Spain's lower house of parliament is expected to vote for a second time in favour of legalising gay marriage. The move will overrule last week's rejection of the bill by the upper house, the Senate.
Blasts of torrid air from northern Africa have swept through southern Europe, sharply affecting Italy and France. Temperatures in the two countries neared 40 degrees Celsius Tuesday, killing at least eight people.
Thousands of spectators gathered in Portsmouth, southern England, on Tuesday as to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Queen Elizabeth inspected a massive gathering of the world's navies, including 167 ships from the Royal Navy and 35 o
Wildfires have swept through huge swathes of land in six western US states in recent days, authorities said. More than 2,000 square kilometers of brush and forest have been eaten up by 19 fires in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah in the west, as well
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has called for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council after meeting with President Bush at the White House. Bush said the United Nations needs to adopt broader reforms before dealing with an expansion of the Securi
A suicide bomb at a police station in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul has killed at least four police officers and one civilian, police say. Several people were injured and part of the building was destroyed.
Tests have confirmed a second case of mad cow disease in the United States since the first case was reported in December 2003, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced. The second case, in a beef cow, was confirmed by an internationally recog
The hardline Tehran mayor steamrolled over one of Iran's best known statesman to win the presidency Saturday in a landslide election victory that cements conservative control over nation's political leadership. The outcome capped a stunning upset by Mahmo
Summer floods in China have killed 536 people and forced over one million from their homes, the government has said. Torrential rains in much of the country have left southern China submerged beneath muddy waters in the deadliest early floods for a decade
Voters in Iran were choosing a new president in the decisive second round of a closely contested election on Friday. The run-off between former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and the mayor of Tehran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is being billed as a historic
The United States are give North Korea 50,000 tonnes of food aid, government officials announced. The gesture may help bring the impoverished state back to talks on ending its suspected nuclear arms programs, according to experts.
A US Air Force U-2 spy plane has crashed in south-west Asia killing the pilot, according to a US military source. The crash occurred at late on Tuesday, when the pilot was returning to base after completing a mission in support of US forces in Afghanistan
No Immediate Refugee Wave Threat to Bulgaria
PM Boyko Borisov: ‘Terrorist Threat For Bulgaria is Not Small’