Sanctions have not held up Iran's nuclear programme and it could produce bombs within two years, Israel's new top spy said on Tuesday, staking out a conservative timeline in the face of rosier US assessments.
Trade between China and Russia is becoming increasingly interdependent, but the two still need to do more to promote sustainable global development, experts said.
The Kunming-Bangkok Highway has every prospect of becoming a "golden channel" connecting China and Southeast Asia with annual trade increasing by hundreds of millions of dollars over the next few years.
On the 38th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights decision, thousands marched to the US Supreme Court to voice their opposition to abortion rights.
McDonald's affordable food drew even more customers in its fourth quarter, but the burger chain said it may raise prices this year as its own food tab rises.
Google Inc has awarded $100 million worth of equity to Eric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman.
The UN Security Council on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the bombing in Moscow's Domodedovo airport as a "heinous act of terrorism."
The NATO's chief has set three priorities for the alliance in 2011, including transition in Afghanistan, reform and more effective partnership, particularly seeking dialogue with China, India and other key players in the world.
A gunman opened fire inside a Detroit police precinct on Sunday, wounding four officers including a commander before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
From being a marginal and even mocked issue, climate-change litigation is fast emerging as a new frontier of law where some believe hundreds of billions of dollars are at stake.
Shandong province's worst drought in six decades is escalating, causing a shortage of drinking water for 240,000 people.
Iran blamed the western countries on Sunday for the failure of a nuclear meeting in Turkey and said that it is still ready for further talks.