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  • Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews ash and lava

    3 February 2014 7:27 PM 6

    The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador has been spewing lava and ash, covering villages hundreds of kilometres away with a white dusting. The volcano, which became active again in 1999 after a long period of dormancy, lies 135km (85 miles) south-east of the capital, Quito. The latest series of eruptions began on Saturday with two moderate explosions followed

  • Danish PM reshuffles cabinet amid Goldman Sachs uproar

    3 February 2014 2:23 PM 193

    Denmark's prime minister announced a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Monday after her coalition collapsed over a deal involving US investment bank Goldman Sachs. COPENHAGEN: Denmark's prime minister announced a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Monday after her coalition collapsed over a deal involving US investment bank Goldman Sachs. Six ministers from the leftist

  • ‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’

    3 February 2014 10:07 AM 41

    There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media. THE FATHER AND brother of Jonny Byrne who was taken from the river Barrow in Carlow yesterday morning have made a public appeal urging people to stop taking part in the “neknomination” drinking game. The 19-year-old went into the water near Milford Bridge on Saturday

  • Paramedics called to treat Thorpe

    3 February 2014 6:36 AM 6

    Police and paramedics have been called to treat swim legend Ian Thorpe after an incident in Sydney early this morning. Thorpe was reportedly sitting in a vehicle outside a home in Bankstown, and he was then taken to hospital for assessment. The incident took place at Panania at around 3.15am after locals raised concerns for a man seen by a vehicle

  • Maidan protest camp in Kyiv determined despite discomfort and freezing temperatures

    1 February 2014 10:00 AM 121

    KIEV, Ukraine - The clock over Kyiv's protest encampment showed 4:40 a.m. and minus-19 C (minus-2 F). Despite the brutal conditions, Alexander Kravchuk laughed lightly about how he'd ended up standing guard at a first-aid point thrown together with tents and rough planks. "I came here for a couple of days, and now it's two months," he said, his chin tucked

  • SEE IT: Passengers hurl themselves off sinking tourist dive boat off Thailand's coast

    31 January 2014 11:55 AM 9

    The Aladdin's wooden hull was punctured and the boat was submerged soon afterwards, but the 13 passengers were rescued by the Peter Pan. Dramatic footage shows the moment terrified passengers had to jump off a dive boat as it sank off the coast of Thailand. Men and women are heard screaming, shouting and crying for help as the Aladdin goes completely

  • Green groups: Obama not doing enough on climate

    31 January 2014 9:54 AM 28

    Clinton is the biggest frontrunner for the Democratic nomination ever “We believe that continued reliance on an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy would be fundamentally at odds with your goal of cutting carbon pollution,” the environmentalists wrote in a letter to Obama this month. The plea from some of his staunchest supporters did not stop Obama

  • Who doors wins: Red-faced Turkish special forces fail to smash their way into house in dawn raid… then end up having to knock and ask to come in

    31 January 2014 2:47 AM 8

    Wearing balaclavas and carrying sub-machineguns, the team look like the British SAS - who famously have the motto 'Who dares wins'. But the similarity ends there. They use a metal battering ram to hit the top lock, but when that fails after a few attempts the man holding it turns his strength to focus on the lower lock which also stays tight, although

  • Greens hit by Barack Obama's energy policy, based on fossil fuels

    31 January 2014 2:16 AM 14

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama is sticking to a fossil-fuel dependent energy policy, delivering a blow to a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort by nearly every US major environmental group to convince the White House that the policy is at odds with his goals on global warming. The division between Obama and some of his staunchest supporters has been simmering

  • Decision looming on death penalty for Boston bombing suspect

    29 January 2014 10:28 PM 11

    WASHINGTON -- The top lawyer for the U.S. this week will make the most high-profile death penalty decision of his career: whether to seek capital punishment in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombings last April that killed three people and injured 260. As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death