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Deadly Earthquake Hits Taiwan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the south Taiwanese city of Tainan killing at least five people. The quake struck a few minutes before 4am local time and tremors were felt r

Photos Released By US Military Depict Bush-Era Detainee Abuse

After 12-year legal battle over abuse at military sites around Iraq and Afghanistan, court ruling forces Pentagon to release 198 photographs The pictures, taken more than a de

Syria: 20,000 Syrians reach Turkish border

Following a Russian bombardment and a ground offensive by pro-government groups besieged Aleppo, 20,000 refugees fleeing the fighting had gathered at the Bab al-Salam border c

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man on Moon, Dies

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85. He died at a hospice

Twitter Deletes 125,000 Accounts over ‘Terrorism’

Building confidence in its anti-terror policies, Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts" and is expanding

Zika: Race Is Going To Develop But Tests on Pregnant Women Raise Concern

The virus has been provisionally linked to birth defects but those most at risk – expectant mothers – are usually excluded from trials fear of harming the unborn. The race

High Frequency Noise Hampers water animals Communications

PeerJ report says, High-frequency din from vessels is harmful to whales and other water animals .It may disturb animals such as killer whales and dolphins far more than previo

India: Brides Fight back in anti-Dowry Films

Though Dowries illegal it is still widespread in India. Two public information films ridiculing the practice aim to address dated attitudes to women. A collective gasp can be

UK Battens Down Due to Storm Henry

The north of the UK is facing another day of disruption to travel and services as Storm Henry batters the country. Henry is the eighth winter storm and comes days after the UK

China: Over 100,000 Chinese New Year Travellers Stuck At Railway Station

Ahead of the Chinese New Year on February 8, around 1, 00,000 travellers in China's Guangzhou railway station were left stranded because of Poor weather. Vast crowds of migran