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"பிரபாகரன் மிகப்பெரும் வரலாற்றுத் தவறு செய்தார்": எரிக் சோல்ஹெய்ம்
08-10-2012 6:14 pm

இலங்கைப் போரின் முடிவில் ஆயிரக்கணக்கானவர்கள் கொல்லப்பட்ட பேரழிவை தடுக்கும் நோக்கில் போரை முறையாக முடிவுக்கு கொண்டுவருவதற்கு சர்வதேச சமூகம் வைத்த திட்டத்தை புலிகளின் தலைமை ஏற்கவில்லை என்கிறார் எரிக் சோல்ஹெய்ம்.

யாழ். ஒருங்கிணைப்புக் கூட்டத்தில் காரசாரமான வாக்குவாதம்
08-10-2012 4:31 pm

யாழ். மாவட்ட ஒருங்கிணைப்புக் கூட்டத்தில் அரச தரப்பினருக்கும் தமிழ்த் தேசியக் கூட்டமைப்பு நாடாளுமன்றத்தினருக்கும் இடையில் காரசாரமான வாக்குவாதங்கள் இடம்பெற்றுள்ளன.

மருத்துவ உலகில் 'புரட்சிசெய்த' இருவருக்கு நோபல் பரிசு
08-10-2012 2:47 pm

மருத்துவ உலகில் புரட்சியாக அமைந்த குருத்தணு-உருவாக்க ஆராய்ச்சியில் முன்னோடிகளான இருந்த பிரிட்டன் மற்றும் ஜப்பானிய விஞ்ஞானிகளுக்கு இம்முறை நோபல் பரிசு கிடைத்தது.

கூடங்குளம் எதிர்ப்பாளர்கள் கடல்வழிப் போராட்டம்
08-10-2012 12:17 pm

கூடங்குளம் அணு மின் நிலையத்துக்கு எதிர்ப்பு தெரிவிக்கும் ஆர்ப்பாட்டக்காரர்கள், அப்பகுதியில் இன்று கடல்வழி முற்றுகையில் ஈடுபட்டனர். போலிசார் குவிக்கப்பட்டிருந்தனர். அசம்பாவிதம் ஏதும் நடைபெறவில்லை.

ப்ரார் தாக்குதல் சம்பவம்; இருவர் மீது வழக்கு
08-10-2012 11:43 am

ஓய்வு பெற்ற இந்திய ராணுவ அதிகாரி லெப்.ஜெனரல் ப்ரார் மீது லண்டனில் நடத்தப்பட்ட தாக்குதல் தொடர்பாக இரண்டு சீக்கியர்கள் மீது பிரிட்டிஷ் போலிசார் வழக்கு பதிவு.

வெனிசூவேலாவில் 4-வது தடவையும் அதிபரானார் சாவேஸ்
08-10-2012 10:31 am

வெனிசூவேலாவில் நடந்த அதிபர் தேர்தலில் வெற்றிபெற்று தொடர்ச்சியாக நான்காவது தடவையும் ஹூகோ சாவேஸ் அதிபராக தெரிவு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளார்.

மாலைதீவுகளின் முன்னாள் அதிபர் மொஹமட் நஷீட் கைது
08-10-2012 10:04 am

மாலைதீவுகளின் முன்னாள் அதிபர் நஷீட் அதிகார துஷ்பிரயோகம் தொடர்பான வழக்கு விசாரணைகளுக்காக நீதிமன்றத்தில் ஆஜராக தவறியதால் கைதாகியுள்ளார்.

"இரும்புக் கழிவுகளை விற்றுப் பிழைக்கவும் இராணுவம் அனுமதிக்கவில்லை"
07-10-2012 5:26 pm

இலங்கையின் வடக்கே யுத்த காலத்தில் கைவிடப்பட்ட வாகனங்களிலிருந்து இரும்புக் கழிவுகளை எடுத்து மக்கள் பிழைப்பு நடத்துவதற்கு இராணுவம் தடையாக இருப்பதாக வன்னி நாடாளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர் செல்வம் அடைக்கலநாதன் முறையிட்டுள்ளார்.

டி20: இலங்கையை வீழ்த்தி உலகக் கோப்பையை வென்றது மேற்கிந்தியத் தீவுகள்
07-10-2012 5:16 pm

டி20 இருபது ஓவர் கிரிக்கெட் ஆடவர் உலகக் கோப்பையை மேற்கிந்தியத் தீவுகள் வென்றுள்ளது. கொழும்பு பிரேமதாஸா அரங்கத்தில் நடந்த இறுதி ஆட்டத்தில் இலங்கை அணியை 36 ரன்கள் வித்தியாசத்தில் மேற்கிந்தியத் தீவுகள் அணி வென்றது.

'இலங்கை நீதிபதிகள் நீதிமன்ற பணிகளை புறக்கணிக்கின்றனர்'
07-10-2012 5:07 pm

இலங்கை நீதிச்சேவை ஆணைக்குழுவின் செயலாளர் மஞ்சுள திலகரட்ண ஆயுததாரிகளால் தாக்கப்பட்ட சம்பவத்தைக் கண்டித்து நீதிபதிகள் திங்கட்கிழமை பணிகளை புறக்கணிக்கின்றனர்.

ததேகூ13ஆவது சட்டத் திருத்ததை எப்போதுமே ஓர் அரசியல் தீர்வாக ஏற்றதில்லை: சம்பந்தர்
07-10-2012 3:25 pm

இலங்கையில் அரசியல் தீர்வுத் திட்டம் பற்றி பேசுவதற்காக இந்தியா செல்லவுள்ள இரா. சம்பந்தர், 13ஆவது சட்டத்திருத்தத்தை தாங்கள் எப்போதுமே ஓர் அரசியல் தீர்வாக ஏற்றுக்கொண்டதில்லை எனத் தெரிவித்துள்ளார்.

பிலிப்பைன்ஸில் முஸ்லிம் பிராந்தியத்துக்கு தன்னாட்சி வழங்க இணக்கம்
07-10-2012 11:05 am

பிலிப்பைன்ஸில் 40 ஆண்டுகளாக நடக்கும் மோதல்களுக்கு முடிவுகட்டும் அமைதிப் பேச்சுக்களில் அரசுக்கும் எம்ஐஎல்எஃப் இயக்கத்துக்கும் இடையில் இணக்கம் எட்டப்பட்டுள்ளது.

உள்ளூராட்சி சட்டம்: 'வாக்களிக்கலாம், சேவை பெறமுடியாது'
06-10-2012 6:15 pm

மலையக மக்களுக்கான அரசின் அடிப்படை சேவைகளைத் தடுக்கும் உள்ளூராட்சி மன்ற சட்டத்தில் திருத்தம் கொண்டுவருமாறு கோரிக்கை.

தமிழ்நாட்டுக்கு தண்ணீர் தர எதிர்ப்பு: கர்நாடகத்தில் முழு அடைப்பு
06-10-2012 11:40 am

தமிழ்நாட்டுக்கு தண்ணீர் திறந்துவிடுவதை எதிர்த்து கர்நாடக மாநிலத்தில் இன்று நடைபெற்ற முழ அடைப்புப் போராட்டத்தால் இயல்பு வாழ்க்கை பாதிக்கப்பட்டது.

தமிழக முஸ்லிம்கள் சிறப்புத் தொடர்
05-10-2012 10:33 am

தமிழக முஸ்லிம்கள் – தமிழகத்தில் வாழும் முஸ்லிம்களின் சமூக, பொருளாதார, கலாச்சார வாழ்க்கை நிலையை எமது சென்னை நிருபர் டி.என். கோபாலன் ஆராயும் பத்து பாக சிறப்புத் தொடர்.

அதிகமாகும் முதியவர்கள், அழியும் மீன்கள்
04-10-2012 2:07 pm

மக்கட்தொகையில் முதியவர்கள் அதிகரித்துவருவது குறித்து ஐநா கவலை; புவி வெப்பமடைவதால் கால்வாசி மீனினங்கள் காணாமல் போகுமென எச்சரிக்கை

காவிரி நீர் : கர்நாடக விவசாயிகள் கருத்து
03-10-2012 1:41 pm

தமிழகத்துக்கு காவிரியில் நீர் திறந்துவிட நேர்ந்துள்ள நிலையில், கர்நாடக மாநில விவசாயிகளின் அச்சங்கள் பற்றி கர்நாடக விவசாயி சுப்பையா

அமெரிக்க அதிபர் தேர்தல் – போர்க்கள மாநிலங்கள்
01-10-2012 11:56 am

அடுத்த மாதம் நடக்கவுள்ள அமெரிக்க அதிபர் தேர்தலில் போட்டி கடுமையாக அமையக்கூடிய "போர்க்கள மாநிலங்களில்" மக்கள் வாக்களித்து வந்துள்ள விதம் பற்றிய விளக்கம்.

ததேகூ–பதிவு செய்யப்படவேண்டுமா , வேண்டாமா?
26-09-2012 3:56 pm

தமிழ் தேசியக் கூட்டமைப்பை ஒரு அரசியல் கட்சியாகப் பதிவு செய்யவேண்டும் என்பது குறித்து கூட்டமைப்புக்குள் கருத்து வேறுபாடுகள் பற்றி சுரேஷ் பிரேமசந்திரன் பேட்டி

ஆண்மை ஆயுளை குறைக்கிறதா?
25-09-2012 5:51 pm

ஆண்களுக்கு ஆண்தன்மையை அளிக்கும் ஹார்மோன்கள், அவர்களின் ஆயுளை குறைப்பதில் முக்கிய பங்காற்றலாம் என்று ஆய்வாளர்கள் சந்தேகம்

செப்டம்பர் 24 விளையாட்டு அரங்கம்
24-09-2012 5:16 pm

விளையாட்டுச் செய்திகள் வாராந்திரப் பெட்டகம்

கிழக்கில் முஸ்லிம் காங்கிரஸ் சாதித்தது என்ன ? ஹக்கீம் பதில்
24-09-2012 4:41 pm

கிழக்கு மாகாணசபையில் அரசாங்கத்துடன் சேர்ந்து ஆட்சியமைத்த முஸ்லிம் காங்கிரஸ் தலைவர் கூறும் பதில்கள்.

தமிழக வர்த்தக சபையினர் இலங்கையில் வியாபார சுற்றுப் பயணம்
23-09-2012 4:40 pm

தமிழ்நாடு தொழில் வர்த்தக சங்க குழு ஒன்று இலங்கையில் பயணம் செய்து இலங்கை வர்த்த சங்கத்தவர்களையும் அதிகாரிகளையும் சந்தித்துள்ளது பற்றி சங்கத்தின் முதுநிலை தலைவர் ரத்தினவேல் வழங்கிய செவ்வி.

இலங்கை சென்றுள்ள ஐநா அதிகாரிகள்: தமிழ்க் கூட்டமைப்பு கருத்து
20-09-2012 5:04 pm

நாடாளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர் சுரேஷ் பிரேமச்சந்திரன்

தமிழக முஸ்லிம்கள் – சிறப்புத் தொடர்
26-08-2012 2:33 pm

தமிழக முஸ்லிம்களின் சமூக அரசியல் வாழ்வியல் அம்சங்களை பல்வேறு கோணங்களிலும் அலசும் சிறப்பு பெட்டகத் தொடர். தயாரித்து வழங்குபவர் த.நா.கோபாலன்.

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Nigeria troops 'kill civilians'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:32:02 GMT

Nigerian troops open fire in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, reportedly killing at least 30 civilians after an army patrol is hit by a bomb.

US issues Huawei and ZTE warning
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:21:56 GMT

Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE pose a security threat to the US, a congressional panel warns after an investigation.

April accused's tears in court
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:06:59 GMT

Mark Bridger weeps as he is remanded in custody after appearing before magistrates charged with the murder of missing five-year-old April Jones.

United Health eyes Brazil's Amil
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:43:23 GMT

United Health Group agrees a deal to take control of Brazilian health insurer and care provider Amil Participacoes for $4.9bn.

US meningitis death toll rises
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:26:16 GMT

Eight people have now been killed and 97 others sickened by an outbreak of fungal meningitis in nine US states, say health officials.

Mexico 'migrant killer' arrested
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:17:03 GMT

A man accused of ordering the murder of hundreds of migrants after they refused to join the ranks of the Zetas drug cartel is arrested in Mexico.

Egypt pardons 'revolutionaries'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:16:14 GMT

Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi pardons all those arrested during the uprising that toppled former leader Hosni Mubarak, state media says.

'Saudi weapons' found in Syria
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:06:43 GMT

The BBC finds evidence that weapons intended for the Saudi military have been diverted to Syrian rebels in the city of Aleppo.

BBC to probe Savile abuse claims
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:01:58 GMT

The BBC apologises and pledges to look into allegations that the late Sir Jimmy Savile sexually abused girls while working for the corporation.

Syrian author shares Pinter prize
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:41:13 GMT

Samar Yazbek, whose latest book is an account of the Assad regime written inside Syria, will share the Pen Pinter prize with poet Carol Anne Duffy.

VIDEO: Keeping samurai skills afloat in Japan
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:31:37 GMT

An old samurai traditional swimming still alive in the modern pools of Japan.

Liberia laureate chides Sirleaf
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:46:08 GMT

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has not done enough to tackle corruption, says her fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee.

Romney seeks foreign policy shift
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:44:59 GMT

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney calls for a “change of course” in the Middle East, criticising US President Obama on foreign policy.

VIDEO: 'Saudi weapons' found in Syria
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:01:13 GMT

BBC News has uncovered evidence that weapons intended for the Saudi military have been diverted to Syrian rebels.

Chavez hails Venezuela poll win
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 17:58:54 GMT

Hugo Chavez vows to be a “better president” after defeating Henrique Capriles to secure a fourth term as Venezuelan leader.

Chavez's 'comfortable' win raises questions
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 17:47:54 GMT

Chavez in conciliatory mood despite win

ICC probes new match-fixing claim
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 17:42:47 GMT

The International Cricket Council has launched an “urgent investigation” into match-fixing claims made by an Indian broadcaster.

Ferdinand 'worth England recall'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 17:31:45 GMT

Rio Ferdinand deserves an England recall and could play at the 2014 World Cup, says ex-Manchester United defender Gary Pallister.

Liu Xiaobo: Thorn in China's side
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:24:19 GMT

China’s efforts to force Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo into exile

Fatal shelling in Sudanese town
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:08:01 GMT

Rebels shell the capital of Sudan’s South Kordofan state, killing five people and injuring 23 others, according to government radio.

VIDEO: 'Amazing' Pippie beats the odds
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:05:19 GMT

A three-year-old girl who was never expected to survive burns sustained in a fire has beaten the odds to return home.

Shelvey & Bertrand get call-ups
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:56:38 GMT

Jonjo Shelvey and Ryan Bertrand get England call-ups for World Cup qualifiers as Kieran Gibbs withdraws.

Kazakh opposition leader jailed
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:53:26 GMT

The leader of an unofficial opposition party in Kazakhstan is jailed for seven and a half years for attempting to overthrow the government.

VIDEO: Rare turtle fossil found in landfill
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:53:08 GMT

Scientists have discovered a rare early turtle fossil in a landfill site in Poland, possibly dating back to the late Triassic period around 215 million years ago.

New eurozone rescue fund launched
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:44:29 GMT

The eurozone’s new permanent fund to bail out struggling economies and banks is formally launched at a meeting of finance ministers.

VIDEO: Nobel winner 'had bad school report'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:17:21 GMT

British scientist John Gurdon has been awarded the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology, but his scientific achievements were not predicted by his school science teacher.

BP agrees Texas City assets sale
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:00:53 GMT

BP agrees a deal to sell a number of US assets, including its Texas City refinery, to Marathon Petroleum for $2.5bn (£1.6bn).

Hanoi Party bans lavish weddings
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:49:26 GMT

The Communist Party in Vietnam bans members in the capital, Hanoi, from holding lavish weddings, saying they anger the public.

EU rebrands green energy campaign
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:38:15 GMT

The EU aims to raise awareness of climate change with positive messages about low-carbon solutions.

Russian jet destined for Mexico
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:33:51 GMT

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 arrives in Italy to be customised for service in Mexico, under a contract seen as vital for Russia’s new airliner.

Blur reveal Europe festival dates
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:25:35 GMT

Blur announce three European dates next year, having hinted their Hyde Park gig would be their last.

VIDEO: Turkey-Syria border tension continues
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:20:20 GMT

The BBC’s James Reynolds says that while Turkey wants to defend its territory, it does not want to get dragged into fighting a war.

Drone refuel test 'successful'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:55:02 GMT

A test by the American defence research agency Darpa finds unstaffed drones could refuel in the air.

Strikes on Gaza after rocket fire
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:54:11 GMT

Israel carries out strikes at targets in the Gaza Strip, injuring five people, after Palestinian militants fire about 50 rockets into southern Israel.

Nigeria student lynching arrests
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:56:18 GMT

Thirteen people are arrested after four Nigerian students accused of stealing were beaten and burnt alive, with the killing filmed and published on the internet.

Art attack: Famous works vandalised
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:43:30 GMT

A look at the most famous vandalised works of art

Nun's writ halts China art sale
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:33:34 GMT

Sotheby’s withdraws the sale of a painting by top Chinese artist Zhang Daqian after a Taiwanese Buddhist nun claims ownership.

Italy smashes transsexual ring
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:25:42 GMT

Italian police say they have broken a prostitution ring which brought transsexuals from Latin America into the country.

FA charges Cole with misconduct
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:18:17 GMT

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole is charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his Twitter comment.

Bolt aims to defend titles in Rio
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:16:03 GMT

Usain Bolt says he wants to defend his Olympic 100m and 200m titles at the Rio 2016 Games, rather than try the 400m or long jump.

Taken 2 scores $50m US opening
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:24:35 GMT

Action sequel Taken 2 tops the US and Canadian box office in its opening weekend with takings of $50m (£31.1m), double that of 2009 original Taken.

VIDEO: Trump on wealth, wind farms and hairstyles
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:21:15 GMT

US tycoon Donald Trump talks to BBC Breakfast business reporter Stephanie McGovern about his life and talks about the US election, how he relaxes and his hair.

VIDEO: CCTV shows China tanker explosion
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:23:28 GMT

Five people – including three firefighters – were killed when a tanker carrying liquefied natural gas overturned and exploded in China’s central Hunan province.

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Cell biology pioneers win Nobel Prize
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:23:16 EDT

The announcement of the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday opens the prestigious award season that shines a spotlight on the world’s top scholars and peacemakers.

Police arrest 13 in taped killings
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:57:22 EDT

Investigators in Nigeria say they have taken 13 people into custody after a mob attacked four students and burned them alive — killings that were videotaped and posted online.

War child: Killing was like drinking water
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:57:02 EDT

As a teenager in war-ravaged Sierra Leone, Ishmael Beah was brainwashed, drugged and forced to kill.

Sudan to reopen borders with S. Sudan
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:48:27 EDT

Despite periodic violence and continued unresolved issues, Sudan’s president on Sunday authorized the reopening of all border crossings with South Sudan, state news reported.

Police arrest 13 in videotaped killings
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:44:42 EDT

Investigators in Nigeria say they have taken 13 people into custody after a mob attacked four students and burned them alive — killings that were videotaped and posted online.

Cartel leader detained for American's death
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:41:57 EDT

Mexican authorities have detained a Zetas drug cartel leader suspected in the 2010 Falcon Lake killing of American David Hartley, in addition to other slayings and prison breaks in northern Mexico, a spokesman for Mexico’s Navy said Monday.

Who would lead a new Syrian government?
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:03:00 EDT

After days of Syrian projectiles falling across the border into Turkey, tensions — and carnage — are mounting on both sides of the border.

Libya's PM-elect out after no-confidence vote
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:29:44 EDT

Libya’s General National Congress rejected Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur’s crisis government proposal Sunday.

Iraqi authorities execute 6 inmates
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:14:30 EDT

Iraqi authorities executed six inmates Monday, the nation’s Justice Ministry said.

Syrians attempt 'normal life'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:27:36 EDT

Wearing a sheer leopard top, Rauda Alaita buzzed around her beauty salon in Damascus. She decided six months ago to open this little shop, paint its walls seafoam green and call it Aloe Vera.

Flu strain, not SARS, behind scare
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:27:27 EDT

A four-year-old boy in a Hong Kong isolation ward has tested negative for a SARS-like virus that infected two people in the Middle East, the government said on Monday.

Volcano spews lava in Indonesia
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:22:31 EDT

Fresh lava and ash spewed Sunday from a volcano in northeast Indonesia, casting haze over the crater and prompting authorities to warn nearby residents, state news reported.

Beyond bombs: Syrians attempt 'normal life'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:16:38 EDT

Wearing a sheer leopard top, Rauda Alaita buzzed around her beauty salon in Damascus. She decided six months ago to open this little shop, paint its walls seafoam green and call it Aloe Vera.

Why Iran is caught in currency crisis
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:12:11 EDT

Iran is in possession of the building blocks to construct a promising, fast growing, developing economy.

Official: Flu strain, not SARS, behind health scare
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:59:27 EDT

A four-year-old boy in a Hong Kong isolation ward has tested negative for a SARS-like virus that infected two people in the Middle East, the government said on Monday.

6 more years with Chavez
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:45:26 EDT

Hugo Chavez won another 6-year term as president after Venezuelans voted Sunday. That means the U.S. government will have to continue to deal with Chavez’s provocatively independent brand of diplomacy.

Ex-Maldives president arrested
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 06:54:08 EDT

Police in the Maldives arrested the Indian Ocean nation’s former president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday after he didn’t show up for a trial over accusations against him of abuse of power.

Israel eyes Lebanon after drone downed
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 12:32:26 EDT

Israeli military experts are working around the clock today to examine the remains of a mysterious drone that was shot down after penetrating Israeli airspace from the Mediterranean Sea.

U.S. football heads to India
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 08:10:23 EDT

Delhi Defenders? Mumbai Gladiators? CNN’s Ram Ramgopal looks at whether American-style football can catch on in India.

Last speaker of Scots dialect dies
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:42:39 EDT

The Cromarty fisherfolk dialect appears to be the only descendant from the Germanic linguistic world in which no “wh” pronunciation existed. “‘Where’ would just be ‘ere’,” according to linguist Robert Millar.

Last speaker of Scots dialect dies
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:42:39 EDT

The Cromarty fisherfolk dialect appears to be the only descendant from the Germanic linguistic world in which no “wh” pronunciation existed. “‘Where’ would just be ‘ere’,” according to linguist Robert Millar.

A voice for America's caregiving kids
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 16:59:18 EDT

Connie Siskowski is helping young people who have to take care of an ill, disabled or aging family member.

Colombia president has cancer
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:33:25 EDT

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Monday that he has prostate cancer, but described the tumor as “small” and “not aggressive.”

Confession in St. Maarten slayings?
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:30:29 EDT

A 28-year-old Jamaican-born man has confessed to his involvement in the stabbing deaths of an American couple on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Tutu wins $1 million prize
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:28:19 EDT

A billionaire’s foundation announced Thursday a one-off $1 million award to South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu for “his lifelong commitment to speaking truth to power.”

Oil: Ties that bind U.S., Venezuela
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 10:38:31 EDT

Recent refinery explosions in Venezuela raise questions about its oil industry. CNN’s Rafael Romo reports.

Video shows missing U.S. journalist
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:40:08 EDT

A video uploaded to YouTube shows a blindfolded American freelance journalist, in obvious distress, weeks after he was last heard from in Syria.

Clashes in Bahrain after funeral
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:38:01 EDT

Police in Bahrain clashed with mourners at a funeral for a 23-year-old man with sickle cell anemia who died in custody, officials said Tuesday.

Japan's other island dispute
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:06:13 EDT

Japan is locked in a diplomatic standoff with South Korea over two rocky outcrops. CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports.

Miners, gold sector at odds
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:06:04 EDT

Mine strikes have spread in South Africa but the gold sector talks tough, as CNN’s Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Pope's ex-butler 'abused trust'
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:56:18 EDT

Vatican police who searched the apartments of the pope’s former butler, Paolo Gabriele, as they investigated a suspected leak told a court Wednesday how they found more than 1,000 important documents among a stash of hundreds of thousands.

Riot police swarm Tehran protesters
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 01:04:49 EDT

Iranian riot police swarmed a major bazaar Wednesday in Tehran, where protests broke out over the country’s plummeting currency and garbage cans were set ablaze.

'Ray of hope' where girls didn't count
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 15:12:31 EDT

Razia Jan is fighting to educate girls in rural Afghanistan, where terrorists will stop at nothing to keep them from learning.

Venezuela's vote: What's at stake?
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:18:16 EDT

Singing folk songs and strumming the guitar at his campaign rallies, Hugo Chavez shows no sign that he’s facing the strongest challenge to his 13-year rule in Venezuela.

Koolhaas' Beijing 'Big Pants'
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:37:50 EDT

Rem Koolhaas, the world famous architect, was walking down the street one day when the realization hit him like lightning: “I thought, ‘I should become an architect,'” he recalls.

Shimmering shrine to art
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:36:54 EDT

Fernando Romero’s stunning Soumaya Museum, Mexico City

Welsh girl abducted; arrest made
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:27:06 EDT

Local residents in Wales joined police Tuesday to search for a five-year-old girl who officers believe was abducted while she played near her home.

Mom, dad, son set for Afghanistan
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:20:45 EDT

A father, mother and son prepare to deploy to Afghanistan amid surge in violence. Kyung Lah reports.

What CNN saw at Libya consulate
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:19:57 EDT

CNN’s Arwa Damon describes the scene inside the consulate in Benghazi, Libya after the deadly Sept. 11 attack.

Young caregivers put life on hold
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:09:46 EDT

Kim Shifren came home from school one day to find her world turned upside down. Her mom had suffered a massive heart attack; doctors said she would need weeks to recover.

No women in Ikea's Saudi catalog
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:04:38 EDT

In male-dominated Saudi Arabia, women long have lacked a seat at the table of power.

Tragedy on 'delightful commute'
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 02:17:13 EDT

When my neighbor Jane Wilbor got on a Lamma ferry Tuesday, she did something she’d never done before with her three young children: She put on life preservers.

Change the List: First-time voters
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 08:33:15 EDT

Helmet cam captures firefight
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 08:08:12 EDT

Ret. Gen. James ‘Spider’ Marks talks to CNN about helmet cam video of an American soldier’s firefight in Afghanistan.

Welcome to a new world of drones
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 05:11:08 EDT

Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland says 70 nations are using or developing drones, and warfare will never be the same

Europe's Ryder Cup comeback
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:58:21 EDT

Europe comes back from four points down on the final day to win the Ryder Cup. Shane O’Donoghue reports.

Missing truth on China workers?
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 21:52:31 EDT

A young woman leaves her farming village at age 16 to find work in a distant city. With three younger children at home, her parents can’t afford to keep her in school.

Flame Towers light up Baku
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:53:42 EDT

Baku has been a citadel amidst potentially destabilizing forces for centuries, routinely blasted by gale-force winds, seismic activity and positioned near one of the world’s largest and most coveted oil reserves.

Canada's 'Marilyn Monroe' towers
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:48:34 EDT

Southwest of Toronto, in a satellite city called Mississauga, Ma Yansong’s vision of a flowing, organic architecture halts the tedium of a relentlessly box-shaped cityscape.

Afghan girls take brave first step
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:09:19 EDT

Many schoolgirls in Afghanistan have been viciously attacked by people who think female education should be forbidden — just as it was during the Taliban’s rule. But amid the violence, there is promise.

Afghan girls take brave first step
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:58:06 EDT

Many schoolgirls in Afghanistan have been viciously attacked by people who think female education should be forbidden — just as it was during the Taliban’s rule. But amid the violence, there is promise.

Nuclear hypocrisy in Middle East?
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:08:38 EDT

Does Israel enjoy a double standard when it comes to nuclear ambitions in the Middle East? CNN’s Sara Sidner reports.

Teddy bears dive for 'democracy'
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:57:49 EDT

Watch as a Swedish activist throws teddy bears out of an airplane over Belarus in support of free speech and democracy.

'Obamas' on Brazil ballot
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:45:39 EDT

A multitude of Obamas join superheroes and villains in Brazilian municipal elections. CNN’s Shasta Darlington reports.

Nazi hunting still a worthy pursuit?
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:41:42 EDT

For thirty-two years I have been actively involved in the ongoing efforts to help bring Nazi war criminals to justice — and the most common question I am asked concerns the age of the perpetrators.

Photos: Tribal weddings in India
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:15:36 EDT

Photos: Tribal weddings in India

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2012
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 08:57:08 EDT

For their extraordinary efforts to help change the world and better the lives of others, 10 everyday people will receive $50,000 and a chance for much more.

The top 10: In their own words
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 08:55:04 EDT

The top 10 Heroes: In their own words

Recording the call of the wild
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:50:11 EDT

He provided the sense of dread to Martin Sheen’s journey upriver in “Apocalypse Now,” but for musician and “soundscape ecologist” Bernie Krause the authentic sound of the wild can be more disturbing than any synthesized film score.

Frankfurt thrives despite curfew
Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:09:08 EDT

Despite a night ban on flights, new taxiways as well as construction work on the brand new third terminal takes place.

The numbers behind Frankfurt Airport
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 05:40:57 EDT

Serving Germany’s financial capital, Frankfurt Airport is one of the world’s busiest international gateways. With 56 million passengers passing through last year, it’s the third busiest airport in Europe.
But rather than just catering to holiday makers, Frankfurt is a major logistical hub.

Air fare at Frankfurt Airport
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:26:13 EDT

The chefs at Frankfurt Airport prepare around 100,000 meals per day, enough to feed a small city. It’s restaurant-quality food, produced at an industrial scale.

Most endangered species named
Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:10:43 EDT

The 100 most endangered species on the planet have been identified in a first-of-its-kind list.

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:31:40 EDT

It’s a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world — a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.

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IMF says global economy could get worse
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:56:14 GMT

Global growth forecast cut to 3.3 per cent amid continued eurozone crisis and slowdown in powerful emerging economies.

Syrian forces step up attacks on rebel areas
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:56:30 GMT

Heavy bombardment of Idlib, Homs and other provinces reported as Turkey and Syria exchange fire for sixth straight day.

Romney urges more assertive US foreign policy
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:26:59 GMT

Republican presidential nominee says President Obama has pursued a strategy of “passivity” in Middle East.

Cartel suspect arrested in Mexico
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:49:44 GMT

Navy says it captured Salvador Alfonso Martinez Escobedo who was responsible for killing of 72 migrants in 2010.

Nigerian soldiers kill dozens of civilians
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:43:40 GMT

More than 30 people shot dead in northeastern city of Maiduguri after an army lieutenant was killed, media reports say.

Venezuela's Chavez vows 'better' presidency
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:04:52 GMT

Leftist president pledges to work with the country’s opposition after being re-elected for a fourth term in office.

Egypt president pardons political prisoners
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:55:06 GMT

President pardons a number of political prisoners who were arrested during the revolution in 2011.

Deaths reported as shells hit near Sudan town
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:50:26 GMT

Army says stability restored after attack near Kadugli, in South Kordofan state, blamed on SPLM-North fighters.

Afghan government could 'collapse post-NATO'
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:31:32 GMT

Think-tank sounds “implosion” warning depending on presidential elections after coalition troop withdrawal in 2014.

ICC launches match-fixing probe
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:12:06 GMT

Allegations made by Indian TV channel claim six umpires from three countries were willing to give favourable decisions.

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas retaliation
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:44:22 GMT

Tanks fire shells at Gaza Strip after Palestinian groups retaliate with rockets for Sunday’s deadly Israeli airstrike.

UK and Japan duo win Nobel Prize for medicine
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:43:05 GMT

Researchers John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka honoured for their groundbreaking research on stem cells.

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