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Dario Bartoli is shown in a photo released by police. Handout photo.

Senseless attack that left teen dead shocks south Surrey neighbourhood

Dario Bartoli is shown in a photo released by police. Handout photo. CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI A day after the death of... (more...)

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U.S. agents nab Burnaby targeted fatal shooting suspect in Seattle (w/video)

Police investigate a fatal Sept. 24 shooting at Lougheed Highway and Rosser in Burnaby. A 16-year-old boy has now been charged... (more...)

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Surrey Six: Pain of victims’ relatives heard as two murder accused face sentencing

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Man charged with second-degree murder in targeted attack in Surrey last January

Surrey murder suspect arrested in Abbotsford: IHIT VANCOUVER DESI A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with second-degree... (more...)

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South Asian businessman cleared in South African honeymoon slaying case

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Pakistani family killed for “honour” in dispute over decades-old marriage

Pakistani human rights activists hold placards as they chant slogans during a protest in Islamabad on May 29, 2014. AAMIR... (more...)

British-Indian businessman accused of killing wife walks free

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Reeva Steenkamp’s parents call for justice in Dewani murder case

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Abused women face lonely struggle for justice in conservative Pakistan

In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, Ruqayya Parveen, a 26-year-old Pakistani woman, speaks about her life at... (more...)

In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist  Kathy Gannon, are pictured during a visit to the photo agency Keystone in Zurich, Switzerland

Afghan who killed AP photographer and wounded journalist should not die: Gannon

In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist Kathy Gannon,... (more...)

File photo: The Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi, in Allahabad on November 11, 2013. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

Honour Killing: Eight-months pregnant teen strangled and dumped in Indian canal for alleged affair

File photo: The Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi, in Allahabad on November... (more...)

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South African judge will decide whether to throw out honeymoon murder case

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No hope for deported Pakistani woman to return to Saskatoon as Ottawa closes case

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‘I have to hide my face in public, the man who raped me roams free’

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark hopes her son will learn life lessons on India school-building trip

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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

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Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Cheesy Butter Chicken Sauce Bread

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I love a food mash up. The idea of throwing two good things together to make a new wonderful thing, always…
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Fitness Facts: Holiday Calories & Burning Them Off

Want to make healty alternatives for the holidays? Put a number on it. Think of how many calories you have to burn before eating your…
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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Looking forward to that nappuccino? Myths about noon nap busted

IANS London – It is often believed that an afternoon nap can do a body good. But there are people who are not convinced with…
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Surrey Memorial tops surgical wait times exceeding one year, could be fined for backlog of bookings

ADRIAN MACNAIR SURREY NOW  METRO VANCOUVER — Fraser Health could face $2.5 million in fines over a backlog of surgical wait times in hospitals across the…
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