VIDEO: 'Carpets of seaweed' grown for fuel :: Scientists are farming seaweed close to the small western island of Kerrera as part of international project to make seaweed-based biofuel.
Kerry optimistic after Mideast talks :: Secretary of State John Kerry ended four days of shuttle diplomacy Sunday without an agreement to revive Mideast peace talks but said significant progress had been made and that he would return to the region soon.
Why China loves to build copycat towns :: China is well known its cheap rip-offs, but this "copycat culture" extends to architecture too - with whole towns sometimes replicated.
U.S. pledges $7B for African electricity :: U.S. President Barack Obama pledges $7 billion to help combat frequent power blackouts in sub-Saharan Africa.
Cirque du Soleil performer dies during Las Vegas show :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/b0npu2vsdNI/story01.htm
In pictures: Life in Baltistan :: Life in the remote region of Baltistan
Pennsylvania lawmakers pass budget but not pension reform :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/v8w44Cq0YUk/story01.htm
Mining titans, movie moguls: Macau's junket operators branch out :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/EjU37MgaANo/story01.htm
Brazil's World Cup promise undeniable after win :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JjElOQJO2pg/story01.htm
Amid protests, Brazil takes Cup :: Hosts Brazil win the troubled Confederations Cup with a 3-0 defeat of world champions Spain.
How to pretend you're Canadian :: Flag-jacking isn't enough. Here's some advice on how Americans can fake being Canadian.
'Enter the Dragon' actor Jim Kelly dies :: Jim Kelly, who parlayed his martial arts skills into a successful but brief career in action movies, has died. He was 67.
Fireworks as Croatia joins the EU :: Croatia formally became the newest member of the European Union on Monday, marking an end to a 10-year campaign for a Balkan state that emerged from the ruins of a bloody civil war.
Jessica Simpson names baby boy... :: It's a boy!
Tennis female icons gathers :: It was the ultimate gathering of tennis talent.
Foreign reporter raped in Tahrir Square - Ynetnews :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFhKrJ8floQrMBtcDcrPGX-VRsCbg&url=http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4399041,00.html
In pictures: Arizona wildfire :: Battling a wildfire in central Arizona
Football amid fury: Brazil's Cup win :: Brazil beat Spain 3-0 while protests raged outside the stadium.
Star helps fight prostitution :: In her debut film, "Slumdog Millionaire," Freida Pinto won plaudits for her portrayal of a girl from the slums groomed for a life of prostitution. Off screen the Hollywood actress is now lending her voice to save other girls from that very same fate.
China state media blames Syria rebels for Xinjiang violence :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XZdm4XwOC4w/story01.htm
China state media blames Syria rebels for Xinjiang violence :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UMCAFIxasJU/story01.htm
The rise of the extreme house-sitter :: In today's tough economic climate, people are finding unusual ways to cut back on living costs while saving up for a deposit.
Tensions easing in South China Sea? :: China has agreed to hold formal talks with its southeast Asian neighbors about establishing a "code of conduct" to ease maritime tensions in the South China Sea, a major step forward in the long-running dispute.
Thousands brave typhoon rains demanding China honour Hong Kong democracy pledge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/elvsRd3Ioqk/story01.htm
Anger in Egypt ::
John Kerry presses China, Southeast Asia to ease sea tensions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGwQYpQBAAA/story01.htm
China ramps up security in Xinjiang :: In a show of force after unrest last week that left 35 people dead, Chinese authorities have ramped up security in the far-western region of Xinjiang.
In pictures: Egypt protests :: Mass rallies against President Mohammed Morsi
Tainted Kalmadi loses top Asian athletics job to Qatari Al-Hamad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/q3U-p1vJWAo/story01.htm
World's largest building is here :: A building big enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses opens.