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Aid convoys still stuck as fighting shakes Syria truce

Convoys carrying humanitarian aid to Syria's besieged Aleppo city have been held up for yet another day, as fighting between Syrian forces and rebels outside Damascus raised concerns about whether a fragile ceasefire could hold.<p>The fighting on Friday was described as some of the most serious since …

What will it take to restore peace in Kashmir? | Asia

It's the worst unrest for six years in Indian-administered Kashmir. Weeks of protests, more than 80 people killed and thousands wounded.<p>The trigger was the killing of a popular rebel fighter by Indian security forces in July.<p>Tension between Kashmiris and the Indian government was already high over …

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Rising Uighur militancy changes security landscape for China

BEIJING (AP) — They have been praised by the leader of al-Qaida and wooed by the head of the Islamic State group. They have distinguished themselves on battlefields in Syria and are accused of carrying out a devastating bombing in Thailand.<p>In the past two years, militants belonging to the Uighur …

Top 10 Countries With the Best Weather and Climate

<i>Sun-seekers rejoice! InterNations survey finds that Greece, Costa Rica and Cyprus have the most favorable weather</i><p>For all those who dream of 365 days a year of sun, the members of international expat community InterNations have identified the places around the world with the best weather: If you …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

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How to Get a Job Promotion This Year

Use these smart strategies to scale the corporate ladder—and leave your coworkers in the dust<p>It would be awesome if simply doing your job well led to an annual promotion. Unfortunately, your boss isn’t spending his time dwelling on how brilliant you are. Instead, you need to be proactive to make …

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The 10 Rules of Winter Driving

Stealth tips for surviving awful roads (and the jerks on them)<p>Even though the weather outside is frightful, your boss still expects you to show up at 9 a.m. sharp. Want to make it into work in one piece? Here's how to navigate the ice (and idiots) of winter driving:<p>1. Tread carefully.<p>When driving …

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17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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7 Reasons Why You Don't Have to Be Right

It's an epidemic. It's not Ebola, or Nile virus, or Dengue fever, or polio, or SARS or Legionnaires disease. The epidemic I'm referring to is having to be right.<p>Most people like to be right. Having to being right is the most important way the ego is satisfied. It doesn't matter if other people are …

10 foods you must include in your diet

<b>Oncologist Dr Zankhana Buch, AyurVAID Hospital tells us why these foods could help you lead a healthy lifestyle.</b><p>Given the fast paced, sedentary …

Iraqis say ISIL used chlorine gas in attacks

Iraqi government officials have said ISIL used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi soldiers and Shia militia north of Baghdad.<p>A senior security official, a local official from the town of Duluiya and an official from the town of Balad said the group used bombs with chlorine-filled cylinders …

ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces advance

Ground offensives by the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces, backed by a barrage of US air raids, have forced ISIL fighters from several key towns in the north and south of Iraq, officials say.<p>Kurdish Peshmerga forces said on Saturday they had recaptured several towns and villages held by ISIL, Islamic …

The windowless plane set for take-off in a decade

It is a glimpse into the future that will inspire wonder in some people but perhaps strike terror into the heart of the nervous flyer: a windowless plane that nonetheless allows passengers to see what’s going on outside, as well as checking their email and surfing the net.<p>In a vision of what the …

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Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

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Islamic State video 'shows street battle in Kobani' - video

Video posted on social media purports to show Islamic State (Isis) militants fighting against Kurdish forces in the Syrian city of Kobani. The footage was posted online on Friday by pro-Islamic State media channel A'amaq. Men dressed in combat fatigues are seen firing rocket launchers and heavy …

ISIL pushes deeper into Syrian town

Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have advanced deeper into the Syrian town of Kobane, taking control of more than 40 percent of territory, according to a group monitoring the violence.<p>The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the country's civil …

Iraq army pressured by ISIL in west: official

The Iraqi army is under serious pressure in the west of the country, officials said, with the world's attention fixed instead on the Syrian town of Kobane as it battles a similar Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant offensive.<p>"It's tenuous there. They are being resupplied and they're holding their …

ISIL 'publicly executes Iraqi journalist'

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has publicly executed a news cameraman and three civilians in northern Iraq, according to the journalist's relatives.<p>ISIL shot Raad al-Azzawi, 37, his brother and two other civilians on Friday in the village of Samra, east of Tikrit, in the country's …

Jews expelled from Guatemala village

A few months after moving from Canada to a remote part of Guatemala to find religious freedom, a group of ultra-orthodox Jews have now been forced to leave their homes in a bitter conflict with villagers.<p>The Lev Tahor community packed its bags on Friday in San Juan la Laguna around 150km west of …

Iraqi minority vows death before IS capture

<b>Baghdad –</b> Residents of a besieged Iraqi town say they have prepared graves for their families and will kill their wives and children if the city falls to the Islamic State group.<p>The Shia Turkmen of Amerli, a town in the north of Iraq, are resisting Islamic State fighters who have surrounded them …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Neil Libbert, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica

Isis fighters surround Syrian airbase in rapid drive to recapture lost territory

Islamic State extremists rampaging through Iraq have now turned their sights back towards Syria, where only a besieged airbase stands between the terror group and a rush for the Mediterranean coast that could split the country in two.<p>The attack on the Tabqa airbase in eastern Syria comes as Isis …