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Eastern Ukraine shelling kills 10 at open-air market A crowded open-air market in Ukraine's strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 10 people, regional police said.
CBC.ca | Jan 24, 2015 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said.
CBC.ca | Jan 24, 2015 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill at least 30 in Mariupol Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said.
CBC.ca | Jan 24, 2015 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How a self-proclaimed radical left-wing party could soon lead Greece Greek voters this weekend are expected to usher in historic change, by electing a self-proclaimed radical left-wing coalition that has garnered support from a weary public, battered and bruised by years of austerity cuts.
CBC.ca | Jan 24, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With new succession plans, Saudi Arabia takes a step toward generational change With the death of Abdullah, Saudi Arabia's throne passed to King Salman on Friday. But most Saudi watchers were keeping their eyes on the next generation, particularly Mohammad bin Nayef, the country's counterterrorism chief, now second in line.
CBC.ca | Jan 24, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Earthquake swarm' near Texas fracking sites has residents rattled Even Texans, whose state has made its living from drilling for oil, are begining to worry that fracking may be causing earthquakes, Keith Boag reports.
CBC.ca | Jan 23, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Winston Churchill's love of science helped Britain win WW II Former British prime minister Winston Churchill's fascination with science led to the scientific achievements that helped his country win World War II and contributed to U.K. leadership in science today, Mattia Cabitza reports.
CBC.ca | Jan 23, 2015 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Political headlock: when debate turns to fisticuffs Things can get heated when politicians lose their cool. Here are 12 examples from around the world of politicians who wound up in fights.
CBC.ca | Jan 23, 2015 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deflate-gate joins great sports gear controversies The New England Patriots so-called Deflate-gate scandal is dominating headlines this week ahead of the Feb. 1 Super Bowl, but this kind of controversy isnt new. Here are just a few instances of athletes doctoring their gear and even themselves in search o
CBC.ca | Jan 23, 2015 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists design GMOs that can't escape into the wild Researchers have designed a new technology that could make it impossible for genetically modified organisms to escape into natural environments.
CBC.ca | Jan 23, 2015 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend