Putin says Ukraine 'on brink of war' as Kiev evicts separatistsTensions ran high in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday as the government launched what it called an “anti-terrorist operation” to evict pro-Russian separatists who had seized several loca...
Brazilian club Atletico loses patience with Anelka before he even arrivesBrazilian club Atletico Mineiro said that it will not sign former France striker Nicolas Anelka because the player took too long to report to the club.
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Fury in China after oil leak causes toxic tap waterAn oil leak last Thursday caused an increase in the benzene levels in the drinking water of Lanzhou, a city in northwestern China. Since benzene is a toxic and carcinogenic liqui...
Syria 'torture' photos silence UN Security Council membersMembers of the United Nations Security Council have viewed gruesome pictures of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
Paris laboratory loses deadly SARS virus samplesThe Pasteur Institute in Paris has asked the authorities to investigate the disappearance of more than 2,000 vials containing fragments of the SARS virus, while insisting that miss...
More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped in northeast NigeriaSuspected Islamist militants have abducted more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday.
New York police disband unit targeting MuslimsNew York police said they had disbanded a deeply controversial and heavily criticized unit that sent undercover officers to spy on local Muslims.
'Miracle girl' healthy after seven-organ transplant in ParisSuffering from a rare illness, a five-year-old German girl underwent a seven-organ transplant at a Parisian hospital in 2010. One of the surgeons, Professor Christophe Chardot, spo...