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A food additive to quell hunger

LONDON: Researchers are developing a new 'anti-hunger' powder that dieters can just mix into curds or smoothies for freedom from the pangs of hunger.

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Mobile service restored in four Pak cities

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday restored cellular services in four major cities, including Lahore and Karachi, after briefly suspending them to prevent terrorist attacks with bombs triggered by mobile phones.

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Myanmar ends media censorship

YANGON: Myanmar's government said Monday it was abolishing the harsh practice of directly censoring the country's media, the most dramatic move yet toward allowing freedom of expression in the long-repressed nation.

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Bo’s wife gets suspended death sentence

BEIJING: Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai, who confessed to murdering a British businessman, was today handed down a suspended death sentence by a Hefei court in a high-profile case that triggered a major political scandal in ruling CPC and cost her husband his job.

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Twin car bombs kill two in Libya capital

TRIPOLI: Twin car bomb blasts killed two people at dawn on Sunday in the Libyan capital, security officials said, blaming loyalists of now slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi for the attacks.

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