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Antibiotics ‘linked to childhood obesity’

Antibiotics ‘linked to childhood obesity’

Young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are at greater risk than those who use ...

Tooth decay affects 12% of three-year-olds, says survey

Tooth decay affects 12% of three-year-olds, says survey

More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows. ...

Ebola outbreak: ‘Thousands of orphans shunned’

Ebola outbreak: ‘Thousands of orphans shunned’

At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents ...

Apple’s Irish tax deal may be state aid, says Europe

Apple’s Irish tax deal may be state aid, says Europe

The European Commission (EC) has told Ireland it believes it gave illegal state aid to Apple. It ...

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The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) says there has been a significant decline in ... Full article
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Four journalists of the Shabelle Media Network in Somalia, who are currently detained, started a hunger strike on 29 September 2014 ... Full article
The 26 year old Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, who murdered her rapist in an act ...
A bipartisan parliamentary committee has found the Abbott government’s proposed “learn or earn” budget measure ...
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nanda Prasad Adhikari who passed away during his 329 days hunger strike, ...
Asia
Hong Kong’s leader said China won’t back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub as ... Full article
BEIJING: The US diplomat in charge of North Korea policy said Monday (Sep 29) a ...
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Barack Obama for the first time at ...
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in ...
Human Rights
Four journalists of the Shabelle Media Network in Somalia, who are currently ... Full article
The 26 year old Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, who murdered her rapist ...
A bipartisan parliamentary committee has found the Abbott government’s proposed “learn or ...
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nanda Prasad Adhikari who passed away during his 329 ...
Norway
  Foreign Minister Børge Brende, in a statement on Thursday, informed that ... Full article
Oslo, 23 Sept: The Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Bernde, in his opening ...
What next for PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland and Norway’s terror threat? Photo: ...
Top politicians, Islamic and Christian religious leaders and people of diverse backgorunds ...
Education
A failure to promote ‘British values’ in a muscular way is allowing ... Full article
Labour is calling for cross-party talks on how religious education is conducted and ...
Thailand‘s king has endorsed the army chief who seized power in a ...
Academics and writers have reacted angrily to plans to drop classic American ...
Africa News
Four journalists of the Shabelle Media Network in Somalia, who are currently detained, started a hunger strike on 29 September 2014 to demand their freedom and for the charges levelled against them to be dropped. The journalists are also protesting the conditions of their detention. Abdimalik Yusuf, chairman of Shabelle ... Full article
Australia on Monday ruled out sending doctors to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak there because of logistical problems in repatriating any Australian who became infected with the deadly virus. Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, as well as the Australian opposition party have ...
The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) says there has been a significant decline in cases of politically-motivated human rights violations across the country with 196 incidents recorded in the month of August, down from 229 reports recorded in July.In its monthly monitor for August, ZPP noted that despite the decrease in ...
Europe
Germany’s military is unable to meet its medium-term readiness target should NATO call on its members to mobilize against an attack, officials said Monday.The revelation follows days of embarrassing reports ... Full article
Arguably the world’s best chess player ever, Garry Kasparov is on a new mission. He hopes to convince the world that the biggest threat ...
A five-year-old girl with autism has garnered praise across Europe, Asia and America for her astonishing artwork.Iris Grace, who lives with her family in ...
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has secured a temporary peace in the troubled east which he says gives him a chance to move Ukraine towards ...
Americas News
Iceland is announcing a U.N. conference on women and gender equality — and only men and boys are invited. The country’s foreign affairs minister told the U.N. General Assembly of world leaders on Monday that the January “barbershop” conference will be unique, “as it will be the first time ... Full article
President Barack Obama took a first chance to size up Narendra Modi Monday, as the new Indian Prime Minister, an intriguing novice on the world stage, brought a tour which wowed New York to the White House. Related Stories Obama hosts India’s Modi for White House visit Associated Press ...
Germany’s military is unable to meet its medium-term readiness target should NATO call on its members to mobilize against an attack, officials said Monday.The revelation follows days of embarrassing reports about equipment failures that included German army instructors being stranded in Bulgaria en route to Iraq when their plane ...
Middle-East News
Israeli police said they detained on Monday an Arab Israeli suspected of supporting the Islamic State group, in one of the ... Full article
Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, ...
The 26 year old Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, who murdered her rapist in an act ...
Haifa, Israel: As a Palestinian citizen of Israel, 21-year-old Shadan Jabareen says she has experienced ...
Australia
Australia on Monday ruled out sending doctors to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak there because of logistical problems in repatriating any Australian who became infected with the deadly virus. Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, as well as the Australian opposition party have ... Full article
A terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian counterterrorism police officers had his passport canceled recently on national security grounds, top police officials said Wednesday.Some experts suspect Tuesday’s attack was inspired by the Islamic State group’s call to supporters to wage terror in their home countries. An ...
Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a public killing as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said Thursday. Australian police detained 15 people Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent ...
Culture
The marriage certificate sealing the union between one of history’s favourite lovebirds, ... Full article
The orchestra gained international attention through an acclaimed German documentary in 2010. ...
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave ...
It’s a legendary drug said to provoke spiritual journeys, but my night ...
Royal News
A Spanish court has ordered blocks on six file-sharing sites to be ... Full article
Spain’s new King Felipe VI, his wife Queen Letizia, Princess Sofia and ...
The row that refuses to die descended into playground idiom when a ...
Politics
A bipartisan parliamentary committee has found the Abbott government’s proposed “learn or ... Full article
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson ...
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to ...
Business News
Mobile payments are taking over in East Africa after the launch of mobile money. However, there are various challenges to users. Most times, payees may not be able to cash-out when needed and at times mobile money agents too lack enough float to service payees. In fact, a recent ... Full article
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on Nigeria, has indicated that the nation could potentially become a major global economic super power in less than two decades from now. Frederick Mordi has the details. In July, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), a global management consulting firm, ...
South Sudan’s oil minister, Stephen Dhieu Dau, speaks during a press conference in the capital, Juba, on 23 July 2013 (Photo: Larco Lomayat July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government says it would not relent to recent demands for suspension of all new oil contracts, arguing that ...
Environment News
In the years to come, it’s not a stretch to imagine millions of people flooding the streets to protest—flooding in the streets. What will it take to turn climate change ... Full article
  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose into the air wreaking havoc in international flights. Shutterstock     The ...
The African skyCAM, a piloted drone used to assist journalists. Flying drones are helping journalists in Kenya report on disaster stories by enabling them ...
For its size, spider silk is stronger than steel, yet it is extraordinarily lightweight and stretchy. Now scientists are learning how spiders produce it. ...
Fashion News
Kim Kardashian’s ‘designer booty’ is just a bottom. Photograph: Catchlight Media/REX Fashion magazines are obsessed with Kim Kardashian‘s bum, but no one would describe a pair of boobs in the same “bouncing down the street” way, as one recent article did. Why do magazines such as Esquire and Grazia think it’s ... Full article
PARIS (AP) — Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture — the 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns — is back.   the fall-winter 2014/15 collections started with brio Sunday with the Atelier Versace show, graced by Jennifer Lopez. ...
We’re calling it now: Angelina Jolie’s fierce face in “Maleficent” is going to be The Beauty Look of the year. But how do you get those plump blood red lips, piercing eyes, and razor-sharp cheekbones in the real world? Just in time for the movie’s release, we tapped M.A.C ...
Editorial
Ladies and Gentlemen, I stand before you today to share my pro-human rights beliefs and union with the holiest religions which ... Full article
DAISH or formerly the ISIL (the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and ...
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