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Robert Evans

Robert Evans

    Scientists find links to 'God particle'
    Scientists find links to 'God particle'
    International scientists said on Tuesday they had found signs of the Higgs boson, an elementary sub-atomic particle believed to have played a vital...
    Mystery 'creation' particle still evades scientists
    Mystery 'creation' particle still evades scientists
    The mysterious "creation" particle believed to have turned flying debris into stars and planets at the dawn of the universe has evaded capture in a...
    Picasso Zurich exhibition recreates art landmark
    Picasso Zurich exhibition recreates art landmark
    In September 1932, already a world-famous artist, Pablo Picasso drove from Paris to Zurich for the opening of a mega-exhibition of his works that...
    UN seeks $7,1-billion for emergency relief in 2010
    UN seeks $7,1-billion for emergency relief in 2010
    The United Nations called on richer governments on Monday to provide a total of $7,1-billion in 2010 to fund urgent humanitarian assistance for...
    'Big Bang' collider sets particle beam record
    'Big Bang' collider sets particle beam record
    The "Big Bang" experiment at Cern near Geneva scored a world record on Monday by accelerating beams to the highest energy ever achieved in a...
    UN report says torture rife in Equatorial Guinea
    UN report says torture rife in Equatorial Guinea
    Political prisoners and criminal detainees are systemically tortured in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea, a United Nations investigator said on Wednesday....
    Scientists send first beam round particle-smasher
    Scientists send first beam round particle-smasher
    Scientists at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) started up a huge particle-smashing machine on Wednesday, aiming to re-enact...
    IATA cuts 2008 air-industry outlook
    IATA cuts 2008 air-industry outlook
    The airline industry body IATA slashed its forecast for industry profits in 2008 on Wednesday, warning that the spiralling cost of fuel and the...
    'Children of Gaza and Zimbabwe deserve better'
    'Children of Gaza and Zimbabwe deserve better'
    Children in Gaza and Zimbabwe desperately need help to ensure they have food, clean water and schooling, and international aid is running short, a...
    Tutu urges Israel, Palestinians to protect rights
    Tutu urges Israel, Palestinians to protect rights
    South African Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu called on Wednesday on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to ensure that violations of human rights...
    Visa row: UN team cancels Darfur visit
    Visa row: UN team cancels Darfur visit
    United Nations human rights investigators on Wednesday called off a visit to Darfur after Sudanese officials demanded the removal of the UN's...
    Aid groups say trade reform menaces poor farmers
    Aid groups say trade reform menaces poor farmers
    International aid groups warned on Tuesday that if rich powers succeeded in forcing open agricultural markets in developing countries it would...