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UN Verdict: Justice for Julian Assange Finally? No Way!

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been given a clean chit by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Thursday that said he was “arbitrarily detained” in London. This may prompt Assange to venture out of the Ecuadorian embassy to be arrested by the British police. The question of deportation to Sweden where he faced “concocted” rape allegations as a ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Tops British School Exam

Youngest Nobel peace prize winner Malala has topped the British School of Exams and scored six A grades, the highest possible, and four As, the second highest in her General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations. She was the youngest person ever to win a Nobel peace Prize, she was declared joint-winner along with India‚Äôs children’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. ...

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LIVE Updates: Afghanistan Airport Blast; Dozens Killed

A car bomb suicide attack targeted security forces in front gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Monday noon. Several casualities have been reported, according to reports by Khaama Press the attack was targetted a convoy of armoured vehicles apparently transporting government officials. However, it is unclear on the number of casualities. Reports suggests that the explosion killed ...

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Top Quotes on 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Day

On 6 August 1945, at 8:10am, the US B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped Little boy, a 16-kiloton atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, killing more than 70,000 people in an instant. Today the residents in the Japanese city of Hiroshima are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb being dropped by a US aircraft. Atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...

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Amitabh, Akshay, Salman are in World’s 10 Highest-Paid Actors List

In a recent survey conducted by Forbes magazine, three out of the top 10 highest paid actors now come from Bollywood, while the fourth one is Jackie Chan from China. The three from Bollywood are Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. Ironic but Shahrukh Khan, who had figured second richest actor in Forbes List last year is not in ...

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Stephen Hawking Joins Russian Jewish Billionaire to Search for Aliens

London-based physicist Stephen Hawking has joined Russian Jewish billionaire Yuri Milner’s mega, first ever project in the world to trace and decode signals from aliens using two largest and powerful telescopes in the world. The $100-million, 10-year project was kicked off on Monday to search for the intelligent life in the universe with Milner outlining the “Breakthrough Listen” program’s aim ...

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35000-Year-Old Dog Bone Shows Earliest Evidence of Man-Dog Friendship

Dogs shed their lineage with the wolf 30,000 years ago and became the best friend to humans 27,000 to 40,000 years ago, said a new study, setting aside previous estimates at 16,000 years ago. The genome from the wolf from Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia, dated 35,000 years ago, shows that the most recent common ancestor of modern wolves and dogs ...

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