Ebola is threatening much of the world’s chocolate supply. Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer of cacao, the raw ingredient in M&M’s, Butterfingers and Snickers Bars, has shut down its borders with
So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime
But the document's official transcript, produced by the National Archives, might contain a significant error — an extra period right in the middle of one of the most significant sentences, The New York
World When the Sunni extremists running amok in Iraq announced that their name has been shortened from the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and decreed that all of the world's Muslims must pledge
A Libyan militant suspected of leading the 2012 Benghazi attacks is in federal law enforcement custody and security measures have been tightened at the U.S. courthouse in Washington, D.C., a spokesman
Under a sweltering sun, Fallah al Araiby hunched over the hood of a car, scrubbing away the dirt. Once, his son used to work alongside him on a busy street corner in central Baghdad. Now, he does it alone.
The suspected mastermind of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, is expected to be brought to American soil as soon as this weekend, a senior law enforcement source told CNN Thursday.
Investigations The recent military success of ISIS in Iraq is building a terrorist “brand” that is increasing the group’s following among jihadis worldwide, putting the group in a position to potentially
The aging ex-general remembers another era not long ago, when American military commanders would visit him at his compound and sip tea as they sat on plastic chairs in a tidy garden ringed by date palms.
They are the latest political pawns in a partisan battle over U.S. immigration: Thousands of children who have risked their lives fleeing poverty and violence in Central America seeking "permisos" or pass
Teachers unions are girding for a tough fight to defend tenure laws against a coming blitz of lawsuits — and an all-out public relations campaign led by former aides to President Barack Obama. The Incite
The Telegraph's Colin Freeman films Shia fighters who have pledged to defend shrines and places of worship from Sunni-led jihadists drill in Sadr City Shia militias are mobilising in Iraq to fend off threat
One of the factors behind the most recent violence in Iraq is the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in that country. The majority of Iraq's Muslims are Shia, and the Isis militants gaining
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies have repeatedly warned top government officials that Iraq’s Shi’ite Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki and his policies were gravely antagonizing his country’s
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Libya’s weak interim government on Wednesday verbally assailed the U.S. capture of a suspected mastermind of the 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans and set off a political firestorm in
Iraq has long played a major role in President Obama's political life, going back to his earliest days as an Illinois state senator barely known outside of his Chicago district. Obama's early anti-Iraq
President Obama is facing growing pressure from Congress to detail his strategy for addressing the spiraling violence in Iraq, after he pledged on the South Lawn last Friday that he'd review ways to assist
The most common childhood leukaemia can be “cured” in mice with the flick of a genetic switch, Australian researchers have discovered. Mice at Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute developed a type
The Obama administration is under fire for honoring a group of young adults who entered the U.S. illegally as “role models” in a Tuesday ceremony, amid a recent surge of children crossing the border that