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Look away now Arsenal fans – The Sun

IT WAS just a couple of years ago Cesc Fabregas told Arsenal boss Arsene<br>Wenger that he wanted to go ‘home’ to Barcelona.<p>Now Manchester United want to …

Taking on the Taliban: Squash star pleads for rackets not guns - CNN.com

HIDE CAPTION<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- At long last, Maria Toorpakai Wazir can indulge her life's greatest love without fear of persecution.<p>Hounded out of the notoriously dangerous tribal region that borders Pakistan and Afghanistan -- once referred to as "Hell's door knocker" -- salvation has been found thousands …

Pakistan launches media campaign to boost Islamic finance | Reuters

REUTERS - Pakistan’s central bank has launched a mass media campaign to raise awareness and acceptance of Islamic finance among consumers in the world’s second most populous Muslim country.<p>An investor, with henna-dyed hair, monitors an electronic board displaying stock prices at Karachi Stock …

Women 'banned from shopping alone' in northern Pakistan

<b>Islamic clerics and tribal elders in Pakistan's north-west Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have barred women from shopping without a male relative.</b><p>The decision was made during a meeting at a mosque in Karak district and announced over its loudspeaker.<p>Most women in Pakistan's tribal north-west cover …

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Pakistan has more funds stowed in Swiss Banks than India: Report

<b>ZURICH/NEW DELHI: Pakistani individuals and entities have more money deposited in Swiss banks than their Indian counterparts, reported Press Trust of</b> …

Manhattan Inside The Grand Canyon And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm

Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere kept the planet toasty, model shows.<p><b>Some three to four billion years ago, Earth was about as warm as it is today, but the sun was much dimmer.</b><p>This so-called faint young sun paradox, first identified by astronomer Carl Sagan in the early 1970s, has flummoxed many a …

Free Software Tool Aims To Fight Government Secrecy

This crowdfunded Freedom Of Information Act algorithm seeks to liberate guarded knowledge.<p>The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), first enacted in 1966 provides a way for citizens, activists, and journalists to coax information out of the government. The Government doesn't make this easy, but a new, …

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

London's 'Medical City' to seal golden triangle of UK research centres

Boris Johnson is backing plans for a new “Medical City” that would be a major central London research base.<p>The Mayor’s office will this week put in a bid to the London Enterprise Partnership for £1m seed funding to create a “golden triangle” in medical and life sciences research, linking the …

What Bill Gates is reading this summer

If you’re in the market for a light, sunshine-friendly novel—something with an up tempo narrative and relatable characters—then Bill Gates’s summer reading list is not for you. But if you’re a non-fiction buff with a wide range of interests, then it might be the perfect place to look for a new book.<p>…

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Legendary Goalkeeper Bernhard 'Bert' Trautmann Passes Away at Age 89

Known as one of the most successful goalkeepers of all time, Bernhard "Bert" Trautmann accomplished great things during his 15 years at Manchester City. The German soccer legend died on Friday at the age of 89, according to BBC Sport.<p>Trautmann's story is an interesting one.<p>He served as a Nazi …