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You have no intention of fitting in with the crowd. The more unusual your pursuits, the happier you are. Others think you're odd for leading such an offbeat lifestyle, but they're secretly jealous. You never worry what people will think. That's probably why you've always got a smile on your face and a spring in your step. Arrange a fun outing for you and your most adventurous friends. Marching to the beat of your own drum is fun, but it does get lonely.
Egyptian appeals courts ordered the release on Saturday of 21 women and girls jailed over an Islamist opposition protest, after reducing harsh sentences that had sparked outrage.
Flights at airports across the UK - including Heathrow and Gatwick - have been delayed or cancelled by an air traffic control system problem. Thousands of passengers have seen their flights delayed by a problem switching from night-time to daytime operating capacity at southern England's main air…
By Stella Mapenzauswa ORANIA, South Africa (Reuters) - While the death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela triggered an outpouring of shared sorrow across South Africa's sometimes tense racial divide, eyes stayed dry in a white Afrikaner enclave in the heart of the country. But even in…
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday said he had received assurances during a visit to Kabul that a long-delayed deal allowing US troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 would be signed "in a timely manner".
By Yara Bayoumy and William Maclean MANAMA (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states must have a seat at nuclear talks between world powers and neighbouring Iran because of their own stake in regional stability, Qatar's foreign minister said on Saturday. Gulf Arab capitals cautiously welcomed an interim…
Japan's controversial new state secrets law was condemned Saturday as "the largest ever threat to democracy in postwar Japan" by a group of academics, including two Nobel prize winners, reports said.
Lady Gaga has hosted an intimate event at Annabel's in London, alongside celebs including Emma Watson, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and Eddie Redmayne.
Students visit the Royal Palace, a the tourist attraction in Mandalay, Myanmar, on May 29, 2012
World governing body FIFA announced on Saturday that the kick-off in next year's World Cup group game between England and Italy in Brazil has been brought forward by three hours.
An Italian man has been kidnapped in the Niger delta in southern Nigeria, the Italian foreign ministry said on Saturday, adding it was in contact with his kidnappers. Marcello Rizzo, 55, from the Sicilian town of Randazzo, works for the Italian construction company Gitto Costruzioni and has been…
Paris summit reaches broad agreement on proposal to create African rapid-reaction force to intervene in conflicts.
Nigel Farage says he is "very sad" after the pilot who crashed a plane carrying the UKIP leader on election day 2010 was found dead. The body of Justin Adams, 48, was found by police at his home in Eastbourne, East Sussex, last month and his death is not being treated as suspicious. In May 2010,…
England's World Cup chances have been dealt another blow after FIFA brought forward the kick-off time for their game in Manaus against Italy by three hours. England had hoped to kick-off at night, but FIFA changed the time following pressure from broadcasters, who were concerned about viewing…
Hong Kong on Saturday quarantined an additional 19 people after the city confirmed its second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, less than five days after it confirmed its first, officials said.
The Italian navy and coastguard said Saturday they rescued overnight over 100 Syrian refugees after their boat got into difficulties off the coast of Sicily.
"Welcome to Nelson Mandela" says graffiti emblazoned over a bullet-pocked portrait of the late South African icon that greets visitors to the gritty slum in Rio de Janeiro.
Tributes were paid to Nelson Mandela at football matches across Britain as fans staged minutes of applause in his honour, while his family hailed his example of living for others.
Romanian protesters shout slogans against US energy giant Chevron in Pungesti, Romania on December 7, 2013
Outraged Ukrainians rallied in central Kiev on Saturday after President Viktor Yanukovych discussed a new strategic partnership agreement with Russia's Vladimir Putin upon rejecting a historic EU deal.
Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's remarks come at a time of rising tensions in their relationship with the GCC.