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Horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis

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June 26, 2017 03:19 pm

Children dying in hospital hallways. Four sick people crammed into one bed. Patients connected to intravenous drips while sitting in their cars because the hospital is over capa...


By 2050 world population to reach 9.8 billion

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June 23, 2017 02:22 pm

United Nations (AFP) -- The world's current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India's numbers to surpass China's in just seven year...


UK heatwave gives rise to re-think office - appropriate attire, shorts or dresses for men ?

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June 23, 2017 08:46 am

When a heatwave hits Britain, choosing an office-appropriate outfit that doesn't make you sweat buckets is a huge predicament. When one call centre worker was sent home...


On the Eve of His US Visit, American Private Sector Sees Modi’s Record as a ‘Mixed Bag’

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June 22, 2017 04:29 pm

The idea that the business of the US is business has never been more true than under President Donald Trump, whose “America First” and “Buy American, Hire...


Could a secret button give travelers more space on a flight ?

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June 21, 2017 05:41 pm

In the quest for comfort at 35,000 feet, the margins are fine: an extra centimetre here, another inch there, even the smallest spatial gains can make the difference between a go...


A380plus - Airbus upgrades world's biggest passenger jet

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June 21, 2017 02:40 pm

(REUTERS) Airbus (AIR.PA) unveiled an upgraded version of the world's biggest passenger jet on Sunday, seeking to boost demand for the slow-selling superjumbo and inclu...


What climate change could mean for Asia’s infrastructure in the future

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June 19, 2017 11:40 am

Asia and Pacific countries, including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India need to be mindful of the  challenges posed by natural calamities taking their toll on infrastructure,...


Britain burns red not blue 

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June 16, 2017 10:55 am

Last week, something remarkable happened in British politics. It was remarkable because the collective expectation of the polls, pundits and public did not foresee the outcome o...


Why women in Iran are wearing white on Wednesdays

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June 14, 2017 05:49 pm

A new social media campaign against a law which forces women to wear a headscarf is gaining momentum in Iran, the BBC reported. Using the hashtag #whitewednesdays, citiz...


London attacker’s mother blames Internet for son’s radicalization

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June 14, 2017 02:37 pm

Reuters) The mother of the Italian-Moroccan jihadi who helped carry out a deadly attack in London last week said on Tuesday she had tried to keep her son from falling under the ...




 

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New toy taking China by storm can fire needles and nails as well as toothpicks, leading to concerns over safety

(AFP) Handheld mini-crossbows that can fire needles and nails are the latest must-have toy in China but anx...

Delving into Sri Lankan nature with Eco Team's Ahas Pokuna

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