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After meeting Abadi, Sadr says new government will be ‘inclusive’

Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia leader whose bloc beat expectations to come out on top in Iraq’s parliamentary vote, has held ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

Paraguay moves embassy to Jerusalem

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Egypt to open Rafah crossing with Gaza for Ramadan

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip for the entire ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Israel’s Gaza response disproportionate

The UN human rights chief says Israel used “wholly disproportionate” force against Palestinian border protests which have left over 100 ...

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5-Star, League seek Italian president’s backing on coalition govt

Italy’s president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment parties for consultations on Monday. They could lead to the first ...

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staff May 21, 2018

Famous Chefs Who Are Jerks in Real Life

The on-screen personas of famous chefs are as varied as their personalities. Some of them are known for being warm ...

staff May 21, 2018

After meeting Abadi, Sadr says new government will be ‘inclusive’

Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia leader whose bloc beat expectations to come out on top in Iraq’s parliamentary vote, has held ...

staff May 21, 2018

Flooding after cyclone Sagar kills 15 in Somalia

At least 15 people died in northern Somalia after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar caused havoc in the ...

staff May 21, 2018

Paraguay moves embassy to Jerusalem

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the ...

staff May 21, 2018

5-Star, League seek Italian president’s backing on coalition govt

Italy’s president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment parties for consultations on Monday. They could lead to the first ...

AUSTRALIA & NZ

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staffMay 18, 2018

Tourist accidentally plunges to death in Western Australia

A young tourist has fallen at least 40 meters onto rocks after falling from a popular attraction trying to take ...

Seven people found dead in Western Australia

Seven people have been found dead at a rural property near Margaret River in Western Australia (WA), police say. The ...

staffMay 11, 2018

Paedophile-hunting policeman wins payout 46 years on

Former Australian detective Denis Ryan was driven out of the police force in 1972 when he tried to bring a ...

staffMay 7, 2018

ASIA

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Philippines takes ‘diplomatic action’ over Chinese bombers in disputed S. China Sea

The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of Chinese strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea, a spokesman ...

Police remove 106 drug capsules from woman

India police say they have successfully extracted 106 cocaine capsules from a woman who was allegedly trying to smuggle the ...

staffMay 21, 2018

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from Najib’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment ...

staffMay 18, 2018

AFRICA

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staffMay 21, 2018

Flooding after cyclone Sagar kills 15 in Somalia

At least 15 people died in northern Somalia after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar caused havoc in the ...

Ebola-hit DR Congo to begin vaccination

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the ...

staffMay 21, 2018

Huge destruction as Kenya dam bursts

A dam burst in Kenya on Wednesday night after heavy rain, causing “huge destruction” and killing at least 27 people, ...

staffMay 10, 2018

Entertainment

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Technology

Brain-Computer Interface Helps Tetraplegics

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are seen as a potential means by which severely physically impaired individuals can regain control of their ...

staffMay 12, 2018

3-D print electronics and cells printed directly on skin

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized, low-cost 3D printer to print electronics ...

staffMay 1, 2018
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Business

Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory

Authorities in Venezuela have seized a plant owned by the American cereal manufacturer Kellogg. It comes after the firm announced ...

staffMay 16, 2018

Rolls-Royce takes high road with new SUV

Rolls-Royce has become the latest luxury car maker to launch an SUV. Chief executive Torsten Müller-Ötvös said the new Cullinan, ...

staffMay 12, 2018

BMW recalls 300,000 cars that risk stalling completely

BMW is extending a UK recall of its cars after the BBC’s Watchdog found that vehicles could cut out completely ...

staffMay 9, 2018
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SCIENCE

AI a new weapon in cancer fight

The diagnosis of cancer and other diseases in the UK can be transformed by using artificial intelligence, Theresa May is ...

staffMay 21, 2018

Eye, Hair and Skin Color Predicted from DNA

An international team, led by scientists from the School of Science at IUPUI and Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam ...

staffMay 14, 2018
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Food

Folded Ham and Cheddar Omelette recipe

This simple folded omelet filled with ham and cheese is a satisfying and super-easy breakfast option — it’s ready to ...

staffMay 12, 2018

Banana Cream Pie Lush

This lush is bananas! Sugar cookie crust gets topped with a sweet vanilla creamy layer, sliced bananas, pudding and whipped ...

staffApril 29, 2018

Mexican Lasagna recipe

Let your lasagna go Mexican by layering ground beef and sausage with corn tortillas, tomatoes, chili, sauce, and cheese. It’s ...

staffApril 27, 2018
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HEALTH

Body clock linked to mood disorders

Disruption to the body’s internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say. A clock ticks ...

staffMay 16, 2018

Forty-four genomic variants linked to major depression

A new meta-analysis of more than 135,000 people with major depression and more than 344,000 controls has identified 44 genomic ...

staffMay 1, 2018
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Sport

Outcry as UAE, Bahrain send cycling teams to race in Israel

The Palestinian Olympic Committee (POC) has blasted Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for sending two cycling teams to participate ...

staffMay 7, 2018

Salah voted England’s Footballer of the Year

MANCHESTER, England – Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has been voted Player of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association ...

staffMay 1, 2018

80-foot wave in Portugal gives Brazilian surfer world record

SANTA MONICA – A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer. The World Surf ...

staffApril 30, 2018
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Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Four-month-old roe deer Daisy has no idea she’s not a dog!