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  1. 71. news | 21 Jan 2015

    'Stop Terrorising Our World' is message on Paris catwalk

    By AFP

    » "Stop Terrorising Our World": the message sent down the catwalk on the first day of the Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday highlighted the lingering trauma in the French capital two weeks on from the Islamist attacks it suf...

  2. 72. news | 21 Jan 2015

    China: Gender imbalance world's worst

    By Reuters

    » BEIJING — Chinese health authorities on Wednesday described the gender imbalance among new-borns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country's strict one-child policy.

  3. 73. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Toyota still world's top automaker

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Toyota sold 10.23 million vehicles last year, it said Wednesday, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen to remain the world's biggest automaker, but a shaky outlook for 2015 could see it lose the title to i...

  4. 74. opinion | 21 Jan 2015

    Davos kicks off as world lies at political crossroads


    Newspaper section: News

    » The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) begins today in Davos, Switzerland. The event has become a premier annual global forum for political and business leaders with scores of presidents, prime ministers and senior executiv...

  5. 75. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Solar plane set for landmark round-the-world flight

    By AFP

    » ABU DHABI - A plane with the top speed of a homing pigeon is set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight powered only by the sun's energy, organisers said Tuesday.

  6. 76. business | 20 Jan 2015

    IMF slashes world growth forecast

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday sharply cut its 2015-2016 world growth forecast of only six months ago, saying lower oil prices did not offset pervasive weaknesses around the globe.

  7. 77. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Hungary's Orban seeks football glory days again

    By AFP

    » BUDAPEST - In the 1950s Hungary were world football kingpins, famously thrashing England 6-3 at Wembley and going unbeaten -- except for an upset in the 1954 World Cup final -- for six years.

  8. 78. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Richest 1% to own half of world’s wealth by 2016, says Oxfam

    By AFP

    » Wealth accumulated by the richest one percent will exceed that of the other 99 percent in 2016, the Oxfam charity said Monday, ahead of the annual meeting of the world's most powerful at Davos, Switzerland.

  9. 79. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Reichelt wins Wengen World Cup downhill

    By AFP

    » WENGEN (SWITZERLAND) - Austria's Hannes Reichelt claimed Sunday's downhill at Wengen on the Lauberhorn slope - the longest downhill on the World Cup calendar.

  10. 80. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Imperious Vonn equals World Cup mark

    By AFP

    » American ski great Lindsey Vonn equalled the record of overall World Cup wins on Sunday with her 62nd victory in the women's downhill at the Italian resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo.

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