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Octopus camouflage inspires new technology Octopus camouflage inspires new technologyDate: 22/08/2014

When an octopus needs to stalk its prey or avoid a predator, it can instantaneously blend into its surrounding environment...

Mother of slain journalist 'never prouder' of son Mother of slain journalist 'never prouder' of sonDate: 21/08/2014

Washington - The mother of American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State jihadists, on Wednesday paid...

Indonesia tsunami family find son Indonesia tsunami family find sonDate: 20/08/2014

Payakumbuh - An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter 10 years after a tsunami snatched her from their arms claimed on...

Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president - reports Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president - reportsDate: 19/08/2014

The Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) is likely to announce environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next...

Man with 453 piercings denied entry to Dubai Man with 453 piercings denied entry to DubaiDate: 18/08/2014

Dubai - A Dubai nightclub that hoped to feature a man who holds the world record for having the most piercings, says he was...

Widow sheds light on Williams’ battle Widow sheds light on Williams’ battleDate: 15/08/2014

Los Angeles - Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the...

Panda triplets surviving Panda triplets survivingDate: 14/08/2014

London – A a Chinese zoo on Tuesday unveiled what it billed as the world's first known surviving panda cub triplets...

First woman wins maths 'Nobel' prize First woman wins maths 'Nobel' prizeDate: 13/08/2014

Seoul - Iranian-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Wednesday became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal...

Hollywood mourns Robin Williams Hollywood mourns Robin WilliamsDate: 12/08/2014

Tiburon, California - Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's...

 Tsunami girl found 10 years on Tsunami girl found 10 years onDate: 11/08/2014

Banda Aceh – An Indonesian girl swept away in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her parents 10 years after...

African peace forces get US financial aid African peace forces get US financial aidDate: 08/08/2014

Washington – The US announced plans to spend $110 million (R1.1 billion) a year over the next three to five years to help...

Activist to meet kidnapped grandson after 36 years Activist to meet kidnapped grandson after 36 yearsDate: 07/08/2014

Buenos Aires - A leading human rights activist in Argentina will finally meet the grandson torn from her family 36 years ago...

Ancient coins returned to Greece Ancient coins returned to GreeceDate: 06/08/2014

New York – Five ancient coins were returned to the Greek government on Monday after a prominent collector from Rhode Island...

I love my Down’s baby: surrogate mom I love my Down’s baby: surrogate momDate: 05/08/2014

Conburi, Thailand – The Thai surrogate mother of a baby born with Down Syndrome vowed on Monday to “never abandon” him after...

US doctor stricken with Ebola said to be improving US doctor stricken with Ebola said to be improvingDate: 04/08/2014

An American doctor stricken with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia and brought to the United States for treatment in a...

Gift of the Givers to travel to Gaza Gift of the Givers to travel to GazaDate: 01/08/2014

Humanitarian aid agency, the Gift of the Givers Foundation is preparing to travel to Gaza to assist with relief efforts...

Celebrities stir passion with Gaza views Celebrities stir passion with Gaza viewsDate: 31/07/2014

Washington – Pop idols and professional athletes are going public with strong views about Gaza, putting their relations with...

Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House saysDate: 30/07/2014

Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House...

Kerry quotes Mandela for Mideast truce Kerry quotes Mandela for Mideast truceDate: 29/07/2014

Washington - US Secretary of State John Kerry evoked the memory of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela Monday to press his push...

Ultimate awesome silent drifting machine Ultimate awesome silent drifting machineDate: 28/07/2014

LONDON, England - Put your pedal to the metal! After demand from English drifting fans, big and small, Razor USA and Re:creation..

Inspiring young men to step out in the world of dance Inspiring young men to step out in the world of danceDate: 25/07/2014

Boys from Man Made Youth, a new contemporary dance company in Birmingham just for young men founded by Johnny Autin...

For Every Bottle, This Recycling Machine Dispenses Dog Food for Strays For Every Bottle, This Recycling Machine Dispenses Dog Food for StraysDate: 24/07/2014

In Istanbul, Turkey, where thousands of stray dogs live on the city streets, a new vending machine aims to dispense foods for...

Britain's Prince George turns one Britain's Prince George turns oneDate: 23/07/2014

He has graced the cover of Vanity Fair, charmed world leaders on jetsetting tours, is already a national fashion icon - and on...

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet Rebels release train with bodies from downed jetDate: 22/07/2014

Hrabove - Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the...

World celebrates Mandela Day with good deeds World celebrates Mandela Day with good deedsDate: 21/07/2014

People around the world have celebrated "Mandela Day" for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing...

Fugard wins global arts prize Fugard wins global arts prizeDate: 18/07/2014

Cape Town – South African playwright Athol Fugard is the first African to win the Praemium Imperiale, a global arts prize...

World’s oldest man World’s oldest manDate: 17/07/2014

Rio de Janeiro – A Brazilian resthome for the elderly believes it may be home to the world’s oldest person, a man born in a...

Italy rescues more than 1 700 boat migrants in three days Italy rescues more than 1 700 boat migrants in three daysDate: 16/07/2014

Italy's search and rescue mission saved more than 1 700 migrants in the Mediterranean in the past three days and found one...

C of E to vote 'yes' for women bishops C of E to vote 'yes' for women bishopsDate: 15/07/2014

London - The Church of England was set on Monday to let women become bishops in a vote that would overturn centuries of...

These penguins in Norway are in danger of overheating due to hotter than usual temperatures These penguins in Norway are in danger of overheating due to hotter than usual temperaturesDate: 14/07/2014

Zookeepers in Norway are taking extraordinary precautions to keep the birds cool...



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