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Interpol President Reported Missing During Trip to China

PARIS — The president of Interpol, a former senior Chinese security official, has been reported missing after he travelled to his native country at the end of September, a French judicial official said Friday, reports AP.

World | October 5, 2018, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 3567

Nobel Peace Prize: Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad Win Award

Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State in Iraq, won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, repor

World | October 5, 2018, Friday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2702

Security Failure at Facebook - What we Know

AFP - The security breach revealed on September 28 by Facebook affected tens of millions of accounts at the social network, which boasts more than 2.

World | October 4, 2018, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3090

Putin Brands Poisoned Spy Skripal a 'Traitor' and 'Scumbag'

AFP - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday branded former double agent Sergei Skripal a "traitor" and a "scumbag", saying Moscow knew he had cooperated with foreign intelligence after his release in a spy swap.

World | October 4, 2018, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2793

Theresa May Dances on to Stage for Major Conference Speech (Video)

AFP - Gyrating awkwardly to the sounds of ABBA's disco hit "Dancing Queen", British Prime Minister Theresa May made an unusual stage entrance for a keynote speech on Wednesday.

World | October 3, 2018, Wednesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 3094

Japan Space Probe Lands New Robot on Asteroid

AFP - A Japanese probe landed a new observation robot on an asteroid on Wednesday as it pursues a mission to shed light on the origins of the solar system.

World | October 3, 2018, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3586

Nobel Prize in Physics is Shared by a Woman, the First in 55 Years

(CNN)The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years, and for only the third time in its history.

World | October 2, 2018, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2943

Suicide Bomber Kills 13 in Election Rally in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck an election rally in the country’s eastern Nangarhar province, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 30.

World | October 2, 2018, Tuesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 3479

Indonesia Calls for International Help to Deal with Quake-tsunami Aftermath

AFP - Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a mass grave with space for more than a thousand people on Monday, victims of a quake and tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi and left authorities struggling to deal with the sheer scale of the d

World | October 1, 2018, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 3235

Facebook Turmoil Continues with Hack Affecting 50 Million Users

Facebook’s recent string of management disasters continued with the social networking giant reporting a major hack on Friday that affected up to 50 million people.

World | September 30, 2018, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3668

Jeff Bezos Space Project Lands Big Rocket Partnership

AFP - Jeff Bezos backed Blue Origin space exploration project on Thursday landed a major deal to provide engines for a next-generation rocket being built by a major US launch services contractor.

World | September 28, 2018, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3742

Google Announces Cards, Discovery tools, Revamped Image Search at 20th Anniversary Event

At a surprisingly low-key 20th anniversary and future of search event, Google announced a number of new search features.

World | September 25, 2018, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 3793

29 Killed in Attack on Iranian Military Parade

(CNN) - At least 29 people were killed and 70 others wounded in an attack on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported, citing the deputy governor-general of Khouzestan province, Hos

World | September 23, 2018, Sunday // 11:56 | Viewed: 3158

Japan Space Robots Start Asteroid Survey

A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system.

World | September 23, 2018, Sunday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3746

France's Le Pen Ordered to Undergo Psychiatric Tests over IS Tweets

AFP - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.

World | September 21, 2018, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3443

Five Million Children Risk Famine in War-torn Yemen

AFP - More than five million children are threatened by famine in war-torn Yemen as prices soar, a charity said Wednesday, warning an entire generation may face death and "starvation on an unprecedented scale".

World | September 20, 2018, Thursday // 07:13 | Viewed: 3735

Satellite Net Developed in the UK Collects Space Junk for the First Time

Debris orbiting the Earth at more than 17,000 mph has been snared by a prototype "junk hunting" satellite for the first time.

World | September 20, 2018, Thursday // 00:28 | Viewed: 7499

EU Summit to Defuse Migrant Tension, Set Brexit Countdown

AFP - European leaders will gather Wednesday for a summit to put summer tensions over migration behind them and to set up the last stretch of talks for a Brexit deal.

World » EU | September 19, 2018, Wednesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 4034

Poland Banned from EU Judicial Body

AFP - Poland was banned Monday from the EU body representing the member states' judicial institutions over its perceived lack of independence after controversial government reforms.

World » EU | September 18, 2018, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 7273

By April 2019, EU Countries must say Whether they Want Summer or Winter Time

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc from October 2019, leaving member states to decide by April whether they will stick permanently to summer or winter time, the European Commission sai

World » EU | September 16, 2018, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 5003

SpaceX Announces New Plan to Send Tourist Around Moon

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World | September 14, 2018, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 4208
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