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Stop Googling your symptoms right now: Experts

Although more and more people are turning to the Internet for medical advice, “Dr Google” is no substitute for an actual visit to a doctor, health experts say.


Tackling Refugee Crisis: Nations agree on global framework

In a historic decision, the member states of the UN General Assembly yesterday agreed almost unanimously on a new international framework -- Global Compact on Refugees -- in order to transform the way the world responds to mass displacements and refugee crises.

Suu Kyi stripped of S Korean honour

Suu Kyi stripped of S Korean honour

One of South Korean largest human rights groups will strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its 2004 Gwangju prize because of her "indifference" to the atrocities

Thousands flee cyclone in India

A powerful cyclone left one person dead and forced thousands to flee their homes on India's east coast, officials said yesterday. Cyclone Phethai packed winds up to 90 kilometres (55 miles) per hour, felling thousands of trees and electricity pylons, and bringing heavy rains to the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh after making landfall on Monday.

1,934 jailed for life since Turkey coup

Some 1,934 people have been sentenced to life in prison since the July 2016 attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish state media Anadolu reported

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