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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will vote to leave the European Union in a planned referendum if it does not secure "robust, substantial and irreversible" reforms, the foreign secretary has warned, in a marked hardening of language on the issue.
Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to renegotiate …United Kingdom
CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's internationally recognized government withdrew media statements by its Foreign Ministry officials saying it cut ties with Iran, a government spokesman said Friday.
"Cutting ties with Iran does not align with Yemen's supreme interests," said Rageh Badie.
The internationally …Iran
The world’s biggest crude
oil tankers earned more than $100,000 a day for the first time since 2008, amid speculation that a surge in Chinese bookings …China
People gather at the site of a Saudi-led air strike which targeted a tunnel leading to the presidential house near the Petrol Station in Yemen's …Foreign Policy
LONDON (Reuters) - Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defense secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.
Russia earlier this week announced its decision to launch …Islamic State (ISIS)
In these amazing photos, a photographer gets rare access to document the both extraordinary and mundane images of the Fukushima cleanup.
Seven years ago, photographer and filmmaker Arkadiusz Podniesiński visited Chernobyl. This year, four years after the nuclear disaster in Japan, he took his camera …Earthquakes
US President Barack Obama warns Russia's aggressive military campaign in Syria supporting strongman Assad is a "recipe for disaster"
President Barack Obama vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Moscow was strengthening its hand in the …Russia
It's from the Cavern Club in 1962The BeatlesA recording of The Beatles playing at The Cavern Club found in a desk drawer after 50 years will be sold at …
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Ukraine's government troops and rebels in the east are expected to start withdrawing light weapons from the line of contact later on Saturday.
The move was announced at a meeting of leaders from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Paris on Friday.
Weapons of less than 100mm …Ukraine
Mimicking a neurotransmitter called GABA - which blocks nerve transmission - could be an effective treatment option for tics among people with …The Brain
Paris is beautiful no matter when you go. But these 13 reasons—from a day celebrating beaujolais to "Picassomania"—will inspire you to book a trip to …Paris
From Googlers themselves
Google Search’s learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.
Here’s an overview of some of the most useful Google search tricks, from basic tips to new features just …Google
It’s OS upgrade time for Mac users. Yosemite bows out as El Capitan takes the stage. Last year at this time the move to Yosemite from Mavericks …Canon
ORKNEY, SCOTLAND—A rare, almost complete underground building dating to the Bronze Age has been discovered on the periphery of the prehistoric Links …Orkney
Enemy fire is not suspected as a factor in the crash of a U.S. C-130 cargo plane at the Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan, the Air Force said Friday. All 11 people on board died in the early morning incident.
First-responders were still conducting recovery operations, the Air Force said in a …Afghanistan
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International monitors say they have found a new type of Russian-made rocket system in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) spotted the powerful TOS-1 Buratino multiple rocket launcher in Luhansk.
It came …Russia
The death toll in a suspected U.S. airstrike early Saturday on a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz has climbed to 16 staff members, the medical charity said late in the day.
The Afghan health ministry earlier said at least 37 people -- including 19 …Hospitals
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Russia has carried out indiscriminate bombing in Syria that has led to the deaths of civilians, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.
He told the Sun intelligence suggested Moscow had mostly been targeting forces fighting President Bashar al-Assad rather than Islamic …Russia
GETTYThe research has thrown climate change estimates in doubt
Research has identified a previously unknown process where volatile organic compounds …Climate Change
Scientists have recorded evidence of the brain turning off its memory inhibitor to make new memories.
In 1953, a man named Henry Molaison underwent a …The Brain
If you happen to live off grid or way out in the wilderness, or a power emergency comes along, you will need a battery backup system that will hold a …Energy
Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama said Friday that he was willing to work with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on moving Syria away from civil war, but only if that plan includes …World Leaders
Once more unto the beach
To the naked eye, sand looks pretty uniform. Tiny beige specks of varying shades, collectively covering beaches and shores and deserts. But when you peek at it through a microscope, all of that changes. Gary Greenburg, a research affiliate at the University of Hawaii …Oceans
Warmer oceans are making everything worse.
As the East Coast prepares for a possible Hurricane Joaquin landfall, experts warn that its intensity and potential for destruction are exacerbated by climate change.
Joaquin, which strengthened into a dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Thursday and battered …Weather
Computers were hacked in April in one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history
CIA operatives have been withdrawn from China amid fears over their safety following one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history.
Computers belonging to the American office of personnel …CIA
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Where’s the money?
Six years ago in Copenhagen, Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state, brought the moribund negotiations on a deal to slow climate change back from the dead with a single promise of $100 billion a year to help the world’s poor nations.
The world’s advanced industrial nations …Climate Change