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Addicted to booze, it could be in your genes

Addicted to booze, it could be in your genes

July 5, Oslo:Researchers have found that people with blue eyes are more prone to alcohol addiction than ...

Oslo tops heroin overdose ranking: EU report

Oslo tops heroin overdose ranking: EU report

July 5, Oslo: For many years Oslo, city of Norway, has topped the heroin overdose ranking in ...

Turkey:  Jailed journalist given new prison term as third investigation begins

Turkey: Jailed journalist given new prison term as third investigation beg...

July 5, Istanbul: Turkish journalist Mehmet Baransu was handed a 10-month jail sentence by an Istanbul court ...

At least 60,000 people die from the viral infection each year

At least 60,000 people die from the viral infection each year

July 5, New York: Up to 60,000 people die from the viral infection every year and dog ...

 
Human Rights
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July 5, Istanbul: Turkish journalist Mehmet Baransu was handed a 10-month jail sentence by an Istanbul court on June 30...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Santo Domingo: Tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent remain in legal limbo, unable to exercise...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Homs: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has released a video on Saturday showing 25 men being...[ ] Full article
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July 4, Geneva: Children, some as young as four years old, are bearing the brunt of the prolonged instability and election-related violence in Burundi, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned, confirming reports of an additional three deaths of children over the last five days. Speaking to reporters in Geneva, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac said that one of the children died because of a grenade explosion in the Muyinga province, becoming...[ ] Full article
Business News
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June 22, Luxembourg: The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep...[ ] Full article

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June 16, New Delhi: Nestle will destroy more than $50m (£32m) worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a...[ ] Full article

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June 16, Stockholm: Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil said that it will lay off up to 1,500 staff and 500...[ ] Full article

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June 15, Oslo: The number of employed persons in sixteen countries have increased by 1.2 percent between the 4th...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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July 3, Kathmandu: This year’s monsoon to be affected by El Niño as it reassert itself over the upper part of...[ ] Full article

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July 1, New York: One-third of the World’s populations have no access to proper toilets said a newly report released...[ ] Full article

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June 28, Florida: A mission SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday...[ ] Full article

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June 20, Washington: According to new research published in the journal Science this week, plant and animal...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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