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World Toilet Day marked in UN

UNITED NATION:   (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Friday highlighted the impact of sanitation on the lives of peoples across the world as...

‘Yulia Skripal’ discharged from UK hospital

Britain says Yulia and her father, Sergei Skripal - a former Russian spy - were poisoned with a nerve agent. London blames Moscow for...

Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack – UK citing head...

Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed nearly 90 people, the...

Prince William warns ‘stiff upper lip’ can damage mental health

By Estelle Shirbon | LONDON Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental...

Sharif’s turnover in 1981 was Rs 337 million

By Dr Shahid Qureshi – In 1981 the family business group Ittefaq’s turnover was Rs. 337 million, but by 1987 it had soared to at...

Scientists find clues to why binge-drinking causes binge-eating leftright 5/5leftright

Scientists have found that the brain cells in mice that stimulate the urge to eat can be activated by alcohol as well as by...

More bird flu outbreaks can be expected in Europe – animal...

By Johnny Cotton | PARIS PARIS Further bird flu outbreaks caused by migrating birds are likely to hit Europe in the future after a second...

UK welfare squeeze to push more children into poverty – IFS

British government plans to squeeze welfare benefits are likely to push more children into absolute poverty over the next five years, reversing recent improvements,...

Companies told to halt production in northern Chinese city in anti-pollution...

HONG KONG About half a dozen listed Chinese companies, mainly in the pharmaceutical sector, have temporarily halted production in China's northern city of Shijiazhuang...

French foie gras makers worry as bird flu spreads in Europe

By Sybille de La Hamaide | PARIS New outbreaks in Europe of a severe strain of bird flu pose a fresh worry for French foie...

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