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World 29 Nov 2013 | 6:50 AM Premium

Britain, Argentina in fresh row over drilling in Falklands - media

(Reuters) - Argentina triggered a fresh diplomatic row with Britain on Thursday over the disputed Falkland Islands after the country's Congress passed a law that establishes criminal sanctions for the "illegal exploration" of hydrocarbons in the Argentine continental shelf, according to the Guardian newspaper.

World 11 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Explorers complete Shackleton's epic Antarctic journey

SYDNEY: A team of exhausted but elated explorers successfully recreated Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic survival journey Monday, completing a three-day climb across mountains despite a treacherous blizzard.

World 09 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Wild weather strands Shackleton adventurers

SYDNEY: Two adventurers attempting to recreate an epic 1916 Antarctic expedition by Ernest Shackleton were Saturday stranded on a plateau above a glacier after wild weather hit the final leg of their journey.

World 09 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fumes at U.S. McDonald's restaurant kill 1, sicken 9

ATLANTA (Reuters) - One woman died and nine others were sickened after breathing toxic fumes in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant in south Georgia, authorities said on Thursday.

World 11 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sergeant gets life sentence for killing fellow U.S. soldiers

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without parole for the 2008 murders of two fellow soldiers in Iraq.

Other Sport 02 May 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Potter beats Goggin in South Georgia Classic

VALDOSTA, Georgia (AP) - Monday qualifier Ted Potter Jr. won the South Georgia Classic on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a three-stroke victory over Mathew Goggin.

World 19 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

FEATURE - Caucasus insurgency casts pall over Russian Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Suicide attacks that killed 40 on the Moscow metro last month have fuelled fears Islamists will target the 2014 Winter Olympics, to be staged in the mountain range where the militants have their strongholds.

World 27 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Can smoke and mirrors ease global warming?

OSLO (Reuters) - Backers of extreme technologies to curb global warming advocate dumping iron dust into the seas or placing smoke and mirrors in the sky to dim the sun.

World 27 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Can smoke and mirrors ease global warming?

OSLO (Reuters) - Backers of extreme technologies to curb global warming advocate dumping iron dust into the seas or placing smoke and mirrors in the sky to dim the sun.

World 29 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Humans join hunt for Antarctica's "pink gold"

TROLL STATION, Antarctica (Reuters) - They only grow up to 6 cm (2.4 inches) yet are perhaps the most abundant creatures on the planet in terms of weight. Snow petrels nesting in Antarctica fly for up to eight hours to catch a meal of them.