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British police have arrested a 15-year-old male pupil after a female teacher was stabbed to death at a Catholic school in a rare attack on educational staff
POSTED |  29-04-2014
The US and EU have levied new sanctions on new members of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle and 17 companies over the Ukraine crisis.
POSTED |  29-04-2014
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank off the coast of a tourist island can be seen slipping away trouserless while hundreds of passengers remain on the doomed ship in a video clip released by Korea's coast guard.
POSTED |  29-04-2014
Commerce secretary Gregory So Kam-leung today urged Hongkongers to help educate mainlanders in good manners rather than pointing accusatory fingers at them
POSTED |  29-04-2014
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday took to the pages of the People's Daily to encourage people in China to do more for the poor.
POSTED |  28-04-2014
The United States and European Union are preparing to impose fresh sanctions against Russian individuals and companies, as pro-Russian separatists continue their actions in Ukraine.
POSTED |  28-04-2014
At least 17 people have been killed by tornadoes that swept across the central and southern United States.
POSTED |  28-04-2014
The expanded underwater hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will include a swath of the ocean’s floor that may take up to eight months, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday.
POSTED |  28-04-2014
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday (April 25) that it will convene a public meeting in October to review the risks of psychiatric and behavioral side effects with Pfizer’s anti-smoking drug Chantix.
POSTED |  27-04-2014
Former US ambassador to China Gary Locke paid an unexpected visit to the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on Thursday (April 24), saying “history cannot be forgotten.”
POSTED |  27-04-2014
The European Union is losing fight against corruption even though its institutions have many good policies and rules to fight fraud and corruption.
POSTED |  25-04-2014
China is back on track to meet mandatory targets on cutting pollution and improving energy efficiency by 2015, after the program had fallen behind due to strong economic growth in 2011 and 2012
POSTED |  25-04-2014
The founder of Russia's leading social media network -- a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg -- has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.
POSTED |  25-04-2014
Justin Bieber has a habit of getting into trouble, but nothing may have quite prepared the Canadian pop star for the testy situation he just got himself into in Japan.
POSTED |  24-04-2014
In a victory for whistleblowers, Johannesburg Labour Court Judge Robert la Grange on April 22 ordered that the police re-employ Colonel Kobus Roos as an auditor.
POSTED |  24-04-2014
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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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