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World 04 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Airlift for K2 survivors; at least 10 dead, 3 missing

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistan army helicopter flew to rescue frost-bitten survivors from the slopes of K2 on Monday, leaving behind at least 10 dead climbers and more missing after an ice fall near the top of the world's second highest mountain.

World 04 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Airlift for K2 survivors; at least 11 dead

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistan army helicopter began airlifting frost-bitten survivors from the slopes of K2 on Monday, leaving behind at least 11 dead climbers after an ice fall near the top of the world's second highest mountain.

World 04 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Airlift for K2 survivors; at least 11 dead

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistan army helicopter began airlifting frost-bitten survivors from the slopes of K2 on Monday, leaving behind at least 11 dead climbers after an ice fall near the top of the world's second highest mountain.

World 04 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Prayers for Italian climber as K2 claims 11 lives

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Days after 11 climbers were killed on K2, a frost-bitten Italian man was seen stumbling down the world's second highest mountain on Monday in the hope of being airlifted to safety.

World 04 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Gay, bisexual men still at high risk for HIV - study

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Men who have sex with men are 19 times more likely to be infected with HIV than the general population, yet are ignored in many countries, an AIDS group said in a study released on Monday.

World 02 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Phoenix lander samples a little Martian dirt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has scooped up a little dirt, scientists said on Sunday, a first step towards sampling the Martian soil for ice -- and the potential for life.

Community 02 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Five of the best for dinner

Owning a vineyard in France is a dream that many people may harbour, but few realise it. However, Andre Lurton would not deny his passion, so he bought an abandoned chateau and rehabilitated the area, which today is known as Chateau Bonnet.

World 02 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Phoenix lander samples a little Martian dirt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has scooped up a little dirt, scientists said on Sunday, a first step towards sampling the Martian soil for ice -- and the potential for life.

World 13 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

28 million U.S. women at risk of unwanted pregnancy

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Each year, half of American women who would rather not get pregnant will have an unplanned pregnancy, often because they failed to use their contraceptive properly or forgot to use it at all, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 11 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

One-tenth of forest lost to severe snowstorms

A total of 17.3 million hectares of forests, about one-tenth of China's forest resources, have been damaged by the unprecedented snowstorms in at least five decades, with forests, bamboo and seedlings in some parts of the country seriously destroyed.