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MUNICH - Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing.
- Britain says missing Hong Kong bookseller 'involuntarily removed' to China
- EU refines UK offer, up to Cameron now to clinch deal
- GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip as bank fears add to global gloom
- North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone 'declaration of war' |
- NATO launches sea mission against migrant traffickers
WASHINGTON/CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesised by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced on Thursday that opens a new window for studying the cosmos. | Video
LONDON The London apartment where Jimi Hendrix lived more than 45 years ago has opened to the public, restored to look just how the rock star used it. | Video
WASHINGTON Christine Lagarde was virtually assured a second term leading the International Monetary Fund on Thursday when nominations for the job closed with no challengers.
LONDON The British government said on Thursday it would force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes.