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Apple unveils iPhone 5: World’s thinnest smartphone

Apple unveils iPhone 5: World’s thinnest smartphone

  SAN FRANCISCO (13-Sept-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – Apple on Wednesday unveiled iPhone 5, its latest generation of smartphone that features bigger display and support for faster LTE wireless network, at a media…

Arab League urges end to Syria violence

Arab League urges end to Syria violence

MOSCOW (9 Jan. 2011) – Arab League ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday demanded that the Syrian government and armed groups immediately halt all violence. The ministers also said observers…

Pope condemns commercialization of Christmas

Pope condemns commercialization of Christmas

MOSCOW (PNA/RIA Novosti-25 Dec. 2011) – Pope Benedict XVI has condemned the commercialization of Christmas as he held Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. “Today Christmas has become…

Thousands of Americans cancel accounts in protest against banks

Thousands of Americans cancel accounts in protest against banks

By Katherine Harbin CHICAGO  (PNA/Xinhua, 06 Nov. 2011) –  Thousands of Americans pledged to switch their money from bank accounts to credit unions for Saturday’s Bank Transfer Day, a protest…

Muammar Gaddafi killed as Sirte falls

Muammar Gaddafi killed as Sirte falls

Former Libyan leader killed in apparent attempt to flee last bastion, but circumstances of his death remain unclear. SIRTE Libya (Oct 20, 2011/Al Jazeera) – Muammar Gaddafi has been killed…

Mother with cancer trades life for baby

Mother with cancer trades life for baby

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 20, 2011) — A 41-year-old mother has sacrificed her own life for her baby. Stacie Crimm, a resident of Oklahoma City, United States was diagnosed with head…

Shamcey Supsup is third runner-up in Miss Universe 2011; Miss Angola wins crown

Shamcey Supsup is third runner-up in Miss Universe 2011; Miss Angola wins crown

InterAksyon.com Fan-favorite Miss Philippines Universe Shamcey Suspsup placed third runner-up in the Miss Universe competitions, joining the entourage of Miss Universe 2011, Miss Angola Leila Lopes. Supsup, an alumna of…

Scotty is new ‘American Idol’

Scotty is new ‘American Idol’

LOS ANGELES – Country singer Scotty McCreery won the 2011 “American Idol” television contest. McCreery, 17, was pronounced the winner in a live broadcast on Wednesday of America’s most-watched TV…