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IS Supporters Exalt Manchester Bombing
Supporters of the Islamic State jihadist group have been using social media to praise the deadly suicide blast at the Manchester Arena on Monday, the US-based terrorism-tracking website SITE Intelligence said. "No claim regarding blast in #Manchester, but #ISIS accounts celebrating the attack, di..
US Cautions Nationals On Travel To Pakistan
The US has issued a travel advisory for its citizens asking them to postpone all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to increased "terrorist violence" in the country. The advisory, the second travel warning issued by the US State Department in less than 45 days, said Pakistan continues to experi..
Increase In Malaria Cases Linked To Deforestation
Researchers have found a link between deforestation and increasing malaria rates across developing nations. Nearly 130 million hectares of forest - an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa -- have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation..
Trump Meets Palestine President, Urges Resumption Of Peace Talks
US President Donald Trump met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday, a day after promising to make a renewed effort at peace between the Palestinians and Israelis. "I am truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the reg..
Flynn Won’t Cooperate In Russia Investigation
Washington: US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will refuse to hand over documents to the Senate to clarify his contacts with Russia, local media reported. Flynn on Monday will avail himself of the protection afforded by the Constitution not to turn over pot..
Latest N.Korean Missile Test Reveal Improved Technology: Seoul
Seoul: The South Korean army believes that with its latest missile test, the North has managed to obtain valuable performance data to continue improving its technology, said a defence official on Monday. The data, according to Seoul, also indicated an increasingly solid weapons program in the riv..
US Senate Confirms Ambassador To China
Washington: US Senate on Monday voted 82-13 to approve Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to be the new US Ambassador to China. In a statement after the confirmation, Branstad said he looks forward to working with leaders of both countries for the mutual benefit and the rest of the world, Xinhua news a..
Eating Nuts May Cut Risk Of Colon Cancer Recurrence By Half
Researchers have found that eating tree nuts which include almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, and pecans, among others, is associated with significant reduced risk of colon cancer recurrence. The observational study of 826 patients with stage III colon cancer showed that those who consumed two..
Intermarriage In US Increases By Fivefold In 50 Years
One in six newlyweds in the US were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015, a fivefold increase over the past 50 years, a Pew Research Centre analysis has found. In 2015, 17 per cent of US newlyweds had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, compared to 3 per cent in 1967..
Chicago Launches Campaign Against Trump’s Immigration Policies
The US city of Chicago is launching a campaign in response to President Donald Trump's threats to cut off funding for sanctuary cities, the media reported. Sanctuary city is a broad term applied to jurisdictions with policies in place to limit cooperation or involvement with federal immigration a..