A group of semi-nomadic Irish known as Irish travellers has been ordered to leave the former scrap yard east of London where they've been living.The local government has been trying to evict most of the group since it started living on the land 10 years ago, an eviction that has long been delayed du
World stock markets tumbled this week amid fears about Europe's debt crisis, and the subject dominated the discussions at the fall meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund held this weekend.Europe's sovereign debt problems, including the growing possibility of a default by Greece,
U.S. military officials have for years talked of links between Pakistan's spy agency and militant groups attacking American forces across the border in Afghanistan.During a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, the top U.S.
Toronto's City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ban pet shops from selling dogs and cats unless the animals come from shelters or rescue groups.The move comes after authorities seized more than 500 dogs from a Quebec puppy mill in what could represent the largest case of animal cruelty in Queb
Palestinians say they still plan to seek recognition of their statehood from the U.N. Security Council this week, throwing more than a wrench into the diplomatic works for the Obama administration.President Obama has promised to veto the move in the Security Council. That puts the U.S.
As gloom mounts over Europe's debt crisis, some are looking to China to play a leading role in stabilizing the shaky world economy.But China made clear its reluctance to take on the role of the global economic savior as it hosted the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions.Polite