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Former Boxing Champ Vitali Klitschko to Seek the Presidency of Ukraine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Opposition party UDAR's leader Vitali Klitschko confirmed today that he will run for president in …

A Burial Plot In Beijing Now Costs as Much as a House in Parts of the U.S.

Beijing residents have long complained that sky-high property prices and soaring cost of living make it too expensive to live in China’s capital city.<p>…

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's half-brother and rival spotted in Malaysia

After hiding out in Macau, Kim Jong-nam may have found a new place to shelter<p>The older half-brother of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has surfaced in Malaysia after apparently going into hiding following the execution of his uncle and guardian in December.<p>Kim Jong-nam has been sighted at a …

Ukraine protests: uneasy deadlock in Kiev as opposition leaders attempt deal

Hostilities between police and protesters are temporarily suspended as Vitaly Klitschko, opposition leader, calls on demonstrators to observe eight-hour truce<p>Hostilities between police and protesters in Kiev have been temporarily suspended while opposition leaders attempt to hammer out a deal with</b> …

'Bill Nye the Science Guy' to Debate Evolution at Kentucky's Creation Museum

Will Bill Nye deliver the ultimate science smackdown to creationists?<p>Ken Ham, founder of Kentucky's Creation Museum, wrote on his blog that the …

Why Ariel Sharon was important

Although tarnished by his military record, Ariel Sharon was the first Right-wing leader to grapple with Israel's great dilemma.<p>The stroke that ended Ariel Sharon's premiership in January 2006 also left an impossible question. Without this metaphorical streak of lightning, would the man known as …

In Israel, Ariel Sharon's Family Gathers At His Bedside

Doctors in Israel say that former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's "already critical medical condition is deteriorating further as key bodily organs continue to decline," The Associated Press writes.<p>Dr. Zeev Rotstein, director of Tel Hashomer hospital near Tel Aviv, told reporters that members of the …

Ariel Sharon's final mission might well have been peace

As one of Israel's founders he had the credibility to give up occupied territory – and even to face the demons of 1948<p>In truth, Ariel Sharon's journey ended long ago. Eight years have passed, almost to the day, since he was silenced by a stroke that left him lodged in the limbo between life and …

8 Things You Didn't Know About "The Hobbit"

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Republicans and Tea Party Activists in 'Full Scale Civil War'

Years of growing friction between the Republican Party leaders and its Tea Party faction has erupted into what one conservative said today was …

Ukraine leader 'intends to sign' EU deal after protests

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych "intends to sign" the far-reaching trade and cooperation agreement with the EU that he rejected only last month, the European Union's foreign policy chief said Thursday after talks with the embattled leader.<p>Catherine Ashton said it was clear that the short-term …

RT @shaunwalker7 in Kiev: Huge crowd out now. No idea how to estimate numbers but packed to almost-scary levels http://t.co/5jak4mEijj

Ukrainian authorities warn protesters they will be treated as criminals

The Ukrainian prime minister has warned protesters they are committing a criminal offence if they block or occupy official buildings.<p>His announcement came as demonstrators blocked off government premises in the centre of Kyiv, preventing staff from getting to work.<p>Mykola Azarov told a meeting of …

Millennials souring on Obama?

Young people helped elect President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but they’re giving him low marks now.<p>The wide-ranging poll of 18- to 29-year-olds, released Wednesday morning by Harvard’s Institute of Politics, found that America’s young people are disillusioned with Obama’s tenure in office and …

Ukraine faces critical east-west tug of war over EU association agreement

Standing by a tent adorned with EU flags in Kiev's Independence Square, Vitali Selyk hands out leaflets declaring: "For a European future." A few hundred metres away, posters outside the metro station warn that closer ties with the EU will lead Ukraine down a path of rising prices, job losses and …

Supreme Court Case Puts Public Prayer Back In The Spotlight

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case questioning the use of prayer at government meetings. But first, the marshal will ask "God" to "save the United States and this honorable court."<p>In 1983, the high court ruled that legislatures could begin their sessions with a prayer, as …

Italy to divert cruise ships from historic Venice

A special commission has approved a plan to divert cruise ships away from Venice's historic centre<p>Italy will immediately begin to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon and the biggest vessels - of more than 96,000 gross tonnes - will be banned from November of next year, the …

Pro-Confederate Protesters in Richmond Rally in Support of the Flag

In addition to mounting flags on highways, the 'Virginia Flaggers' also gather every week to protest a museum that doesn't share their fondness for …

Nokia passed Motorola to become the fourth largest US smartphone brand in Q3 2013

According to a new report from research firm Counterpoint, Nokia became the fourth largest OEM to ship smartphones in the US for Q3 2013. The Finnish company came in at fourth place with 4.4 percent, behind HTC which held 8.6 percent. There’s a big gap after that though, with Samsung and Apple …

India begins construction on the world's largest statue

The country is asking its citizens to donate scrap metal to the project<p>The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable statues in the world, but soon it'll be dwarfed by the sheer size of India's planned Statue of Unity. The new statue of Sardar Patel, the first home minister of independent …

Android snags record 81 percent of smartphone market

More than 204 million Android phones shipped around the world during the third quarter, says Strategy Analytics.<p>Android continues to gobble up more of the smartphone market.<p>Google's mobile OS won a global market share of 81.3 percent last quarter, up from 75 percent in the prior year's quarter, …

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Apple Replacing Some iPhone 5s Handsets Due to Battery Issue

Apple is having a bit of trouble with its latest marquee iPhone. The company said late Tuesday that the battery in some of its iPhone 5s handsets are …

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