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Cancer cases worldwide likely to rise to 22 million new cases in 2 decades

Cancer cases worldwide likely to rise to 22 million new cases in 2 decades Tue, 04 Feb, 2014

The cancer agency of the World Health Organization said in a new report that cancer cases are expected to surge 57 percent worldwide in the next two decades, leading to increased need for prevention techniques.
Anti-government protesters dismiss Thailand elections

Anti-government protesters dismiss Thailand elections Tue, 04 Feb, 2014

Anti-government protesters in Thailand marched through the streets of Bangkok Monday, vowing to continue their demonstrations following snap elections.
Russia warns Ukraine opposition as protests continue

Russia warns Ukraine opposition as protests continue Tue, 04 Feb, 2014

Western politicians are returning to Ukraine this week to resolve the political crisis that has gripped the country for months, with the US saying it is in preliminary discussions to provide financial aid to the protest-hit country.
Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1 million estate to family, staff and ANC

Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1 million estate to family, staff and ANC Tue, 04 Feb, 2014

Nelson Mandela has left his roughly $4.1m estate to his wife Graca Machel, family members, staff, schools and the African National Congress, according to a summary of his will.
Al Qaeda breaks link with Syrian militant group ISIL

Al Qaeda breaks link with Syrian militant group ISIL Mon, 03 Feb, 2014

Al-Qaida says it is severing ties with a militant group fighting in Syria, the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 
Corruption costs EU $162bn each year, report says

Corruption costs EU $162bn each year, report says Mon, 03 Feb, 2014

Corruption affects all 28 member countries of the European Union and costs their economies about $162.19bn (120bn Euros) a year, according to an European Union report.
Ukraine president returns to work as protests persist

Ukraine president returns to work as protests persist Mon, 03 Feb, 2014

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych returns to work on Monday from four days of sick leave after opposition leaders appealed for Western assistance and an injured militant accused of rioting left the country for medical treatment.
Syrian air raids kill at least 36 in Aleppo

Syrian air raids kill at least 36 in Aleppo Mon, 03 Feb, 2014

Syrian government aircraft continued dropping crude barrel bombs Sunday on rebel-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo, with a monitoring group reporting at least 36 fatalities.
Israel dismisses Kerry warning on boycotts

Israel dismisses Kerry warning on boycotts Mon, 03 Feb, 2014

Top Israeli officials are warning U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that they will not be bullied into a peace deal with the Palestinians.
Voting ends in Thailand amid continuing tensions

Voting ends in Thailand amid continuing tensions Sun, 02 Feb, 2014

Polls have closed in Thailand's tense national elections in which anti-government protesters forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in the capital, Bangkok.

El Salvador, Costa Rica vote for new leadership amid political stagnation

El Salvador, Costa Rica vote for new leadership amid political stagnation Sun, 02 Feb, 2014

Voters are casting ballots in presidential elections in two Central American countries Sunday. 
Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return

Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return Sun, 02 Feb, 2014

An Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months has witnessed a major eruption, killing at least 16 people, officials say.
Oscar-winning Austrian actor Maximilian Schell dies aged 83

Oscar-winning Austrian actor Maximilian Schell dies aged 83 Sun, 02 Feb, 2014

Maximilian Schell, the Austrian-born actor who won an Academy Award for his performance in Judgment at Nuremberg, has died. 

US slams Syria for failing to meet chemical weapons commitments

US slams Syria for failing to meet chemical weapons commitments Fri, 31 Jan, 2014

The United States has called on Syria to take immediate action to comply with a UN resolution to remove its chemical weapons materials, noting just four percent of Syria's declared chemical stock has been eliminated.
Italian appeals court upholds Amanda Knox murder conviction

Italian appeals court upholds Amanda Knox murder conviction Fri, 31 Jan, 2014

An appeals court in Italy has reinstated a murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend over the death of their flatmate, Meredith Kercher.
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