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Climate change could affect Antarctica’s Dry Valleys more rapidly than previously expected, particularly the microbial communities in the soil, a study reveals.
Reuters – The top U.S. military officer met Egypt’s ruling generals in Cairo Saturday and discussed the case of U.S. pro-democracy activists charged in an investigation that has strained ties
Reuters – Egyptian authorities have detained an Australian journalist and an American student on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike demanding an end to army rule, the state news agency said.
The de facto capital of Poorvanchal followed the trend of high voting percentage in the first phase, registering a 58% turnout on Saturday. In 2007, the district had registered an
The US Department of the Interior announced Friday that it will correct a quote etched in stone on the Martin Luther King Memorial to more accurately reflect the meaning and intent of King’s original statement.
[Times of Zambia] KENYAN police commissioner, Mathew Iteere, has said that son of former Zambian president Rupiah Banda, Henry used two different passports for entry and exit while official records indicate that he left the East African country on November
Taipei (The China Post/ANN) – How much does it cost for a person to declare his/her love at the top of the world, in addition to substantial courage? For once
The Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will begin 2013 by renewing their rivalry at one of North America’s most iconic stadiums.
RIGA – The international pop-music contest and festival ”New Wave” will not take place in the Latvian coastal resort city of Jurmala anymore, because all cooperation possibilities with Jurmala City Council have been exhausted and its organizers will choose some other city as the festival venue; Riga is …
The recent arrest of the mother of a Japanese pop idol for sex with a minor raises questions on how the media here handles such high-profile cases. Usually, if someone who is related to a tarento (TV personality), …
Many years ago, before Sven and his harem, Steve and his brolly and Fabio and his captain – before Glenn and his reincarnation and Kevin and his cubicle even – a…
His writings for a St. John’s newspaper and his blog were aimed to stir debate, he says
The Taliban says it is gunning for Prince Harry just days after Britain’s defence ministry confirmed that the 27-year-old royal will redeploy to Afghanistan.
In the months following the revolution generous pledges of economic assistance were made to Egypt but little has so far materialised. Niveen Wahish finds out why
The agency that is building the new World Trade Center is “dysfunctional” and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion project, auditors said Tuesday.
An expected spike in new loans in China to cushion slower growth, yuan monitored as Vice President visits U.S. while Bank of Japan meets on back of bad Q4 news for economy.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The industry executives who pile into Cape Town every year for the annual African mining conference love the sun, wine and stunning mountain backdrop the venue provides. But South Africa’s…
Bloomberg Stronger US economy sparks robust trade flows Globe and Mail While Greece plunged deeper into chaos, the US Commerce Department released data showing US imports surged at the…
[PlusNews] Lilongwe – Clement Zulu never thought he would be circumcised. A Christian from the north of Malawi, Zulu was among millions of Malawians who believed the
RIGA – The leading coalition party, Unity, has begun a media campaign to get people to vote “against” Russian becoming an official language in the upcoming referendum.
On 10 April 2002, then British prime minister Tony Blair told the House of Commons, “Saddam Hussein’s regime is… developing weapons of mass destruction, and we cannot leave him doing so unchecked.”
A list of some headlines in the British papers a day after Fabio Capello resigned as England coach and Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion charges: — – — “‘Arryvederci” — The Sun. — – — “England expects.” — The Times. — – — “Harry walks, Fabio runs.” — The Times back page.
As austerity bites in Greece, anti-German sentiment intensifies and is likely to spread to other EU countries
Josefina Vazquez Mota also must overcome voter dissatisfaction with National Action Party’s handling of drug war
J.K. Rowling described how press intrusion made her feel like a hostage, Hugh Grant traded insults with a newspaper editor and a former tabloid reporter insisted that only evildoers had any need of
Author Maryke Middelmann gathers all the factual and relevant information relating to this interesting industrySOUTH AFRICA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Within the realm of South Africa lies over 21,000 species of plants. The…
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The rand tumbled over 2 percent against the dollar on Friday after the central bank signaled there would be an important weekend announcement, sparking panic selling…