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  • Ukraine Crisis: NATO should act now, not later
    2014-04-23 09:32:01 UTC
    <h3>NATO is waking up to the single most important lesson of history. Use a little force early to avoid the use of greater force later. Just think if that lesson had been learned before World War II, says Henry R. Nau.</h3>In Ukraine, a little for...

  • US President Obama embarks on weeklong Asia tour
    2014-04-23 08:29:07 UTC
    Japan was preparing for Obama's arrival on Wednesday, the first stop of the US president's trip that will also see him visit South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. Obama's three-day stop in Japan, his first visit to the country since 2010, wi...

  • Moscow announces military exercises - US warns
    2014-04-23 08:28:53 UTC
    In late-night phone call, the US secretary of state, John Kerry, told Russian the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, of his "deep concern over the lack of positive Russian steps to de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukraine, a state department offic...

  • 'Israel will bear full responsibility' for 2.5m Palestinian
    2014-04-23 08:28:30 UTC
    The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, has warned in explicit terms that Israel will have to reassume responsibility for the Palestinian areas – including providing basic services for some 2.5 million people – if the US-sponsored peace talks fin...

  • Facebook boss wants women to act to create 'equal world'
    2014-04-23 08:10:53 UTC
    Facebook's highest-ranked woman has said women need to take action to create a more equal world. Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of the social network site, said women should hold half of the important positions in business. "If you...

  • Three children were found dead in south London
    2014-04-23 07:18:02 UTC
    <h3>Breaking News:</h3>A 43-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in south London. Officers were called to the property in New Malden at around 9.30pm on Tuesday where they dis...

  • How is Michael Schumacher's condition? Update
    2014-04-23 00:24:48 UTC
    <h3>Michael Schumacher’s Didn’t Get Proper Emergency Assistance That Could’ve Saved Him From His Condition Now</h3>As former Formula One (F1) racing champion Michael Schumacher remains in a medically induced coma and continues to fight for his lif...

  • Russian social network founder has been fired
    2014-04-22 20:37:26 UTC
    <h3>The founder of Russia's most popular social network site says he has been fired and that allies of President Putin have taken over his site.</h3> Pavel Durov who ran VKontakte had previously announced he was leaving the company but said he ...

  • Obama set to back Japan in islands dispute as Asia tour begins
    2014-04-22 20:33:46 UTC
    Barack Obama is expected to offer guarded support for Japan in its bitter territorial dispute with China over a group of islands in the East China Sea, as Washington seeks to reassure its Asia-Pacific allies of its commitment to regional security ...

  • Ukraine calls for action against pro-Russian separatists
    2014-04-22 20:30:20 UTC
    Ukraine's acting president has called for the resumption of military operations against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, claiming two of his party's supporters had been "tortured to death", in a further blow to an unravelling in...

  • US supreme court upholds Michigan law that bans affirmative action
    2014-04-22 20:26:35 UTC
    A ban on affirmative action policies that favour minority students has been upheld by the US supreme court, in a ruling that racial equality campaigners claim is as significant a setback for the civil rights movement as the court's recent reversal...

  • Captain escaped ahead of others while telling passengers to keep their seats: South Korean President
    2014-04-21 16:39:17 UTC
    <h3>In a 2010 promotional video, Captain Lee Joon-seok says he believes ferries are the safest form of transport "as long as passengers follow the instructions of our crew"</h3>South Korean President Park Geun-hye, whose government has faced criti...

  • Iranian guards use extreme violence against inmates
    2014-04-21 16:31:52 UTC
    Iranian guards and intelligence officials have used unprecedented levels of violence against political inmates in one of the country's most notorious prisons, opposition leaders claimed on Friday. Kaleme, a news website close to an opposition l...

  • MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank'
    2014-04-21 08:53:38 UTC
    A submarine scanning the ocean floor for signs of a missing Malaysian airliner is two-thirds of the way through its search but has yet to find the plane, officials say. The Bluefin-21 submarine was to embark on its ninth search mission on Monda...

  • Oliver Stone Tells China: Drop the Mao Propaganda Movies
    2014-04-21 08:49:53 UTC
    From Platoon and JFK to the documentary The Untold History of the United States, film director Oliver Stone has long been known for riling up his audiences. That’s what he did again on Thursday, but this time in front of a Chinese audience. Speaki...

  • Gillette's New Razor Could Overturn Its 100-Year-Old Business Model
    2014-04-21 08:40:55 UTC
    Procter & Gamble (PG), which hasn’t done a whole lot on the innovation front since the Swiffer in 1999, has a new Gillette razor in the works. The Wall Street Journal got its hands on some secret documents that show a relatively standard face t...

  • In India, Mobile Ads Mean Phone Calls
    2014-04-21 08:35:32 UTC
    In many parts of the world, businesses relentlessly market to customers via their Web-connected smartphones, slipping pitches into everything from interactive games to graphics-laden productivity apps. Not so in rural India: To better reach the co...

  • France: Assad is still using chemical weapons against people
    2014-04-21 08:00:10 UTC
    French leaders have said there are "indications" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is still using chemical weapons against his own people despite vowing to dispose of his government's stockpile in an agreement brokered by the U.S. and Russia l...

  • US should pledge 'defense weapons' to Ukraine
    2014-04-21 07:15:14 UTC
    <h3>Ukraine must defend itself against a Russian "invasion," according to US defense and security expert Barry Pavel. He thinks Vice President Joe Biden's visit should deliver "tangible" results.</h3>US Vice President Biden is set to meet this wee...

  • Michael Schumacher's medics deny his treatment was 'delayed'
    2014-04-20 08:46:25 UTC
    The medical team caring for hospitalised Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has denied claims that the driver’s treatment for head injuries was needlessly delayed after his serious skiing accident last year and insisted that their actions hel...

  • John C. Houbolt, an engineer vital to NASA's successful moon landing dies
    2014-04-20 03:48:40 UTC
    SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. Houbolt died Tuesday at a nursing home in Scarborough, Maine, of com...

  • Cops: Man, 20, Found Shot To Death In South Ozone Park
    2014-04-19 18:03:43 UTC
    NEW YORK — Police are investigating the death of a young man in the South Ozone Park section of Queens. At 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a call in the vicinity of 103rd Ave and 108th Street where they found a 20-year-old man who had ...

  • Lavrov has promised assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis
    2014-04-19 17:58:29 UTC
    They say the Kiev authorities, who took power after pro-Russia Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February following months of protests, aim to suppress the country's Russian-speakers. In response to this accusation on Friday, ...

  • GOVERNOR: CLOSING BOSTON AMID BOMBER HUNT 'TOUGH'
    2014-04-19 17:44:57 UTC
    BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men su...

  • US raises pressure on Russia over separatists in Ukraine
    2014-04-19 06:26:35 UTC
    The US has threatened tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international agreement to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine. The Kremlin responded by accusing the White House of treating Moscow like a "guilty schoolboy"...