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US drone strike kills Nairobi carnage mastermind

A militant leader believed to be the mastermind of a deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013 has been killed in a US drone strike. Adnan Garaar was traveling with a group in southern Somalia, ...More

EJ Insight2015-03-19

Tomb of Don Quixote author found in Madrid

Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of Miguel de Cervantes, author of the classic novel Don Quixote, nearly 400 years after his death, BBC News reported. They believe they have found the ...More

EJ Insight2015-03-18

Fake bomb found near PLA Hong Kong headquarters

A police bomb squad was called in after a suspected explosive device was spotted near the Central waterfront in Hong Kong's main business and financial district, Apple Daily reported Friday. Officers ...More

EJ Insight2015-02-27

Islamic State fighters seize 150 Christians in Syria

Islamic State fighters have abducted at least 150 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria. A Syrian Christian group representing several non-government organizations inside and o ...More

EJ Insight2015-02-25

Islamic State claims to have captured Mossad spy

Islamic State said it was holding an Israeli Arab who had posed as a foreign fighter in order to spy for Mossad. But the militants' claim was denied by Israel and by the man's family, who said he had ...More

EJ Insight2015-02-13

French baby-swap families win 2 mln euros in damages

On July 4, 1994, Sophie Serrano, then 18 years old, gave birth to her first baby at a private maternity clinic on the French Riviera. The child, whom she named Manon, had to be placed in an incubator ...More

EJ Insight2015-02-11

UK takes big step toward three-parent test tube babies

British lawmakers have voted in favor of making Britain the first country in the world to allow test tube babies from three different people to help prevent serious genetic diseases. The House of Comm ...More

EJ Insight2015-02-04

Why Boko Haram is getting away with murder

Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based Islamic militant group, destroyed two towns in the country recently. Last year, the group kidnapped a number of female students. But apart from regional reports, there wa ...More

EJ Insight2015-01-30

Skull fragment sheds light on early human migration

A partial skull retrieved from a cave in northern Israel is shedding light on early human history, particularly migration to Africa and some of the earliest encounters with Neanderthals. Scientists sa ...More

EJ Insight2015-01-29

Boko Haram militants seize 80 people in Cameroon

Suspected Islamist militants from the Nigerian group Boko Haram kidnapped around 80 people, many of them children, and killed three others on Sunday in a cross-border attack on villages in northern Ca ...More

EJ Insight2015-01-19

Longevity: Decoding the secret

What's the secret to long life? Scientists are trying to unlock the mystery by studying the genetic blueprint for the bowhead whale, the awe-inspiring giant of the Arctic that lives up to 200 years. T ...More

EJ Insight2015-01-07

BBI Life Science eyes tripling of protein, antibody revenues

David Wang, chairman of BBI Life Science (01035.HK), expects the firm's revenue from its protein- and antibody-related business to grow at least 20 percent annually in the next five years, as demand h ...More

EJ Insight2015-01-02

CY Leung must invent a new Hong Kong Dream

Unlike the State of the Union speech American presidents make every year in the US Congress, Hong Kong’s annual policy address by our chief executives – and by British governors before the handover – ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-30

What Thomas Kwok said about the meaning of Christmas

Since a Court of First Instance jury found four people guilty on Friday in Hong Kong's biggest anti-graft case, the media has been busy. It has been following up on whether there will be an appeal, sp ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-22

Russian tycoon to return Nobel medal to DNA laureate

Russia's richest man will return a Nobel Prize medal to its owner after buying it for US$4.1 million at a charity auction. Alisher Usmanov, who is worth US$14.4 billion by Bloomberg estimates, said he ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-10

Protests overshadow Hong Kong moguls’ trial

The corruption trial of two property tycoons, the brothers Thomas and Raymond Kwok of Sun Hung Kai Properties, and Rafael Hui, Hong Kong's former No. 2 official, will soon go to the jury. Stretching o ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-09

Wife of dead hostage in botched US rescue chooses to forgive

Fears are growing over at least two remaining Al Qaida hostages after a botched rescue by United States special forces in which two western captives were killed. The remaining hostages are being held ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-08

Why DNA grandfather is putting Nobel medal on the block

If he could not be more useful in his lifetime, at least he could make amends for what he has done -- or has not done. James D. Watson, one of the grandfathers of DNA, wants to make that clear in his ...More

EJ Insight2014-12-04

Islamic State got up to US$45 mln in ransoms, says UN

Islamic State, the self-proclaimed extremist caliphate which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq, has received between US$35 million and US$45 million in ransom payments in the past year. The mon ...More

EJ Insight2014-11-25

How a tapeworm lived in man's brain for years

A man has had a live tapeworm lodged in his brain for at least four years. The parasite was found after the 50-year-old man checked into a hospital complaining of headaches, weird smells, seizures, an ...More

EJ Insight2014-11-24

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