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2009-11-01 06:50:00

Next year is the ‘Year of the Tiger’ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.

2009-10-06 14:35:00

The world’s next war could occur in cyberspace and could be catastrophic, warned the United Nations’ secretary-general of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) on Tuesday during the ITU’s Telecom World 2009 fair in Geneva.

2009-10-01 07:00:00

Partners AFP, IBM and Deutsche Bank Release Treasury Benchmarking Survey for North America, Europe BETHESDA, Md., Oct.

2009-09-07 07:40:00

Spectators at the Mason-Dixon Dragway got a rare glimpse of the future as they watched electric cars rev up and silently charge around the Maryland track at speeds of more than 100 miles an hour.

2009-09-07 06:30:00

Nokia plans to launch a number of new devices this year amid growing competitive pressure from Apple, Research in Motion and other up-and-coming rivals.

2009-08-14 15:10:00

The issue of who will provide funding to assist developing nations in reducing carbon emissions has emerged as a significant challenge during a five-day UN climate meeting concluding Friday in Bonn.

2009-07-27 15:35:00

Six in ten giant pandas in China’s Sichuan province were affected by a strong earthquake that hit the area in May 2008, according to a new study released on Monday.

2009-07-03 15:00:00

Asia’s music industry has fallen under steep pressure in recent years amid rampant piracy and shrinking demand for CDs. However, the industry is hoping the emergence of social media and new technologies will help compensate for the losses.

2009-06-30 17:50:00

Paleontologists visiting the Creation Museum at the conclusion of a convention got more than they bargained for when they found their life’s work under attack.

Word of the Day
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.