UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Tuesday on Myanmar’s military-run government to free all of its political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Gordon Brown’s election strategy was thrown into doubt on Tuesday by a poll showing voters trust the Conservatives more to decide where to cut spending.
Guy Marshall, a former ambulance service volunteer, was going home from work when he saw there had been an accident involving a motorbike and a car.
In a study of 118 Australian men with damaged sperm, doctors found that having sex every day for a week significantly reduced the amount of DNA damage in their patients’ sperm.
Britain must strengthen its European defence alliances, cut back on major programmes and reassess its nuclear deterrent in order to focus on new security threats, a panel of defence experts warned on Tuesday.
Nirupama Rao, India’s ambassador to China who has served as first woman spokesperson of the foreign ministry, will succeed Shivshankar Menon as India’s next foreign secretary August 1, it was announced on Tuesday.
Michael Jackson’s parents wasted little time demanding authority over their son’s financially strained empire and guardianship of their fatherless grandchildren. The big question is who, if anyone, will contest them.
India’s “untouchable queen” who is one of the country’s best-known politicians has come under fire after the Supreme Court questioned her spending about $425 million (Dh1.56 billion) on erecting statues of herself and her party leaders.
Health experts are fond of saying any new disease is just a flight away from anywhere, and a report published on Monday shows the new strain of H1N1 flu followed the airline route map as it spread around the globe.
More than 750,000 Michael Jackson fans can get full refunds for the pop star’s cancelled 50-night “This is It” concert extravaganza – or opt to receive souvenir tickets instead, the promoters announced.