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Everest avalanche kills at least 12 guides
18.04.2014 [17:18]
At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say. The avalanche struck around 06:45 local time (01:00 GMT) in an area known as the
 
Russia, Ukraine, EU tied by gas dependency
18.04.2014 [17:04]
The need for cooperation over Russia's exports of gas to the EU via Ukraine was an important reason for the tentative peace deal struck in Geneva yesterday. But as Jack D. Sharples writes, gas will also be a source of East-West tensions for a long time
 
Facebook Planning E-Money Service
17.04.2014 [18:27]
Facebook is preparing a push into financial services, according to a report, with tools for members to store and send money online. The social network has applied to Irish authorities for a licence that would allow it to
 
Two more diaspora organizations established under Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress
17.04.2014 [18:19]
Two more diaspora organizations have been established under the Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress in the Netherlands and Belgium. The established organizations are Azerbaijanis Union of the Brabant Provinces and Azerbaijanis Union of the Noord-Holland Province
 
Annual New York Auto Show: Ford goes to new heights
17.04.2014 [15:27]
Ford started the first day of the 2014 New York International Auto Show with a high altitude New York debut; thanks to a bright-yellow 2015 Ford Mustang convertible perched high atop the Empire State Building. Bill Ford Jr., the American automaker’s executive chairman, and great-grandson of Henry Ford, was on
 
Brazil sends troops to Bahia state after police strike
17.04.2014 [14:31]
Brazil has sent thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay. Shops and supermarkets in the state capital, Salvador, have been looted and public transport was severely reduced following attacks on some buses
 
Students trapped in sinking ferry send heartbreaking text messages
17.04.2014 [13:40]
Heartbreaking text message exchanges between students trapped in the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea and their anxious parents are offering a glimpse into the desperate situation in the crippled vessel. "Dad, don't worry. I've got a life vest on and we're huddled together," one 18-year-old student, identified
 
Pope Francis urges on Venezuelan crisis talks
16.04.2014 [20:30]
Pope Francis is urging Venezuela's government and its opponents to put aside their political differences and demonstrate the necessary courage to reach an agreement that ends weeks of violent protests. Francis' written message was read by the Holy See's representative in Venezuela, Aldo
 
New York police end Muslim surveillance program
16.04.2014 [14:33]
A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday
 
NATO Secretary General to attend European Union Foreign Affairs Council
15.04.2014 [12:11]
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen will attend the European Union Foreign Affairs Council at the level of Defence Ministers in
 
Baku to host 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum
15.04.2014 [12:05]
Baku will host the 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum on April 28-29. The event will be organized by the State Committee on work with Diaspora, Nizami Ganjavi International Center and the Club de Madrid in partnership with the World
 
In 2018 sales of processors for smartphones to reach $30 billion
15.04.2014 [10:12]
Research firm Strategy Analytics estimated market outlook mobile application processors (Application Processor, AP). Among the major trends analysts say growth in demand for 64-bit solutions, increasing the share of chips with LTE-modems and dominance of multi-core products
 
China police seize thousands of guns, knives
14.04.2014 [15:37]
Police in China have seized a huge cache of weapons, including 15,000 guns and 120,000 knives, from an illegal arms ring and detained 15 suspects, state media reported on Monday. The weapons were confiscated after a four-month investigation, according to the state-run
 
Macedonia presidential election set for second vote
14.04.2014 [14:34]
Macedonia's presidential election looks set for a run-off vote later this month after preliminary results from Sunday's first round seemed to show the incumbent falling short of outright victory. President Gjorge Ivanov, candidate for the ruling conservative VMRO-DPMNE party, heads
 
IPCC climate report from Berlin finds UN emissions target not out of reach
14.04.2014 [11:43]
A UN panel believes the world could meet a maximum target for global warming if it significantly cuts annual emissions by 2050. According to a report, however, few nations are doing enough to meet the stated goal. Annual emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases must drop 40-70 percent
 
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