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Russia defeats Great Britain on the basketball court ahead of London Olympics

June 29, 2012

The 2012 London Olympics are fast approaching, and athletes around the world are getting in as much practice and preparation as possible before the games begin. Read Article »

Canada Day is full of patriotism and economic optimism

June 29, 2012

This Sunday, July 1, is Canada Day, and Canadians everywhere are feeling pretty patriotic on the nation's 145th birthday. Read Article »

Spain's Queen Sofia will visit the Philippines in July

June 28, 2012

The Philippines are getting ready to entertain a royal guest - Queen Sofia of Spain will be visiting the Pacific Island nation in early July. Read Article »

Russian official blames The Beatles for modern-day drug problems

June 27, 2012

Yevgeny Bryun, an anti-narcotic official at the Russian Ministry of Health, publicly denounced The Beatles for having played a key role in promoting drug use, according to The Telegraph Read Article »

Mexican doctors remove 33-pound tumor from 2-year-old

June 27, 2012

A surgery recently performed in Mexico gained global recognition for both its riskiness and success. Read Article »

Nigeria will take on UK Arsenal Football Club in August friendly

June 27, 2012

Nigeria's Super Eagles will soon be facing the Arsenal Gunners in the first game the English team has played in Africa since they toured South Africa in 1993, according to The Daily Mail. Read Article »

Rescue efforts continue at Ontario mall

June 26, 2012

On Saturday afternoon, the roof of a mall in Ontario collapsed and rescue teams are still working to get inside. Read Article »

South African team announced for London Paralympic Games

June 22, 2012

This summer, the world will come together to watch the best athletes on the planet compete in London in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read Article »

Russian hockey star Evgeni Malkin named NHL's MVP

June 22, 2012

Evgeni Malkin was named the Most Valuable Player in the American's National Hockey League. Read Article »

Justin Bieber steals show at MuchMusic Video Awards, fan steals his award

June 21, 2012

Toronto, Canada, rolled out the red carpet on Sunday for the MuchMusic Video Awards, and Canadian-born international pop star Justin Bieber attracted a lot of attention at the event. Read Article »

Nigeria edges out Rwanda to advance to final African Cup qualifiers

June 19, 2012

Nigeria's football team, the Super Eagles, defeated Rwanda 2-0 over the weekend in the African Cup Qualifiers. Read Article »

Russia bows out of Euro 2012, gets in trouble with the UEFA

June 18, 2012

Following a disappointing loss to Greece, Russia is out of the running for the Euro 2012 competition. Read Article »

Manned Chinese shuttle successfully docks with orbiting space station

June 18, 2012

China successfully launched three astronauts into space on Monday, including the nation's first female space traveler Liu Yang. Read Article »

South Africa's sailing team gears up for 2012 Olympic Games

June 15, 2012

The 2012 London Summer Olympics are drawing near, and an unlikely South African duo have teamed up for the two-man 470 sailing event. Read Article »

U.S. and Canada may see new international bridge between Ottawa and Michigan

June 14, 2012

Plans to build a new bridge between Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ottawa, were announced recently. Read Article »

Berlin police release photos of Forest Boy Ray to uncover his past

June 14, 2012

About nine months ago, a young man came to Berlin, not from another city, a small town or even another country but from the wilderness. Read Article »

China to send first manned mission into space this month

June 13, 2012

China is getting more heavily involved in space travel by sending its first manned ship to dock with its orbiting space station. Read Article »

Brazilian Valentine's Day kicks off with extra police and a World Cup countdown

June 13, 2012

Tuesday, June 12, marked Brazilian Valentine's Day and as lovers celebrated, police in Sao Paulo were on hand to keep them safe. Read Article »

Rhino poaching continues in South Africa despite efforts to stop it

June 12, 2012

Rhino poaching has been a major problem in South Africa for many years, and recently the number of rhinos being killed by poachers has skyrocketed. Read Article »

Global Peace Index sees Canada climb to fourth most peaceful country

June 12, 2012

Beauty pageant contestants have been hoping for world peace for decades, and it looks like the scales are tipping in their favor. Read Article »

Philippine Independence Day celebrations kick off in a few hours

June 11, 2012

Tomorrow is Philippines Independence Day, and officials are gearing up for celebrations in the Philippines despite forecasts of inclement weather. Read Article »

Polish elephant predicts Russia will lose to Poland in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier

June 11, 2012

As the Euro 2012 qualifying matches are underway, many sports fans have been debating the outcome of the annual competition but one set of predictions carry a bit more weight than most. Read Article »

Surfers from around the world will hang ten in South Africa's biggest surfing competition

June 8, 2012

South Africa is set to host the Mr Price Pro Ballito surfing competition this July on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. Read Article »

Mexico City prepares for Justin Bieber's free concert

June 8, 2012

Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber tours the world performing his hits for adoring fans, and his next stop is Mexico City. Read Article »

Investigators reveal new findings in severed body parts case in Canada

June 7, 2012

Canadian officials have been on the trail of a case involving severed limbs being mailed to various cities across the nation, and as the investigation continues, more details of the gruesome crime are being revealed. Read Article »

Los Diablos travel from Mexico to help tame U.S. wildfires

June 6, 2012

A crew of firefighters known as Los Diablos recently traveled from Mexico to Texas to lend a hand fighting the wildfires blazing across New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Texas. Read Article »

Bafana Bafana fires head coach after 1-1 draw with Ethiopia

June 5, 2012

South African national team Bafana Bafana said goodbye to coach Pitso Mosimane on Tuesday, after a disappointing draw against Ethiopia. Read Article »

Cameroon wins first World Cup qualifier against Congo

June 4, 2012

The 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches are underway, and Cameroon is already seeing success. Read Article »

Canada's 0-0 draw against U.S. shows promise for World Cup qualifier

June 4, 2012

Canada's national football team recently went up against the U.S. in a game that ended in a 0-0 draw. Read Article »

Scientists bring 32,000-year-old plant back to life

June 1, 2012

Earlier this year, Russian scientists managed to revive an ancient plant, Silene stenophylla, from a fruit found buried deep in the Siberian ice, marking it the first successful attempt to restore life to a frozen organism. Read Article »