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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Sky News
Talks between six world powers and Iran came to an end Sunday morning without a hoped-for deal to limit Tehran's nuclear research programs.
The votes are in and Forbes has the tally: Topping its list of World's Most Powerful People this year is Russia President Vladimir Putin — not President Obama.
The "White Widow" British terror suspect involved in the Nairobi shopping mall massacre last month reportedly penned a love poem prasing Osama bin Laden and pledging to continue instilling terror into non-Muslims.
A pregnant Chinese mother of one was unceremoniously yanked from her bed in the middle of the night, dragged to a medical facility and forced to abort her unborn child, just three months shy of her projected delivery date.
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have sent their first unmanned F-16 jet plane into the air — a drone craft test that promises to change the shape of battlefield missions in years to come.
China, it seems, is the place to be to make money. The nation touts a 25 percent rise in billionaires in the past few months, from 64 to 315, The New York Post reported.
Australia's conservative opposition swept to power Saturday, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting.
Nearly 300,000 attempts were made to access pornography from computers within the British Parliament over the past year, Sky News reported.
Egyptian security forces used armored cars, bulldozers, tear gas and automatic weapons Wednesday to clear two protest camps in Cairo set up by Muslim Brotherhood supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, causing hundreds of casualties and at least 149 deaths.
A 50-year-old South African chef faces deportation from New Zealand because he's too fat.
As many as 45 people are dead and many more wounded after a train carrying more than 200 passengers derailed as it approached Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain.
Federal officials are investigating whether the bright light seen by the pilot of the Asiana crash at San Francisco International could have been a laser pointed at the cockpit.
Nelson Mandela's medical condition is so poor that the president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, felt compelled to cancel his trip to Mozambique.
At least 100 riot police were summoned to the scene of a London protest against an upcoming summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations as the demonstration turned ugly Tuesday, with one man trying to hurl himself off the roof of a building and law enforcement struggling to pin him to the ground.
Three members of Britain's House of Lords were suspended by their parties Sunday after apparently being caught in newspaper stings agreeing to lobby Parliament in return for cash.