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UN chief says Syrian war seriously affects Lebanon

UN chief says Syrian war seriously affects Lebanon

Nov 14, – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Wednesday that the conflict in Syria is having a serious impact on neighboring Lebanon, citing increased cross-border violence and broader threats to stability and security. Ban said the spillover of the 2 ½-year Syrian conflict has caused more than 800,000 Syrians to flee to Lebanon, straining the country’s […]

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Attacks in Iraq around religious ritual kill 22

Attacks in Iraq around religious ritual kill 22

Nov 13, – The deadliest among Wednesday’s attacks was the one targeting a group of Shiites marking Ashoura in the eastern city of Baqouba, a former al-Qaida stronghold, 60 kilometers (35 miles) northeast of Baghdad. That attack killed eight people, including two children, and wounded 35, a police officer said. Attacks across Iraq targeting security […]

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Will Sachin Tendulkar’s records last forever?

Will Sachin Tendulkar’s records last forever?

Nov 13, – India will lose its greatest cricketer when Sachin Tendulkar retires but the ‘Little Master’ leaves behind records that will not only be tough to beat, but may never be broken. Tendulkar, 40, has played more matches, and scored more runs and centuries, than anyone else in either Test or one-day cricket, and […]

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Contact lens misuse becomes an eyesore in UAE

Contact lens misuse becomes an eyesore in UAE

Nov 13, – Health problems associated with the use of contact lenses are at the top of the list of eye injuries suffered by university and high school students in the country, according to ophthalmologists. “This is as a result of the improper use of contact lenses, lack of health awareness and violation of medical […]

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Palestinian teen stabs, kills Israeli soldier

Palestinian teen stabs, kills Israeli soldier

Nov 13, – The soldier was stabbed multiple times in the neck and upper body and was evacuated to hospital in critical condition where he died of his wounds, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. The attacker, a 16-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank town of Jenin who was working in Israel illegally, was apprehended and […]

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Govt in agreement to allow American merger

Govt in agreement to allow American merger

Nov 12, – The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Washington’s Reagan National Airport and in other big cities. In August, the government sued to block the merger, saying it would restrict competition and drive up prices for consumers on hundreds of routes around the country. The Justice […]

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Carrots, pumpkin seeds can make your skin glow

Carrots, pumpkin seeds can make your skin glow

Nov 12, – Don’t let dry chilly weather rob your skin and hair of their glow and shine. Look in your kitchen for carrots, pumpkin seeds and pineapple to enhance your appearance. – Carrots: Carrots have a high amount of beta-carotene, the precursor for vitamin A, among the common vegetables. Vitamin A is necessary for […]

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China, India increasingly drive energy demand

China, India increasingly drive energy demand

Nov 12, – China is close to becoming the world’s largest oil importer, while India will turn into the leading importer of coal in the next decade to lead the Asian surge, the Paris-based IEA said in its 2013 World Energy Outlook. China and India are increasingly driving world energy demand as the United States’ […]

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Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Nov 12, – A simple urine test can help identify kids with type 1 diabetes who are at risk for heart and kidney disease and would benefit from early treatment to prevent these serious health problems, a new study suggests. It is estimated that up to 40 percent of young people with type 1 diabetes […]

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A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

Nov 12, – The dusty, chaotic peripheries of this capital of 9 million people bulge with dirt-poor peasants, many of them transplants from the Andean highlands who pour in every day, unprepared for life in the big city. Most join the more than 60 percent of Peruvians in the informal economy. A little more than […]

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