Leaders of 14 Pacific island nations gathered in Japan to start a two-day meeting to discuss their development needs.
today, 14:23Red Nose Day comes to America, aiding children
today, 14:18Air France to continue transporting lab monkeys
today, 10:34Obama says US not losing against Islamic State
today, 10:10Memphis plans send-off for 'King of the Blues'
yesterday, 15:44McDonald's Japan updates menu, prices after food scandals
yesterday, 15:23Obama looks to anchor Tunisia's democratic gains
yesterday, 14:59Eurovision, a stage for geopolitical conflicts?
yesterday, 14:51Depp 'storming off Pirates set' played down
yesterday, 14:30Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Luz publishes 'Catharsis' album
yesterday, 14:21Australia PM rules out resettling Asian boat migrants
yesterday, 12:14Time short for global climate deal in Paris, warns Hollande
yesterday, 12:03'Thank you and goodnight' US TV legend David Letterman signs off
yesterday, 11:14Rolling Stones announce secret pre-tour LA gig
20 may, 15:22Poroshenko says Ukraine waging 'real war' with Russia
20 may, 15:17Greece's last film poster painter soldiers on
20 may, 15:00Britain's Prince Charles meets Irish republican leader
20 may, 13:15Twitter-Google deal puts tweets in search results
20 may, 13:08Comic McCarthy honored with Hollywood Star
20 may, 13:01Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants
20 may, 01:20Central Bank Governor on National Oil Fund
19 may, 23:06IMF on Kazakhstan’s 2015 GDP growth prospects
19 may, 16:35Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties
19 may, 16:23American TV legend David Letterman bids farewell
19 may, 15:41Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown lead BET award nominations
19 may, 15:33Top cartoonist Luz to leave Charlie Hebdo
19 may, 15:22B.B. King service in Vegas before Mississippi return
19 may, 15:02Obama moves to demilitarize US cops
19 may, 12:43YouTube may show anti-muslim video: appeals court
19 may, 11:48Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft
19 may, 10:30Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
18 may, 18:07Question of Berezovka villagers relocation budges
18 may, 13:35Taylor Swift goes rap and action hero in new video
18 may, 13:18Tears as 'Mad Men' says goodbye
18 may, 13:09Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says
18 may, 11:23UN chief voices growing concern over migrant crisis
18 may, 11:13Britain's parliament more gay and diverse after election
18 may, 10:54EU denounces Morsi death sentence
18 may, 10:23Turkey PM seeks to rouse voters in giant Istanbul rally
17 may, 12:38Clooney goes back to future in 'Tomorrowland'
17 may, 11:54Janet Jackson announces album after absence
16 may, 15:21Pope Francis to meet Abbas after treaty announcement
16 may, 15:01'Stormin Mormon' Romney survives Holyfield dust-up
16 may, 13:04Blues legend B.B. King, 89, mourned by music world
16 may, 12:59Kazakh director Sanzhar Sultanov producers Canadian film
16 may, 12:35Death 'fitting' for Boston bomber: US attorney general
16 may, 12:21Astana Arlans in semifinals despite first defeat
16 may, 12:04Russia voices worry over Macedonian violence
16 may, 11:49UN concerned by Burundi revenge attacks
16 may, 11:08Netflix stock lifts on China rumors
15 may, 16:48Rugby fan Prince Harry meets All Blacks on NZ tour
15 may, 15:47US Congress sends Iran nuclear review bill to Obama
15 may, 15:0830 minutes of exercise is key to health in old age
15 may, 14:42Art collector leaves NY waitresses $100,000
15 may, 11:20Cannes kicks into high gear with 'Mad Max' film
14 may, 13:46Atyrau International Airport to be named after legendary Kazakh female war pilot Dospanova
14 may, 10:16American activist wants cooperation with Kazakh government on fatal police shooting cases
14 may, 10:01CrossFit tournament in Astana
14 may, 09:18Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia to launch direct flight
14 may, 06:21Golovkin-Monroe press conference in LA
14 may, 06:16New fountain opened in Almaty on Lovers Day
14 may, 02:06Samruk Kazyna may waive services of foreign experts
13 may, 19:33Undefeated Wolves continue to reign: Astana Arlans win Argentina Condors 4:1
13 may, 18:01Carmen falls in love with biker in new Kazakh production of Bizet's masterpiece
13 may, 17:18Golovkin shows 76.7 kg for WBC 30 Day pre-weight in
13 may, 15:08Facebook hooks up with publishers for 'Instant Articles'
13 may, 14:32Airbus holds first A400M test flight since deadly crash
13 may, 14:00Netanyahu denounces 'resurgent' anti-Semitism
13 may, 12:07Uber offers helicopter rides to Cannes Film Festival
13 may, 10:36Hollywood excludes women film directors: rights group
Some 200,000 people joined a candlelight procession marking a watershed mass protest 25 years ago that helped bring down the Berlin Wall a month later.
The Eiffel Tower is the most visited monument in the world that charges for entrance. Here is a factfile on France's iconic building.
With her blotted red lipstick, perky coiffed curls and fitted 1940s skirt suit, Constanze Pelzer looks like she's stepped off a World War II film set. From head to toe, the 49-year-old German is the picture of 1940s elegance -- from the little glasses and striking jewellery to her red sling-backs, her entire outfit is authentic.
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Parents all over the world often complain about their children's music being garbage.
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Bad raps are hard to reverse, but Brad Jacobs is doing his part to change the stereotype of the chain-smoking, beer-swilling curler who spends more time in the bar than fine-tuning his craft.
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Pine cones, moss and rotten food are fuelling a Swedish city's quest to be sustainable, but people's attachment to their cars may put the brakes on its carbon-neutral ambition.
When Tilakam, from one of India's high social castes, married the love of her life in a simple ceremony 12 years ago, she feared outrage from relatives and ostracism.
Sixty years after Humphrey Bogart steered her through crocodile infested waters, the African Queen is back plying the Nile.