Wednesday, March 20, 2013

20-Mar-2013 07:47

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21711521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/world/asia/china-xi-presidency/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

5 epic helicopter prison escapes :: The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative prison breaks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/world/americas/epic-helicopter-escapes/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21828014#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21831983#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Iraq women 'lost out' :: Iraqi women may have obtained some benefits since the 2003 war but rights campaigner Zainab Salbi says they have lost far more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/opinion/iraq-war-women-salbi/index.html?eref�ition

HIV: 'Functional cure' for some? :: Evidence is mounting that it is possible to control the virus that causes AIDS with early treatment, so further therapy is not immediately needed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/18/health/hiv-functional-cure/index.html?eref�ition

First days show pope's humility :: One expert says Jorge Bergoglio has already shown that as Pope Francis he will be the down-to-earth man people yearn for in a spiritual leader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/17/opinion/dantonio-pope/index.html?eref�ition

Amputation verdicts slammed :: Sudan's Deputy Chief Justice recently made the alarming announcement that his government might start training judges to cut off the hands and legs of convicted criminals, if doctors refuse to carry out amputations as punishment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/16/opinion/opinion-amnesty-international-sudan-amputations/index.html?eref�ition

Is director Creevey next big thing? :: After only his second movie, British director Eran Creevey is being hailed as the next big thing. Neil Curry reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/03/18/curry-welcome-to-the-punch.cnn?eref�ition

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

World's biggest mall a 'ghost town' :: They built it, but the shoppers didn't come.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/03/business/china-worlds-largest-mall/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

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