ATHENS - The Greek Orthodox Church said Friday it would not provide religious rites for those who choose cremation, saying it disrespects the human body.
The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any ceasefire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.
Isaac Zida says he has taken power after a week of violent protest against President Blaise Compaore's 27-year rule . Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida said on Saturday that he had taken power after deposed President Blaise Compaore (pictured) reportedly fled ...
Expressing shock at the news of the unfortunate crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Virgin chief Sir Richard Branson has promised to continue with the dream of space flight for people.
Two days after the Federal Reserve of the United States brought to an end its money printing programme, the Bank of Japan decided to do exactly the opposite.
BEIJING, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- China is delivering more supplies and pledges to the West African countries struggling to quench the Ebola outbreak.