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Angela Merkel's office denies ‘private feud’ between Greece and Germany

Spokesman for German chancellor says issue of Greece’s economic future is about more than two nations as Syriza government battles to avoid ‘Grexident’<p>The spokesman of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has denied a “private feud” has broken out between Berlin and Athens, as the radical Syriza …

Problems with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and how to fix them

Samsung finally gave into the call of the consumers, by introducing its first smartphone to feature a metal frame in the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, a design element that has found its way to subsequent releases as well. Design is definitely the bigger selling point here, as opposed to raw performance, …

Six of the best: video game cities

From an underwater city with dreams of utopia, to the ultimate metropolis of your own making and a skateboarding paradise<p>Rapture is a beautiful underwater city, all art deco flourishes and bold dreams of utopia. But like many of the real world micro-nations formed to offer alternative models for …

One of 43 missing Mexican students identified among remains

"One of the pieces (of bones) belongs to one of the students," the federal official said on condition of anonymity.

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe says he will remain in office 'as long as he has strength'.

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says he will remain in office as long as he has the strength to do so.<p>The ninety year-old ruler was addressing a conference of his Zanu-PF party. He is Africa’s oldest head of state and is the only leader the country has known since gaining independence from …

US sends 6 prisoners from Guantanamo to Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have arrived as refugees in Uruguay, a South American nation with only a …

So the NHS is keen on home births? Well, it is cheaper…

The way that the NHS is now selling home births – normal, safe, often better than a hospital delivery – takes some adjusting to, and not just for the makers of scented candles. Until very recently, its negativity about home births still infuriated the National Childbirth Trust. The 2007 National …

Around 100 people reportedly arrested in violent Greek protests

<i>UPDATED Dec. 7, 10:32 a.m. ET</i>: Police said they arrested around 100 protesters following Saturday's violent protests in Athens on the anniversary of …

New 'Pac-Man' cholesterol drug gives blood a spring clean to reduce risk of heart disease

New drug dramatically resets adult's cholesterol levels to those of a baby<p>Scientists have discovered a drug that dramatically enhances the effect of …

Civilians attacked with axes in eastern DRC

Suspected Ugandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have hacked 36 people to death with machetes and axes,authorities said.<p>The attack took place overnight in the village of Oicha in the area of Beni in the North Kivu province, reports said on Sunday.<p>More than 250 people have been …

Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit threatens landslides - CNN.com

<i>Affected by the storm? Send your photos to CNN iReport, but please stay safe.</i><p><b>Legazpi, Philippines (CNN)</b> -- Typhoon Hagupit lost some strength as it spiraled northwest through the Philippines on Sunday, but its hulking presence threatened more damage and evoked frightening memories, 13 months after …

US Drone Strike Kills Four In Pakistan, Including Al-Qaeda Suspect

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Four suspected militants were killed, including an alleged member of al-Qaeda, and two were injured when a …

Jordan wages war against ISIL at home

<b>Amman, Jordan -</b> Clad in a dark grey prison uniform, Ahmad al-Sheikh stood before Jordan's state security court, clutching the black bars of the defendant's cage. The gaunt, bearded 20-year-old pleaded with the three judges before him, asking for their "mercy and compassion".<p>Within minutes, military …

Theresa May’s child sexual abuse inquiry faces new storm

Two members of Theresa May’s panel inquiring into child sex abuse are facing calls to resign after being accused of sending threatening or insulting emails to victims who had criticised the inquiry.<p>Lawyers for one abuse survivor have written to the home secretary to complain of a string of …

More US troops than planned to stay in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO …

Text Messages Can Increase Compliance With Taking Medications, Study Finds

<i>Broad implications for health care providers and insurers</i><p>Nearly one third of patients taking medication to lower lipids and control blood pressure are noncompliant with their medications—medications that can be important for preventing progression of coronary artery disease or a preventing a stroke.<p>…

'Righteous Deed': North Korea Praises Sony Pictures Cyberattack

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, which is producing a film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang's leader. While denying responsibility for an attack last week that disrupted Sony's computer system and …

North Korea Denies Sony Pictures Hack, But Praises 'Righteous Deed' Carried Out By Supporters

SEOUL (Reuters) - A crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment may have been the work of pro-North Korean supporters, and allegations that …

Dolby is launching its super-vivid IMAX theater competitor in the Netherlands

Dolby has just announced a huge new project, but it's not about audio as you'd expect -- it's about the upcoming launch of its IMAX competitor called Dolby Cinema. This giant screen format will be able to project movies using the "Dolby Vision" technology (something it's been working on for years), …