We Need Strong UK in EU, Merkel Says — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLONDON–Germany wants Britain to be a strong player in the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel told U.K. parliamentarians Thursday, stressing the need for Europe to change with the … Read More

Life sentence for murderer of UK soldier Lee Rigby, accomplice gets 45 years – RT

RTMuslim convert Michael Adebolajo, who murdered Drummer Lee Rigby in a south-east London street attack in May last year, has been sentenced to life in prison. His partner in the … Read More

Venezuela Streets Blocked as Verbal Bout Heated Before Talks – Bloomberg

BloombergAnti-government protesters blocked streets in Caracas this morning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders traded insults ahead of a meeting to ease tensions. Demonstrators used tree trunks, sewer … Read More

​No spying on friends: NSA bugs Merkel aides instead of chancellor – RT

RTIn the wake of President Obama’s promise to stop spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the US intelligence has switched its attention to her top government officials, a German newspaper … Read More

Europe and US Threaten Sanctions Over Kiev Bloodshed – New York Times

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government and the opposition. Secretary of State … Read More

Study: Volcanoes can go from dormant to active in just months – UPI.com

UPI.comCORVALLIS, Ore., Feb. 17 (UPI) — Volcanoes such as Oregon’s Mount Hood can go from dormant to active in just a few months, an Oregon State University geologist says. Magma … Read More

Pro and anti-Maduro marches gather thousands in Venezuela – BBC News

BBC NewsSupporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have taken to the streets of the capital, Caracas, in rival marches. The demonstrations come at a time of growing political … Read More

Researchers Develop Termites-Inspired Robots To Build Shelter On Mars – The Almagest

The AlmagestIn a new research it is said termite-inspired robots may help doing several important tasks on Mars or Moon for human beings. It may even build shelters there for … Read More

Now, robotic termites to build homes for you – The Utah People’s Post

The Utah People’s PostJust imagine a fleet of robots constructing big buildings, small homes and other structures for you. You will not need to rack your brain in instructing these … Read More

‘Termite’ robots may one day construct human habitats on Mars – Science Recorder

Science RecorderTermite-inspired robots may someday be used for a variety of important tasks, including building the first shelters on Mars or the Moon. Like termites, these robots are capable of … Read More

Robots Based on the Behavior of Termites – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceAdvances in modern robotics have helped develop robots that are based on the pattern of how termites behave in a colony. Developers believe that the new technology will … Read More

Germans displeased by Victoria Nuland gaffe – Washington Post

Washington PostBERLIN — Germans were already smarting from revelations that U.S. intelligence listened in on the phone conversations of Chancellor Angela Merkel. Then came Nulandgate. On Thursday, a video was … Read More

Ukraine protesters defy terms of new amnesty law – BBC News

BBC NewsProtesters in Ukraine have rejected the terms of a new amnesty law aimed at ending the country’s recent unrest. Parliament backed the amnesty for arrested protesters on condition they … Read More

Ukraine on Brink of Chaos as Amnesty Vote Splits Parliament – TIME

TIMEAfter a week of trying to appease the revolution in Ukraine, the government has finally dug in for a fight. On Wednesday night, the ruling party refused to grant the … Read More

Peace doves released by Vatican attacked mid-flight – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionIt was supposed to be a symbol of peace from the Vatican Sunday. But watch what happened after two doves were released following a prayer by Pope Francis. … Read More

Decision near on Justin Bieber egging charge; singer takes it easy in Panama – CNN

CNNLos Angeles (CNN) — While Justin Bieber decompresses on a Panama beach after a wild week in Miami, a prosecutor will decide if the teen pop star will face a … Read More

Justin Bieber, Chantel Jeffries spotted on Panama beach – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Biebs has hightailed it to a place where he can drink in peace — Panama. A source close to Justin Bieber confirmed Saturday to the Daily … Read More

Ukrainian president Yanukovch meets opposition in Kiev – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych is holding fresh talks with opposition leaders, hours after a minister said efforts to peacefully resolve the ongoing unrest were “futile”. Several leaders of parliamentary … Read More

Ukraine unrest: President Yanukovych offers ‘concessions’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has offered what appear to be concessions to the opposition as anti-government protests spread. Mr Yanukovych pledged to amend recently approved tough anti-protest laws, reshuffle … Read More