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DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

What everyone involved in the Syria conflict wants in one giant slide

On Tuesday morning, the Turkish military said it shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Turkish-Syrian border.<p>Turkey, a NATO member, says the Russian jet violated Turkish airspace. Russia has denied this.<p>In a news conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the act a "stab in the back …

Middle East

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South Africa faces backlash over xenophobic attacks on migrant workers

Protests grow across continent with cars stoned, clashes outside embassies and companies threatened with closure<p>South Africa is facing a backlash from the rest of the continent over the targeting of immigrants in a wave of xenophobic violence.<p>South African vehicles were pelted with stones in …

Prada CEO decries sales mode of most U.S. department stores

As one might expect, the chief executive officer of Prada, Patrizio Bertelli, has a somewhat snobby take on U.S. department stores: They're too low-rent, what with never-ending discounts.<p>"They seem to be on a permanent end-of-season sales mode," Bertelli recently said.<p>Even for Prada, a brand that …

Your Christmas Tree Lights Are Headed to China—Then Back to You

A single strand of burnt-out Christmas tree lights weighs almost nothing in your hand. Toss it into a garbage or recycling bin and you won’t have to …

More People Have More To Eat, But It's Not All Good News

Among the things to celebrate this holiday season is the fact that there are fewer hungry people in the world. Just how many? Well, since 1965, researchers in Europe have been tracking the world's food supply and where it's going.<p>The good news is: The percentage of the world's population getting …

Britain 'will be Europe's top economy by 2030'

A rising population, a low-tax regime and insulation from the worst of the eurozone's problems leave Britain on course to overtake Germany as Europe's biggest economy within the next two decades, according to a study released on Thursday.<p>The annual world economic league tables from the Centre for …

China Failing To Meet Its Environmental Targets

In China, 2013 has been a year of notorious pollution. Beijing just had the most smoggy Christmas ever.<p>Despite the worsening environmental conditions, China’s overall progress to meet its 2011- 2015 environmental goals is “smooth,” according to a report submitted to the National People’s Congress. …

One Key Market For HTC's 'Two' Series Smartphones

HTC will try to win back world market share in early 2014 by offering a series of smartphones called the One Two, analysts in the developer’s homeland Taiwan say. This new line of high-end gear would follow the developer’s One series. But will One plus Two equal world market share above HTC’s …

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China celebrates Mao's birthday, but events scaled back

BEIJING (Reuters) - China celebrated the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but with scaled-back festivities as President Xi Jinping embarks on broad economic reforms which have unsettled leftists.<p>People look on as a man in a Red Army hat stands next to a statue …

South Sudan crisis: Kenya and Ethiopia leaders in Juba for talks

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Africa

Kim Jong-Un aims to 'boost army readyness' in N Korea

North Korea’s army should boost its combat readyness according to the country’s leader Kim Jong-Un.<p>He said conflict could break out without any prior notice and added the South should decide between peace and war.<p>It comes at a time of growing tension on the Korean peninsula.

Some Important Things Happened in Turkey and Egypt Today

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A corruption scandal threatens the Turkish prime minister and the Egyptian government labeled the …

Obama Christmas Address Encourages Americans To Help Those In Need

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas by volunteering at a soup kitchen, buying gifts for kids in need, or organizing food and clothing drives.<p>In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says the values Jesus taught can spur Americans …