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Category: World News

Political-ethnic violence rages in Karachi; 22 killed

KARACHI: Political violence flared up in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi with 22 people losing their lives in target killings…

Reclining Eiffel Tower, an open air museum

By Richa Sharma|IANS LICHTERFELD (GERMANY): If the Eiffel Tower of France is a monumental marvel, then the Reclining Eiffel Tower…

Opposition wins Thai election by a landslide

BANGKOK: The opposition won Thailand’s general election by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls showed, paving the way for Ms…

‘Maid plotted to exploit ex-IMF chief for money

NEW YORK: In a secretly recorded phone conversation, the New York hotel maid who had accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual…

Age-related changes related to identity crisis

When a human body forms, developing cells are given their respective roles: one may be ordered to grow up to…

Mobiles ‘do not cause cancer’: study

Concerns over whether or not mobile phones cause cancer have been floating for over a decade, and have become a…

US chalks strategy to destroy Qaeda core in Pak

WASHINGTON: Seeking “utter destruction” of al-Qaeda, the US has chalked out a strategy to disrupt, dismantle and ultimately defeat the…

Philippines to query Saudis on maids ‘ban’

MANILA: The Philippines is to ask for clarification from Saudi Arabia after it announced it would stop granting work permits…

Wildfire near US nuclear laboratory spreads

LOS ANGELES: A wildfire that has scorched more than 28,000 hectares near the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory in New Mexico…

Europe’s E coli outbreaks linked to Egyptian fenugreek seeds

LONDON/BERLIN: Imported fenugreek seeds from Egypt may be the source of highly toxic E coli outbreaks in Germany and France…