If you hear the faint sound of something shattering, don’t fret: Julia Gillard has just kicked through Australia’s glass ceiling.
Every fall local organizations in Germany assemble goodie bags to give to children on their first day of elementary school—a tradition that usually results in chocolate-stained fingers and pencil fights. But following a mix-up …
One in four marriages in Japan now ends in divorce. With this increase in people untying the knot, former salesman Hiroki Terai saw a business opportunity.
“The president of the United States, Roosevelt, was elected four times in a row because it did not contradict the American Constitution,”
— VLADIMIR PUTIN, prime minister of Russia, hinting that he may pursue a third term as …
Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, says the stunt by the Dove World Outreach Center puts U.S. troops at risk of backlash by Islamic extremists.
After 33 days trapped underground at the San José gold and copper mine, the Chilean miners are starting to rebel against government-imposed restrictions, their family members revealed.
Prince Charles had hoped his five-day train trip through Britain would raise awareness about sustainability and boost his street cred as an environmentalist. Instead, criticism from green groups has him looking like an …
Tomorrow will mark the 70th anniversary of the dark afternoon on September 7th 1940, when a fleet of Nazi German air bombers ambushed London for 76 consecutive nights, awakening a new chapter to World War II.
The German government nixed plans to phase out nuclear power in the country by 2021, extending the plants’ lives by an average of 12 years.
A former honeymoon hotspot in Atami, Japan has found a way to bump its ailing economy by inviting virtual guests.
“It was like a freight train running through the house,”
— CHRIS MONROE, Operations Manager for the New Zealand Fire Service, on Friday’s massive earthquake that struck the country (Via CNN)
As the summer comes to a close, Cuba’s former commander rolled a fall classic out of his closet. Was it a sign of greater involvement or just a plain-old guise?