Friday, December 19, 2014   

11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola
12-18 18:30
A health official in Sierra Leone says another of the country's doctors has died from Ebola. Dr. Brima Kargbo, the country's chief medical officer, confir...
SKorean group cancels plans for border tree
12-18 17:57
A South Korean church group said Thursday it canceled plans to erect a giant Christmas tree near the border with North Korea after locals complained that it ...
Merkel says Russia sanctions remain 'unavoidable'
12-18 17:55
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Thursday that Europe's goal remains a free and whole Ukraine and that Western sanctions against Russia remain un...
Airbags could have expiry date: Japan auto industry chief
12-18 17:49
Japanese carmakers are mulling the idea of introducing expiration dates for airbags, the head of the country's auto industrial body said Thursday, after million...
Russian economy to rebound in two years at latest: Putin
12-18 17:37
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday sought to allay fears over the worst financial crisis of his 15-year-rule, saying the Russian economy would rebound in two...
Japan lab cannot repeat ground-breaking cell finding
12-18 15:04
Some of Japan's top scientists have been unable to reproduce results of what was once billed as a ground-breaking stem cell study, but which spiraled into a sca...
Sea Shepherd confronts illegal Antarctic poaching vessel
12-18 14:26
Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said Thursday it confronted a ship known for poaching Patagonian toothfish and other rare species in the Antarctic...
Marathon bombing suspect due in court Thursday
12-18 14:10
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has not been seen in public since he was arraigned on 30 federal charges in July 2013, when he still bore sig...
US man convicted in German student's death
12-18 13:59
A man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide in a case that attracted attention as a ...
Fishermen die in freighter collision off Japan
12-18 13:59
A Japanese fisherman and his Indonesian crewmate died off western Japan after their boat collided with a cargo ship, Japan's coastguard said Thursday. T...
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