Obesity

Obesity-Related Cancers on Rise: WHO Report

A study conducted by The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialised cancer agency of WHO located at Lyon in France, has amassed solid evidence to label obesity as a major risk factor for cancer as the half a million new cases of the deadly disease (481,000) reported in 2012 was caused by a high body mass index (BMI). Nov 27, 2014
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Egypt reopens Gaza crossing for first time in month

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Wednesday for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. Duration: 00:59 Nov 27, 2014
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Syria air strikes on IS group stronghold kill 95 people

A video posted on a YouTube channel close to the Islamic State organization on November 25 shows rescuers coming to the aid of the victims of an explosion in Raqa. AFP has verified the location through inscriptions on vehicles. Duration: 00:51 Nov 27, 2014
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Ukraine's elderly struggle to get their pension

The ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine is preventing elderly Ukrainians from accessing their pensions because they can only access their money by registering in government-controlled territories. Duration: 01:01 Nov 27, 2014
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Tonga gears up for a general election

Tonga is gearing up for a general election Thursday with more than 100 candidates competing for seats in the Legislative Assembly. Duration: 00:37 Nov 26, 2014
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Haiti protesters demand president step down

Thousands of anti-government protesters in Haiti call for the resignation of President Michel Martelly, whom they accuse of trying to reinstall a dictatorship. Duration: 00:37 Nov 26, 2014
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British Muslims raise concern over new anti-terror law

The British government on Wednesday is presenting anti-terrorism law including measures to tackle British jihadists travelling to fight with the Islamic State group and extremist preachers. Duration: 01:23 Nov 26, 2014
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Hong Kong police clear protest camp after clashes

Fresh scuffles break out as Hong Kong authorities move in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested. Duration: 00:52 Nov 26, 2014
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Jaitley speaks in Rajya Sabha on Black money part - 2

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Replying to the attack by the opposition parties in the failure of the Narendra Modi government to bring back the black money stashed abroad, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the NDA constituted an SIT showed their will to resolve the issue. He also called the black money issue far more important than a UPA vs NDA debate. Nov 26, 2014