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Now four, Moshe wishes dead parents a good night each day

JERUSALEM: Three years ago, Baby Moshe, the unforgettable face of Mumbai attacks, escaped the carnage clinging to his nanny not knowing that his parents were killed, but now a four-year-old he knows they have fallen victims to terrorists.

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Morocco votes in first election since reforms

RABAT: Moroccans voted Friday in the country's first legislative election since the constitution was reformed to give Parliament more power, with an Islamist party expected to post strong gains.

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Prince Charles contender for King of Romania

LONDON: Central European newspapers have speculated that Prince Charles could lay claim to the throne in Romania because of his ancestral links with Vlad the Impaler and King Michael.
 Vlad the Impaler was a bloodthirsty nobleman of Romania who inspired Dracula while King Michael, 90, was the last king of the country who reigned from 1927 to 1930, and again from 1940 to 1947.

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UNSC no longer reflective of contemporary reality: India

UNITED NATIONS: Arguing that the UN Security Council is no longer reflective of contemporary reality, India has said this poses the “most important challenge” to global peace and security as well as conflict prevention.

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Artificial windpipe for successful transplants

WASHINGTON: Scientists have come up with an artificial trachea made with patient’s own cells, which will help in performing successful transplant surgeries on patients suffering from tracheal tumours.

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Intake of sleeping pills can be fatal

LONDON: A recent study found those who took sleeping tablets were 36 per cent more likely to die at any given time than others. In the study American researchers focused on a brain enzyme called calcium kinase, which controls sleep in humans, said researcher Fiona Macrae, Daily Mail reported.

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56% drop in new HIV cases in India: UNAIDS

GENEVA:  India, which has one of the highest populations of HIV-infected people in Asia, has witnessed a decline in new infections by a significant 56 per cent from the epidemic’s peak in 1996, with other Asian countries also showing a plunge.

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13 killed in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

CAIRO: At least 13 people have been killed in renewed clashes in Egypt's Tahrir Square despite a truce announced today as dark clouds gathered over next week's first elections here since Hosni Mubarak's downfall.

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