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1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

Nov 06, – A series of small explosions killed one person and injured eight others Wednesday outside the provincial headquarters of the ruling Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan, officials said. Officials gave no word on the target or perpetrators of the blasts, which state media said were caused by homemade bombs. […]

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Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial

Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial

Nov 06, – The decision handed the 55-year-old Lieberman a resounding victory in a case that had threatened to derail his political career and reshape the makeup of the coalition government. Instead, he could return to the political arena stronger than ever. An Israeli court on Wednesday found former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman innocent of […]

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Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Nov 06, – Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies. The problem can resemble a traditional eating disorder or involve use of drugs and supplements, according to US researchers, and it […]

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Anti-aging strategies can boost self-esteem

Anti-aging strategies can boost self-esteem

Nov 05, – The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers advice on how to slow aging and boost self-esteem. Anti-aging strategies like using creams and skin-improvement methods can improve appearance and boost self esteem, say experts. ”Photoaging or the changes induced by chronic UV exposure is responsible for accelerating the skin’s aging process,” said […]

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Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Nov 05, – The sentences followed a mass trial involving 846 defendants — a process criticized by a human rights group who said it was not credible and that at least 47 suspects died in custody. The border guards, known at the time of the mutiny as the Bangladesh Rifles, say they revolted over demands […]

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Protesters swarm former US Embassy in Tehran

Protesters swarm former US Embassy in Tehran

Nov 04, – The crowds also send a message to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who cautiously has backed Rouhani’s overtures to the U.S. and efforts to end the impasse with the West over Tehran’s nuclear program. Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets Monday outside the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran in […]

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Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Nov 04, – Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was brought Monday from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. In his first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3, Morsi tells the judge that he is the country’s “legitimate” […]

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India vies for elite role in space with Mars trip

India vies for elite role in space with Mars trip

Nov 04, – India is aiming to join the world’s deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technological ability to explore the solar system while seeking solutions for everyday problems on Earth. With a Tuesday launch planned for Mangalyaan, which means “Mars craft” in Hindi, India will attempt to […]

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6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand

6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand

Nov 04, – The double-decker ferry, carrying Thai and foreign tourists, left Lan island for the 30-minute trip to the resort town of Pattaya on Sunday evening, said police Col. Suwan Cheawnavinthavat. Shortly after the boat departed, an engine problem sent the passengers on the first deck rushing to the second floor, causing the ferry […]

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Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

Nov 03, – Cecile’s latest batch of students watched attentively as she launched into the last step of the dish — swirling grasshoppers around in a frying pan before setting them on the coucous. In their bid to find an environmentally-friendly alternative to meat, Richard, 41, Mariet, 53, and Seppo, 43, are looking to insects. […]

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