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  • German Cabinet approves nuclear exit by 2022

    2011-06-06 19:44

    Germany's Cabinet has approved abolishing nuclear power within about a decade and boosting investment in renewable energies.

  • Strauss-Kahn to plead not guilty to sex charges

    2011-06-06 19:32

    Disgraced ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty on Monday to charges he sexually assaulted a New York hotel maid in a case that cost him his job and a chance at the French presidency.

  • Japanese retirees ready to risk Fukushima front line

    2011-06-06 18:05

    "I will be dead before cancer gets me," said Yamada, who has organized an unlikely band of more than 270 retirees and older workers eager to work for nothing but the sense of service at the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

  • Libyan woman who claimed rape leaves for US

    2011-06-06 16:57

    A Libyan woman who claimed she was raped by Gadhafi troops has left Libya on her way to the United States, her sister said Sunday.

  • Prince William on horseback

    2011-06-06 16:39

    Britain's Prince William attends the Colonel's Review ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in London June 4, 2011. The annual military parade and march-past by the British Army Household Division takes place a week before the Trooping of the Colour which marks Queen Elizabeth's official birthday.

  • Ex-IMF chief to answer charges in sex case

    2011-06-06 16:00

    Prosecutors have said their evidence against the former International Monetary Fund leader charged with sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid was growing by the day. Defense lawyers, meanwhile, have said they had information that would seriously hurt her credibility.

  • Syria says 23 killed in Sunday's Golan protest

    2011-06-06 15:30

    Syria said 23 people were killed in Sunday's protest near the Golan Heights, when Israeli troops fired at Palestinian demonstrators who marched to the frontier fence.

  • US drone strikes kill 14 in NW Pakistan

    2011-06-06 13:21

    The United States pilotless aircraft fired several missiles into Pakistani South Waziristan tribal region early Monday morning killing at least 14 persons, security sources said.

  • Left-winger Humala has narrow lead in Peru election

    2011-06-06 12:39

    Left-wing former army commander Ollanta Humala had a razor-thin lead over the right-wing daughter of a jailed ex-president in Peru's presidential election on Sunday, partial official results showed.

  • Volcano billows giant plume for 2nd day in Chile

    2011-06-06 10:30

    A volcano in the Caulle Cordon of southern Chile erupted for a second day Sunday, shooting out pumice stones and pluming a cloud of ash six miles (10 kilometers) high and three miles (five kilometers) wide.

  • Malaysia 'obedient wives' club: Good sex is a duty

    2011-06-06 10:15

    As a new bride, 22-year-old Ummu Atirah believes she knows the secret to a blissful marriage: obey her husband and ensure he is sexually satisfied.

  • Bombings kill 24 people in northwest Pakistan

    2011-06-06 09:56

    A suicide bomber attacked a bakery in Pakistan's northwest on Sunday, killing 18 people, and another bomb in the volatile region left six others dead. The attacks were the latest in a wave of bloodshed to hit Pakistan since the U.S. raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.

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