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[4 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Thaksin Sister Set to Become New Thailand PM

A sister of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is set to become the new leader of the country’s government.

World News »

[1 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Strauss-Kahn Released Without Bail

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released without bail after prosecutors said they now doubt the credibility of the woman who’s accusing the French politician of attempted rape.

World News »

[30 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
World’s Longest Sea Bridge Opens

China has added another record to its name on Thursday, this time becoming the owner of the world’s longest bridge over water with the Qingdao-Haiwan Bridge or Jiaozhou Bay Bridge.

Nature, Philippine News »

[29 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Coca-Cola goes green with eco-friendly billboard

If you drive along Northbound EDSA-Forbes in Makati City, Philippines, you’ll see this billboard made of thousands of Fukien tea plants (Carmona retusa), a species capable of absorbing air pollutants.

World News »

[29 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Kabul Hotel Attack Leaves 18 Dead

At least 18 people were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked the Inter-Continental hotel in the Afghan capital of Kabul late Tuesday.

Odd + Weird, World News »

[29 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cameroon’s Bizarre Solution to Traffic Accidents

The Cameroonian government of President Paul Biya has imposed a partial ban on the use of inter-city roads during nighttime.

Headline, World News »

[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
ICC Orders Gaddafi Arrest

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a warrant for the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

World News »

[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Russian Plane Crash Kills 44, 8 Survive

A Tupolev Tu-134 plane crashed in Russia on Monday, killing 44 out of the 52 people on board.

Headline, World News »

[19 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
NATO Admits Hitting Libyan Rebels

The NATO operation in Libya has suffered another blow after an Allied Forces airstrike mistakenly targeted a convoy that belonged to opposition rebels.

Headline, World News »

[16 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Al-Zawahiri Officially Takes Over al-Qaeda

Ayman al-Zawahiri has officially been designated as the new leader of al-Qaeda following Osama bin Laden’s death last month..