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‘Cigarette ash can be used as water cleaner’

Discarded cigarette ash can provide a simple, low-cost method to remove arsenic, a well-known poison, from drinking water, scientists have found.

‘Islamic rebels planned Xinjiang attack’

A mastermind of violence in China’s Xinjiang region in which almost 100 people were killed sought to establish an Islamic state, official media said on Wednesday, reinforcing government warnings about

India makes pitch for Chinese investments in SEZs

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The round table discussion on 'Investing in India's SEZs' was attended by 40 participants

Hong Kong protesters accuse officials of hiring thugs

Pro-democracy protesters build a barricade on the main road in the occupied areas outside the government headquarters. AP

Chaos erupted in central Hong Kong Monday as dozens of masked men rushed barricades at the city’s main pro-democracy site, sparking renewed accusations that authorities are using hired thugs to disper

China: US hand behind Hong Kong protests

Accusing the US of “manipulating” the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, China on Saturday claimed that an American official, who was linked to the Tibetan and Xinjiang’s separatist movements, met w

Samba Boys take on Argentina

Brazil star Neymar at a practice session before their friendly against Argentina

Brazil coach Dunga on Friday warned Beijing’s choking smog was likely to affect the highly anticipated friendly with Argentina by forcing him to make mass substitutions.With an “orange” pollution aler

Hong Kong protesters regroup after government rejects talks

Pro-democracy protesters attend a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong’s. AP

China slams US for sending ‘wrong message’ to HK demonstrators

China irked by FBI chief claim


China accused the United States on Thursday of faking facts, after the head of the FBI said that Chinese hacking likely cost the US economy billions of dollars every year.

Korea’s Kim Jongun limping, but still calls shots

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has aggravated a leg injury he suffered in late August or early September that needs three months to heal, but remains fully in charge of the country, a source with acc

China tells US, India to back off

Beijing reacts to Indo-US statement over dispute, asserts no third party should interfere

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.