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Giles Hewitt

Giles Hewitt

    Reactor fear at Japan plant as toll tops 10 000
    Reactor fear at Japan plant as toll tops 10 000
    The operator of a disaster-struck Japanese nuclear plant on Friday reported possible damage to a reactor vessel -- casting a new shadow over...
    Cameron's 'terror' comment sparks row with Pakistan
    Cameron's 'terror' comment sparks row with Pakistan
    British Prime Minister David Cameron was mired in a diplomatic row with Islamabad on Thursday over comments made on a trade-driven trip to India...
    China fumes as Dalai Lama heads for Obama meeting
    China fumes as Dalai Lama heads for Obama meeting
    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, headed for the United States on Wednesday for a long-awaited meeting with President Barack Obama...
    Bono and Blair turn Davos focus to Africa
    Bono and Blair turn Davos focus to Africa
    Davos moves into the development arena on Friday, as the annual gathering of global leaders turns its energies to the issue of poverty alleviation,...
    Libeskind seeks harmony in Ground Zero discord
    Libeskind seeks harmony in Ground Zero discord
    Daniel Libeskind has had his fingers badly burned by the acrimonious project to rebuild the World Trade Center site, but the Ground Zero architect...
    Webby awards crown their Prince
    Webby awards crown their Prince
    Billionaire basketball team owner Mark Cuban was a no-show, but the head of the United Nations Children's Fund made it and pop star Prince rounded...
    UN offers new global Aids strategy
    UN offers new global Aids strategy
    A high-level United Nations meeting on Aids agreed on Friday on a global strategy to fight the epidemic -- but civil groups slammed the strategy...
    US debt clock running out of time and space
    US debt clock running out of time and space
    Tick, $20 000, tock, another $20 000.
    A competition to remember
    A competition to remember
    It's no easy task to promote a sport that even your national champion admits is about as fascinating as watching paint dry.
    'Pirates' preys on bored, work-shy office staff
    'Pirates' preys on bored, work-shy office staff
    Time, the largest magazine publisher in the world, is looking for desk-bound young men more interested in idly surfing the internet than doing the...
    Hoax charges levelled at bestselling writers
    Hoax charges levelled at bestselling writers
    The gossip mill in United States literary circles has gone into overdrive over alleged hoaxes by two best-selling cult authors -- one a former...
    New Oprah campaign targets sexual predators
    New Oprah campaign targets sexual predators
    United States talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey, whose influence can turn the New York Times bestseller list on its head, is having a similar...