Asia

With desperation mounting, hundreds of Gazans are trying to reach Europe in risky sea voyages

By Karin Laub And Ibrahim Barzak THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The university student was desperate to flee Gaza after suffering through... (more...)

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With desperation mounting, hundreds of Gazans are trying to reach Europe in risky sea voyages

By Karin Laub And Ibrahim Barzak THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The university student was desperate to flee Gaza after suffering through... (more...)

No ground troops against IS : Obama

Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) — President Barack Obama Wednesday reiterated that the US will not use ground troops against... (more...)

SAARC meet proposes visa exemption for 50 eminent people

Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) — SAARC immigration officials here Wednesday proposed to exempt from visa requirement 50 eminent... (more...)

Kosovo police arrest 15 suspected Islamic extremists

Pristina, Sep 17 (IANS) — Kosovo police arrested 15 alleged Islamic extremists, including twelve imams, early Wednesday... (more...)

India-Nepal relationship unique: Nepal vice president

Kathman Sep 17 (IANS) — Nepal’s Vice President Paramananda Jha Wednesday said the relationship between India... (more...)

Xi arrives in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the national capital Wednesday night after a grand... (more...)

India will always stand by Vietnam: President

By Vikas Datta On Board Air India One, Sep 17 (IANS) — India has always stood by Vietnam and will continue to do so,... (more...)

With better understanding, US ready to engage Modi’s India

By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) — Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit, the US... (more...)

Modi, Xi bond on Sabarmati riverfront, main talks Thursday (Intro Roundup)

Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) — Chinese President Xi Jinping got a taste of Gujarati culture and cuisine on the Sabarmati... (more...)

Excitement and relief in landmark Fiji election, though democracy may not look much different

By Nick Perry And Pita Ligaiula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SUVA, Fiji — There was excitement among thousands of voters and... (more...)

AP Interview: Iraqi prime minister says foreign ground troops are ‘out of the question’

By Vivian Salama And Qassim Abdul-Zahra THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister strongly rejected... (more...)

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KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who spent 12 years on the lam before being convicted in the fatal shooting of his teenage girlfriend wants…
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Villagers worship ‘miracle’ calf in India born with third eye (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI People are flocking to a small village in southern India to worship a “miracle” calf believed to be an incarnation of a Hindu…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Turban-Esque: Setting of Summer

The model is wearing Jacket & Bracelets by Forever 21, Top by Dynamite, Pants by H&M and holding the Wallet by Michael Kors. For more…
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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December.  Over the years, I have…
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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Japan human trials

Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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I don’t think that obesity is a laughing matter: Doctor takes the comic route to teach Canadians about obesity

EDMONTON – Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn’t make fat jokes. But he still pokes fun at the…
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Eight-year-old Indian boy’s swollen hands are larger than his head

VANCOUVER DESI Kaleem, an eight-year-old Indian boy suffering from a mystery condition has puzzled doctors after his hands swelled to giant proportions and are larger…
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