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April 17, 2016 1:34 AM Is Kate Middleton too safe and nice?

After the disastrous Diana years, the Windsors are happy they now have the perfect princess in Kate. But is she too safe and nice to keep the taxpaying public interested? Do not adjust your newspaper… what you are indeed seeing on the Prince William and Kate Middleton's current Indian tour is lamb dressed as mutton. With her one concession to trendy 10

April 14, 2016 7:22 AM Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan

Greeted by a Bhutanese girl and boy with bouquets of flowers, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived on a windy Thursday morning in Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan for a daylong visit at the invitation of its king and queen. Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, stepped from their jet onto the airport tarmac in the picturesque hilltop resort town of Paro and a red-carpet 7

April 11, 2016 4:19 PM World tiger count rises for first time in 100 years

NEW DELHI: The number of wild tigers across the globe has increased for the first time in more than a century thanks to improved conservation efforts, wildlife groups said on Monday. Deforestation, encroachment of habitat and poaching have devastated tiger populations across Asia, but countries with the big cats are working to increase their numbers 30

April 5, 2016 10:27 AM Indonesia Blows Up 23 Foreign Fishing Boats to Send a Message

Latest round of high-profile destruction comes as tension rises in the disputed South China Sea Indonesia destroyed 23 foreign fishing boats Tuesday, as worsening relations in the disputed South China Sea drive rival states to take tougher action to defend their maritime sovereignty. Indonesia’s Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti said her agency 28

March 24, 2016 11:37 AM Prince William backs conservation efforts on Kenya trip

NAIROBI: Britain's Prince William pledged support Thursday for Kenya's efforts to stem poaching in the east African nation, as he visited President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory. Next month, Kenya is set to torch the vast majority of its ivory and rhino horn stockpile – 120 tonnes of ivory, eight times the size of any ivory 5

March 14, 2016 3:34 PM Malawi torches ivory haul in fight against elephant poaching

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi on Monday burnt 2.6 tonnes of smuggled ivory confiscated in the northern town of Mzuzu near Tanzania in what was seen as a symbolic gesture in its fight against poaching. Conservationists say China's growing appetite for contraband ivory imports, which are turned into jewels and ornaments, has fuelled a surge in poaching in Africa 6

February 11, 2016 6:44 AM Church talks help make Cuba ‘perfect place for negotiations’

The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as the location seems, Pope Francis’ and Patriarch Kirill’s attempt to reconcile their churches after centuries of estrangement will set the tone for a year of peacemaking 1

February 5, 2016 11:23 PM Pope Francis to meet with Russian Orthodox patriarch

Churches have remained estranged over a host of issues since Great Schism of 1054. VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis 14

January 30, 2016 11:58 AM Apple May Be Developing An Augmented Reality Windscreen For Its (Rumored) Car

Apple, like Facebook and others, is actively exploring its own flavor of a virtual/augmented reality future. Apple is already well into an effort to explore the possibilities of virtual and augmented reality products, and one of the applications may be in the rumored Apple car. If a new report from the Financial Times is correct, Apple already has "hundreds" 14

January 19, 2016 8:13 AM Rumours: Azrif Nasrulhaq to join JDT?

The defender was rumoured to be close to joining the Southern Tigers, despite being announced as part of the 2016 Selangor squad last month. Selangor right-back Azril Nasrulhaq is heavily rumoured to be close to joining Johor Darul Ta'zim, despite having been listed as a 2016 squad member by the Red Giants last December. The 25-year-old defender's latest 12