Capture of Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood means government now controls majority of eastern Aleppo.
Russia's government staunchly denies reports that it tampered in the U.S. election or supported either candidate, but once the results were in, members of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party … Click to Continue »
Click here for reuse options! One sample of strawberries contained residues of 20 pesticides. New government data offers a potentially unappetizing assessment of the U.S. food supply: Residues of many types of bug-killing pesticides, fungicides and weed-killing chemicals have been found in roughly 85 percent of thousands of foods tested. Show More Summary
The release of the 100-page report follows the worst hacking of U.S. government systems in history and accusations by the Obama administration that Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Democrats. The panel studied...Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban militants hanged a university student in public in a village west of Kabul after accusing him of involvement in the death of a senior Taliban official, a local government spokesman said on Saturday.
This election shined a light on the inevitable corruption of a government built on two serious misunderstandings.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Relatives of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said on Saturday they were taking the search for the plane into their own hands to try to push governments to expand the search area along the east African coast.
By Tom Engelhardt | ( Tomdispatch.com) | – – For decades, Washington had a habit of using the Central Intelligence Agency to deep-six governments of the people, by the people, and for…
Fidel Castro must have died a reasonably happy man, having managed to defy an endless succession of US governments determined to kill him. I've never been to Cuba so I never formed a strong opinion of him or his government, but theyShow More Summary
Britain's Supreme Court will Monday begin hearing the government's appeal against a ruling it must obtain parliamentary approval before triggering Brexit, in a constitutional showdown that has further inflamed political tensions. The...Show More Summary
Britain's highest court is on Monday to begin hearing the government's appeal against a ruling that it must first seek parliamentary approval before beginning the process to leave the European Union. The landmark case will be heard by 11 judges. Show More Summary
Matteo Renzi rose from local government in Florence to running Italy in the space of only a few months. Nearly three years later, Sunday's constitutional referendum could send the youthful prime minister sliding back down the greasy pole of politics, temporarily at least. Show More Summary
A project to provide a single display maritime surveillance system for Mozambique has been commissioned and handed over to the country’s Government in Maputo (1 December). The International Maritime Organization (IMO) -supported project is set…
President-elect Donald Trump had a potentially provocative phone conversation Friday with Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, which could upset delicate relations between the U.S. and the Chinese government. It is believed to be the first call between a president or president-elect with a Taiwanese...
Earlier today the Kersten Institute for Governance and Public Policy highlighted an updated pension study, released by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, which revealed some fairly startling realities about California's public pension underfunding levels. Show More Summary
At an incredibly tense and hostile election post-mortem held by the Kennedy School of Government that featured the stop staffers for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Clinton’s communications director, Jennifer Palmieri, didn’tShow More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry has expressed concern after Yemen's armed Houthi movement and its political allies formed a new government, in what appeared a blow to U.N.-backed efforts to end 20 months of war in the country.
Given Trump's administration picks so far, it's clear his cabinet will be launching an all-out assault on nearly any group of non-wealthy Americans you can name. From Medicare recipients to students to retirement savers to the working...Show More Summary
The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent from 4.9 percent the previous month, according to new government data released Friday morning. The first employment report since voters went to the polls last month shows an economy in strong shape as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take […]