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Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals

Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals

January 4, 2015 - 20:45 AMT  16:45 GMT
It is the second time Pope Francis has announced the appointment of new cardinals from a wide variety of countries.
Germany prepared for Greek exit from Eurozone: report

Germany prepared for Greek exit from Eurozone: report

January 4, 2015 - 20:11 AMT  16:11 GMT
Former Greek PM George Papandreou officially formed his new party , further complicating the pre-election battleground.
World's first levitating Bluetooth speaker goes on sale

World's first levitating Bluetooth speaker goes on sale (video)

 January 4, 2015 - 11:22 AMT  07:22 GMT
The Om/One is a round speaker that uses powerful magnets to float several inches above its base and spin in time with the music it is playing.
Twitter update adds “while you were away” section

Twitter update adds “while you were away” section

January 4, 2015 - 11:16 AMT  07:16 GMT
Users will now find older posts at the top of their feed, but the usual chronological updates resume after some scrolling.
20 Coptic Christians abducted in Libya

20 Coptic Christians abducted in Libya

January 4, 2015 - 11:06 AMT  07:06 GMT
Sirte has become a safe haven for extremist Islamist groups, blamed for the September 2013 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.
AirAsia wreckage search enters 2nd week as weather curbs operations

AirAsia wreckage search enters 2nd week as weather curbs operations

January 4, 2015 - 10:58 AMT  06:58 GMT
Flight QZ8501 crashed en route from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore Dec 27 with 162 people aboard.
U.S. slaps more sanctions on N. Korea amid Sony hack spat

U.S. slaps more sanctions on N. Korea amid Sony hack spat

January 4, 2015 - 10:47 AMT  06:47 GMT
The U.S. named 3 entities, including N. Korea's military intelligence agency, and sanctioned 10 people with links to weapons sales and proliferation.
2 Karabakh soldiers killed in attempt to repel Azeri attack

2 Karabakh soldiers killed in attempt to repel Azeri attack

January 4, 2015 - 10:43 AMT  06:43 GMT
Karen Grigoryan and Vardan Mkrtchyan were killed, while the Azerbaijani side suffered losses and retreated to their positions.
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