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world Saudi industrial in profits fall

Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.

18 minutes ago // BBC

world Former MSP Tom McCabe dies aged 60

Former Member of the Scottish Parliament Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.

19 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world ECB's Draghi Rejects Talk of Greek Exit

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi rejected talk that Greece might be forced to leave the euro, reiterating that the eurozone currency is irrevocable.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Murder suspect 'may be in London'

A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.

20 minutes ago // Reuters

world Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

ROME Reuters - As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday.

21 minutes ago // Reuters

world Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a 'myth'

DUBAI Reuters - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week.

21 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Remote-Controlled Jets? Tragic Crash Prompts Debate

Technology that would allow planes to be controlled remotely in situations similar to the Germanwings tragedy is being eyed by German authorities.

22 minutes ago // BBC

world PM confirms Lloyds shares public sale

Up to 4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron says.

23 minutes ago // USA Today

world Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Only 28 people have been rescued so far, the BBC reported

23 minutes ago // Fox News

world Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.

23 minutes ago // Reuters

world Finns vote, likely to pick opposition to revive economy

HELSINKI Reuters - Voters are tipped to oust Finland's pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister in Sunday's election and put in power an opposition coalition that may include Eurosceptic nationalists, hoping it will revive the sagging economy.

24 minutes ago // ABC

world AP Exclusive: Chinese Activist More Determined After Lockup

AP Exclusive: Chinese woman more dedicated to women's rights activism after 37-day detention

26 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Earth Day at 45: How Environmentalism Has Evolved

Experts say the environmental challenges facing the world are less visible and more complex than they were when Earth Day was established in 1970.

30 minutes ago // Reuters

world More than 90,000 people fleeing violence in Iraq's Anbar province - UN

LONDON Reuters - More than 90,000 people are fleeing violence in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the United Nations said on Sunday.

36 minutes ago // The Independent

world Fears grow over Greece exit after ECB says Europe is 'equipped' for fallout

Fears of a Greek exit from the EU have grown after the head of the European Central Bank said the currency bloc has "buffers" in place to avoid a chain reaction meltdown were the country to be forced out.

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Finns Expected to Vote for Change in Recession-Hit Country

Overshadowed by recession, Finnish voters expected to oust conservative-led coalition

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Remote-Controlled Jets? Germanwings Crash Prompts Debate

Technology that would allow planes to be controlled remotely in situations similar to the Germanwings tragedy is being eyed by German authorities.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Overshadowed by recession, Finnish voters expected to oust conservative-led coalition

Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession.

39 minutes ago // The Independent

world Hundreds feared dead after boat carrying 700 migrants capsizes off Libya

Hundreds more are feared dead after the second boat in a week has capsized en route to Lampedusa, just days after a top official blamed anti-immigration rhetoric for the failure to restart rescue operations.

41 minutes ago // VOA

world Hundreds Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks off Libya

A boat thought to be carrying as many as 700 migrants trying to reach Europe capsized overnight off the Libyan coast. Officials say only 28 people have been rescued with hundreds are feared dead in the waters 193 kilometers south of of the southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The boat is believed to have capsized when the migrants moved to one side of the vessel as a merchant ship approached. There are reports that a number of bodies have washed ashore in Libya. Thousands of migrants -

47 minutes ago // Reuters

world Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a "myth"

DUBAI Reuters - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the concept of Iranian nuclear weapons was a fabrication and the United States was the real source of threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week.

48 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Islamic State Files ShowStructure of Islamist Terror Group

Until now, much of the information about IS has come from fighters who had defected and data sets from the IS internal administration seized in Baghdad. But none of this offered an explanation for the group's meteoric rise to prominence, before air strikes in the late summer of …

48 minutes ago // ABC

world Search Under Way for 700 Migrants Lost at Sea South of Italy

Rescue operations under way for 700 migrants believed lost at sea south of Italy

48 minutes ago // USA Today

world Reports: Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Only 28 people have been rescued so far, the BBC reported

49 minutes ago // Fox News

world Rescue operations under way for 700 migrants believed lost at sea south of Italy

A major air and sea search and rescue operation is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized.

49 minutes ago // ABC

world Indian Farmers Protest Gov't Plans to Ease Land Acquisition

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers rally against gov't plans to ease rules on obtaining land

50 minutes ago // Fox News

world Tens of thousands of Indian farmers rally against gov't plans to ease rules on obtaining land

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers are rallying in New Delhi to protest the government's plans to ease rules for obtaining land for industrial projects.

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Art in Iraq: Baghdad is happening! Its like New York...

Jane Arraf travels to the Iraqi capital to meet the artists hoping to reinstate this historic nations place in the contemporary art world Continue reading...

56 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'Many Feared Dead': Boat Carrying Hundreds Capsizes

A rescue operation was underway Sunday to save more than 600 migrants after their boat capsized in Libyan waters, Malta's prime minister said.

56 minutes ago // ABC

world AP Exclusive: China Activist More Determined After Lockup

AP Exclusive: China woman activist more than ever dedicated to feminism after 37-day detention

57 minutes ago // Fox News

world AP Exclusive: China woman activist more than ever dedicated to feminism after 37-day detention

The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said.

59 minutes ago // Reuters

world Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya: UNHCR

ROME Reuters - As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, a United Nations official said on Sunday.

59 minutes ago // ABC

world Reports Say Migrant Ship With Some 700 Overturns North of Libya, Coast Guard Rescue Under Way

Reports say migrant ship with some 700 overturns north of Libya, coast guard rescue under way

1 hour ago // VOA

world Up to 700 Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks off Libya

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, a U.N. official said on Sunday. Twenty eight people were rescued in the incident, which happened in an area just off Libyan waters, south of the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, the official said, adding that a number of Italian coast guard and naval vessels were being sent in rescue operations. If confirmed, the disaster would be one of the worst seen during the decades-long mi

1 hour ago // BBC

world Hundreds feared dead in Med sinking

Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Hundreds feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea

A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday.