Asia

North Korea, South Korea to play football match

Seoul, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) — The South Korean government has given its approval to a visit from under-15 soccer players... (more...)

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Indian appointed to UN peacekeeping panel

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Abhijit Guha, a retired... (more...)

US, EU to meet Iran over nuke talks

Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) — US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Oman early next month for meetings with... (more...)

1.26 mn uprooted Iraqis need shelter: UN

United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that some 1.26... (more...)

UN resolution urges Myanmar to change campaign that would erase Muslim group s identity

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar’s aggressive campaign to have its... (more...)

Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland

Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) — Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist... (more...)

New human remains found at MH17 crash site: Dutch PM

The Hague, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Dutch mission in Ukraine has recovered new human remains of victims of the MH17 crash... (more...)

EU seeks talks with Russia over goods duties: WTO

Geneva, Oct 31 (IANS) — The European Union (EU) has sought a consultation with Russia over the tariffs the latter imposed... (more...)

China pledges $81 mn financial assistance for Afghanistan

Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) — China Friday pledged to provide non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan (about 81... (more...)

Russian deputy PM to visit India Nov 5

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin arrives in India Nov 5 for an inter-governmental... (more...)

Myanmar roundtable summit discusses political issues

Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 31 (IANS) — Myanmar’s first five-party roundtable summit held in the Presidential Palace here... (more...)

Today in History – Nov. 15

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Nov. 15: On this date: In 1280, German theologian and music theorist Albertus... (more...)

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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Jian Ghomeshi

‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

ISHMAEL N. DARO CANADA.COM In less than a week, Jian Ghomeshi has gone from one of the most well-known and beloved CBC personalities to an…
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ATM-snakes

Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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Blogs

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Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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halloween

EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Health Check

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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WHO-health

Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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