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01.07.2014 16:41 Military
Japan loosened the bonds on its powerful military, proclaiming the right to go into battle in defence of allies, in a highly controversial shift in the nation's pacifist stance.
01.07.2014 15:17 Companies
BNP Paribas pleaded guilty to US criminal charges of violating sanctions on Iran and Sudan for eight years and was fined a record $8.9 billion.
01.07.2014 13:15 Science, Technologies
The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
01.07.2014 12:50 Unrest
President Barack Obama has deployed 200 more troops to Baghdad to protect the US embassy as Iraq's parliament was set to convene Tuesday to seek a solution to the country's sectarian crisis.
30.06.2014 14:06 Internet
Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger and forced the social network giant on the defensive.
30.06.2014 12:47 Science, Technologies
NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.
30.06.2014 10:05 Strange News
A three-course lunch hosted by an eccentric Chinese millionaire for 250 homeless New Yorkers in a posh restaurant degenerated into fury Wednesday when guests were denied $300 cash handouts.
28.06.2014 16:59 Health
Transportation authorities agreed to fund anti-suicide netting beneath the Golden Gate Bridge to prevent people jumping to their death from the iconic landmark, an official said.
28.06.2014 12:28 Military
A Mexican military helicopter ventured around 100 yards (meters) into the United States and fired two shots, the US border security agency said Friday in a claim quickly denied by Mexico.
28.06.2014 11:47 Music
Legendary US soul artist Bobby Womack, who influenced and wrote for generations of musicians, died Friday aged 70, a spokeswoman said, triggering a surge of tributes.
28.06.2014 11:14 Cinema, Music
Kenyan Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, Somalia's Barkhad Abdi, "Happy" songster Pharrell Williams and Irish-German star Michael Fassbender are among 271 actors newly invited to join Hollywood's Oscar-bestowing Academy, organizers said.
28.06.2014 10:44 Art, Books
Jeff Koons, one of world's highest paid artists, unveils his life work in New York on Friday, a chance to understand why his art is so celebrated, so loathed and so expensive.
28.06.2014 10:10 Sport
Uruguay star Luis Suarez exited the World Cup in shame after being hit with the heaviest suspension in the tournament's history for biting an Italian opponent.
27.06.2014 14:39 Crime
One policeman died and three were wounded in an ambush in a Mexican state along the US border that is ravaged by drug cartel violence, officials said.
27.06.2014 14:07 Strange News
Australians Richard Laslett and Collin Gunther waited 37 years to say "I do" to one another.
27.06.2014 13:07 Military
The White House has asked lawmakers for $500 million to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels, in what would be a significant escalation of US involvement in a conflict that has spilled into Iraq.
27.06.2014 11:18 Politics
Howard Baker, a former United States Senate majority leader and presidential contender known for his ability to achieve compromise across the political aisle, died on Thursday. He was 88.
27.06.2014 10:48 Internet
France strongly attacked the US-based body that assigns internet addresses, saying it was not a fit venue for internet governance and that alternatives should be sought.
26.06.2014 15:02 Politics
US doctors treating Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala have ruled out lung cancer and diagnosed the 75-year-old with tuberculosis, a spokesman for the premier's Nepali Congress party said.