Tuesday , February 21 2017

20 killed and dozens injured in Mogadishu blast

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in an explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. A car bomb went off at a busy intersection of Mogadishu, ripping through nearby shops. It’s the first major attack since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, earlier this month. ...

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Two Indians die every minute due to air pollution

A worrying new report has revealed that on average, two Indians will die every minute as a result of toxic air pollution. A study by The Lancet medical journal, shows that India has some of the highest pollution rates globally and over a million Indians die every year as a ...

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Working from home increases stress levels, UN study shows

A new United Nations study shows that using smart phones and other devices while working from home could lead to longer working hours, higher stress levels and sleeping problems. The report was based on interviews with workers and experts in 15 countries, including India, the US and Brazil. While there ...

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Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman dies at 37

Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman has died at the age of 37. The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) confirmed the news. “The rugby world is in shock after news of the tragic passing of Dan Vickerman. He was an enforcer on the field and a much-loved character off the field,” said ...

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Malaysia launches hunt for 4 suspects in Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysian police have launched an operation to trace four more people in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. Deputy national police chief Noor Rashid Ismail says four of them fled the country the day the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was allegedly assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur ...

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Philippine tourism secretary calls for ‘fair’ travel warnings

The Philippines’ tourism secretary has urged her foreign counterparts to be “fair” when issuing travel warnings, saying they could hurt small economies. Wanda Teo was speaking at a meeting, which was part of the recently held World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. Teo said “unnecessary or exaggerated” notices from authorities have ...

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