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G20 finance chiefs aim to 'change destiny of global economy'

Finance chiefs from G20 nations held talks today, confident they can...

France's Nicolas Sarkozy takes to Facebook to announce comeback
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy announced his return to French politics today, taking to Facebook.....

Scotland referendum: World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'

Beijing to Washington and Moscow to New Delhi are quietly praying the United Kingdom holds together.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani terms US led anti-ISIS coalition 'ridiculous'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decried the US-led international coalition against Islamic Stat...

Scotland votes today: Excitement, anxiety mounting

Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independen...

In Hollywood-style video clip, ISIS challenges Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has declared that he would 'degrade and ultimately destroy' the ISIS.
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Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleagu...
EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vague
EU threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukrai...
What's in the Gaza peace deal?
Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Ga...
China growth not threat to its neighbours: Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the perceived threat from China's growth was a "simple distor...
Hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new risks: Researchers
Fear of Ebola is causing U.S. hospitals to take precautions.
Pakistan social media abuzz with pro and anti-govt debates
As the Pakistan government and protesters were locked in an intense standoff in the capital.
How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports
Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from Chin...
ALS Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease
Spielberg, Bieber and Bill Gates are among celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads...
Smoking in pregnancy may affect grandchildren's growth
Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman's future grandkids, a new study has found.
Yoga may boost your brainpower: Study
Practicing hatha yoga three times a week can significantly improve cognitive function in the elderly...
Good neighbours may curb your heart attack risk
Love thy neighbour, it may be good for your heart!
'Unfortunate' that India-Pakistan talks cancelled: US
US described cancellation of next week Foreign secretary level talk between India-Pakistan as "Unfor...
Iraqi Kurds retake country's main dam from jihadists
Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes retook the country's largest dam from jihadists today....
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange develops life threatening heart defect
Assange has developed a heart defect and chronic lung condition during his years confined to Ecuador...
Another Ebola problem: Finding its natural source
A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola..
Benjamin Netanyahu says undeterred by Hamas warnings in talks on ending Gaza war
Netanyahu, any deal on Gaza's future had to meet Israel's security needs..
New US strikes in Iraq include land-based bombers
The U.S. has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain..
Two Saudis beheaded for murdering compatriots
Two Saudi men were decapitated by sword today for separate murder charges, the interior ministry sai...
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