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Interior minister says attack violated sovereignty and ruined chance of peace talks between militants and Afghanistan<p>Pakistan has condemned a US drone attack that killed the leader of the Afghan Taliban, calling the strike “totally illegal, not acceptable and against the sovereignty and integrity …

Afghanistan

Taliban's new leader 'natural choice' to unite group, say analysts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Taliban has named a senior religious cleric from its founding generation as its new leader, in a decision the Afghan militant group hopes will avoid succession disputes, analysts say.<p>Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada was the "natural choice" to succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, who …

UN: ISIS is holding about 3,500 slaves in Iraq

GENEVA (Reuters) - An estimated 3,500 people, mainly women and children, are believed to be held as slaves in Iraq by Islamic State militants who impose a harsh rule marked by gruesome public executions, the United Nations said on Tuesday.<p>The militant group, which also controls large parts of …

Human Rights

August 2013

Floating Island

A biggest Buddha in Thailand

40 of the last storybook towns left in Europe

Much of old-world Europe has been swept away. Thanks to countless wars, the irresistible draw of modernization, and overwrought tourism …

5 European Cities to Visit during the Fall

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Perhaps it’s the fact that I’ve lived with endless sweltering Texas summers, robbing me of months of sweater …

5 ways to preserve your teeth as you age

For all intents and purposes, we really get only one shot to take care of our teeth.<p>The good news is, science and research have taken a front seat in dental education, making today's dentist savvy on "prevention" dentistry rather than the "drill, fill and bill" mentality of decades ago.<p>Things like …

Dentist ranked as No. 3 best job in the U.S. in 2014

According to <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>, dentist is the nation’s third best job of 2014.<p><i>U.S. News</i> ranked the “100 Best Jobs of 2014” based on employment …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Regenerate Teeth With Lasers.

<i>This post originally appeared on</i> Business Insider.<p>Using lasers to regenerate and grow body parts sounds like science fiction, but researchers have …

Some Truths About Travelling the World- Before You Take Off

In two weeks and one day I will be setting off to travel the globe. I have been planning this trip for the past six months and boy have I learnt a …

Four Seasons Residences

When the address is Four Seasons,<br>the experience is exceptional<p>Four Seasons Residences are where luxury and legendary Four Seasons service combine to …

Vacation Homes

5 Key Tips for Southeast Asia Travel

From Myanmar to Vietnam, Southeast Asia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for experienced travelers and those looking for a more adventurous experience. No matter your reason for wanting to explore these culturally significant destinations, here are a few key tips worth keeping in …

Jumeirah Beach Attractions | Museums & Shopping

Once a quiet trading port, Dubai has become one of the world’s most vibrant destinations. Along with its ultra-modern skyline and repertoire of …

Things To Do in Istanbul | Attractions

Cultural Crossroads<p>A fusion of age-old glories and a cool, contemporary 21st-century culture, Istanbul is the last stop in Europe and the first stop …

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?<p>I recently posed the question in a career break travel forum to better understand what was holding us back from making this …

The Most Important Anti-Aging Step You’re Probably Skipping

Anti-aging, as the billion-dollar anti-wrinkle industry can attest, is a concern we all have. But many of us, distracted by reducing the appearance …

Skin Care

Shaun T Knows How to Get You Fit

One of the biggest DVD fitness instructors today shares his secrets of motivating you on—and off—your television<p>If this had just been me in my living room, doing one of Shaun T’s <i>Insanity</i> or <i>Focus T25</i> workouts on my own, it would be easy to skip some reps of single-leg squats or hit the pause button …

Fitness

5 Ways to Create A Stronger Self

I loathed myself.<p>I am a wimp. Or at least I have been one. My wimp-like behavior crossed many situations in my life. From talking to a crowd to …

Makeup How-To: Get Summer-Ready, Gorgeous Matte Skin

You'll be matte about how easy this look is to achieve.<p>Summer skin is often shiny skin, which can translate to sweaty, greasy, and not cute. To tone down the sheen and leave your skin looking gorgeously matte, follow these simple steps from celebrity makeup artist Kirstin Piggott, who dolls up the …

Trending Now: Oil Pulling. But Does it Really Do Anything?

When my girlfriend forwarded me an article about something called oil pulling, I thought it was a joke. The article suggested that I spend a few …

Water fluoridation: Safety efficacy and value in oral health care

Today during the 43rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 38th Annual Meeting …

RT @dhnnewsletter: How oral health affects your overall health! http://t.co/uvFygPzf6S

Special needs kid: 10 simple solutions for healthy teeth

If your child has autism, a developmental delay or a disability, you know that brushing, flossing, and dentist visits can be really challenging. Yet, oral hygiene is crucial, especially because studies show special needs children are more likely than typical kids to have cavities and other dental …

From jewel-capped teeth to golden bridges – 9,000 years of dentistry

Dentistry, in some form or another, has been practiced for at least 9,000 years, although tooth extraction and remedies for tooth aches probably go …