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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

'Neonic' pesticides affecting bird populations - study

Already suspected of killing bees, so-called "neonic" pesticides also affect bird populations, possibly by eliminating the insects they feed upon, a Dutch study has said.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Entomology, World News, Agriculture

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Unifying Hindus across continents

After the formation of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in 1964, the first Hindu World Conference was organised in 1966 at Prayag, India.


Related Topix: World News


Lawyer: OEeselj did not accept court's conditions

Vojislav Seselj remains in detention after a deadline expired for him to accept the conditions set out by the Hague Tribunal for his provisional release.


Related Topix: World News, Serbian Radical Party

Bioscience Technology

Viral Evasion: How Measles, Nipah Elude Detection

Sensors of microbial infections are the immune system's first line of defense. These molecules are the sentries guarding against dangerous invaders.


Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, World News,

Austrian Times

Police Appeal For Help Over ID Of Mystery Blonde Woman

Dutch police are making a last-ditch attempt to identify a young woman who dropped dead due to a heart defect but who was never identified despite a police operation in both Holland and neighbouring Germany.


Related Topix: World News, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel,


Mahmoud Abbas Calls Gaza Attack 'Genocide' - Moves To Join International Criminal Court

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called Israel's expanded operation in Gaza a "genocide" - and moved ahead with plans to join the International Criminal Court.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Terrorism,

Immunity for African Leaders?

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir arrives for the extraordinary session of the African Union's Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the case of African Relationship with the International Criminal Court in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, October 12, 2013.


Related Topix: Uhuru Kenyatta, Dick Cheney, Activism

The Times of Israel

PA eyes The Hague as Abbas accuses Israel of 'genocide'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas prays prior a meeting with his leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, China,

The Irish World Newspaper

Poetry in motion

Camille O'Sullivan brings her musical interpretation of Shakespeare's epic poem The Rape of Lucrece to London for the first time this week.


Related Topix: World News,

Times of Oman

The Hague - A Dutch city with an artistic heart

The square at the centre of things is Plein. On its north-west corner stands the Mauritshuis with, just beyond it, the complex of former parliamentary buildings known as Binnenhof .


Related Topix: World News, Travel, Netherlands Travel, The Hague, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Amsterdam, Netherlands Travel

The Daily Star

Prosecutor at STL seeks arrest warrant for Amin

Amin is charged with contempt of court and obstruction of justice over reports published by Al-Akhbar last year.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Journalism


NEWS & ANALYSIS: Mapper Opens Russian MEMS Fab

The creation of the production facility follows on from the announcement in 2012 that Russia's Rusnano would invest about 40 million in Mapper.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, World News

Art Daily

Christie's Evening Sale of Old Master & British Paintings in London realises $77 million

The sale was led by a masterpiece by Francesco Guardi From The Baron Henri de Rothschild Collection which realised 9.8 million/ $16.9 million / 12.4 million.


Related Topix: World News, Painting, Arts, Diana, TX,

Tue Jul 08, 2014


The Netherlands: Tulips, windmills and more

Today my longtime Dutch friends, Hans and Marjet, are driving me to polder country -- the vast fields reclaimed from the sea where cows graze, tiny canals function as fences and only church spires and windmills interrupt the horizon.


Related Topix: World News, Travel

Science Daily

Bacterial switches in human gut pave way for therapeutic manipulation

The microbial ecosystem in the human gut can switch from one stable state into another, without staying for a long time in between.


Related Topix: World News, Finland,


Evil Sudan President Bashir Going to Qatar - call Qatar Embassy at...

You have seen the pictures here on GretaWire of his evil - pics I took myself. Hence.I need your help! The children of the Nuba Mountains need your help.


Related Topix: World News

The Daily Star

Mata Hari

For most of human history, people serving in combat were overwhelmingly male. It is only recently that women are getting a more prominent role in armed forces.


Related Topix: World News, Wedding


Hague urged to stop aid to Israel as West Bank wall celebrates 10th illegal year

Foreign secretary William Hague has been accused of allowing Israel to act with impunity and intensify its violence against the Palestinian people.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Bangladesh, India welcome court's ruling on sea border

Bangladesh and India on Tuesday welcomed an international court ruling which established their new sea border, ending a decades-long dispute over the resource-rich area.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News,

Merced Sun-Star

Let justice be served in Syria and Iraq

Justice may appear to be the least likely survivor of the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, but history teaches us that investigations and prosecutions of atrocities like those sweeping through these nations can still be achieved despite political obstacles.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Southeast Asia, Cambodia,