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Captured Ukrainian Pilot ‘Wants to Die’
Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian army officer and pilot who was captured in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and spirited to prison in Moscow, may die in captivity there on the hunger strike she has pursued for 45 days, her lawyer wrote on January 26. As her a
Nobel laureate and laser inventor Charles Townes dies at 99
Charles Hard Townes, a professor emeritus of physics who built the first microwave amplifier -- the maser -- and designed the first laser, died Jan. 27 at the age of 99. After receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics, he went on to pioneer the use of las
How the European dream is dying, state by state
As Greece prepares for an election which could decide the fate of Europe, find out how the EU project is slowly falling apart in the ten major member states and two cities which form its heart
Daughter's tears over 'lesbian' quiz
Ariella Wilkinson came home crying after Ofsted inspectors interrogated her about homosexuality during a visit to Grindon Hall Christian School.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
Argentina special prosecutor found fatally shot at his home
A special prosecutor who had accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of ordering impunity for Iranian suspects in the South American country's worst terrorist attack was found shot dead in his bathroom, authorities said Monday.
Radioactive Device Found in Car
Kings Highway in Fairfield is shut down near Villa Avenue while police investigate the discovery of a radioactive device in the area, according to Fairfield police spokesman Lt. James Perez.
Sharks force Australian city to close beaches for 7th day
Beaches at the Australian city of Newcastle were closed for a seventh day on Friday after at least two large sharks were sighted in coastal waters. Meanwhile, a teenager was reportedly attacked by a shark 390 kilometres (240 miles) to the south.
Reclaiming the dead on Mt. Everest
The difficulty, danger and expense of removing the bodies of climbers who died in Mount Everest's "death zone" mean most of the dead remain on the mountain as a stark reminder to other climbers of the risks.
Ukraine bus attack kills 10 as airport battle worsens
KIEV (Reuters) - A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust gov
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