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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:29
The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20,000 by November, soaring by thousands every week if efforts to stop the outbreak are not stepped up radically, the WHO warned in a study on Tuesday. "...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:29
Two of the world's largest fertiliser companies, US-based CF Industries and Norway's Yara International, announced Tuesday that they were discussing "a potential merger of equals" to create a new...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:29
China's Olympic champion Sun Yang powered to Asian Games gold in the men's 400 metres freestyle on Tuesday to make up for his disappointment in the 200. Sun turned on the turbos over the second half...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
Israel downed a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday in the first such incident in three decades and warned it would respond "forcefully" if its security is threatened. It was the first...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
Turkey declined on Tuesday to either confirm or deny reports that dozens of Turkish hostages abducted by Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq were set free in exchange for the release of IS...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer. Astronauts at the...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
The German government has confirmed that two Christian aid workers and their son who were kidnapped five years ago in Yemen are dead, citing "reliable intelligence", a relative said Tuesday. The...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
Israeli troops on Tuesday killed two Palestinians in the West Bank suspected of the murders of three Jewish teenagers in June, which sparked events leading to the bloody war in Gaza. The killings,...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
The Rugby Football League (RFL) on Tuesday charged Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington with improper conduct for criticising its investigation into alleged homophobic comments by his club's full-...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:28
Syria's opposition National Coalition on Tuesday welcomed US-led air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) group, but urged sustained pressure on President Bashar al-Assad's government. Syria's...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
World football's governing body FIFA on Tuesday announced plans to allow referees to halt matches for three minutes so that players suspected of sustaining a concussion can be assessed. The issue of...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
German industry's chief lobbyist warned France Tuesday that Berlin did not bear the blame for its neighbour's economic woes and could not be expected to solve them. In blunt remarks reflecting...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived Tuesday at the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer. The space station's...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
Paris vowed Tuesday there would be no negotiation with jihadists who kidnapped a French hiker in Algeria, as the local army raced against time to find him before his threatened execution. Algerian...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who appeared to have jumped or fallen into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital, witnesses said. The tiger grabbed the youth by the neck...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
Fernando Santos was on Tuesday named as new coach of Portugal, succeeding Portuguese compatriot Paulo Bento. Santos, who will be 60 next month, is a former coach of Greece, whom he took to the...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
Fernando Santos was on Tuesday named as the new coach of Portugal, succeeding Portuguese compatriot Paulo Bento. Santos, who will be 60 next month, is a former coach of Greece, whom he took to the...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
India's top court ruled Tuesday that police killings must be independently investigated, seeking to hold the force accountable for a high incidence of extra-judicial killings across the country....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:27
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived Tuesday at the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer. The space station's...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:26
Liberia has warned it may slip back to civil war along with neighbouring Sierra Leone if the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa is allowed to continue to spread. Information Minister Lewis Brown...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:26
Shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo unveiled plans Tuesday for a London stock market float valuing it at up to £800 million ($1.3 billion, 1.0 billion euros) to fund expansion in Asia. The company said...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:26
A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who apparently jumped into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital. Witnesses said the tiger grabbed the young man by the neck as horrified...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:25
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned just ahead of Tuesday's US air strikes in Syria that the offensive should not be carried out without the Syrian government's permission, in a phone call with...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:25
Taiwan's premier Tuesday played down hopes of a meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming APEC summit, describing them as "not high". The idea of...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:25
Provisional 37-man Republic of Ireland squad for next month's 2016 European Championship qualifiers at home to Gibraltar and away to Germany, announced by manager Martin O'Neill on Tuesday:...
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