Bus crash in Argentina leads to manslaughter investigation

An investigation has been launched in Argentina after a bus ran off a road into a ravine in the rugged northwest of...

Half of Companies Bribe Officials in Vietnam

Nearly half of Vietnam’s companies say they have had to bribe officials in order to do business, a new survey conducted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) revealed.

Former CIA Officer John Kiriakou Indicted for Allegedly Disclosing Classified Information, Including Covert Officer’s Identity, to Journalists and Lying to CIA’s Publications Board

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou was indicted today for allegedly repeatedly disclosing classified information to journalists, including the name of a covert CIA officer and information revealing the role of another CIA employee in classified...

Titanic wreckage to be protected under UNESCO convention

Survey of underwater site.

Largest feathered dinosaur found in China

Palaeontologists in China have found evidence of the largest feathered dinosaur so far.

Nations Agree on Draft Treaty to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

After four years of negotiations, representatives of 135 nations have unanimously agreed on the text of a protocol to end the illicit trade in tobacco products. Nations are expected to adopt the protocol, the first under the WHO Framework Convention...

Director-General of UNESCO urges respect for the preservation of World Heritage site of Timbuktu (Mali)

Eloundou Assomo, Lazare - Sankore mosque, Timbuktu, Mali

Computer virus may target Indian firms in Dubai?

A computer virus from China has been targeting users in India as well as in China, and as many Indian companies are based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), they need to be 'extra careful', an expert has said.

Director-General of UNESCO appeals for protection of Syria’s cultural heritage

Ancient city of Damascu

Three winning tickets announced in rich lottery