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Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11, –  The blast reflected the deep insecurity in the North African nation, where multiple armed militias run rampant – many of them dominated by Islamic militants and the central government is too weak to rein them in. A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern […]

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Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Oct 11, – “This research suggests that almonds may be a good snacks option, especially for those concerned about weight,” said Richard Mattes, professor of nutrition science at Purdue University in the US. Snacking on almonds helps in reducing hunger while improving dietary vitamin E and fat intake without increasing body weight, according to a […]

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Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Oct 11, – Better detection alone doesn’t explain the dramatic increase in thyroid cancer cases seen in the United States over the past three decades, a new study says. Researchers who looked at records for more than 200 patients were unable to show that advances in screening are behind the jump in thyroid cancer cases […]

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Tendulkar has chosen time and place to retire

Tendulkar has chosen time and place to retire

Oct 11, – The greatness of Sachin Tendulkar is that he has never been dropped from the Indian team in any form of cricket, barring a bizarre decision to rest him from the One-Day Internationals (ODI) on the last tour to Australia. That’s an awesome record. Only he decided to call time, last year from […]

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Police re-arrest Pakistan’s Musharraf on new case

Police re-arrest Pakistan’s Musharraf on new case

Oct 10, – A spokesman for Pakistan’s former president, Pervez Musharraf, says police have arrested him again. Mohammad Amjad said police Thursday arrested the former general for his alleged role in the death of a radical cleric killed during a raid of a hard-line mosque in Islamabad 2007 that left nearly 100 people dead. Musharraf […]

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Eid in Dubai: Livewire fun ahead

Eid in Dubai: Livewire fun ahead

Oct 10, – Fun and festivities will rule at the ‘Eid in Dubai-Eid Al Adha’ celebrations, which begin today, with an array of entertainment activities including international concerts, a family fair and fireworks on the beach. Besides shopping offers, concerts, fireworks and fashion shows to be lapped up during Eid in Dubai festivals Eid in […]

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Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Oct 10, – Over the last decade, honey has gained a reputation as a cheap, safe and effective way of preventing wound infection by bacteria and fungi, even combating germs that are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Honey, touted as an effective germ-killer, offered no advantages over antibiotics in preventing wound infection in patients receiving peritoneal […]

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Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Oct 10, – Gilad Erdan, the minister responsible for civil defense, said Israel and Egypt are continuing to cooperate in military and political spheres and that there is “constant contact” between the two countries. Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries’ historic peace deal, a Cabinet […]

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Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Oct 10, – The duo have won two titles after coming together this year, a year which has seen Sania rack up five titles with three different partners, She called it the “best year of my career.” It has been second time lucky for Sania Mirza. The Indian tennis ace, who called it a day […]

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Gunmen kidnap Libyan prime minister in Tripoli

Gunmen kidnap Libyan prime minister in Tripoli

Oct 10, – Zidan’s abduction reflected the weakness of Libya’s government, which is virtually held hostage by powerful militias, many of which are made up of Islamic militants. Militants were angered by the U.S. capture of the suspected militant, known as Abu Anas al-Libi, and accused the government of colluding in or allowing the raid. […]

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