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Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Dec 01, – At least three people have been killed and 54 wounded in skirmishes so far, according to police and emergency services. Most of the casualties occurred at a Bangkok stadium where gunshots rang out early Sunday for the second day and the body of one protester shot in the chest lay face-up on […]

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Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Nov 28, – However, some cars had already passed through unrestricted and tension spreads among the jittery soldiers, who are chewing khat, leaves that are stimulants. They say they don’t want a bomb-laden vehicle to pass through their check-point and then explode in Mogadishu. A Somali police officer is warned on his walkie-talkie that a […]

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Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Nov 27, – Officers found eight corpses dumped in farmland in the Sunni-dominated Arab Jabour district, a police officer said. All of the dead, men believed to be between the ages of 25 to 35, suffered gunshot to their heads, he said. Police around Iraq’s capital found the corpses of 13 men Wednesday with gunshot […]

November 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Australian surf deadlier than bushfires, sharks

Australian surf deadlier than bushfires, sharks

Nov 27, – Australia is known for its destructive summer wildfires, storms and dangerous predators such as sharks which are common in its waters, but researchers at the University of New South Wales said there was an unheralded killer in the sea. The Australian surf kills more people than bushfires, cyclones, floods and sharks combined, […]

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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

Nov 27, – A Chinese Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said the planes were detected and monitored as they flew through the zone for two hours and 22 minutes. It said all aircraft flying through the zone would be monitored, but made no mention of a threat to take “defensive emergency measures” against noncompliant aircraft that […]

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Small brain part crucial in decision-making: Study

Small brain part crucial in decision-making: Study

Nov 27, – In a finding that could be important for treatment of depression, scientists have found that one of the smallest parts of the brain may be the key to decision making skills, says a study. A University of British Columbia study published in Nature Neuroscience says the lateral habenula, a region of the […]

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Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Nov 26, – People who start exercise even late in life can reap the benefit in good health, a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine said on Monday. Researchers tracked the health of nearly 3,500 Britons whose average age was 64, for more than eight years. People who had a record of […]

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Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Nov 24, – Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran’s nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the country and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement between Iran and the […]

November 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Watching sport can make you fitter: Study

Watching sport can make you fitter: Study

Nov 24, – The study, published in the international journal Frontiers in Autonomic Neuroscience, showed that when watching a first person video of someone else running, heart rate, respiration, skin blood flow and sweat release all increased. They returned to normal at the conclusion of the “jog”. Researchers said that importantly, for the first time, […]

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Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Nov 23, – Multiple earthquakes hit northeast China on Saturday, with a 5.5 magnitude the strongest among them, according to seismologists, causing serious damage to homes. State TV images showed seriously damaged houses, some with roofs or walls partially collapsed The 5.5 magnitude quake hit at 6:04 am (2204 GMT Friday), 34 kilometres (21 miles) north […]

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