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ISI helped Osama escape US dragnet in Tora Bora: The New Yorker

NEW YORK: Pakistan's military-run ISI could have provided protection to slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden for a period of time, suggests the latest issue of 'The New Yorker' magazine.

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Angolan beauty crowned Miss Universe

SAO PAULO: Ms Angola's Leila Lopes has become the new Miss Universe, edging out beauties from Ukraine, Brazil, the Philippines and China as the pageant marked its 60th anniversary.

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America pauses to remember 9/11 victims

NEW YORK: The US President, Mr Barack Obama and his wife Ms Michelle Obama along with former president, Mr George Bush and his wife Ms Laura Bush led the world in mourning the loss of nearly 3,000 people, who lost their lives exactly 10 years ago in the most fearful terror attack that changed the way we live.

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US on alert as 9/11 terror threat against New York ‘credible’

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: Heavily-armed counter- terrorism forces were deployed in New York after US officials warned of a new "credible" threat of a strike on the city by al-Qaeda using car or truck bomb, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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Wet data recorders hamper crash probe in Russia

MOSCOW: Russian aviation experts ran into technical problems Friday as they began examining the flight data recorders from a plane crash killed 43 people.

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China’s suicide rate ‘among highest in world’

Beijing: A person tries to kill themselves in China every two minutes, the government and state media said Thursday, giving the country one of the highest suicide rates in the world.

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Car drivers be aware of hackers

LONDON: Hackers could shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee. It warns that greater reliance on computers and bluetooth-enabled functions exposes cars to malicious hacking.

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Highly efficient solar cell developed

WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed highly efficient electrolyte system for solar cells that can convert sunlight into electricity and retain it for longer period.

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Natural gas not related to climate change

WASHINGTON: Burning natural gas emits far less carbon dioxide (CO2) than coal, but switching over to this medium won't slow down climate change, claims a new study.

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Kindness will help you live longer

LONDON: Our good deeds can help us live longer, but for that to happen our acts should be driven by a sense of helping others than doing something for personal satisfaction, a study has found.

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