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Denis Ten, figure skater from Kazakhstan. ©RIA Novosti Figure Skating: Olympian Ten to defend title at Four Continents Olympic medallist Denis Ten from Kazakhstan will face tough competition at the Four Continents figure skating championships in Taipei.
17 февраля 2016
Opera Software welcomes Chinese consortium's $1.2 billion bid Chinese consortium led by the Golden Brick Silk Road investment fund offered 10.5 billion kroner ($1.2 billion) to take over Opera Software
10 февраля 2016
©Reuters/Michael Studinger/NASA/Handout Climate change 'forcing species to move' Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, with every major type of species affected.
10 февраля 2016
Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
10 февраля 2016
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat.
08 февраля 2016
Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes Magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan highlighted what is needed to build a structure that can withstand seismic shocks.
08 февраля 2016
World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan A Japanese firm said Monday it would open the world's first fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process.
01 февраля 2016
Renault opens first China factory French car giant Renault opened its first car factory in China.
01 февраля 2016
news.headline.kz China planning to build floating nuclear power plant China is planning to build a floating nuclear power station as it seeks to double its atomic capacity by 2020.
27 января 2016
Lucky Thai dolls 'non-human' says aviation authority Thailand's air safety body warned passengers that lucky 'child angel' dolls cannot be considered real people and must be properly stowed.
27 января 2016
Photo courtesy of zn.ua Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.
06 января 2016
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb? North Korea said it had successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, this would place it among a small group of countries with such dangerous weapons.
06 января 2016
Chinese conglomerate to buy stake in Hollywood studio Chinese powerhouse Dalian Wanda is reportedly in talks to buy a controlling stake in US film studio Legendary, providing the company with a key anchor in Hollywood.
05 января 2016
©RIA Novosti China adopts first counter-terrorism law China adopted its first counter-terrorism law Sunday: its provisions may tighten media controls and threaten the intellectual property of foreign firms.
28 декабря 2015
Lethwei martial arts exponent Tun Tun Min listening to his trainer before his bout against his competitor , US national Cyrus "Black Dynamite" Washington, at the Thein Phyu boxing stadium in Yangon. © Foreigners drawn to Myanmar's bone-crunching kickboxing A roar erupted at the Yangon ring as the home champion ploughed a right hook into his American opponent's face, crumpling him to the canvas in the opening round of the bone-crunching kickboxing bout.
25 декабря 2015
Mitsubishi Heavy postpones delivery of first made-in-Japan jet Mitsubishi Heavy is postponing delivery of the first made-in-Japan passenger jet, a little more than a month after its maiden test flight.
24 декабря 2015
Australia's Westfield offloads five US malls Australian shopping centre giant Westfield Corp. said Monday it has offloaded five US malls for US$1.1 billion to divest non-core assets.
21 декабря 2015
Thousands of plants cut production as Beijing smog persists Beijing has ordered 2,100 factories to suspend or reduce production as part of its 'red alert' measures to deal with smog.
21 декабря 2015
Hard economic lessons as China's coal boom ends China's coal industry is now crippled by oversupply, but its companies are too big to fail.
09 декабря 2015
Japanese monks karate chop, chant in funeral contest Japanese Buddhist monks strutted their stuff in a contest highlighting sutra chanting skills, giving funeral sermons and loud karate chops.
09 декабря 2015

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