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இலங்கை ஆயத்த ஆடை ஏற்றுமதியில் வீழ்ச்சி
20-11-2012 4:46 pm

ஐரோப்பிய ஒன்றியம் இலங்கைக்கான ஜிஎஸ்பி+ வரிச்சலுகையை விலக்கிக் கொண்டதால் ஆயத்த ஆடைகள் ஏற்றுமதியில் வீழ்ச்சி ஏற்பட்டுள்ளது.

பெண்களுக்கு ஆயர் பதவி கொடுக்கலாமா – ஆங்கிலிக்கன்கள் விவாதம்
20-11-2012 4:02 pm

ஆங்கிலிக்கன் திருச்சபையில் பெண்களை ஆயர்களாவதற்கு அனுமதிப்பது குறித்த விவாதங்களை அந்தத் திருச்சபையின் நிர்வாகக் குழு தொடங்கியுள்ளது.

கூடங்குளம் பாதுகாப்பு: உச்சநீதிமன்றம் உத்தரவு
20-11-2012 3:30 pm

கூடங்குளம் அணு உலையைச் சுற்றியுள்ள 40 கிராமங்களிலும், `மாக் ட்ரில்’ எனப்படும் ஆபத்துக் கால தற்காப்புப் பயிற்சிகளை நடத்த வேண்டும் என்று தமிழக அரசுக்கு உச்சநீதிமன்றம் உத்தரவிட்டுள்ளது.

எச் ஐ வி பரவல் வீதம் குறைகிறது – ஐ நா
20-11-2012 3:15 pm

உலகின் பல நாடுகளில் எச் ஐ வி தொற்று ஏற்படும் வீதத்தில் பெரும் வீழ்ச்சி ஏற்பட்டுள்ளதாக ஐக்கிய நாடுகள் சபை கூறியுள்ளது.

சில்லறை வர்த்தகத்தில் அன்னிய முதலீட்டுக்கு எதிராக தீர்மானம்: தேஜ கூட்டணி முடிவு
20-11-2012 2:54 pm

சில்லறை வர்த்தகத்தில் அன்னிய நேரடி முதலீட்டை அனுமதிக்கும் அரசின் முடிவை நிராகரித்து நாடாளுமன்றத்தில் வாக்கெடுப்புடன் கூடிய தீர்மானம் கொண்டுவர தேசிய ஜனநாயகக் கூட்டணி தீர்மானித்துள்ளது.

பாலியல் தொழிலை சட்டபூர்வமாக்கல் : சுற்றுலாதுறைக்கு நல்லது ஆனால் பெண்களுக்கு?
20-11-2012 2:17 pm

இலங்கையில் பாலியல் தொழிலை சட்டபூர்வமாக்குவது சுற்றுலா துறைக்கு நல்ல பயனைத்தரும் என்றாலும் பெண்களுக்கு சில பாதிப்புக்களுடன் அடிப்படை பாதுகாப்பை தரும் என்கிறார் சமூகவியல் ஆய்வாளரான சர்மிளா செய்யத்.

குரான் எரிப்பு வழக்கு:பாகிஸ்தான் சிறுமி விடுதலை
20-11-2012 11:59 am

குரானை எரித்ததாக கைது செய்யப்பட்டிருந்த பாகிஸ்தானிய கிறிஸ்த்துவ சிறுமி மீதான வழக்கை அந்நாட்டின் உயர்நீதிமன்றம் தள்ளுபடி செய்துவிட்டது.

முகநூல் சுதந்திரம் குறித்து மீண்டும் சர்ச்சை
20-11-2012 11:42 am

பால் தாக்ரேவின் மரணம் ஏற்படுத்திய நிகழ்வுகள் குறித்து கருத்து பதிவு செய்த பெண் கைது செய்யப்பட்டமை கருத்து சுதந்திரம் குறித்த கேள்விகளை எழுப்பியுள்ளது.

மனிதக் குரங்குகளுக்கும் இளமையைக் கடக்கும்போது 'மன உளைச்சல்'
20-11-2012 10:40 am

சிம்பான்ஸீ, ஒராங்குட்டன் போன்ற மனிதக் குரங்குகளுக்கும் இளமையைக் கடந்து, வாழ்க்கையின் மத்திய காலகட்டத்தில் மனிதர்களுக்கு ஏற்படும், மன உளைச்சல் ஏற்படலாம் என்று ஆய்வு ஒன்று காட்டுகிறது.

"டெங்குவை கொள்ளை நோயாக அறிவிக்க வேண்டும்"
19-11-2012 6:03 pm

தமிழ்நாட்டில் டெங்கு காய்ச்சலுக்கு 250க்கும் அதிகமானவர்கள் பலியான நிலையில், தமிழக அரசு உடனடியாக டெங்குவை ஒரு கொள்ளை நோயாக அறிவித்து அவசரகால சிகிச்சைக்கு வழிகாணவேண்டும் என்கிறார் தமிழக அரசின் பொது சுகாதாரத்துறை முன்னாள் இயக்குநர் எஸ் இளங்கோ

ஷிராணி மீதான கண்டனத் தீர்மானத்துக்கு எதிராக வழக்கு
19-11-2012 5:21 pm

இலங்கையில் தலைமை நீதியரசரை பதவி நீக்கும் முயற்சியாக கொண்டுவரப்பட்டுள்ள கண்டனத் தீர்மானத்தை விசாரிக்காமல் தடை விதிக்குமாறு வழக்கு தாக்கல் செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது.

"காதல் திருமணங்களுக்கு எதிர்ப்பில் நியாயம் இருக்கிறது"
19-11-2012 5:01 pm

தர்மபுரியில் வன்னியர்- தலித் காதல் திருமணத்தை அடுத்து எழுந்த எதிர்ப்பில் நியாயம் இருக்கிறது என்கிறார் கவிஞரும் எழுத்தாளருமான பழமலய்

பிஹார் மதத் திருவிழாவில் ஜனநெரிசல்-14 பேர் பலி
19-11-2012 3:30 pm

இந்தியாவின் பீஹார் மாநிலத்தில் மதவிழா ஒன்றில் ஏற்பட்ட ஜனநெரிசலில் குறைந்தபட்சம் 14 பேர் கொல்லப்பட்டதாக பொலிஸார் தெரிவித்துள்ளனர்.

அதிபர் ஒபாமா பர்மாவுக்கு விஜயம்
19-11-2012 11:43 am

பர்மாவுக்கு விஜயம் சென்கின்ற முதல் அமெரிக்க அதிபராக அங்கு சென்றுள்ள ஒபாமா அவர்கள், பர்மாவில் மேலும் ஆழமான மறுசீரமைப்புக்கள் தேவை என்று வலியுறுத்தியுள்ளார்.

காசா: தொடரும் தாக்குதல்களும் அதிகரிக்கும் உயிர்ப் பலிகளும்
19-11-2012 11:37 am

காசா மீதான இஸ்ரேலின் கடுமையான தாக்குதல்கள் தொடரும் நிலையில் கடந்த 6 நாட்களில் 95 பாலஸ்தீனியர்கள் கொல்லப்பட்டுள்ளனர். கடைசி தாக்குதல்களில் 26 பேர் பலியாகினர்.

கிரிக்கெட்: இந்தியா, இலங்கை வெற்றி
19-11-2012 11:02 am

இந்திய அணி இங்கிலாந்துக்கு எதிராகவும், இலங்கை அணி நியூசிலாந்துக்கு எதிராகவும் நடைபெற்ற முதல் டெஸ்ட் போட்டியில் வெற்றி பெற்றுள்ளன.

மனிக்பாமில் மரம் நடும் இராணுவம்
18-11-2012 3:05 pm

இலங்கையில் மனிக்பாம் முகாமில், இராணுவத்தினர் பழமரச் செய்கையில் ஈடுபட்டிருப்பது குறித்து தமிழ் தேசியக் கூட்டமைப்பு எம்பி கண்டனம் வெளியிட்டுள்ளார்.

'இந்தியாவின் தேசிய நலனும், தமிழரின் அரசியல் நலனும் சமாந்தரமானவை'
18-11-2012 12:58 pm

மாறிவருகின்ற உலக நிலைமைகளில் இந்தியாவின் பூகோள நலனும், தமிழ் தேசிய அரசியல் நலன்களும் ஒரு புள்ளியில் சந்திக்கும் என்கிறார் வி. உருத்திரகுமாரன்.

இராணுவத்துக்கு தமிழ் பெண்களை சேர்ப்பது குறித்த கரிசனை
17-11-2012 5:07 pm

இலங்கையில் இராணுவத்துக்கு தமிழ் பெண்களை சேர்ப்பது குறித்து அங்கிருக்கும் சில பெண்கள் நல அமைப்புக்களின் தலைவிகள் கவலை வெளியிட்டுள்ளார்கள்.

கொட்டகையில் குடியிருக்கும் உருகுவே அதிபர்
17-11-2012 4:45 pm

அதிபர் மாளிகையை மறுத்துவிட்டு, ஊதியத்தில் பெரும்பங்கை தானம் கொடுத்துவிட்டு எளிமையான வாழ்க்கை வாழ்கிறார் உருகுவே அதிபர் ஹோஸே முயீகா.

'ஐநாவின் வெளியேற்றம் சாட்சிகளற்ற போருக்கு காரணமாகிவிட்டது'
14-11-2012 4:45 pm

ஐநா வன்னியில் இருந்து வெளியேறியதால் அங்கு சாட்சிகளற்ற ஒரு போர் நடக்கும் நிலை உருவாகி, பல்லாயிரக்கணக்கான மக்கள் இறக்க நேரிட்டது என்று இரா சம்பந்தர் கூறுகிறார்.

தலைமை நீதியரசர் தொடர்பான நாடாளுமன்ற குழுவில் சம்பந்தர்
13-11-2012 6:50 pm

தலைமை நீதியரசர் மீதான குற்றச்சாட்டுக்களை விசாரிக்கவுள்ள நாடாளுமன்றத் தெரிவுக்குழுவில் தமிழ்த் தேசியக் கூட்டமைப்பு சார்பில் தலைவர் சம்பந்தர் இடம்பெறுகிறார்.

'வெலிக்கடை கலவரத்தை தவிர்த்திருக்கலாம்': ஆனந்தராஜா
12-11-2012 6:42 pm

மனித உரிமைகள் ஆணையாளருமான டீ.ஈ. ஆனந்தராஜா செவ்வி

வடசென்னையில் மிளிரும் கால்பந்து
11-11-2012 4:00 pm

கால்பந்து போட்டிகளில் கலக்கும் வியாசர்பாடி இளைஞர்களின் சிறப்பு பற்றிய செய்திப் பெட்டகம்.

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

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Fiscal cliff 'substantial threat'
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:20:22 GMT

The chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke warns the fiscal cliff is a substantial threat to the recovery of the US economy.

VIDEO: DR Congo crisis: Rebels take Goma
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:05:20 GMT

Fighters from the M23 rebel group have captured Goma, the main city in resource-rich eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kosovo ex-rebel faces fresh trial
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:40:38 GMT

Fatmir Limaj, a former guerrilla commander in Kosovo who turned to politics, is to be retried on charges of torturing and killing Serb prisoners.

Jail over Texas child-care death
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:33:48 GMT

A Texas woman is sentenced to 80 years in prison after being convicted of murder over a fire that killed a 16-month-old boy in child-care at her home.

Autonomy 'misled HP on finances'
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:18:18 GMT

Computer maker Hewlett Packard asks US and UK authorities to investigate alleged misrepresentations of Autonomy’s finances before HP took over the UK software group last year.

Juventus 3-0 Chelsea
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 21:57:46 GMT

Defending champions Chelsea are left on the brink of crashing out of this season’s Champions League after a comprehensive defeat in Turin.

PSG ready to make Beckham offer
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 21:05:15 GMT

Paris Saint-Germain are among a host of leading clubs preparing to make an offer to sign David Beckham.

Congolese rebels capture Goma
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:42:31 GMT

Rebel fighters seize control of Goma, the main city in resource-rich eastern DR Congo, meeting little resistance from the army or UN peacekeepers.

VIDEO: International Emmys handed out in NYC
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:32:31 GMT

Charlie Brooker’s C4 satire Black Mirror has won the prestigious best TV movie/mini-series trophy at the International Emmys.

Nationwide strike halts Argentina
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:28:06 GMT

A nationwide strike brings Buenos Aires and other cities to a halt, in another major protest against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

On-the-run double killer jailed
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:21:18 GMT

A man is convicted and jailed for life for murdering a Teesside man and a North Yorkshire woman while on the run.

Tea Party freshman loses his seat
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:00:54 GMT

Outspoken Republican congressman Allen West admits he lost his Florida re-election effort, after two weeks of recount battles.

Activists interrupt Batsheva show
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:56:58 GMT

A performance by an Israeli dance group in London is disrupted by demonstrators protesting against Israeli air strikes in Gaza.

VIDEO: Pakistan teen blasphemy case dropped
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:39:40 GMT

A court in Pakistan has dropped a controversial blasphemy case against a Christian girl accused by her neighbour of burning pages from the Koran.

Seven years for £1.4bn UBS trader
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:39:21 GMT

City trader Kweku Adoboli, who lost £1.4bn of Swiss bank UBS’s money, is jailed for seven years after being found guilty of two counts of fraud.

Record insider trading case filed
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:29:21 GMT

An ex-fund manager is charged with what could be the biggest insider trading case in US history after allegedly using early information about drug trials.

The psychology of the rogue trader
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:27:32 GMT

What makes some traders go ‘rogue’?

Probe into US dolphin mutilations
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:21:13 GMT

US wildlife officials are investigating a spate of killings and mutilations of dolphins along the Gulf Coast over the past year.

Easyjet reports record profits
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:16:36 GMT

Easyjet has reported a record annual profit after cutting costs and increasing profits per passenger leaving its shares sharply higher.

Pakistan blasphemy case dropped
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:06:00 GMT

A court in Pakistan drops a controversial blasphemy case against a Christian girl accused by her neighbour of burning pages from the Koran.

Elmo puppeteer quits Sesame St
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:04:24 GMT

Kevin Clash resigns from the children’s show, Sesame Street, after fresh claims that he had sex with a teenage boy.

EU faces crunch Greece decision
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:59:36 GMT

Eurozone finance ministers are meeting to decide whether to release the next 33bn euros of bailout cash needed by Greece to stay afloat.

Xstrata-Glencore merger approved
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:55:59 GMT

Both Xstrata and Glencore shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of merging the mining and commodities giants.

Yang Jisheng: The man who discovered 36 million dead
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:41:17 GMT

The Chinese author who uncovered 36 million dead

Afghan opium harvest 'down sharply'
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:45:30 GMT

Opium production in Afghanistan has dropped by a third, according to a UN report, even as the amount of land devoted to opium production went up.

UK recognises Syria opposition
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:44:55 GMT

The UK believes the opposition coalition is the “sole legitimate representative” of the Syrian people, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

Bahrain urged to act over abuses
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:30:22 GMT

Bahrain’s opposition parties and civil society organisations meet in The Hague to demand “accountability” over government pledges to address abuse.

Polish man held on terror charges
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:26:50 GMT

Polish prosecutors say they have foiled a planned terror attack against the country’s president, cabinet ministers and MPs.

Kenyans shot after army crackdown
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:22:08 GMT

At least eight Kenyans have been shot and more than 50 wounded in Garissa after troops launched a crackdown in the north-eastern town, officials say.

Apology over Hollywood blacklist
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:34:11 GMT

The son of Hollywood Reporter founder Billy Wilkerson apologises for the industry paper’s role in the Hollywood witch-hunts that saw actors, writers and directors ostracised for having communist ties.

Bolt may switch sports after 2016
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:20:31 GMT

Usain Bolt will not appear in this year’s Big Bash but may consider cricket or football after the 2016 Olympics.

Fewer new HIV cases in children
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:03:56 GMT

The UN’s latest assessment of global cases of HIV/Aids shows there has been a further drop in new infections among children – but challenges remain.

South Korea party fury at artist
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:22:30 GMT

South Korea’s ruling party demands an apology from an artist over a satirical painting of its presidential candidate giving birth to her father.

Profile: Jean-Francois Cope
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:21:11 GMT

France’s divisive new conservative leader profiled

VIDEO: Norway aid video challenges Africa's image
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:43:06 GMT

A group of South African students, along with an aid agency in Norway, is challenging the negative image of Africa by producing a fictional Christmas appeal video for Norway.

Attack at US embassy in Tel Aviv
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:30:03 GMT

A man is arrested after a security guard at the US embassy in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv is attacked with a knife and an axe.

VIDEO: Australia 'collar-bomber' jailed
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:51:28 GMT

A man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years by an Australian court

Danish ash disease warning for UK
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:22:25 GMT

Denmark’s struggle against ash dieback poses warning to UK

VIDEO: Syria's growing refugee crisis
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:15:55 GMT

With no end in sight to the crisis in Syria, refugees are crossing the border into neighbouring countries, such as Turkey, in increasing numbers.

French general laid to rest after posthumous battle
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:45:09 GMT

How a bitter row delayed a French general’s funeral by two years

VIDEO: 'Ice cream murder' trial begins
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:41:13 GMT

The trial has begun in Vienna of a Spanish-Mexican woman accused of murdering both her former husband and her lover, and burying them in concrete in the cellar of her ice cream shop.

Two-tonne Witch gets a reboot
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:59:29 GMT

One of the UK’s pioneering computers, known as the Witch, has been restored to working order at the National Museum of Computing.

The book which shook the Soviet Union
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:16:01 GMT

Russia starts to forget the truths told by Solzhenitsyn 50 years ago

'Mid-life crisis' for great apes
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:00:53 GMT

Chimpanzees and orangutans may experience a U-shaped curve in well-being similar to that in humans, a study suggests.

Colombia's Farc declares truce
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:44:20 GMT

Colombia’s left-wing Farc rebels declare a unilateral two-month ceasefire as they begin landmark peace talks with the government.

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Stone-throwing, tear gas
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:37:34 EST

Pro-Gaza demonstrators in Hebron throw stones at Israeli soldiers, who respond by firing tear gas.

Cease-fire or not?
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:24:09 EST

People on both sides of the violence between Israel and Hamas were given hope Tuesday that a halt might be imminent. But Egypt and Hamas — which had announced the potential “calming” — soon seemed to pull back on their statements.

Peres: 'Stop shooting, start talking'
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:21:29 EST

Israeli President Shimon Peres offers advice to Palestinians on how to end the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Man gets 10 years for fake collar bomb
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:19:09 EST

Madeleine Pulver’s ordeal started last August when a man burst into her room and tied a fake bomb around her neck, and ended on Tuesday when he was sentenced to at least 10 years in jail.

Saving Nepal kids from prison life
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:55:55 EST

Because it lacks the social safety net that exists in most Western nations, many children in Nepal have to live in prison when their parents are incarcerated.

Brazil gang's slaughter of police sparks fightback
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:41:52 EST

Marta Umbelina pulled up in front of her house with her 11-year-old daughter. When she stepped out of the car, she was shot 10 times in the back.

Brazil gang's slaughter of police
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:41:52 EST

Marta Umbelina pulled up in front of her house with her 11-year-old daughter. When she stepped out of the car, she was shot 10 times in the back.

Murdoch protégé charged with conspiracy
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:41:50 EST

Rupert Murdoch protégé Rebekah Brooks will be charged with conspiracy over alleged illegal payments to a Ministry of Defence employee, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday.

Court throws out blasphemy charges against Christian girl
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:09:30 EST

A Pakistani court on Tuesday dismissed blasphemy charges against Rimsha Masih, a Christian teenager whose case prompted international outrage.

Rebels take over Congo border crossing
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:27:43 EST

The relative calm of the early morning was shattered Tuesday in Goma, the chief city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, when heavy fighting resumed between rebel groups and the Congolese army, witnesses said.

Extortionist to serve 10 years for fake collar bomb
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:24:46 EST

Madeleine Pulver’s ordeal started last August when a man burst into her room and tied a fake bomb around her neck, and ended on Tuesday when he was sentenced to at least 10 years in jail.

Social media snags 4 U.S. residents allegedly supporting Taliban
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:23:34 EST

Jihadist social media postings helped lead to the arrest and charging of four Los Angeles area men, who were allegedly on their way to Afghanistan to train with the Taliban and join al Qaeda, federal officials said.

Obama meets with China's leader
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:07:41 EST

U.S. President Barack Obama met with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday, the first top-level meeting between the two countries since the presidential election and a power transition in China.

A bizarre killing case in Belize
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:32:20 EST

A dead neighbor. Headless dogs. And a millionaire on the run. All set against a backdrop of spectacular tropic beauty.

Stampede kills at least 10
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:16:28 EST

At least 10 people were killed in a stampede during a Hindu ritual in eastern India Monday, police said.

Anonymous declares 'cyberwar' on Israel
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:11:20 EST

In the digital age, war isn’t contained to the ground.

When war is pre-packaged for sharing
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:53:00 EST

As rockets fly in Gaza and Israel, a shareable and ready-to-retweet version of the violence is playing out online.

How Arab Spring has changed region
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:51:04 EST

It would be easy to look at the current conflict, Hamas’s militant fighters and smaller militias firing rockets in to Israel and Israel’s crushing bomb and missile barrages, as a repeat of the 2008/2009 confrontation that killed more than 1,300 men, women and children. But it is not.

Controversial Indian politician dies
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:49:43 EST

Bal Thackeray, a staunch advocate of Hindu nationalism in India and the leader of a political party that dominated the country’s financial capital, died Saturday, his spokesman said.

Karzai: U.S. refusal to hand over detainees a 'serious breach'
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:46:35 EST

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is calling the United States’ refusal to hand over an undisclosed number of detainees a breach of an agreement that outlines the transfer of power from U.S. forces to Afghanistan.

How Arab Spring has changed the conflict
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:36:52 EST

It would be easy to look at the current conflict, Hamas’s militant fighters and smaller militias firing rockets in to Israel and Israel’s crushing bomb and missile barrages, as a repeat of the 2008/2009 confrontation that killed more than 1,300 men, women and children. But it is not.

CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on rocket strike
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:50:10 EST

Air raid sirens sounded and a rocket hit as CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen spoke to Colleen McEdwards from Ashkelon, Israel.

Palestinian protesters talk to CNN's Ben Wedeman
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:56:01 EST

CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports from the West Bank, where Palestinian protesters are frustrated by the Israeli offensive.

CNN's Sara Sidner: Mix of explosions fill Gaza City
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:44:58 EST

A mix of explosions filled Gaza City’s air late Thursday, but not all were blasts of war.

CNN's Arwa Damon at scene of strike that killed 10 in 1 home
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:43:48 EST

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills 10 in one home. Israel says it was targeting a Hamas leader. Arwa Damon reports.

Hundreds end hunger strike
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:31:55 EST

The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party has called an end to a mass hunger strike in Turkey staged by Kurdish prison inmates and politicians.

Will Twitter war become the new norm?
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:40:42 EST

War is not just about bombs and rockets. It’s about words.

App tracks UK's killer of trees
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:08:12 EST

Some say efforts to track and destroy a disease killing ash trees in Britain is too late. CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.

Will Twitter war become norm?
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:07:59 EST

War is not just about bombs and rockets. It’s about words.

Haitian wants to 'paint' world
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:05:50 EST

Rony Delgarde immigrated to the United States from Haiti with only five dollars and a holy bible. The first thing he saw when he landed at Miami International Airport, were all the colorfully painted buildings. From that, Global Paint for Charity was born.

Austerity anger drives 'day of action'
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 10:52:40 EST

A wave of anger over austerity is sweeping across Europe as workers fed up with government spending cuts and tax rises take to the streets in a coordinated day of action.

Internet pioneer hid from police
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 10:45:31 EST

Three people have been detained for questioning in Belize in the weekend killing of Gregory Faull, a neighbor of Internet pioneer John McAfee, who was being sought for questioning, police said.

Abortion law blamed for death
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 09:13:26 EST

Ireland’s strict anti-abortion laws are under fire after an Indian woman living there died after being refused an abortion last month.

Seized ivory worth $1.4 million
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 09:02:35 EST

Hong Kong authorities said Friday that they had confiscated $1.4 million worth of ivory that arrived smuggled in a shipping container from Africa, the second large seizure of tusks at the busy port in the past month.

How will Xi tackle China's issues?
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:37:47 EST

China’s outgoing president set ambitious targets for the decade.

Cloudy future for tobacco farmers
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:03:36 EST

Tobacco farmers in Malawi fear their livelihoods will be threatened by WHO proposals to put restrictions on tobacco growing.

Man arrested in women-only park
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:10:17 EST

Police arrested an Indian man for “violating public decency” and breaching modesty laws after he dressed in traditional Arab women’s clothing and slipped into a women-only park in Sharjah, one of the United Arab Emirates.

Strong quake shakes Mexico City
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:57:50 EST

A 6.0 earthquake was reported near Mexico City. Nick Parker reports.

Workers exhuming Arafat's body
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:42:28 EST

Work has begun to exhume the body of Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat ahead of an investigation of his 2004 death.

China unveils new top leaders
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:31:38 EST

After months of secretive bargaining and abundant speculation, China has selected the small group of people who will set the country’s agenda for the next decade.

Muslim comic on Islamophobia
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:13:41 EST

Riaad Moosa is a comedian, movie star and a qualified doctor. He uses his religious identity to poke fun at Islamic stereotypes.

5 signs Syria's conflict is changing
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:51:38 EST

With the U.S. election out of the way, America and its allies are gearing up for a new push to unify the Syrian opposition and topple Bashar al-Assad. Here are five signs that the landscape of the Syrian conflict is changing.

Watch Australian solar eclipse
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:38:47 EST

Video from Slooh.com is sped up to quickly show the total solar eclipse that occurred over northeastern Australia.

Pioneering plan to turn desert green
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:34:16 EST

In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.

Your snaps from Australia's eclipse
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:21:46 EST

Tens of thousands of tourists, scientists and amateur astronomers gathered Wednesday along Australia’s northern tip to witness a rare total solar eclipse.

Greeks vote for economic pain
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:46:23 EST

Over the course of five days, the Greek government — led by the understated conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras — overcame two high hurdles in a dash to qualify for the austerity program set out by the so-called troika, made up of the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission.

Extremist: Destroy Egypt antiquities
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:32:34 EST

I took a long stroll through the cavernous Egyptian Museum, just off Tahrir Square, this month.

Oil search fuels Lake Malawi tension
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:28:02 EST

Malawi hopes to strike oil in Lake Malawi, but the prospect of oil worries local fishermen, and has fueled a border dispute.

Violence could destabilize Myanmar
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:26:54 EST

As President Barack Obama prepares to visit Myanmar next week, a nonprofit group warned violence between Buddhists and Muslims in the west of the country could destabilize the nation just as it is emerging from decades of military repression.

Survey: Afghans positive about future
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 03:47:17 EST

Najla Habibi says she is hopeful about the future of her country.

38 Kenyan officers killed in ambush
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:16:36 EST

In the worst single incident for Kenyan police in living memory, 38 officers were killed in northern Kenya over the weekend by heavily armed cattle rustlers, according to injured police reservists who were on the scene.

Your most colorful Diwali shots
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:29:48 EST

Diwali is one of the most important events in the Hindu spiritual calendar. It is known as the “Festival of Lights” and takes place between mid October and mid November each year.

Kuwait's desert blooms once again
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:40:40 EST

A former military bunker in the desert is one of the last places you might expect to find nature bloom. But above a maze of abandoned foxholes to the north of Kuwait’s capital lies a landscape that shimmers green and purple with vegetation, attracting foxes, migratory birds and other wildlife.

Videos show Syria atrocities
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:33:51 EST

A number of videos appear to show Syria’s rebels and government forces committing war crimes. CNN’s Arwa Damon reports.

Underwater museum in Cancun
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:33:38 EST

One man’s artistic vision is distracting divers from Cancun’s threatened underwater ecosystem.

Syrians tackle pain through painting
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:31:22 EST

At first glance, the brightness of the colors might just be enough to fool the casual viewer. But this abstract scene in “Play in the City” isn’t a cheerful one. Pain infuses this painting.

'Lost Boys' break cooking taboo
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:29:29 EST

Ayen Kuol is a woman with a mission: to get men into the kitchen.

Malala's journey to recovery
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:24:51 EST

A month after being shot by the Taliban, it is nothing short of a miracle that teen blogger Malala Yousufzai is alive and smiling — and even more astounding that she suffered no major brain damage.

Syria denies holding journalist
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 07:35:30 EST

The Syrian government has told the parents of a missing American journalist that it doesn’t know where their son is, the man’s father said Monday at a news conference in Beirut, Lebanon.

Infant deaths: Searching for answers
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 07:31:53 EST

Babies in Mississippi are less likely to reach their first birthday than babies in any other state. Why? There’s not one clear explanation, but experts cite a multitude of factors, including poverty and obesity.

Pots, pans in Argentina protest
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:30:18 EST

Throngs of people banged pots and pans Thursday, as they protested government policies in Argentina.

Iran fires on U.S. drone
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 07:46:44 EST

Iran defended its right to “confront” incursions into its territory after the Pentagon said two Iranian jets fired on a U.S. drone last week.

4 paws, 2 feet, 1 team to fight PTSD
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 08:36:37 EST

Many U.S. war veterans are coming home with post-traumatic stress disorder, and their symptoms are so bad they can’t sleep or even leave the house. But thanks to service dogs, some of these vets are now finding peace.

Finding 'diamonds' in Brazil slums
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:44:08 EDT

Yanca Leite lives with eight relatives in a one-room shack on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, in a Brazilian slum called Paradise City. But she might have found a way out: classical music.

How Namibia beat poachers
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:46:13 EDT

In Namibia, the question of who owns the wildlife has often been fraught with difficulties.

London's green vision
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:44:48 EDT

London’s abandoned rail and tube lines have been put to many novel uses down the years functioning as bomb shelters, impromptu party venues and film sets for Hollywood movies.

What do you know about Namibia?
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:43:43 EDT

Moving on from a difficult past
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:43:25 EDT

For a country of just 2.1 million people in an area more than twice the size of Germany, Namibia has seen more than its share of conflict over the past 120 years.

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.

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.

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Israel continues shelling on Gaza
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:41:28 GMT

Israeli forces renew their bombardment on Gaza, leavin at least six more Palestinians killed.

Hamas blames Israel for 'delay' of truce deal
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:29:25 GMT

Hamas says a Gaza ceasefire agreement is being “held up” by Israelis, who have yet to confirm that a deal is imminent.

Juba accuses Sudan of delaying oil exports
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:19:12 GMT

President Salva Kiir says oil output was delayed after Sudan made new demands related to rebel fighting in Sudan.

DR Congo rebels keep control of Goma
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:08:30 GMT

Calm returns to the main city of eastern DRC after days of fighting between government forces and M23 rebels.

Aleppo rebels retract rejection of coalition
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:04:24 GMT

Commanders in Aleppo voice their support to Syrian National Coalition but call for greater representation in it.

Former PM of Croatia jailed for corruption
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:44:18 GMT

Ivo Sanader is found guilty of taking bribes from two foreign companies and is sentenced to 10 years in prison.

UK recognises Syria opposition coalition
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:53:46 GMT

London says National Coalition is the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

Colombia minister rejects FARC ceasefire
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:51:32 GMT

Move comes as FARC rebels declare two-month unilateral truce after holding meetings in Cuba with peace negotiators.

Pakistan acquits girl of blasphemy charges
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 07:59:22 GMT

Charges against Rimsha Masih of burning Quran have been thrown out after police accused cleric of framing her.

French rightists split over leadership race
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:10:50 GMT

UMP still counting votes as both contestants allege fraud in election underlining conflict within party.

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