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Assange inspires new character in latest Asterix comic

Published 14/10/2015

VANVES, France Asterix and Obelix are back in a new edition of the famed comic book, this time fighting their Roman foes in a propaganda [more…]

Florida circus elephants find second career in research

Published 11/10/2015

POLK CITY, Fla. At a Florida retirement home for former circus elephants, residents enjoy a steady diet of high-quality hay and local fruits and vegetables, [more…]

Late delay as Pacific trade talks near landmark deal

Published 05/10/2015

ATLANTA A dozen Pacific nations closed in on a sweeping free-trade pact on Sunday in Atlanta but failed to finalize terms on the fifth day [more…]

Bitcoin flounders in Australia as regulatory worries bite

Published 04/10/2015

SYDNEY Australian businesses are turning their backs on bitcoin, as signs grow that the cryptocurrency's mainstream appeal is fading.

Concerns about bitcoin's potential crime links [more…]

Russia seizes initiative in Syria crisis- France bombs Islamic State

Published 28/09/2015

UNITED NATIONS Russia appeared to seize the initiative in international efforts to end the conflict in Syria on Sunday as Washington scrambled to devise a [more…]

Emporio Armani presents breezy line for next spring

Published 25/09/2015

MILAN Italian designer Giorgio Armani presented fluid silhouettes and overlapping layers in shades of pink inspired by a "summer breeze" on Friday as he showed [more…]

Prada revamps skirt suits with stripes, tweed, plaid

Published 25/09/2015

MILAN Italian fashion house Prada mixed masculine and feminine styles for next spring's womenswear, presenting a reconstruction of skirt suits and outerwear in stripes, tweed [more…]

Brain-computer link enables paralyzed California man to walk

Published 24/09/2015

LOS ANGELES A brain-to-computer technology that can translate thoughts into leg movements has enabled a man paralyzed from the waist down by a spinal cord [more…]

Greek leftist Tsipras returns in unexpectedly clear election win

Published 21/09/2015

ATHENS Greek leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed back into office with an unexpectedly decisive election victory on Sunday, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece's battered [more…]

Republican candidate Carson says Muslims unfit to be U.S. president

Published 21/09/2015

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Sunday that Muslims were unfit to be president of the United States, arguing their faith was inconsistent [more…]