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‘We’re eating ourselves to death’

Australian dietitian Joe Leech was growing heartily frustrated of answering questions about getting thinner day in, day out.“That’s all people are interested in —...

The traveller city confronting disaster

Satellite images of South Africa’s tourist hub of Cape Town reveal just how close the city is to running out of water as its...

Hundreds of miners trapped underground

“We sent rescue teams down, accounted for all the people and obviously are trying to get them out of there as soon as possible,”...

Saudi Arabia picks crap film to mangle cinema ban

To celebrate the December 11 lifting of a 35-year-old ban on the public screening of films, the Saudis chose for their first flick The...

The law behind Saudi changes

On January 12, that changed. About 300 Saudi women for the first time were allowed to join the throng at Jeddah’s Pearl Stadium to...

Gunmen lift out lethal hotel rampage

Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers accessed the main part of the hotel on Saturday through a kitchen and...

18 passed in oppulance hotel attack

Afghan officials say at least 14 foreigners and four locals were killed in the attack on the six-storey Intercontinental Hotel, claimed by the Taliban,...

Turkey bombs Syria and sends troops

The strikes in the Syrian region of Afrin, killed eight members of the same family who had fled fighting elsewhere, a war monitor said.The...

Guests’ thespian patio escape

Attackers stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital yesterday killing at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners,The Sun reports.The building burned as security...

‘Racist’ Pence heckled in Israel

Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, said Mr Pence’s speech on Monday “has proven that the US administration is part of the problem rather...

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