Under the agreement, Jordan would build a desalination plant and a pipeline would be built from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Dead Sea.
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The U.S. said it offering help to stave off a humanitarian crisis and promote stability in the region.
"It's the kind of water where if you were really dying, you could drink it, but you probably wouldn't bottle it for resale," says the chief scientist of the Curiosity mission. Scientists say the lake could have sustained life billions of years ago.
Sunday's riot was sparked by the death of a 33-year-old Indian national who was struck and killed by a bus. Hundreds rioted in the Little India neighborhood following the death. Eighteen people were hurt.
The Russian president dissolved RIA Novosti and an international radio broadcaster, setting up a new organization to be run by a news anchor known for his ultraconservative views. The move was seen as a surprise.
Jang Song Thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, was reportedly dismissed from his defense post. Official North Korean images appear to show the once-powerful Jang being escorted from a party meeting by uniformed guards. The move is seen as an attempt by Kim to consolidate his power.
Yingluck Shinawatra's move comes as she tries to defuse anti-government protests that began last month. But protest leaders said they will rest only when Thai politics is rid of her family's influence.
So many spies have reportedly targeted gamers that a central group must try to keep track of them all. That's the latest revelation from documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and reported by the Guardian and other outlets.
Anti-government protesters have now occupied for Kiev's city hall for more than a week. Police are tearing down barricades that were put in front of municipal buildings, the AP reports, and an opposition party says their offices were raided.
Another lawmaker had previously asked Edward Snowden to testify before the German Parliament, but Snowden declined, saying he would happily do so, but he first wanted to testify before the U.S. Congress.
Thousands of protesters are calling for the ouster of their president, who wants closer ties with Russia. Ukraine has seen daily protests for more than two weeks now.
That includes all living American presidents — except George H.W. Bush — as well as 26 members of Congress. President Obama has confirmed he and first lady Michelle will attend Tuesday's memorial service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
The visit is the first test of an interim deal Iran struck with the West in November. International inspectors have not visited Iran's Arak heavy water production plant in more than two years.
The new zone overlaps with some of the same area China laid claim to in November. The U.S. said the South Korean approach avoids confusion and threats to civilian airlines.
François Hollande said 1,600 troops would be deployed by the end of the day and they would remain in the country until tensions between Muslim and Christian militias cool.
The U.S. State Department unveiled a tribute poem written by Dr. Maya Angelou for Mandela "on behalf of the American people."
The U.S. and Afghanistan have been at odds over a security agreement that allows U.S. troops to remain in the country past 2014. Hagel also met with leaders of Gulf nations to assure them the U.S. is not abandoning those ties in favor of a nuclear deal with Iran.
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was arrested by authorities in Pyongyang after a tour of the North, reportedly issued an apology for his "hostile acts."
The heist of the "extremely dangerous" radioactive material, which was later recovered, occurred earlier this week.
France sends troops to its former colony after clashes between Muslims and Christians left nearly 300 dead.