Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
LONDON: A princess is born.
LONDON: There was still no sign Friday of Britain’s royal baby but two giant teddy bears did make an appearance outside St.
SAN FRANCISCO, California: Figures released on Thursday by International Data Corporation showed that the global tablet market continued to slump in the recently ended quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, California: Facebook on Monday began rolling out video calling on its Messenger mobile application, enabling face-to-face conversations among users of the app around the world.
AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan: The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largel
SINGAPORE/TOKYO: One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world’s top industrialized nations.
UNITED NATIONS: Jordan’s 20-year-old crown prince has become the youngest person ever to chair a meeting of the UN Security Council, to applause and some “He’s cute!” sighs.
NEW YORK: Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock was named the world’s most beautiful woman in 2015 by People magazine on Wednesday and laughed when she heard about the honor.
TOKYO: A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 km per hour on an experimental track in Yamanashi Tuesday, setting a decisive new world record.
Hazem Aljesr spent his early years in Lebanon, where he was born and Saudi Arabia where he was brought up.
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