6:43 am March 31, 2015 | No Comment
Solar Impulse 2 landed early on Tuesday in China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun.
9:00 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Campaigning in Britain's closest election in decades began on Monday after Prime Minister David Cameron met Queen Elizabeth to tell her parliament had been dissolved, teeing up a fraught battle to govern a $2.8 trillion economy.
7:44 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
The foreign ministers of Iran and six world powers met on Monday in a final push for a preliminary nuclear accord less than two days before their deadline as Tehran showed signs of backing away from previous compromise offers.
6:49 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
French investigators hope to speed up identification of the 150 people killed in last week's Germanwings plane crash by digging a roadtrack that will allow direct access to the disaster zone high on a remote Alpine mountainside.
4:23 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, the second attack in five weeks on a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation.
9:31 am March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
The US and China should look to the example of Deng Xiaoping when it comes to defusing China’s territorial spats in the South China Sea, said Henry Kissinger, secretary of state during Richard Nixon’s presidency.
8:54 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
With painstaking effort, a group of Chicago hospitals has managed to cut by half the number of infections caused by an especially deadly type of superbug. Now US health officials want that kind of campaign to go national.
7:33 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in a US television interview that Islamic State, which has seized swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, has been gaining recruits since the start of US-led air strikes against the militant group.
7:24 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
[Updated at 7:40 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, to add details] Sydney. A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after. The epicenter of the quake was near the town of Rabaul in the northeast of Papua New […]
7:06 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Myanmar’s second biggest city of Mandalay early on Monday and headed for China’s Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun.
6:30 am March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
The far-right National Front made only limited gains in French local elections won by a wide margin on Sunday by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservatives and their centrist allies.
4:53 pm March 29, 2015 | No Comment
Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honor its "founding father."
3:02 am March 29, 2015 | No Comment
Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.
1:28 am March 29, 2015 | 1 Comment
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name," a German daily said on Saturday.
5:20 pm March 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Philippines dismissed concerns by China over its plan to repair military facilities in South China Sea, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, insisting Manila has sovereign rights over territories in the disputed areas.
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