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Animal activists protest against Salman Khan's acquittal in poaching case

Jul 26, 2016

Animal activists protest against Salman Khan's acquittal in poaching case

Scores of activists from the Bishnoi community have protested against the acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan by the Rajasthan High Court. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #India #NewsTracker #protest #Entertainment #Rajasthan High Court #Jodhpur #poaching case #black buck #Bishnoi community
100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

LONDON Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world's tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height rankings a 100 years earlier, to placing 37th and 42nd respectively in 2014. The research, led by scientists at Imperial College London and published in the journal eLife, also found some nations have stopped growing over the past 30 to 40 years, despite having spurts at the start of the century studied. #Japan #Europe #Education #South Korea #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Czech Republic
100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

LONDON Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world's tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height rankings a 100 years earlier, to placing 37th and 42nd respectively in 2014. The research, led by scientists at Imperial College London and published in the journal eLife, also found some nations have stopped growing over the past 30 to 40 years, despite having spurts at the start of the century studied. #Education #Entertainment #Netherlands #Czech Republic #lifestyle
Michael Jordan speaks against both police killings, targeting of police | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

Michael Jordan speaks against both police killings, targeting of police | Reuters

CHICAGO Basketball legend Michael Jordan spoke out on police violence on Monday and announced two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP's Legal Defence Fund and to a group that works on improving police relations with communities. "I can no longer stay silent," Jordan wrote in a statement sent to the media. The retired sports star and business magnate is known for his reticence to address social issues, though he has made political donations in the past #United States #Economy #India #Africa #Entertainment #article
U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance | Reuters

U.S. health officials issued updated recommendations for preventing and testing for Zika infection on Monday, warning that the virus can be transmitted through unprotected sex with an infected female partner. Previously, the U.S. #United States #Business #Middle East #science #markets #Argentina #Entertainment
Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling | Reuters

VIENTIANE China scored a diplomatic victory on Monday as Southeast Asian nations dropped a U.S.-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement. #India #Japan #Vietnam #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Foreign policy
Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm | Reuters

Jul 25, 2016

Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm | Reuters

ISTANBUL Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union. The arrests or suspensions of soldiers, police, judges and civil servants in response to the July 15-16 putsch have raised concerns among rights groups and Western countries, who fear President Tayyip Erdogan is capitalising on it to tighten his grip on power. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker questioned Ankara's long-standing aspiration to join the EU. #United States #Europe #Security #Entertainment #european
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State - minister | Reuters

Jul 25, 2016

Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State - minister | Reuters

ANSBACH, Germany The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State on a video found on his mobile phone, the Bavarian Interior Minister said on Monday. On searching the bomber's room, Nuremberg police found diesel, hydrochloric acid, alcohol, batteries, paint thinner and pebbles - the same materials used in the bomb - and computer images and film clips linked to the militant group, they said. "A provisional translation by an interpreter shows that he expressly announces, in the name of Allah, and testifying his allegiance to (Islamic State leader) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ... #Syria #Islam #Crime #Iraq #Entertainment #article
Rocket attack in central Kabul, no casualties | Reuters

Jul 25, 2016

Rocket attack in central Kabul, no casualties | Reuters

KABUL A rocket hit an area of central Kabul on Sunday, an interior ministry official said, triggering alarms in foreign embassies that were on high alert following a suicide attack a day earlier in which 80 people died. #United States #France #science #markets #Africa #Entertainment #article