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Australia tony abbott finger pointing
Apr 16, 2014
1:06 am
SYDNEY — Scientists here in Australia say they’ve discovered their foe: Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Since he came to power in September, some of Australia’s finest researchers point out that their budgets have been slashed. They say their expertise is being ignored in favor of the views of skeptics with a dubious commitment to the facts.
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10:19 pm
Pistorius gets cross-examined
Gerrie Nel, famously known as 'the Pit Bull,' continues his epic cross examination.
Apr 15, 2014
1:19 am
China national peoples congress
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Apr 15, 2014
3:11 pm
Ukraine 04 16 2014
Although Europe has the economic power to hurt Russia, here's why it’s reluctant to use it.
Apr 15, 2014
2:45 pm
Crimea lions
The safari park in Crimea has had its bank account blocked since the Russian annexation.
Apr 14, 2014
10:27 am
Ukraine slovyansk pro russian separatists
Kyiv began its 'anti-terrorist operation,' with troops and helicopters sighted in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region.
Need to Know, Europe
Apr 15, 2014
4:58 pm
Chinese factory shoes nov. 10 2012
The strike fits a growing pattern of industrial activism that has emerged as China's economy has slowed.
Need to Know, China
Apr 15, 2014
2:52 pm
Dutch highway 2
If you take a nighttime drive along highway N329 in Oss, the Netherlands, it's going to be awesome.
Apr 15, 2014
11:57 am
Nigerian troops boko haram june 5 2013
A senior security source said more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state were kidnapped.
Apr 15, 2014
12:24 pm
Japan chickens april 13 2014
It was the first confirmed outbreak of bird flu in Japan in three years.
Need to Know, Japan
Apr 15, 2014
10:28 am
Blood moon 4
The first lunar eclipse of 2014 cast a red hue over skies around the world.
Apr 14, 2014
3:23 pm
Finland bondage stamps
The country's postal service plans to begin selling stamps featuring the "proud homoeroticism" of Tom of Finland, a Finnish artist.
May 1, 2013
12:02 pm
Neighbors say any radicalization didn’t start in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan.
Apr 15, 2014
11:25 am
2014016 voices logo 03
Commentary: Courage and resilience are found among survivors of attacks in Pakistan and the Marathon.
Apr 15, 2014
12:18 pm
Since the Bush shoe incident of 2008, the shoe has been a popular means to protest world leaders.
Apr 15, 2014
11:07 am
Gabriel garcia marquez nov. 17 2008
His family's statement said that Gabo, as he is affectionately known, would continue recovering at home from a recent hospitalization.
Apr 15, 2014
1:19 am
Mass 04 07 2014
A flourishing young industry is up against image problems and privacy concerns.
Apr 14, 2014
12:50 pm
China newscaster replaced on air
A Weibo hashtag about the incident attracted more than 300,000 comments within hours.
Apr 14, 2014
3:52 am
Mexico kidnap 2014 04 11
With ransoms as low as $250, more lower-class Mexicans can 'afford' an abduction. Although, sometimes they're killed anyway.
Apr 14, 2014
3:52 am
South korea smart phone addiction
Gadget addiction — or nomophobia — is an epidemic in South Korea. Can the plan work?
Apr 15, 2014
8:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
Obama talks to Putin about Ukraine, vigilantes in Egypt are tying up harassers, China's unspoken agreements, and some slightly NSFW stamps.
Apr 14, 2014
2:03 pm
F16 egypt
Which do you want first — the good news or the bad news?
Apr 14, 2014
10:35 am
China baidu 2012 08 08
China's largest search engine has a complicated relationship with democracy.
Apr 14, 2014
10:32 am
Chile fire april 13 2014
'We are in what remains an emergency situation,' Defense Minister Jorge Burgos said.