Consumer Electronics Show

Photo

Major powers agree to plan for 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria

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.

Einstein's gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

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

11 Feb 2016

Restored Jimi Hendrix apartment opens to public in London

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

11 Feb 2016

IMF chief Lagarde goes unchallenged in bid for second term

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.

Business, IMF 11 Feb 2016

British government imposes reforms for doctors over union opposition

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.

11 Feb 2016