Australian PM defends himself amid slumping polls

Tony Abbott

Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended his leadership amid speculation that he may be replaced in the wake of a voter backlash and a slump in his personal approval rating. Abbott’s More...

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Ottawa: Blast of winter causes dozens of collisions

Blast of winter causes dozens of collisions

This winter hasn’t brought a lot of snow to Ottawa, and judging by the number of collisions in the region during this storm, it appears many have forgotten how to drive in it. A More...

Calgary: Police identify Auburn Bay homicide victim

Police identify Auburn Bay homicide victim

According to police, the victim of Thursday morning’s attack in a southeast neighbourhood is 46-year-old Cuong (Andy) Hoang of Calgary. Calgary police have located and More...

Vancouver: New anti-terror bill has local Muslims concerned

Aasim Rashid

A local Muslim leader worries Muslims will be unfairly targeted by the new anti-terrorism law proposed Friday by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Though he supports the intent More...

German ex-president Weizsaecker dies at 94

German ex-president Weizsaecker dies at 94

Germany’s former president Richard von Weizsaecker has died at the age of 94. Weizsaecker challenged the country’s attitudes about the Holocaust by arguing that the More...

Huge Madrid march in support of anti-austerity party

Tens of thousands of people have marched in Madrid in support for anti-austerity party Podemos, whose surging popularity and policies have drawn comparisons with Greece’s More...

Mexico investigators say 43 missing students killed

Mexico investigators say 43 missing students killed

Investigators in Mexico say they are now certain that 43 college students missing since September were killed and incinerated More...

Argentina to dissolve intelligence agency

Argentina to dissolve intelligence agency

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez has announced plans to dissolve the country’s intelligence More...

Almost 1400 Iraqis killed in January violence Almost 1,400 Iraqis killed in January violence

In one of Iraq’s deadliest months in years, 1,375 people were killed and 2,240 were wounded...

Lebanese Foreign Ministry condemns Israeli bombing Lebanese Foreign Ministry condemns Israeli bombing

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday sternly condemned the Israeli bombing of Lebanon which came...

Trial of Bahrains opposition leader to start Trial of Bahrain’s opposition leader to start

The trial of Bahrain’s top opposition leader is set to begin on Wednesday, in a case...

Japan mourns as ISIL says journalist is beheaded

Kenji Goto

News of the purported killing of journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group More...

Philippine government and Muslim rebel leaders call for calm

Philippine government and Muslim rebel negotiators have issued a joint plea for the country to stick to a landmark peace accord..

North Korea leader ‘to visit Russia’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has confirmed he will attend celebrations in Russia in May marking the Soviet victory over Germany..

Australian PM defends himself amid slumping polls

Tony Abbott

Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended his leadership amid speculation that More...

Statue of the Virgin Mary vandalised at a Sydney church

A one metre tall statue of the Virgin Mary has been decapitated in a shrine at St. Charbel’s Maronite Church in..

Tony Abbott mocked over UK prince knighthood award

Politicians can be disliked, yet stay in office for many years. To some extent, even democratically-elected leaders can be feared by..
2015s hottest cities

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2015 has no shortage of must-see places. Publications such as the New York Times, Rough Guides and Lonely Planet all put..
Lizard Squad

Facebook and Instagram down worldwide after ‘hack’

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide were unable to use Facebook and Instagram for around an hour today.Hackers from online group..
Binding of the protein (green) to the surface of leukemia cells results in cell death via destruction of the cell's nucleus (dark red) into pieces.

Leukemia: Protein-Based Therapy Shows Promise

Resistance of leukemia cells to contemporary chemotherapy is one of the most formidable obstacles to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the..
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