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  • Apple's Jobs takes stage to talk iCloud

    2011-06-07 06:42

    Apple Inc took a big step toward getting people to store and access their data on the Internet as CEO Steve Jobs emerged from medical leave to present the iCloud music-streaming service.

  • Armed men kill 120 Syrian forces

    2011-06-07 06:12

    Syrian security forces fought gunmen in battles that left over 120 members of the security forces dead, state television said.

  • Drugmakers cut vaccine prices for poorer nations

    2011-06-06 23:07

    Several leading drugmakers are cutting their prices on potentially life-saving vaccines for people in developing countries in an effort to sustain supplies via the GAVI international vaccine alliance.

  • Germany: No proof sprouts caused E. coli outbreak

    2011-06-06 23:01

    In a surprising U-turn, German officials said initial tests published Monday provided no evidence that sprouts from an organic farm in northern Germany were the cause of the country's deadly E. coli outbreak.

  • Hotel maid to testify in Strauss-Kahn trial-lawyer

    2011-06-06 22:58

    The hotel maid who former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is accused of sexually assaulting will testify against him should the case go to trial, a lawyer for the woman said on Monday.

  • French regulator bars 'Follow us on Twitter' on TV

    2011-06-06 22:46

    Broadcasters in France must not use promotional lines like "Follow us on Twitter" or "Find us on Facebook" on the air because they violate a ban on secret advertising, a regulator says.

  • UN says climate talks will miss Kyoto deadline

    2011-06-06 22:33

    UN talks have run out of time to meet a December 2012 deadline to put in place a binding successor to the Kyoto Protocol on curbing greenhouse gas emissions, the UN's top climate official said on Monday.

  • NATO jets target Libyan state broadcaster

    2011-06-06 22:04

    NATO-led warplanes hit offices of the Libyan state broadcaster in Tripoli on Monday, providing a major boost to Libyan rebel forces, a Xinhua correspondent said.

  • Iran's army ready to counter cyber attacks: commander

    2011-06-06 21:26

    Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan said Monday that Iran's Army is prepared to increase its presence in "cyber space to counter any cyber attack," the English language satellite Press TV reported.

  • Ukraine, NATO launch Sea Breeze 2011 military exercises

    2011-06-06 20:36

    Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Monday launched the Sea Breeze 2011 military exercises in South Ukraine's Odessa and Nikolaev regions.

  • Five US troops killed in central Iraq-US military

    2011-06-06 19:56

    Five US service members were killed on Monday in central Iraq, the US military said, in one of the worst single tolls for American troops in the country this year.

  • Bottle of Champagne sells for world record $43,630

    2011-06-06 19:55

    A bottle of Veuve Clicquot salvaged from a 19th century shipwreck in the Baltic Sea set a world record for Champagne on Friday when it sold for 30,000 euros ($43,630) at an auction in Aland, Finland.

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Scholars from Beijing and Moscow called for emerging economies to make their voice heard more at the G20 summit, as they exchanged views in a telephone conversation.