Nicole Lowary

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In Rare Deal, Israel, Jordan And Palestinian Authority Shake Hands Over One Thing: Water

CAIRO -- When you first wade into the Dead Sea, it feels like you’re drifting in outer space. Your body floats with ease in the ancient lake, eerily devoid of plant or animal life, its salty waters and rich mud famed for their therapeutic qualities. Tourists flock to the body of water by the …

Prince Charles 'deeply troubled' by plight of Christians in Middle East

Relations between Christians and Muslims in the Middle East have reached crisis point, according to Prince Charles, who is "deeply troubled" by the plight of Christians in the region.<p>The heir to the British throne told a reception for Middle East Christians at Clarence House on Tuesday that the …

French polls show surge in support for far-right National Front

One in four French voters are ready to support the far-right National Front in next year's European elections, a new poll shows.<p>A survey of voting intentions for the May 2014 election found the party could win more support than the government and the main opposition party.<p>It is the first time in …

EU delays Turkey membership talks after German pressure

<b>EU foreign ministers have backed a German proposal to postpone further EU membership talks with Turkey for about four months.</b><p>The EU-Turkey talks had been scheduled to resume this Wednesday.<p>But Germany, Austria and the Netherlands have criticised Turkey's crackdown on anti-government …

Angela Merkel

New Czech government could herald U-turn on EU policy

For one, its previous government refused to join the "fiscal compact" on EU budget discipline.<p>The centre-right former PM, Petr Necas, was also …

Europe

Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU: 33 facts that everyone should know

author: BFL<p>On Monday, Lithuania starts its Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the country undertakes the responsible task for the very first …

Europe

European Union agreement to cap bankers' bonuses is setback for City

The UK financial sector was dealt a withering blow on Wednesday night when the European Union agreed on moves to slash the bonuses that may be paid to bankers, defeating strong Treasury opposition to the new rules.<p>A meeting of officials from the 27 countries of the EU with MEPs and the European …

Ukip will cause political earthquake in European elections, says Nigel Farage

The United Kingdom Independence party will trigger a political "earthquake" in next year's European parliamentary elections, its leader, Nigel Farage, has said.<p>Amid growing calls from Tory MPs for David Cameron to respond to the Ukip threat by bringing forward legislation on an EU referendum, …

Germany's views on the European crisis won't change after today's elections

During the worst moments of the euro crisis, foreign leaders were amazed at the European approach to summer holidays. However bad things were, nothing stood in the way of the road to the beach, with a promise that nothing was to be done until September came round. This year summer has been …

Tim Barrus: HIV/AIDS and American Trypanosomiasis

Tim Barrus: HIV/AIDS and American Trypanosomiasis<p>So what is binary fission.<p>Fifty years ago, Western medicine knew very little about the protozoan parasite, parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. The organism was mainly confined to poor regions of rural Mexico.<p>Migrant dispora has changed all of that. Sex work and modes of transmission and changing demographics combined with diaspora have created a very complex picture for public health policy-makers to grapple with. Mainly, they have failed.<p>There are no …

Easy dinner recipes: Chili, salad and more quick chicken ideas

Looking for simple dishes for fall? It doesn't get much easier than a quick chicken chili. If you love pomegranate, you can't beat grilled chicken breasts with pomegranate-walnut sauce. And chicken salad garnished with dried cranberries and roasted almonds works well as a main dish or colorful side.<p>…

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes To Sweeten Up Fall (PHOTOS)

Along with copious amounts of candy, the quest for the perfect costume, and an excuse to finally re-watch your favorite childhood movies, pumpkins are one of the most important parts of the Halloween season.<p>Though most of us visit the pumpkin patch to make Jack-O-Lanterns or even roasted pumpkin …

UN sued over cholera outbreak in Haiti

The United Nations is being sued by victims of a cholera epidemic on Haiti.<p>Investigators claim leaking sewage at a camp for UN peacekeepers from Nepal was the source of the outbreak.<p>Human rights lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit seeking compensation of more than 1.5 billion euros.<p>The …

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Canadian cities buckling under the weight of exploding populations

Around the world – in Asia, in Africa, in South America – people are flocking to big cities in big numbers, wooed by economic, social and cultural …