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  • Tiny deer at Chester Zoo gets helping hoof from 'big' sister

    November 20, 2013 9:36 AM 134

    A TINY Kirk’s dik-dik antelope which was hand-reared by keepers at Chester Zoo after being rejected by her mum has stepped in to help her much smaller sibling. Eight-month-old Aluna is playing the big sister to new arrival Neo, giving him lots of the special care she herself received after she was born. The mini dik diks – one of the smallest species

  • More Greenpeace Activists Granted Russian Bail

    November 20, 2013 8:30 AM 129

    Russian photographer Denis Sinyakov stands in the dock during a court session in St. Petersburg on November 18, at which his bail was set at around $61,000.

  • A drunk teenager find himself in Paris away from home

    November 20, 2013 7:24 AM 194

    A teenager who went out clubbing in Manchester with his mates woke up in Paris the following morning after booking a flight in the early hours. Luke Harding was getting a cab home from the Tokyo Project nightclub, nicknamed Tokes, in Oldham when he found his passport in his pocket and drunkenly decided to visit the Eiffel Tower. Mr Harding, a sheet metal

  • U.N. committee slaps Syria, Iran, North Korea, Myanmar for rights abuses

    November 20, 2013 12:53 AM 138

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. General Assembly committee on Tuesday condemned Syria for widespread human rights abuses and expressed concern about such violations in Iran, North Korea and Myanmar, but also welcomed pledges by Iran and Myanmar's presidents to improve some areas. The draft resolution on Iran was approved with 83 votes in favor, 36 against

  • "They Enslaved and Colonized Us, and Now They Want to Judge Us"

    November 19, 2013 10:25 PM 142

    Posted By Colum Lynch Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 5:44 PM Share The African Union came to the U.N. Security Council last week in search of a showdown. But its representatives left with little to show for their effort, having failed to persuade the United States and other Western powers to suspend the International Criminal Court's (ICC) prosecution

  • Is this the first-ever ‘selfie’?

    November 19, 2013 6:38 PM 126

    Hungover Australian student likely coined the term in 2002 A man who shared a photo of his busted lip following a drunk accident in 2002 may have been the first-ever person to call it a “selfie,” just chosen as the 2013 word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries. Little is known about the first selfier, but according to the Telegraph, the photo was shared

  • When top car makers battled it out in the safari rally

    November 19, 2013 6:23 PM 100

    Updated Tuesday, November 19th 2013 at 23:06 GMT +3 KENYA: The portal, www.subaru-global.com was until 2006 a source of pride for Fuji Heavy Industries of Japan, the manufacturer of Subaru cars. It was also an inspiration to budding racing drivers when rallying headlined the company’s motorsport division, Subaru Technica International (STi). In the website

  • AfDB approves $120m financing for Nairobi’s outer ring road

    November 19, 2013 5:45 PM 122

    The Board of the African Development Bank on Wednesday November 13th approved US$120 million financing for the Nairobi Outer Ring road project which involves the improvement of the existing single carriageway road to a 2-lane dual carriageway complete with service roads, grade separated intersections, pedestrians–foot-over bridges, walkways and cycle

  • Apple iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S Buy Back Scheme: Maximum Rs. 13,000 Discount under Exchange Offer

    November 19, 2013 3:24 PM 116

    Apple iPhone 5C and iPhone 4S are available under buy back scheme. Customers can get a maximum discount of Rs. 13,000 on purchase of iPhone 5C when they exchange their selected old smartphone. The old handset must be in working condition. Pune: Apple is offering buyback scheme for iPhone 5C and iPhone 4S. Under this scheme, it will be possible to get a maximum

  • Watch the Jaguar F-Type Coupe live stream ahead of its LA Auto Show reveal

    November 19, 2013 2:30 PM 106

    Promising a "breath-taking and dramatic sequence from a secret location in Los Angeles," Jaguar's PR handlers have offered a worldwide look at the unveiling of the new F-Type Coupe ahead of its LA Auto Show debut. The show starts Tuesday, November 19 at 10 pm EST (7 pm Pacific), and you'll be able to watch the entire presentation right here, so stay tuned