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Ecuador rejects claims that Assange was treated unfairly

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister José Valencia said Assange’s behaviour was “undeserving, disrespectful” and he pointed to a video published by the newspaper El País. The short video with no audio appears to show Assange arguing with an official inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. “An image is worth a thousand words, and there are several images,” Valencia said. Jennifer Robinson, a ... Read More »

Turkey: Opposition claims win in Ankara

In a major setback for President Erdogan, early results in Turkey showed his AK Party losing Ankara and Izmir to the opposition in local elections. While Istanbul remains disputed, Erdogan said his party may have lost Turkey’s largest city too. Nationwide, AKP remains the largest party with 45 per cent of the vote, according to partial results released by Anadolu ... Read More »

Air pollution claims seven million lives each year: UN expert

David Boyd said that over six billion people, one-third of them children, are regularly inhaling air so polluted that it puts their life, health and well-being at risk. “Yet, this pandemic receives inadequate attention as these deaths are not as dramatic as those caused by other disasters or epidemics,” Boyd, the UN Special Rapporteur on environment and human rights, told ... Read More »

37 CRPF personnel martyred in J&K terror attack; JeM claims responsibility

More than 2,500 CRPF, many of whom were returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be going to J&K on Friday besides DG, CRPF to take stock of the situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ... Read More »

42 CRPF personnel martyred in J&K terror attack; JeM claims responsibility

More than 2,500 CRPF, many of whom were returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be going to J&K on Friday besides DG, CRPF…to take stock of the situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured ... Read More »

The gunk in your nose is GOOD for your health, claims a health report

What do you call that icky, green substance that comes out of your nose, ever so often? Commonly known as mucus, snoot, booger or phlegm, it is probably the most disgusting by-product of the human body (second to pooping, obviously). But did you know that in spite of being labelled as gross, boogers are actually good for your health? Yes, ... Read More »