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Toxic Sludge in Hungary Hits

News Toxic red sludge that burst from an industrial waste reservoir in Hungary earlier this week has reached the mighty Danube River, the second-longest river in ...

GLOBAL: The big challenges for higher education

News The mood at the 2010 OECD higher education conference was more self-critical than complaining, according to Richard Yelland, head of the education ...

Swiss women make success of Ironman

News Switzerland's Caroline Steffen has come second in the women's division of the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, the legendary triathlon race.

BCCI sacks Raj Royals, Kings XI Punjab from IPL

News The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council (GC) on Sunday terminated the contract of two teams -- Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals -- for ...