In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
Helping kids understand the crisis :: Portugal launches a book for kids to explain the financial crisis. But will they understand it? Isa Soares finds out.
France: Greece must shape up :: French President Francois Hollande restated his country's support for debt-stricken Greece Saturday, but stressed that it must live up to its reform commitments.
Crucial meets as austerity moves bite :: Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says his country, at the epicenter of a financial crisis which has hobbled Europe's common currency, is "turning the page" economically and moving toward stability.
In pictures: Royals in Papua NG :: A traditional welcome for royal couple
In pictures: Coptic pope chosen :: Bishop Tawardos at Cairo's St Mark cathedral
Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
Floating turbine buoys offshore wind :: Floating wind farms could soon be powering thousands of European homes after a prototype seaborne turbine sailed through technological trials off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal.
Six-day work week in Greece? :: Greece's creditors outline a new austerity demand in a leaked e-mail.
VIDEO: Merkel 'wants UK to remain in EU' :: Angela Merkel has said she wants the UK to remain in the EU ahead of talks with David Cameron on the size of the EU budget.
New storm hits battered New York :: A wintry storm strikes New York and New Jersey barely a week after Sandy killed at least 106 people and left nearly one million homes without power.
Pressing issues for Obama's 2nd term :: Iran's nuclear program and Syria's civil war, on top of an impending fiscal crisis at home, give President Obama little time to savor his election victory.
£200m boost for N Ireland economy :: The Executive has announced £200m worth of funding to boost the economy and jobs in Northern Ireland.
US anti-Islam filmmaker jailed :: A US man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to mass protests in the Middle East is sentenced to a year in jail for probation violations.
Obama, buoyed by election win, faces new battles :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/OsFgvPLvWpY/usa-campaign-obama-romney-elections-idINDEE8A502D20121107
French Cabinet Advances Gay Marriage Bill Despite Conservatives' Opposition - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEhJ3flOiI1IRgxK1xZ4Mrlb41p-Q&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/world/europe/gay-marriage-bill-advances-in-france.html
Re-elected, Obama heads back to divided government :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- One day after a bruising, mixed-verdict election, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner both pledged Wednesday to seek a compromise to avert looming spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to plunge the economy back into recession....