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An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman died Monday of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital, following months of treatment to help her lose weight and one day walk again.Read More
An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman died Monday morning of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital.Read More
US President Donald Trump has announced a series of ambassador nominations to key capitals, including Berlin and New Delhi, more than seven months after taking office.Read More
An Indian court's decision on Saturday to ban Islamic instant divorces highlighted a controversial practice that is disputed in Muslim countries and already banned in some.Read More
The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip next week to Botswana because of "exhaustion" after Beijing expressed anger at the African country for allowing the visit.Read More
New Delhi (AFP) The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip next week to Botswana because of “exhaustion” after Beijing expressed anger at the African country for allowing the visit. The 82-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, who lives in exile in India, was to speak at a three day conference in Botswana’s capital Gaborone, which begins on August 17. An official statement released late Friday said the Dalai Lama had written to the president of Botswana and the conference organisers, the Mind and Life Institute, expressing “profound regret” at having to cancelRead More
Kenya said Saturday it had granted formal recognition to citizens of Indo-Pakistani origin, with President Uhuru Kenyatta making them a 44th tribe.Read More
"MTV Shuga," the youth culture network's drama on sexual behavior that has won an audience across sub-Saharan Africa, will expand with editions in India and Egypt, it announced Tuesday.Read More
An Indian businessman who was seized in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo 19 days ago by a kidnapping ring has been freed, Kinshasa police said Monday..Read More
The world's current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India's numbers to surpass China's in just seven years, a UN report said Wednesday.Read More