• A British television channel has been criticised as "irresponsible' for making a drama in which US President George Bush is assassinated. Death of a President, on More4, uses actors and

As Israel continues airstrikes on Lebanon, the country is now threatened by its worst ecological disaster. At least 35,000 tonnes of oil gushed into the Mediterranean, after Israeli warplanes hit

The researchers explore how globalization, broadly conceived to include international human rights norms, humanitarianism, and alternative trade, might influence peaceful and food secure outlooks and outcomes.

Typhoid could have caused the fall of the powerful city state during the Peloponnesian wars, says a new study

Among the consequences of war, the impact on the mental health of the civilian population is one of the most significant. Studies of the general population show a definite increase in the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders. Women are more affected than men. Other vulnerable groups are children, the elderly and the disabled. Prevalence rates are associated with the degree of trauma, and the availability of physical and emotional support. The use of cultural and religious coping strategies is frequent in developing countries.

The military in Congo confiscated Ferbo I, a freight ship of the African Wildlife Foundation's (awf) on on November 12, 2005, which works for wildlife conservation and development. The ship was

Popular search engine Google's free mapping programme, Google Earth, has been criticised by various governments, including India, which feel that the satellite images with resolution as high as one

A poisonous gas accident in Guangzhou city prompted the Chinese government on June 28, 2005, to call for Japan's urgent action to destroy the chemical weapons its army left behind in China during

A 1942 route could become new Asian link

smokescreen: As per a study by UK-based Lon