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US cites Chinese officials in cyber-spying case

Press materials are displayed on a table of the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. Holder was announcing that a U.S. grand jury has charged five Chinese hackers with economic espionage and trade secret theft, the first-of-its-kind criminal charges against Chinese military officials in an international cyber-espionage case. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) 


French schoolboys wear skirts to defy sexism

Students dressed with a skirt as part of the so called "Ce que souleve la jupe" ("What raises the skirt?") event in high schools arrive at their school, on May 16, 2014 in Nantes, France. (AFP/JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

In taking a stand against sexism, male students in the French city of Nantes ditched their pants and wore skirts to class on Friday.


ESCAP and Russia partner to strengthen sustainable development in North and Central Asia

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Sustainable development in the North and Central
Asian subregion was strengthened today with the signing of a new long-term
partnership agreement between the United Nations Economic and Social
Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Russian Federation,
that included an annual contribution to ESCAP of US$ 1.2 million.


Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin visits annexed Crimea

The Russian President flew to Crimea amid celebrations marking the 1945 Soviet victory over the Nazis.

In a speech in Moscow earlier, The Russian President   paid tribute to World War Two heroes and vowed to defend the "motherland"....

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had said it would be a pity if Mr.President used the anniversary to visit Crimea...


'Get pregnant for benefits' Outrage as shameless mum tells daughter have baby for welfare

A JOBLESS mother encouraged her daughter to get pregnant for an easy life on benefits.

Mother-of-three Sinead and, left, with her daughter Melissa who is now six months pregnant[STUART MASON]

Shameless Sinead Clarkson, 36, boasts of being on the dole since she was 16, claiming it is impossible to find work in her home town.


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