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Old Images Of Greenland Show Stunning Changes When Compared To Today

By analyzing old photographs from the early 1900s and comparing them with contemporary ones, researchers have mapped the retreat of some Greenland glaciers.<p>In the example above, the images show changes to a glacier in the vicinity of the Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland. By summer 2013 …

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Cuba could become Grand Central station for U.S. cruise ships

Could a Cuban beach vacation be the next big thing for American travelers?<p>Certainly, it appears more Americans will have the opportunity to visit the …

Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

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Relief for Rural Health Workers in Malawi

By Andrew Hauli, Health Center Manager, VillageReach Pharmacy Assistant Program<p><i>VillageReach is a global health innovator that develops, tests, implements and scales new solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the "last mile" of</i> …

Ukraine aims to apply for EU membership by 2020, says president

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine should aim to apply for EU membership in 2020.<p>He also hinted at joining Nato saying that Ukraine should head towards the sphere of Euro-Atlantic security.<p>Speaking to the Polish parliament at the ratification of the EU-Ukraine …

TSA head: Threat from terrorism worse now but US better able to combat it

The outgoing and longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration says the threat from terrorism is worse now than when he took the job four years ago, but the U.S. is better positioned to combat foreign plots.<p>"The threat today is unfortunately more expansive than what it was …

Insurgents Storm Afghan Bank, Killing 10 People

Five suicide bombers raided a branch of the New Kabul bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the restive Helmand province.<p>A police spokesman said that three of the dead are policeman. At least 15 people have been wounded, including six members of the Afghan security forces.<p>Omer Zawaj, a spokesman for …

Seabirds 'steer clear' of offshore wind farms

Jessica Shankleman for Business Green, part of the Guardian Environment Network

Theresa May to announce 28-day police bail limit to end ‘legal limbo’ for suspects

Home Secretary to set out reform of police power to impose unlimited bail in criminal investigations<p>The police power to put criminal suspects in “legal limbo” by holding them on bail for an unlimited period is to be restricted to 28 days, Theresa May, the Home Secretary, will announce …

India's biggest space rocket lifts off

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space programme.<p>The rocket, designed to carry heavier communication and other satellites into higher orbit, blasted off from …

Cuba-U.S. relations change: Bells ring in Havana, anger erupts in Miami

Politicians on the U.S.-Cuba relationship<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> Report: People hugged watching Obama's speech on televisions in a Havana market<br>• Church bells ring in Havana as Cuban president announces easing of relations with U.S.<br>• Some Cuban dissidents worry that their concerns will now be …

EU court says British visa rule illegal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain should scrap entry visas for some non-Europeans, the EU’s top court said on Thursday in a ruling immediately seized upon by the anti-immigration UKIP party as ammunition against Prime Minister David Cameron.<p>UK Border control is seen in Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport in …