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8-year-old Yemeni girl dies from internal injuries on wedding night

8-year-old Yemeni girl dies from internal injuries on wedding night

Sep 09, – Manama: Kuwaitis have called for stringent action against a family in Yemen after their eight-year-old daughter died of internal injuries on the first night of her arranged marriage to a man more than five times her age. Rawan died in city of Hardh in the Governorate of Hajjah in northwestern Yemen, Kuwaiti […]

September 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Sep 08, – US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Arab League leaders in Paris as part of a European tour to gather support for intervention in Syria. Earlier Mr Kerry said the number of nations prepared to take military action was now in “double digits”, but the list has not been made public. […]

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Police: 15 die after blasts hit Somalia restaurant

Police: 15 die after blasts hit Somalia restaurant

Sep 07, MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali militants attacked a restaurant near Mogadishu’s seat of government for the second time in less than a year on Saturday, detonating two large blasts that killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly two dozen, an official said. The force of the blasts appeared to tear much of the […]

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Erdogan: Syria can’t get any worse if Assad departs

Erdogan: Syria can’t get any worse if Assad departs

Sep, 06 – ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Turkey’s prime minister has dismissed concerns that removing Syrian President Bashar Assad would open the way for extremists to take over the country. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters at the Group of 20 leading world economies in Russia on Friday that any new Syrian government would be better […]

September 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Russia sends another navy ship towards Syria

Russia sends another navy ship towards Syria

Sep 06, – Russia is sending the naval landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov to the eastern Mediterranean, state news agency Interfax said on Friday, reinforcing its presence near Syria. Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, says its vessels in the eastern Mediterranean guarantee security as the United States considers launching military strikes to […]

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G20 ‘divided’ on Syria as US envoy Samantha Power criticises Russia

G20 ‘divided’ on Syria as US envoy Samantha Power criticises Russia

Sep 06, – G20 leaders remain divided over the Syrian conflict as they enter the final day of their Russian summit. Italian PM Enrico Letta said the splits were confirmed during a working dinner in St Petersburg on Thursday. A spokesman for the Russian presidency said a US strike on Syria would “drive another nail […]

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Parents’ shouting could be damaging for kids

Parents’ shouting could be damaging for kids

Sep 05, – Middle-class parents with a habit of shouting at their teenage children could be actually increasing their kids’ risk of depression and troubled behaviour, says a US study. Published in the journal Child Development, the study stated even if parents enjoyed a close relationship with their son and daughter, harsh verbal discipline was […]

September 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Sep 05, – Romania is currently witnessing the largest environmental protests in its post-Communist history. Across the country, thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest of Europe’s largest gold mine. “They take our gold, and we get cyanide,” they shout. Demonstrators that range from environmentalists to parents with their children, students, poorly […]

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Sleep ‘regenerates brain support cells’

Sleep ‘regenerates brain support cells’

Sep 04, – It goes without saying that we all need a good night’s sleep to feel re-energized for the day ahead. But now, researchers have found that sleep also helps to boost reproduction of the cells involved in brain repair. Scientists from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have discovered that sleep increases the reproduction […]

September 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Qatar confirms first Mers coronavirus death

Qatar confirms first Mers coronavirus death

Sep 04, – A woman has died in Qatar after contracting the Mers coronavirus, becoming the first recorded fatality from the Sars-like virus in the Gulf state, local Press reported on Wednesday. The 56-year-old Qatari victim, who already had chronic illnesses, died on August 31, a week after she was admitted to intensive care at […]

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