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Denmark’s Social Minister Manu Sareen and Justice Minister Karen Hækkerup will unveil the government’s new action plan concerning the prevention of radicalisation and extremism.
POSTED |  19-09-2014
People in Scotland have begun voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
POSTED |  18-09-2014
Thai police are now looking for a foreign woman who might have witnessed the murder of David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23, on the southern island of Koh Tao on Monday.
POSTED |  18-09-2014
The famous London cabs will ply the roads of Shanghai in October but will be painted in the eye-catching gold color instead of the black color they are well-known for.
POSTED |  18-09-2014
Beleaguered Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay blasted political enemies on Thursday for using the Senate floor to besmirch his reputation.
POSTED |  18-09-2014
On Monday evening (15 Sept 2014) 1,700 people crowded into Auckland’s Town Hall to hear speeches by journalist Glenn Greenwald and whistleblower Edward Snowden ...
POSTED |  17-09-2014
Thai police on Wednesday (17 Sept 2014) identified a man caught on security camera as the “prime suspect” in the murder of two British tourists on a resort island, as detectives raised hopes that a postmortem examination would yield valuable clues.
POSTED |  17-09-2014
Rising sea levels could threaten infrastructure worth more than Aus$226 billion (US$205 billion) in Australia if climate change is left unchecked.
POSTED |  17-09-2014
After decades of waiting, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the city hospital Rigshospitalet look all set to carry out the first ever stem-cell ...
POSTED |  16-09-2014
Jordanians reacted with joy to His Majesty King Abdullah's decision on Monday (15 Sept 2014) to reject the draft civil retirement law that MPs amended to grant themselves lifetime pension benefits.
POSTED |  16-09-2014
House prices in the UK have reached a new record high of £272,000 on average after surging by 11.7 per cent over the last year.
POSTED |  16-09-2014
It’s been more than a week since the first Dunkin’ Donuts opened on the US West Coast, and transplanted New Englanders are still grousing that they can’t get their large regulahs!
POSTED |  16-09-2014
All eyes will be on the outcome of the October 5th presidential election in Brazil, as it will have an enormous impact on the political geography ...
POSTED |  15-09-2014
University of Chicago professor Roger Myerson wasn’t in Kyiv to speak about his 2007 Nobel Prize-winning mechanism design theory. He came in mid-September to discuss the merits of power redistribution.
POSTED |  15-09-2014
Northern Ireland politicians publicly honored their former leader, Ian Paisley, as his family held his funeral in conditions of exceptional privacy on Monday (15 Sept 2014).
POSTED |  15-09-2014
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A record number of Chinese tourists visited Boston last year, dethroning the United Kingdom as the No.1 source of overseas tourists.
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