Eighteen countries around the world expressly allow transgender personnel to serve, including major US allies like Australia, Britain, Canada, Sweden and New Zealand
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Oct. 19 tested negative for the virus, Madrid said
Nigeria - Africa's most populous country - was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of the deadly disease.
President Barack Obama urged Americans on Oct. 18 not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.
Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide
Military commanders from the U.S.-led coalition against the ISIL will meet in Washington on Oct. 14 to discuss ways to halt the jihadist group's relentless advance in Iraq and Syria
President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi Monday named Yemen's envoy to the UN Khalid Bahah as his new premier, his second bid this month to end the country's political crisis
A top US health official urged swift action Thursday to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from becoming the next AIDS epidemic, while a Spanish nurse was at "serious risk" of dying.
Denizbank General Manager Ateş’s efforts to convince US officials, including Secretary of Commerce Pritzker, bear fruit as Washington lifts sanctions on the lender related to Russia
‘Russian standards’ remain the sole obstacle standing in the way of Turkish dairy firms selling milk to the northern neighbor after the parties succeeded in harmonizing regulations
There was a time, as recently as 25 years ago, when military staff colleges around the world taught a reasonably effective doctrine for dealing with terrorism
Fans of Murakami, who is among Nobel favorites, prepare to spend the night camped on the pavement outside Waterstones bookshop in London. AP photo
Kei Nishikori won the Japan Open title for the second time in three years on Sunday, collapsing in joy on the court as he defeated Milos Raonic 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-4.
Turkish security forces have resorted to tear gas while trying to stop a group that attempted to cross from Turkey to Syria to help in the defense of the town of Kobane where ISIL militants are reportedly engaged in 'the first street battles'
Australia's cabinet Friday authorised the deployment of special forces and military air strikes to tackle the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
Britain hosted an international conference on Thursday to help organise the fight against Ebola in its former colony Sierra Leone
Six Turkish universities were listed this year among the 400 top universities in the world in an annual list by THE
Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on center court on a cold, rainy Wednesday.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
The United States and India, fresh from sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit earlier this month, agreed to cooperate on future exploration of the Red Planet.
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