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23 May 2013 : The United States formally admitted for the first time on Wednesday that it had killed radical American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and three other US citizens in anti-terror strikes abroad.
23 May 2013 : Polish doctors carried out the world's first life-saving face transplant, the centre's spokeswoman said Wednesday, weeks after a 33-year-old man was disfigured by a machine in a workplace accident.
10 Apr 2013 : Global economic activity is picking up, especially in the United States and Japan, though it appears to be weakening in India, the OECD said Wednesday.
10 Apr 2013 : Paris's Louvre museum closed on Wednesday due to a walkout by some staff over a rise in aggressive pickpockets including children sometimes working in gangs of up to 30, staff and management said.
10 Apr 2013 : Global commerce is set to grow by 3.3 percent this year, the World Trade Organisation said on Wednesday, as persistent gloom in Europe led it to cut a previous forecast of 4.5 percent.
10 Apr 2013 : The head of Syria's jihadist Al-Nusra Front pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri on Wednesday, but distanced his group from claims it has merged with Al-Qaeda in Iraq.
10 Apr 2013 : Looters after gold or jewels in the abandoned home of deposed Central African Republic president Francois Bozize came instead across a gruesome discovery -- two human skeletons hidden beneath the garage floor.
10 Apr 2013 : US President Barack Obama Wednesday debuts a budget that will be declared dead on arrival by Republicans, irk liberals and stand as his final offer in the next fiscal clash to consume Washington.
10 Apr 2013 : The United States is mulling ways to step up support for the Syrian opposition, a top US official said Wednesday, as US Secretary of State John Kerry and G8 ministers were to meet rebel leaders.
10 Apr 2013 : Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades, according to the museum.
10 Apr 2013 : Malaga president Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani has continued his attack against UEFA, suggesting European football's governing body have been out to get his side since the start of the season.
10 Apr 2013 : Tribal peoples' advocacy group Survival International has filed a court action in Paris in an effort to halt the sale of sacred objects from Arizona's Hopi indians.