Briefly World: First song written, recorded in space

First song written, recorded in space

New York: A Canadian astronaut has teamed up with Barenaked Ladies lead singer Ed Robertson for the first ever original track to be written and recorded in space, aboard the International Space Station. The pair wrote the song, I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing), together before the collaboration was recorded via satellite at a studio in Toronto.

Cameron urges Scots not to break up nation

London:In his latest bid to convince Scotland ahead of a referendum on independence next year, British Prime Minister David Cameron said splitting the more than 300-year-old union of the two nations would leave them "poorer" apart. "Put simply: Britain works well. Why break it?" Cameron said.

Tunisia: President's party quits govt

TUNIS: Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki's Congress for the Republic party quit the coalition government in anger at the dominant Islamist party's handling of the country's political crisis.

Myanmar: Journalists'

e-mail accounts hacked

BANGKOK: Several journalists — including employees of Eleven Media, one Myanmar's leading news organisations—said Sunday that they had received warnings from Google that their e-mail accounts might have been hacked by "state-sponsored attackers.

Mardi Gras: 4 persons shot at in US

New Orleans: Four people were shot at on a very crowded Bourbon Street as revelers partied amid the countdown to Mardi Gras, police said. Two males and two females were shot at Saturday night police said.

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