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Cairo: Egypt protesters attack on the media gives little cause for hope

Cairo: Egypt protesters attack on the media gives little cause for hope

Mar 10, – The domestic media has, with a few notable exceptions, taken its lead from the street and strongly backed the state’s version of events; it had declared the Brotherhood a terrorist organisation months before. A car belonging to the media burns during a protest by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian […]

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Passive smoking ‘increases risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy’

Passive smoking ‘increases risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy’

Mar 01, – Past research has linked passive smoking to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes and even hearing loss. Now, a new study suggests that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase a woman’s risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy. The study findings were recently published online in the journal Tobacco Control – a […]

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Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Feb 27, Doha – An explosion at a restaurant in the Qatari capital Doha has killed 12 people and injured at least 30, according to officials. Initial indications suggested a burst natural gas tank on top of a Turkish restaurant was to blame. It happened shortly after 10:00 (7:00 GMT), near a petrol station and […]

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Al-Qaeda breaks ties with rebel group in Syria

Al-Qaeda breaks ties with rebel group in Syria

Feb 03, – The announcement appeared to be an attempt by al-Qaida to put its house in order and reassert influence among rival Islamic groups that have turned against one another in Syria, where the groups have joined rebels in fighting to topple President Bashar Assad. Al-Qaida’s central leadership broke off ties with one of […]

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Sports drinks not viable over water, says expert

Sports drinks not viable over water, says expert

Jan 27, – Popular sports drinks maker Lucozade has recently been slammed as The Advertising Standards Authority has published a ruling that the high profile advertising campaign using the slogan ‘Hydrates and fuels you better than water’ has breached their Code. Professor Paul Gately, Carnegie Professor of exercise and Obesity and director of MoreLife at […]

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Vigorous Exercise Reduces Your Breast Cancer Risk

Vigorous Exercise Reduces Your Breast Cancer Risk

Jan 20, – Research shows that women who exercise regularly have a 25 percent lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to the most inactive women. The American Cancer Society recommends that adults do moderate-intensity exercise at least 150 minutes a week — that’s just three gym classes. But you don’t need to go nuts […]

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Smoking During Pregnancy Raises Baby’s Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip

Smoking During Pregnancy Raises Baby’s Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip

Jan 19, – Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of having a baby with a cleft lip and cleft palate, the U.S. Surgeon General confirms in a new report. Each year in the United States, more than 7,000 babies are born with cleft lip or cleft palate and smoking increases the risk by 30 percent […]

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Iraq: Bombings, clashes kill 30 people across the country

Iraq: Bombings, clashes kill 30 people across the country

Jan 18, Baghdad – Violence across Iraq, including a series of car bombings and fighting between militants and government troops over control of the country’s contested Anbar province, killed at least 30 people Saturday, officials said. The bombings struck neighborhoods around the capital, Baghdad. A car bomb exploded near a restaurant in the western neighborhood […]

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Suicide bomb kills 16 at crowded Kabul restaurant

Suicide bomb kills 16 at crowded Kabul restaurant

Jan 17, – Afghan police say at least 16 Afghans and foreigners have died in a bombing and shooting attack on a restaurant in Kabul. Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayoub Salangi said that “one suicide bomber detonated himself outside the restaurant and two others got inside, indiscriminately killing people.” Reports that the January 17 assault […]

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Tensions rise in Ukraine after PM pass protest-busting bill

Tensions rise in Ukraine after PM pass protest-busting bill

Jan 17, – Tensions heightened overnight in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, after supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych introduced and passed sweeping legislation through parliament late on Thursday. The move sparked outcry among opposition lawmakers who accused them of illegally trying to curb anti-government protests. The pro-government lawmakers reportedly passed the bill 235-450, taking the vote […]

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