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2012-02-09

World

Syria: Stopping the Bloodshed

Syria’s people-power uprising has turned into open warfare. After months of trying to crush a largely peaceful Arab Spring movement, and after more

Culture

Oh deer, who's that calling?

The hunt is on for Germany’s champion deer caller.   Enthusiasts grunted, bawled and bellowed their way through imitations of red deer in the

Europe

Euro-zone weighs Greek deal

Euro-zone finance ministers have been meeting to decide whether the Greek government’s down-to-the-wire agreement on reforms will be enough to make

Sci-tech

Nature fights the freeze

How do plants survive the winter? Unable to migrate to warmer climates or cover up, they seem vulnerable to the snow and ice. Yet most of our