North India floods: Army leads rescue operations
Wednesday 19th of June 2013 01:24:07 PM
Military helicopters are leading rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 130 people are now known to have died.
Some 18 helicopters have rescued 5,000 p [Read More]
Huawei says Ascend P6 is world's 'slimmest' smartphone
Wednesday 19th of June 2013 01:23:05 PM
Huawei has unveiled what it says is the world's thinnest smartphone.
The Android-based Ascend P6 is 6.18mm (0.24in) thick and is also unusual in that it has a 5 megapixel fro [Read More]
Return to Auschwitz: How Israel keeps Holocaust memories alive
Wednesday 19th of June 2013 01:22:07 PM
The number of people who survived the Holocaust is dwindling - they are all now old men and women. But the Holocaust carries a special importance for Israel. Can it ensure that the next generation [Read More]
Fukushima nuclear plant: Toxic isotope found in groundwater
Wednesday 19th of June 2013 01:24:49 PM
High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope have been found in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said tes [Read More]
Brazil deploys troops to quell protests
Wednesday 19th of June 2013 01:19:34 PM
Brazil's government says it will deploy troops to five major cities to control a wave of protests which has seen almost a quarter of a million people demand better public services.