Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but people who drink it every day may have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new U.S. study.

ConocoPhillips' 239,400 barrel per day (bpd) Westlake, Louisiana refinery reported a plant malfunction that triggered flaring on Friday, according to a notice the refinery filed with federal pollut

Britain must not lose its lead in the development of marine energy like it did with wind power, and should focus on reducing costs and setting ambitious deployment targets beyond 2020, a report by

Iran ordered a halt to its oil sales to Britain and France on Sunday in a move seen as retaliation against tightening EU sanctions, as a team of U.N.

About 50,000 residents in a southern Chinese city had their water supplies disrupted after a fish farm discharged sewage into the local water source, state media said Sunday, in the country's lates

The Mississippi River was shut Friday as oil leaked from a tanker barge in the wake of a collision west of New Orleans, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

China will launch its next manned space mission sometime between June and August, which will attempt to dock with an experimental module launched last year, state news agency Xinhua reported on Fri

An arbitration panel reinforced an order that Ecuador's government seek to suspend an $18 billion court award against U.S.

European farmers are likely to fall behind in the competitive world grain market as EU consumer hostility to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) drives away research and prevents cultivation of h

Nations opposing a European Union law that forces all airlines to pay for their carbon emissions will next week debate an array of counter-measures, a draft agenda seen by Reuters on Friday showed,