A suicide bomber killed nine people including security officers at a Damascus mosque today, Syria's interior ministry said, in another blow to a fraying UN-brokered truce between President Bashar al-Assad and rebels fighting for his downfall.
White House candidate Mitt Romney kept his focus on attacking President Barack Obama's handling of the economy, in the face of Democrats' attempts to paint the Republican hopeful as weak on national security.
The space shuttle Enterprise flew to New York from Washington today piggybacked atop a Boeing 747, making a dramatic flight along the Hudson River past the Statue of Liberty to the delight of observers.
Spain's sickly economy faces a "crisis of huge proportions", Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said today, as unemployment hit its highest level in two decades and Standard and Poor's weighed in with a two-notch downgrade of the government's debt.
A letter written by the British bandleader on the Titanic to his parents in England five-days before the ship struck an iceberg and sank a century ago sold for nearly $155,000 in an online auction.
US gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said today in its advance estimate, moderating from the fourth quarter's 3 percent rate.
Oil explorer Borders & Southern boosted its available funds to help it analyse a gas discovery in the Malvinas Islands, by raising US$ 74 million through a share placing.
A US magazine published a memorandum document from former CIA head and current Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta which states the green light given by President Barack Obama to launch a secret military raid to ‘capture’ Osama Bin Laden that ended with the death of the Al Qaeda leader.
European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said today Argentina is in for long term consequences after sending “shockwaves” internationally with the announced plans to expropriate 51 percent of YPF shares owned by Spain-based Repsol energy company.
The Dutch caretaker government scrambled to strike a deal with opposition parties on a 2013 budget that would cut the deficit, before an EU deadline, with ministers and opposition politicians saying there was scope for progress.