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ஷர்மிளா நிர்வாகத்துக்குட்பட்ட பள்ளிக்கு தீவைக்க முயற்சி
22-11-2012 4:52 pm

இலங்கையில் பாலியல் தொழிலை சட்டப்பூர்வமாக்கலாம் என்கிற யோசனை தொடர்பில் கருத்து தெரிவித்த ஏறாவூரைச் சேர்ந்த முஸ்லிம் சமூக ஆய்வாளர் ஷர்மிளா சயீத் நிர்வகிக்கும் பகல் நேர பாலர் பராமரிப்பு நிலையத்திற்கு வியாழக்கிழமை அதிகாலை தீ வைக்க முயற்சி

இராணுவ மேஜரின் எல்லை தாண்டிய காதலுக்கு நீதிமன்றம் ஆசிர்வாதம்
22-11-2012 4:33 pm

இலங்கைப் பெண்ணை திருமணம் செய்வதற்காக ராஜினாமா செய்ய முன்வந்துள்ள இந்திய ராணுவ மேஜரின் கோரி்கையை கர்நாடக உயர்நீதிமன்றம் ஏற்றுள்ளது.

காசா போர்நிறுத்தம் தாக்குப்பிடிக்குமா?
22-11-2012 4:31 pm

இஸ்ரேலுக்கும் ஹமாஸுக்கும் இடையில் புதனன்று எட்டப்பட்ட புரிந்துணர்வின்படி போர்நிறுத்தம் நிலவி வருகிறது என்றாலும் இது எத்தனைக் காலம் தாக்குப்பிடிக்கும் என்ற கேள்வி நிலவுகிறது.

கூடங்குளம் அணுக்கழிவுகளை புதைக்க கோலாரில் எதிர்ப்பு
22-11-2012 3:41 pm

கூடங்குளம் அணுமின் நிலைய கழிவுகளை, கர்நாடகத்தின் கோலார் தங்கவயலில் பயன்படாமலிருக்கும் தங்கச் சுரங்கங்களில் சேமித்து வைக்கும் இந்திய அரசின் முடிவுக்கு கோலாரில் கடும் எதிர்ப்பு; ஒருநாள் பந்த் அறிவிப்பு

நம்பிக்கையில்லாத் தீர்மான முயற்சி தோல்வி
22-11-2012 3:16 pm

ஐக்கிய முற்போக்குக் கூட்டணி அரசுக்கு எதிராக நம்பிக்கையில்லாத் தீர்மானம் கொண்டு வரும் திரிணாமூல் காங்கிரஸ் கட்சியின் முயற்சி தோல்வியில் முடிந்தது.

ஷிராணி பதவிநீக்கம்-நாடாளுமன்ற குழுவுக்கு நீதிமன்றம் பரிந்துரை
22-11-2012 2:43 pm

இலங்கை தலைமை நீதிபதி ஷிராணி பண்டாரநாயக்கவை பதவிநீக்கம் செய்வதற்கான விசாரணையை தடைசெய்ய உச்சநீதிமன்றம் மறுப்பு; அதேசமயம், இது தொடர்பான வழக்கின் இறுதித்தீர்ப்பு வரும் வரை ஷிராணி மீதான விசாரணைகளை நாடாளுமன்ற தெரிவுக்குழு தவிர்க்குமாறு நீதிபதிகள் பரிந்துரை

வரைபடத்தில் இருந்த குட்டித் தீவு நிஜத்தில் இல்லை
22-11-2012 1:09 pm

உலக வரைபடங்களில் பல காலமாக காண்பிக்கப்பட்டுவரும் சேண்டி ஐலண்ட் எனும் தென் பசிபிக் சிறு தீவு ஒன்று நிஜத்தில் இல்லை என்று ஆஸ்திரேலிய விஞ்ஞானிகள் கூறுகின்றனர்.

பிபிசிக்கு புதிய தலைமை இயக்குனர்
22-11-2012 12:38 pm

பிபிசியின் புதிய தலைமை இயக்குனராக டோனி ஹால் நியமிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளார். இவர் பிபிசியின் முன்னாள் ஊழியராவார்.

காசாவில் போர் நிறுத்தத்துக்கு இரு தரப்பும் ஒப்புதல்
21-11-2012 6:31 pm

கடந்த எட்டு நாட்களாக மோதல் ஏற்பட்டுள்ள காசா நிலப்பரப்பில் போர் நிறுத்தம் ஒன்றுக்கு இஸ்ரேலும், ஹமாஸ் இயக்கமும் உடன்பட்டுள்ளதாக எகிப்து அறிவித்திருக்கிறது.

கூடங்குளம் அணுக்கழிவுகளை கோலார் தங்கவயலில் சேமிக்க முடிவு
21-11-2012 3:37 pm

கூடங்குளம் அணு உலையில் இருந்து வெளியாகும் அணுக்கழிவுகளை கர்நாடக மாநிலம் கோலார் தங்கவயலில் உள்ள முன்னாள் தங்கச் சுரங்கங்களில் தேக்கி வைக்க முடிவு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளதாக உச்சநீதிமன்றத்தில் அரசு தெரிவித்துள்ளது.

ஜெ.வுக்கு எதிரான தேர்தல் வழக்குகள் ரத்து
21-11-2012 3:25 pm

தமிழக முதல்வர் ஜெயலலிதாவுக்கு எதிராக தேர்தல் ஆணையம் பதிவு செய்துள்ள கிரிமினல் வழக்குகளை ரத்து செய்ய உச்சநீதிமன்றம் உத்தரவிட்டுள்ளது.

டியூடர் குணசேகர லண்டனில் மஸாஜ் பெண்ணிடம் சில்மிஷம்
21-11-2012 2:53 pm

இலங்கையின் முன்னாள் நாடாளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர் டியூடர் குணசேகர மஸாஜ் செய்த பெண்ணிடம் தவறாக நடந்ததை உறுதிசெய்துள்ள லண்டன் நீதிமன்றம் அவர் பொய்யாக இலவச சட்ட உதவி பெற்றாரா என்பது விசாரிக்கப்பட வேண்டும் என உத்தரவிட்டுள்ளது.

ஆஸியில் அகதித் தஞ்சம் கோருபவர்களை தடுத்து வைக்க மேலும் ஒரு மையம்
21-11-2012 12:05 pm

ஆஸியில் அகதித் தஞ்சம் கோருபவர்களின் மனுக்கள் பரிசீலனை செய்யப்படும் வரை அவர்களை தடுத்து வைக்க வேறு ஒரு நாட்டில் மேலும் ஒரு முகாம் திறப்பு.

இஸ்ரேல்-காசா மோதல்: டெல் அவிவ் பேருந்தில் குண்டு வெடிப்பு
21-11-2012 12:05 pm

இஸ்ரேலின் டெல் அவிவ் நகரில் பேருந்து ஒன்றில் குண்டு வெடித்ததில் குறைந்தது 15 பேர் காயம் அடைந்துள்ளனர். காசாவில் செவ்வாய் இரவும் இஸ்ரேலியர்கள் கடுமையாக குண்டு வீசியிருந்தனர். போர்நிறுத்தத்துக்கான பன்னாட்டு முயற்சிகள் தீவிரமடைந்துள்ளன.

மும்பை தாக்குதலில் ஈடுபட்ட கஸாப் தூக்கிலிடப்பட்டார்
21-11-2012 7:53 am

கடந்த 2008-ம் ஆண்டு மும்பையில் தீவிரவாதத் தாக்குதலில் ஈடுபட்டபோது, உயிருடன் பிடிபட்ட தீவிரவாதி முகமது அஜ்மல் கஸாப் புதன்கிழமை காலை தூக்கிலிடப்பட்டார்.

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.

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.

"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

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

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

'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.

'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

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VIDEO: Thanksgiving marked across US
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:53:27 GMT

Millions of New Yorkers have soaked up bright autumn sunshine as the annual Thanksgiving Day parade kicked off the US holiday season.

VIDEO: 'Ice cream' murderer jailed for life
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:41:41 GMT

A court in Vienna has sentenced a woman to life in prison for murdering her ex-husband and her lover and hiding the bodies in her ice cream shop.

China hostages freed in Colombia
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:39:57 GMT

Marxist rebel group Farc free four Chinese oil workers they had held for 17 months, days after peace talks with the Colombian government begin.

VIDEO: Why Hong Kong wants to stay 'British'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:35:06 GMT

The former British colony Hong Kong was transferred to Chinese rule 15 years ago, but it still seems as British as ever.

Broad fitness concern for England
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:27:27 GMT

England seamer Stuart Broad is a doubt for Friday’s second Test against India in Mumbai and is described as “under the weather”.

Mursi assumes sweeping new powers
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:26:31 GMT

Egypt’s President Mursi issues a declaration banning challenges to his decisions, and is immediately accused of acting like a “new pharaoh”.

Benitez does not fear Abramovich
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:24:33 GMT

New Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez says it will be “easy” to work for owner Roman Abramovich after his previous troubles at Liverpool.

EU leaders begin budget battle
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:16:16 GMT

EU leaders meeting in Brussels seek a deal on the bloc’s seven-year budget, with many calling for cuts as they rein in spending nationally.

Sarkozy questioned over donations
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:09:56 GMT

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is questioned over claims his 2007 poll campaign received illegal donations from France’s richest woman, but avoids charges.

Life resumes after Gaza ceasefire
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:18:03 GMT

People in Gaza and southern Israel begin to resume normal life following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.

Deadly 100-vehicle pile-up in US
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:45:12 GMT

Two people die and dozens are injured after a Thanksgiving pile-up involving some 100 vehicles on a foggy motorway in the US state of Texas.

VIDEO: Iraq's real life 'Romeo and Juliet'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:39:52 GMT

They may look like an unlikely Romeo and Juliet, but Zahra and Hassan have risked their lives to be together.

US marks Thanksgiving with parade
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:39:11 GMT

Millions of people in the US mark Thanksgiving Day, with the Macy’s parade winding through New York but many still suffering in storm-hit areas.

Nigeria hit by 'blasphemy' riot
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:20:46 GMT

A rumour that a Christian blasphemed against Islam sparks a riot in Nigeria as the incoming Anglican church head launches a religious tolerance initiative.

Referees demand Chelsea apology
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:51:28 GMT

Referees’ union wants Chelsea to apologise and pay compensation to Mark Clattenburg after he is cleared of making a racist remark.

'Ice cream' murder woman jailed
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:40:03 GMT

A Vienna court sentences a woman to life in jail for killing her ex-husband and her lover, and hiding their dismembered bodies in her ice cream shop.

Russia lifts ban on British beef
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:12:55 GMT

Russia agrees to lift a 16-year ban on importing British beef and lamb put in place after the BSE outbreak.

Euro MPs warn of UN net control
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:26:00 GMT

The UN’s telecommunications union should not be allowed to take over control of the internet, the European Parliament warns ahead of a key meeting.

Kiss DJ resigns in reggae protest
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:53:12 GMT

A British DJ renowned for his knowledge of reggae has resigned from a leading commercial radio station in protest over what he called its “continued marginalisation” of the genre.

Sierra Leone 'fake' votes seized
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:26:22 GMT

About 10% of votes from Sierra Leone’s tightly contested elections are set aside because of opposition complaints of fraud, the election commission says.

BBC can overcome crisis – new DG
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:20:49 GMT

The new director general of the BBC, Tony Hall, says he is confident the corporation can get through a “really tough few weeks”.

VIDEO: Anguish for families of Pakistan fire
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:19:39 GMT

The bodies of 29 workers killed in a factory fire in Pakistan last September have yet to be officially identified.

War crimes warrant for Mrs Gbagbo
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:13:05 GMT

The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Simone Gbagbo, the wife of Ivory Coast’s ex-President Laurent Gbagbo.

BoE boss: 'Bank culture changed'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:59:03 GMT

Bank of England governor, Sir Mervyn King, tells MPs the risk-taking culture at big banks has changed, but retail and investment banking still needs to be separated.

MPs 'can keep prison vote ban'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:04:00 GMT

The government unveils plans which could allow some prisoners to vote – but tells MPs they can vote to defy a European ruling and keep the current ban.

Boxer Camacho declared brain dead
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:53:27 GMT

Doctors in Puerto Rico declare former boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho brain dead, following his shooting in a drive-by attack.

VIDEO: The $4.2m Christmas decoration
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:05:37 GMT

A Japanese jewellery store is offering customers the chance to buy a revolving Christmas tree made out of $4.2m worth of pure gold.

Rihanna's Diamonds tops US chart
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:51:48 GMT

The singer achieves her 12th number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 with her latest track.

Sudan ex-spy arrested over 'plot'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:35:16 GMT

Sudan arrests former intelligence chief Salah Gosh and top army officers over a “plot” to destabilise the country, an minister says.

MEPs close shark fin loopholes
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:23:40 GMT

The European Parliament backs plans to close loopholes that allowed the practice of slicing off a shark’s fins and discarding the body at sea.

VIDEO: Tottenham fans injured in Rome
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:09:18 GMT

A Tottenham Hotspur supporter has been seriously injured and several hurt in a clash with rival fans in Rome.

Facebook to stop privacy votes
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:26:58 GMT

Facebook users will no longer be able to vote against policy changes on the website, the social network has announced.

Eurozone output contracts again
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:24:37 GMT

Business activity in the eurozone continued to decline in November and output is set to contract further, a closely-watched survey suggests.

New markets help SABMiller grow
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:22:00 GMT

Brewing giant SABMiller says that profits improved, driven by growth in emerging markets, sending shares higher.

Is DR Congo's cycle of chaos unbreakable?
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:15:14 GMT

What next after rebels seize DR Congo city?

VIDEO: How beer sales reflect global economy
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:16:06 GMT

SABMiller, the world’s second-biggest brewer, met expectations with a 12% rise in first-half profit, and said strong growth in Africa and Latin America should continue.

Pacific island 'does not exist'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:57:38 GMT

A South Pacific island shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Maps and on Google Earth, is proven not to exist, Australian scientists say.

Syrian rebels 'capture key base'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:57:10 GMT

Syrian rebels say they have captured a key army base near the city of Deir Ezzor, giving them control of a large swathe of eastern Syria.

VIDEO: One-minute World News
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:56:47 GMT

Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

Chase leaves US sitcom Community
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:42:33 GMT

Former Saturday Night Live star Chevy Chase abruptly leaves US sitcom Community and will not appear in the final episodes of its current season, Sony Pictures Televison confirms.

Sony and Panasonic ratings cut
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:37:39 GMT

Tech firms Sony and Panasonic have their credit ratings slashed to the level of junk status for the first time.

Sharp jump in Sao Paulo murders
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:18:56 GMT

Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo, sees murders more than double in October compared with last year, with 176 killings.

Blast hits Pakistan Shia march
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:53:04 GMT

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 23 people at a Shia Muslim procession in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, hours after blasts in Karachi.

Shortlist revealed for BBC award
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 05:34:14 GMT

Demba Ba, Younes Belhanda, Didier Drogba, Chris Katongo and Yaya Toure are nominated for the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year award.

China leaders reassert control over security portfolio
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 03:28:37 GMT

China’s leaders strengthen control over key post

Iraqis locked in rival sectarian narratives
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 01:53:31 GMT

Real and imagined sectarian splits divide Iraq

Did the Lomo camera save film photography?
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 01:12:16 GMT

How a camera from Leningrad became a retro cult classic

Viewpoints: UK role in EU
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:02:39 GMT

Leading Europeans assess UK role in EU

Opportunities and expectations from Gaza-Israel ceasefire
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:37:30 GMT

Yolande Knell on Cairo’s role in the Hamas-Israel truce

Bahrain medics get jail sentences
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:34:47 GMT

A court in Bahrain sentences 23 medics to three months in jail for their alleged roles in last year’s anti-government uprisings, officials say.

Dwarf planet Makemake laid bare
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:01:24 GMT

Astronomers make use of a chance event to get a look at the Makemake, one of five “dwarf planets” that also include former planet Pluto.

Nato mulls Turkey's missile plea
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:39:33 GMT

Nato says it is considering a request by Turkey to deploy Patriot anti-missile systems to protect its border with conflict-torn Syria.

Who can satisfy Abramovich at Chelsea?
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:34:09 GMT

Who can satisfy Abramovich at Chelsea?

CNN

Sudan government: Coup attempt disrupted
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:09:02 EST

Sudanese authorities disrupted a plot “to create chaos, target leaders of the country and destabilize the county,” in what appeared to be an attempted coup d’etat, Sudan’s minister of information told reporters Thursday.

Opposition: Government bombing kill 40
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:55:21 EST

Syrian rebels and opposition groups accused government forces of bombing a building by a hospital late Wednesday in the besieged city of Aleppo, where at least 40 people died as the conflict rages on..

Conflict shifts Mideast balance of power
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:26:54 EST

However crude the calculation, especially amid all the civilian casualties, the winners and losers in the Israel-Gaza conflict are already reshaping political alliances in the Middle East.

Self-immolations on rise in Tibet
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:05:07 EST

When a downtrodden Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire in protest after his vegetable cart was confiscated by officials, this desperate act of self-sacrifice was seen as a catalyst for a revolution that became known as the Arab Spring.

Self-immolations on rise in Tibet
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:05:07 EST

When a downtrodden Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire in protest after his vegetable cart was confiscated by officials, this desperate act of self-sacrifice was seen as a catalyst for a revolution that became known as the Arab Spring.

Military e-mails reveal details of bin Laden's burial at sea
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:04:11 EST

The burial at sea of Osama bin Laden after he was killed by Navy SEALs last year followed traditional Islamic procedures, according to newly released military e-mails, but less than a dozen “leadership” members aboard the Navy carrier where the service took place were informed of the burial.

France's Sarkozy to face questions over alleged illegal funds
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:03:32 EST

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived at a Bordeaux court Thursday for questioning in a probe involving illegal campaign donations, CNN affiliate BFM-TV said.

Pakistani Taliban threaten to target India
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:02:24 EST

The Pakistani Taliban vowed Thursday to carry out attacks against India to avenge the death of a man executed by Indian authorities for his role in the 2008 terrorist assault on Mumbai.

Conflict shifts Mideast power balance
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:00:21 EST

However crude the calculation, especially amid all the civilian casualties, the winners and losers in the Israel-Gaza conflict are already reshaping political alliances in the Middle East.

CNN's Arwa Damon in the streets of Gaza
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:51:20 EST

CNN’s Arwa Damon reports on celebrating in streets of Gaza City after a cease-fire with Israel takes effect.

CNN's Fred Pleitgen on the nervous calm in Israel
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:50:50 EST

Truce appears to be holding after days of violence. CNN’s Fred Pleitgen reports from Ashkelon.

Growing up in conflict
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:49:38 EST

A look at how children and teens survive conflict zones.

5 boys die in dumpster
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 04:15:41 EST

Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.

Deaths in dumpster expose plight of China's street kids
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 04:15:41 EST

Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.

Bomb kills 3 near U.S. embassy
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:52:08 EST

A suicide bomber dressed as a security guard blew himself up Wednesday in a street near the U.S. Embassy in the Afghan capital, killing himself and two other people, authorities said.

Rebels: We plan to 'liberate' entire Congo
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:42:15 EST

A rebel group now in control of a key city in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo announced Wednesday that it plans to “liberate” the entire country.

India hangs Mumbai attack gunman
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:35:11 EST

India on Wednesday executed Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the last surviving gunman from the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that killed more than 160 people, a government official said.

India hangs last gunman from Mumbai attacks
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:34:35 EST

India on Wednesday executed Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the last surviving gunman from the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that killed more than 160 people, a government official said.

Get up to speed: How violence reignited
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:45:48 EST

The longstanding conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas reignited last week after Israel launched airstrikes against what it called terrorist targets in Gaza.

Timeline of conflict
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:42:18 EST

How Arab Spring has changed region
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:40:18 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.

Jordanians protest gas prices
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:39:40 EST

Demonstrators in Amman, Jordan, battled riot police Wednesday in a fury over gas prices. And those who stayed after the tear gas and water cannons were fired did something rare in that nation: They chanted slogans against King Abdullah.

Bus, train crash kills dozens
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:37:23 EST

A train collided with a school bus Saturday morning in Egypt, killing 51 people and injuring 17, according to the health ministry.

Kenya grenade blast kills 7
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:33:19 EST

A grenade explosion killed seven people and wounded another 24 on Sunday in a predominantly Somali neighborhood of Nairobi, a Kenya Red Cross official said.

Protesters, police clash in Cairo
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:32:52 EST

Violence flared in central Cairo on Monday as protesters threw Molotov cocktails at police, who responded in kind.

Murdoch protégé charged with conspiracy
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:32:09 EST

Rupert Murdoch protégé Rebekah Brooks was charged Tuesday with conspiracy over alleged illegal payments to a Ministry of Defence employee, London’s Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.

Irish protesters rally for abortion rights
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:31:40 EST

Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Dublin on Saturday to remember a woman who died after being refused an abortion and to demand a change to the country’s laws.

Bomb plot in Poland busted
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:31:24 EST

Polish authorities said Tuesday they’ve broken up a plot to bomb Parliament, arresting two people and recovering enough materials to make a 4-ton bomb.

Opinion: Racism within Mexico
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:28:31 EST

Nobody admits there’s racism in Mexico, but Ruben Navarrette says it’s endemic and is holding the country back from real progress.

Brazil gang's slaughter of police
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:27:18 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.

Bizarre Brazil killing case
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:27:00 EST

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

Horrific street attack on teen
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:20:05 EST

A teenager in Britain is knocked unconscious in an unprovoked street attack.

Benghazi security chief assassinated
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:14:09 EST

Unknown gunmen have assassinated the temporary security director for the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in the latest violence to rock the city, state media reported Wednesday,

Press out of Myanmar shadows
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:03:15 EST

It was “censorship day,” the 20th of the month, the day Nyein Nyein Naing, executive director of Myanmar’s Seven Days News Journal, takes her stories to a government office for pre-publication scrutiny.

Military cargo plane crashes
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:58:02 EST

A small military cargo plane crashed in the Yemeni capital on Wednesday, killing all 10 passengers, the country’s defense ministry said.

Opinion: Israel must face new reality
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:57:53 EST

When I visit Jerusalem and the West Bank, I frequently ask young Arabs about their views on Hamas. In almost every discussion, Christians and Muslims alike refuse to label Hamas as a “terrorist” organization. When I raise criticism of Hamas and its targeting of innocent civilians, my comments never register. The responses are some variation of “Israel has taken over our lands and killed thousands of Arab civilians over the years. Hamas is only resisting occupation and fighting for our rights.”

Sobering up with a healthy obsession
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:11:45 EST

In his memoir “The Long Run,” Mishka Shubaly chronicles his journey from “irreverent young drunk” to ultra-runner. He’s one of many people who are using exercise to overcome their addiction.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AL JAZEERA

Calm returns as Gaza-Israel ceasefire holds
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:51:02 GMT

Palestinians celebrate while Israeli defence minister says his country may resume attacks if truce breaks down.

Egypt's Morsi assumes wide powers
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:41:37 GMT

President sacks prosecutor general and calls for retrail of those acquitted for the murder of anti-Mubarak protesters.

Mali group claims kidnapping of Frenchman
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:13:39 GMT

Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa says it is punishing France for intervening in Malian security affairs.

Ex-Ivorian leader's wife gets ICC warrant
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:48:13 GMT

Simone Gbagbo accused by Hague-based court of being “alter ego” for husband in orchestrating deadly post-poll violence.

Tens of thousands protest in Indonesia
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:27:01 GMT

Workers demand a higher minimum wage and an end to outsourcing as unrest in Southeast Asia’s largest economy amplifies.

BBC names new director general
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:24:30 GMT

Lord Tony Hall, a former veteran of the global broadcaster, appointed after a direct approach from BBC Trust.

EU nations face tough budget summit
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:20:57 GMT

Leaders to battle out collective budget for the 27-country European Union.

Sarkozy questioned over 'illegal poll funds'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:07:24 GMT

Magistrates try to establish whether ex-president received campaign donations from France’s richest woman in 2007.

Rebels capture key base in Syria's east
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:53:19 GMT

Fighters overrun army base in Deir Az-Zor, further weakening government’s control in a strategic region bordering Iraq.

Dozens killed in string of Pakistan attacks
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:08:30 GMT

Series of bomb blasts kills at least 36 people, including Shia worshippers, in Rawalpindi, Karachi and Quetta.

Sudan ex-spy chief arrested over 'plot'
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:56:54 GMT

Security officials arrest Salah Gosh and senior army officers over plot to create “security disturbances” in Khartoum.

Google enters debate on UN internet control
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:53:38 GMT

Google warns upcoming conference to renegotiate global communications treaty could lead to erosion in internet freedoms.

DR Congo rebels push forward
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:29:20 GMT

M23 rebels march on strategic eastern town of Bukavu after seizing provincial capital of Goma earlier this week.

Philippines protest China e-passport map
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:14:45 GMT

China includes map of disputed South China Sea in e-passports much to the ire of other claimants.

Pakistan Taliban vow to attack Indian targets
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:09:13 GMT

Group threatens India to avenge hanging of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, one of the fighters behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Secret details of Bin Laden burial revealed
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:02:48 GMT

Emails released by US Defence Department provide new information over burial of slain al-Qaeda leader.

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