U.S. backs new U.N. arms-treaty talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee's call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft more…

Swiss ecologists seek to curb immigration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A group of Swiss environmentalists on Friday submitted a bill to the government aimed at reining in immigration in the name of curbing population growth and more…

70% of Jewish population voted for Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel National News) As election results have been confirmed and statistics from national polls emerge, showing that American Jews overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama - with 70% of the more…

Radioactive water threatens Middle East

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) True masters of water management once lived in the desert of what is now Jordan. It took the Nabataeans only a few decades to carve the more…

Quake rocks Guatemala City, Mexico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FoxNews) The earth shook violently in Central America Wednesday morning, as a 7.5 magnitude quake took over the Pacific coast of Guatemala, rocking the capital and shaking buildings more…

U.N. plotting takeover of Internet

by Steve Elwart -- The United Nations is about to discuss whether it should have the power to regulate the Internet. Next month, the 12th World Conference on International Telecommunications, or WCIT-12, more…