Monday, June 17, 2013

17-Jun-2013 12:03

'Skyfall' island :: Nicknamed Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, because of its shape, Hashima island has an eerie, sinister look, perfect for, say, a villain's lair in an action movie.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/13/travel/hashima-skyfall-island-visit/index.html?eref�ition

No comment on NSA leaker :: China remained tight-lipped Thursday about its stance on NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who is believed to be holed up in a safe house somewhere in the semiautonomous territory of Hong Kong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/13/politics/nsa-leak/index.html?eref�ition

Airbus A350 takes off on debut flight :: Airbus's long-awaited A350 XWB takes off on its first flight, amid speculation it may be shown off at the Paris Airshow.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/travel/a350-xwb-first-flight-2/index.html?eref�ition

Aga Khan's $3M stable makeover :: This weekend the historic Grand Stables -- and its adjoining Museum of the Horse -- will be unveiled to the world as part of a $3.3 million makeover led by the Aga Khan IV, business magnate and spiritual leader of 20 million Ismali Muslims.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/sport/horse-museum-aga-khan-chantilly/index.html?eref�ition

Iran's 'epic' election ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 14 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 14 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22902445#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tyler's Aerosmith anthems :: Aerosmith sinnger Steven Tyler describes how singing in church inspired his rock music.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/14/talk-asia-steve-tyler-c.cnn.html?eref�ition

Where are the super heroines? :: Super-MAN, Spider-MAN, Bat-MAN and Iron MAN. As CNN's Neil Curry reports, you'll need x-ray vision to find the heroines!
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/14/comic-book-heroes-curry-heroines.cnn.html?eref�ition

Travel using nothing but apps :: CNN's Ayesha Durgahee travels to Rome using apps to book her travel, hotels and record her memories.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/13/business-traveller-durgahee-europe-app.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 8-14 June 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22907534#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outstanding mistakes of all time :: After a string of newsworthy errors, Charles Nevin stumbles through the annals of time to choose his favourites from history.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22902556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A Point Of View: Fly, Fish, Mouse and Worm :: Tom Shakespeare explains how four species are used to investigate the basic processes shared by all living creatures.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22904931#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Raj royal: William's Indian roots revealed :: Britain's royal family has long been taunted for its German roots, but now a more exotic lineage can be revealed after evidence emerged indicating that Prince William is the direct descendant of an Indian woman.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/europe/britain-prince-william-india/index.html?eref�ition

'The man who made a nation cry' :: Rio's Maracana Stadium was packed in expectation of Brazil's first World Cup triumph. What happened left a burning scar in the nation's psyche.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/sport/football/brazil-confederations-cup-neymar-pele-football/index.html?eref�ition

New breed of terror in N. Ireland :: John Horgan and John Morrison warn IRA splinter groups present a terror threat to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/opinion/horgan-g8-northern-ireland/index.html?eref�ition

Knighthood for cancer gene scientist :: The scientist who identified one of the genes that causes breast cancer has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22905680#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama, Xi: 'New model' in relations :: Even after months of tensions over alleged cyberattacks, the leaders of China and the United States struck positive tones in a two-day summit that ended Saturday in the sweltering heat of the California desert as both talked of forging a "new model" for their relations going forward.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/07/politics/us-china-summit-cyber-spying/index.html?eref�ition

Explosion at Damascus military airport :: A massive explosion at a military airport outside Damascus led to a large fire Sunday night.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/world/meast/syria-explosion/index.html?eref�ition

Iran's new leader is no reformist :: Millions of Iranians poured into the streets Saturday to celebrate the victory of presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani. Huge crowds snarled traffic in the capital, Tehran, demanding the release of hundreds of political prisoners arrested during protests over sham elections four years ago. "My dead brother and sister, I got your vote back," people chanted, a reference to more than 100 demonstrators killed by the regime.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/opinion/fathi-irans-new-leader/index.html?eref�ition

The way of the Lone Ranger :: "The Lone Ranger" is expected to be one of the biggest movies of the summer; it opens over the long Fourth of July weekend, and the promotional buildup is in high gear.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/16/opinion/greene-lone-ranger/index.html?eref�ition

Fifa probe overshadows Ethiopia win :: Ethiopia's passage to the final round of World Cup qualifying is uncertain as Fifa investigate claims of player ineligibility.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/22930519

Maracana protest ends in clashes :: Hundreds of protesters in Brazil clash with riot police near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium before a Confederations Cup match.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22930402#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sporadic clashes in Turkey as Erdogan asserts authority :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/y6sI6mtKsnY/story01.htm

Putin says West arming Syrian rebels who eat human flesh :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VkqseZPPt3I/story01.htm

From garbage to gold in Brazil :: Meet Brazil's catadores, combing the country's dumps to turn trash into furniture, jewellery and works of art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/12/world/brazil-catadores-trash-treasure/index.html?eref�ition

An Iranian Unicorn - Wall Street Journal :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGK1Jj2Ixs7MgUpAXlV_3Aa9Oq_xQ&url=http://stream.wsj.com/story/latest-headlines/SS-2-63399/SS-2-254557/

VIDEO: Napoleonic semaphore being revived :: A group of enthusiastic amateurs are reviving France's 18th century Napoleonic semaphore system.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22907052#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: The graphic art of Harry Potter :: Designing the world around the boy wizard
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22904586#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Can 'geek parties' save you money? :: As part of the Tech Know series, BBC News visits a Restart Party in London, where people are invited to bring objects in need of repair.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22812944#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Overseas climate change threatens UK :: A new report suggests that climate change in other countries will impact the UK more quickly than rising temperatures at home.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22913559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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