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Sunday , June 17 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Nobel ended my isolation: Suu Kyi

Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo today after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest....   | Read..

US tightrope walker crosses Niagara Falls

Aerialist Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk over the Niagara Gorge in 116 years last night — and the first ever to walk right over the falls....   | Read..

UN Syria peace mission suspended

UN observers monitoring the turmoil in Syria suspended operations today in response to escalating violence which threatens to kill off a tattered peace plan brokered by inter...   | Read..

Saudi crown prince dead

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva, Saudi state television said today, citing a royal court statement....   | Read..

China woman in space first

China put its first woman into orbit today, one of three astronauts to attempt a critical space docking in the latest challenge for the country’s ambitious space progra...   | Read..
Suu Kyi in Oslo City Hall on Saturday. (Reuters)