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Genocide trial against former Khmer Rouge leaders begins

Jul 30 2014, 5:56am CDT | by IANS

Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The special tribunal for Cambodia Wednesday opened the second trial in Phnom Penh against the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, who face charges for crimes against... Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:56am CDT
 
 

Menu design can spoil diners' mood

Jul 30 2014, 5:38am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 30 (IANS) If you have ordered the wrong food at a restaurant, do not blame yourself. Curse the menu instead. Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:38am CDT
 
 

Another Gaza school shelter bombed, toll now 1,253

Jul 30 2014, 5:34am CDT | by IANS

Gaza, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured early Wednesday when Israeli artillery fire hit a school used as a shelter by displaced people in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabaliya, as... Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:34am CDT
 
 

Carbon dioxide can be future fuel source

Jul 30 2014, 5:26am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 30 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas -- a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich... Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:26am CDT
 
 

Militants seize army base in Libya

Jul 30 2014, 5:22am CDT | by IANS

Tripoli, July 30 (IANS) A Libyan special forces base in Benghazi Wednesday fell into the hands of Islamist militants after a week's battle, according to military sources. Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:22am CDT
 
 

12 injured in Pakistan acid attack

Jul 30 2014, 5:12am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Twelve people, including six women, were injured in an acid attack in Pakistan Wednesday. Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:12am CDT
 
 

New device allows blind to read graphs

Jul 30 2014, 5:10am CDT | by IANS

Melbourne, July 30 (IANS) In what could open up new career paths and educational opportunities for the visually impaired, researchers have developed a digital system that allows them to read graphical material. Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:10am CDT
 
 

Three killed in car bomb blast in Egypt

Jul 30 2014, 5:02am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, July 30 (IANS) Three people were killed in a car bomb blast Wednesday in Giza province, southwest of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, media reported. Read more Jul 30 2014, 5:02am CDT
 
 

British drink too much, ignorant: Survey

Jul 30 2014, 4:54am CDT | by IANS

London, July 30 (IANS) Britons are largely viewed as heavy drinkers and ignorant of other cultures, according to a survey by the British Council. Read more Jul 30 2014, 4:54am CDT
 
 

Australia issues arrest warrant against two terrorists

Jul 30 2014, 2:36am CDT | by IANS

Sydney, July 30 (IANS) Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday against two alleged terrorists in Australia who boasted of beheading "infidels" in Iraq and posted gruesome images of severed heads on Twitter. Read more Jul 30 2014, 2:36am CDT
 
 

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