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Party drug meow meow killing young Britons

LONDON: Party drug ‘meow meow’ or mephedrone, used as a replacement for ecstasy or cocaine, and termed Britain’s “favourite new drug” has caused nearly 100 deaths of young people in the past two years.

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Era of nuclear bombs over, says Ahmadinejad

WASHINGTON: Stating that the "era of nuclear bombs is over" the Iranian President, Mr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has attacked the countries stockpiling atomic weapons as "politically and mentally retarded."

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Obama honours three top Indian-American scientists

WASHINGTON: The President, Mr Barack Obama has honoured three "extraordinary" Indian-American scientists and nine others with America's top medals for their pioneering work in exploring the very frontiers of human knowledge and making the world a better place.

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Indian divers found dead in Persian Gulf

DUBAI: The bodies of six Indian divers were recovered from their diving chamber today, three days after their support vessel went down in the Persian Gulf, trapping them with limited oxygen supply.

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Libyan rebel forces kill Gaddafi

TRIPOLI: Muammar Gaddafi, a maverick who held sway over Libya with an iron fist rule for 42 years, was Thursday shot and killed by rebels in his hometown of Sirte after the revolutionary forces overran his last bastion.

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Celebrations erupt in Libya

TRIPOLI: Celebratory gunfire and cries of ‘Allah-o-Akbar’ rang out across Tripoli as the news of Gaddafi’s death spread. Gun-totting rebel fighters went around the streets firing into the sky. People hugged and kissed each other and sang the national anthem.

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Hillary Clinton in Pakistan to mend fences

ISLAMABAD: The US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton arrives in Islamabad on Thursday to get relations with Pakistan back on track and push Islamabad to act against the Haqqani network.

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