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Two Japanese airlines to disregard China air zone rules

<b>Two of Japan's biggest airlines have agreed to abide by a government request not to implement China's new air defence zone rules, officials say.</b><p>All Nippon Airlines and Japan Airlines say that they will stop filing flight plans demanded by China on routes through the zone, set up on Saturday.<p>Japan …

CIA reportedly turned some Gitmo prisoners into double agents at secret facility

In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the U.S. kill terrorists, current and former U.S. officials said.<p>The CIA promised the prisoners freedom, safety for their families and millions of dollars from the agency's …

Software Mogul John McAfee Evicted and Accused of Stalking

Never quite able to settle down quietly, 68-year old anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been evicted from his Portland home and accused …

Big Travel Day Could Be A Big Mess Due To Weather

Rain, sleet, snow and an estimated 43.4 million Americans traveling to be with family or friends.<p>Happy Thanksgiving!<p>The winter weather that's been moving toward some of the heaviest populated parts of the nation just in time for the busiest travel day of the year continues to spread. So watch out …

Afghanistan: Karzai baffles, frustrates as he rejects advice

KABUL, Afghanistan — From presidential candidates to grocers and spice merchants, many Afghans threw up their hands in frustration and exasperation with their elected president on Monday. They had watched Hamid Karzai on TV the day before, and many were baffled by what they saw.<p>Karzai had brusquely …

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Pakistani doctor who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden faces fresh charges

Fresh charges expected against Pakistani doctor hailed a hero by American officials but imprisoned at home<p>Lawyers for Shakil Afridi, the <b>Pakistani</b> doctor who aided the CIA's manhunt for Osama bin Laden, fear their client is to be hit with a string of charges in an effort to keep him behind bars.<p>Dr …

Central African Republic 'descending into chaos' - UN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1025000/1025083_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524736915_a93415cacbe547de365cb22ec1a2b61d<p><b>The Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into "complete chaos", the UN deputy secretary general has warned, calling for urgent action.</b><p>Jan …

Pope Francis calls for powers to be stripped from Vatican

Pope Francis says "excessive centralisation" complicates the Church, in his first "apostolic exhortation", but avoids controversial issues such as women priests and abortion<p><b>The Pope</b> has outlined his vision for the future of the Catholic Church, call for powers to be stripped from the <b>Vatican</b>, …

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World's oldest Buddhist shrine discovered in Nepal

Archaeologists in Nepal say they have discovered traces of a wooden structure dating from the sixth century BC which they believe is the world's oldest Buddhist shrine.<p>Kosh Prasad Acharya, who worked with archaeologists from Durham University, said on Tuesday that the structure had been unearthed …

Jury Orders Newegg To Pay $2.3 Million In 'Patent Troll' Case

The online retailer Newegg has lost a patent case centering on Web encryption, after a Texas jury rejected its argument that a claim from the company TQP Development was invalid. The jury ordered Newegg to pay $2.3 million — less than half the damages TQP had sought.<p>The result is a resounding …

Israeli government split over joining prestigious EU science programme

The Israeli government is split over the prospect of being excluded from a prestigious and lucrative European scientific research programme unless it accedes to a clause effectively endorsing a boycott of its cherished settlement enterprise.<p>The issue has the potential to further isolate Israel …

U.S. Says It May Pull Out All Troops As Karzai Holds Up Afghanistan Deal

By Jessica Donati and Mark Felsenthal<p>KABUL/WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the United States, the White House said, opening up the prospect of a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from the strife-torn nation next …

Thai protesters force closure of ministries

Protesters in Thailand have forced the closure of several government ministries and vowed to take control of state offices nationwide in an attempt to oust the prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, escalating the biggest challenge she has faced since taking office.<p>Thousands of demonstrators fanned …