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Diners badly underestimate calories in fast-food meals

Teens underestimated the calories in fast-food meals by 34%; parents of school-age children by 23%; adults by 20%, study shows.<p>Many diners are gobbling far more calories in their fast-food meals than they realize, a new study shows.<p>Teens underestimated the calories in fast-food meals by 34%; …

Portraits of Uighurs, China's Embattled Muslim Minority

Photographer Eleanor Moseman shows the daily lives of a people native the Xinjiang region, whom the country's majority population tends to treat with suspicion.

H7N9 bird flu can pass between mammals, researchers find

Scientists are gaining a better understanding of the H7N9<p>bird fluthat has sickened more than 130 people -- and killed more than 30 -- inChinaand Taiwan since February.<p>The latest research into the<p>virus, which before this year had never been detected in humans, was published Thursday (subscription …

South Korean newspaper says Hiroshima 'divine punishment' for Japan's wartime acts

The Hiroshima and Nagasaki wartime atomic bombings were "divine punishment" on Japan, a South Korean newspaper has claimed.<p>The article stated that the 1945 nuclear bombs were justified as a response to <b>Japan</b>'s lethal experiments on humans during the War.<p>"God often borrows the hand of a human to …

Associated Press News

Woolwich attack: police wait to question two suspects

Detectives are still waiting to question two men arrested over the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, the young soldier who was hacked to death in London …

Horse Meat Scandal: Willy Selten Of Selten's Meat Works In The Netherlands Arrested For Allegedly Mixing Horse Meat With Beef

Authorities in the Netherlands on Thursday arrested the director of a meat-processing and wholesale company whose business was being probed for …

North Korea may open to day-trippers

According to the reports, the government in Pyongyang will allow visitors to cross from Dandong City in China to Sinuiju, North Korea's largest border town.<p>The news comes in the midst of mounting international concern over North Korea’s determination to press ahead with nuclear rocket tests and …

North Korea agrees to return to nuclear talks under pressure from China

North Korea has offered to renew nuclear disarmament talks, according to the Chinese state media.<p>At a meeting on Thursday between vice-marshal Choe …

Investors remain risk-averse ahead of long weekend

Britain's blue-chips closed out the week on a downbeat note as investors continued to sell equities on both sides of the Atlantic ahead of two bank holidays in Britain and America.<p>The FTSE 100 in London fell 0.6pc to 6,654.34, a day after <b>Britain's benchmark index suffered its heaviest drop for a</b> …

iPhone's New iOS7 Design Is Flat as Hell and You Can't Stand the Wait Anymore

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After hearing a lot about the "flat" new look of iOS 7 that may or may not be revealed at Apple's …

The K-Pop Plastic Surgery Obsession

Inspired by pop stars and encouraged by culture that equates success with physical beauty, the "self-racism subtext" of buying an ideal Korean face<p>When 17-year-old Hailey Kim looks in the mirror, she doesn't see a pretty person. Her face is too round, she thinks; her lips too thin, her nose not …

Economy

World Health Organization says it will investigate patent on deadly Saudi Arabian virus

Dutch scientists are facing criticism from international health officials for filing a patent on one strain of a deadly Middle Eastern virus, and now the World Health Organization has said it will investigate the matter. "No intellectual property should stand in the way of protecting your people," …

Associated Press News

North Korea 'offers to discuss nuclear disarmament'

North Korea has offered to return to talks on nuclear disarmament, in a move designed to keep their Chinese allies happy.<p>Choe Ryong Ha, an envoy from <b>North Korea</b>, is currently in Beijing to meet with Communist party officials.<p>Chinese state media announced on Friday that the Pyongyang was willing to …

Guantanamo Bay: Why are so many inmates from Yemen?

<b>US President Barack Obama has lifted a moratorium on the transfer of Yemeni prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed push to close the detention camp.</b><p>Nearly 800 detainees have passed through the centre since it was set up under the Bush administration in 2002 to hold "enemy combatants" …

Middle East