe, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that setting a timeline on his government's negotiations with the guerilla group FARC would be "counter-productive."
Twelve jurors and three alternates have been picked to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's... Twelve jurors and three alternates have been picked to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with ... (more)
The headquarters of OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the cash-strapped Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, is pictured in downtown Rio de Janeiro SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO - OGX PetrA3leo e Gas ParticipaA A es SA and its creditors are close to a deal to transform some of OGX's $5.1 billion debt into stock, ... (more)
Image Caption: This image shows the beautiful body pattern of the new species G. spectabilis Erwin.
Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, told a German magazine sharp rises in equity and property prices may signal a dangerous financial bubble, which could have an extremely bad end.
There has been civil war in Colombia more or less continuously since 1948. It seems it may finally be coming to an end.
Sun-soaked holiday at beaches is the best way to help one escape the cold clutches of winter.
It's looking quite festive these days at Adidas' North American headquarters, and it has nothing to do with the holiday season.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, bound for Washington on an official visit, said on Monday he remains cautiously optimistic about peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels taking place in Cuba.