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Saleh looks to sons, family for survival

SANAA: Most of his allies have abandoned him, a popular uprising against him is now in its third month and is rapidly growing, but Yemen’s embattled president has so far defied gravity and managed to cling to power.

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Indian-American’s book on cancer wins Pulitzer

BOSTON: Indian-American physician, Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee’s acclaimed book on cancer, ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,’ has won the prestigious 2011 Pulitzer prize in the general non-fiction category.

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Singapore for general elections on May 7

SINGAPORE: The Singapore President, Mr S R Nathan today dissolved Parliament to pave the way for general elections in the country on May 7, with influx of foreign workers likely to be key issue in the polls.

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‘Safe passage’ promised into besieged Misurata by Gaddafi

TRIPOLI: The Libyan regime has promised to provide “safe passage” to the western besieged town of Misurata that was the target of relentless pounding by the pro-Gaddafi troops even as fierce battle raged on the eastern frontline of Ajdabiyah.

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Most Japan voters want new PM

TOKYO: Most Japanese want a new prime minister to lead the massive rebuilding needed after last month’s earthquake and tsunami, newspaper polls showed on Monday, as the head of government was again scolded in parliament for his handling of the disaster.

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