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Report shows NASA’s hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short

NASA won’t meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 meters)…

Rosetta team picks spot for historic comet landing

Rosetta team picks spot for historic comet landing

A team of scientists identified on Monday the point on the surface of a comet, known as “Site J,” where they aim to…

Roku sold over 10 million of its streaming players

Roku sold over 10 million of its streaming players

Roku just hit a milestone: over 10 million of its streaming players have been sold to this point, stretching from the company’s original…

Study urges 15-year plan for low carbon growth

Study urges 15-year plan for low carbon growth

The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel…

YouTube to be available offline on Android phones in India

YouTube to be available offline on Android phones in India

YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Google-owned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and…

Apple sees record demand for new iPhones

Apple sees record demand for new iPhones

Apple on Monday said it had received record pre-orders for its new iPhone models, and that some customers will have to wait for…

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Istanbul with its regulated markets and structure, is a candidate to become a global financial center, said Cornelia Meyer, renowned international economist on Monday at Istanbul Finance Summit (IFS).…

Premier Li Keqiang called for promoting the quality of Chinese products to help set off the side effects of decelerating economic growth. He made the remark at the…

The union representing Lufthansa pilots has called off the strike scheduled for Tuesday at Germany’s largest airport in Frankfurt following a new proposal by management concerning pensions. Vereinigung Cockpit (VC),…

President Ollanta Humala has swapped his prominent finance minister with the ministry’s key adviser, in an unexpected move as the economy showed its slowest growth in five years.…

An Argentine agriculture leader said Monday that the sector is considering a strike to protest heavy taxation, the latest sign of tension in the South American country as surging…

A group of Ugandan lawmakers are demanding a parliamentary probe into the awarding of contracts for building the Ugandan part of a planned 609-kilometer regional railway line, claiming…

A contract which would see U.S. oil giant Halliburton explore for natural gas in Turkey could be realised in the next few weeks, Turkish Petroleum’s deputy director general…

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‘Butterfly’s Dream’ scoops up Best Balkan Film award

‘Butterfly’s Dream’ scoops up Best Balkan Film award

Turkish movie “The Butterfly’s Dream,” directed by famous Turkish filmmaker Yılmaz Erdoğan, was given “Best Balkan Film” award at the seventh Durres International Film Festival in Albania…

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Eurozone might need more monetary stimulus: OECD

Eurozone might need more monetary stimulus: OECD

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on the EU to introduce a more “vigorous monetary stimulus program” and to lower its economic growth forecasts for large…

Air France braces for strike of a decade

Air France braces for strike of a decade

A majority of Air France planes were grounded Monday as pilots started a week of industrial action – expected to be the biggest to affect the national-carrier since…

Scotland has North Sea reserves to rely on in case of independence

Scotland has North Sea reserves to rely on in case of independence

As much of Europe focuses on whether Scottish voters will choose to leave the U.K., a key aspect of the debate is the extent to which energy wealth would…

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Queen voices pro-Union stance for Scottish independence referandum

Queen voices pro-Union stance for Scottish independence referandum

The Queen Elizabeth yesterday made a rare intervention on the political stage when she expressed the hope that voters will “think very carefully about the…