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Novo's pioneering diabetes pill beats Victoza, Januvia in tests

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Novo Nordisk’s experimental diabetes pill, which it hopes will transform the diabetes market, has proved superior to both Merck & Co’s Januvia and its own best-selling injectable treatment Victoza in tests. FILE PHOTO: Employees stand in the…..

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China’s new anti-terror law allows military ops abroad

BEIJING: China has adopted its first counter-terrorism law that grants overarching powers to security agencies, allows the military to venture overseas on counter-terror operations and requires technology firms to give sensitive data like encryption keys to the government. Much on…..

Israeli missile defence director dismissed over security breach

Reuters | Dec 27, 2015, 10.25 PM IST JERUSALEM: The director of Israel’s missile defence programmes has been dismissed for a “grave breach of information security,” the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. The ministry praised Yair Ramati…..

At granddaughter's wedding, Nawaz Sharif wears pink turban gifted by PM Modi

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday wore the pink turban gifted to him by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for his granddaughter’s wedding. A source at Sharif’s Jati Umrah residence told PTI that Sharif had donned the “Indian…..

Afghan militia beheads 4 Islamic State fighters as revenge

JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN: Local village militia members loyal to a powerful Afghan lawmaker beheaded four Islamic State fighters and placed their severed heads on the side of a main road in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said on Sunday. The killings in…..

Pakistan army chief visits Kabul as peace diplomacy builds

KABUL: The powerful head of Pakistan’s army, General Raheel Sharif met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday as diplomatic contacts continued to improve regional security and prepare the way for fresh peace talks with the Taliban. The meeting is the…..

Organisers Of 'Sexy' Iglesias Show Should Be Whipped, Says Sri Lanka President

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday that organisers of a recent concert by pop star Enrique Iglesias in Colombo should be “whipped with toxic stingray tails” because it was “uncivilised.” The December 20 concert in capital Colombo…..

Coca-Cola paying diet experts to counter obesity claims? I'm not surprised – what I saw there horrified me

Like an over-shaken can, outrage is spilling everywhere today. An investigation by The Times has outlined how Coca-Cola spends millions of dollars every year trying to disprove the undisprovable. Frankly, anyone gullible enough to believe any ‘research’ suggesting cans of…..

China officially ends three-decade-old 'one child' policy

BEIJING: China has officially junked its controversial one child policy, allowing couples to have a second child amid deepening demographic crisis of shrinking workforce and ageing population in the world’s second largest economy. Chinese lawmakers passed a historic decision allowing…..

Wi-Fi, ATMs and turbo-flush toilets highlight China’s new public restrooms

BEIJING: Li Wen had heard about the turbo-strength flush power and the lily-scented soap. He knew about the stalls equipped with personal television screens and wireless Internet access, the soothing cello soundtrack and the windows lined with aloe vera plants……

Eight killed as tornados strike Texas

WASHINGTON: At least eight people were killed as tornados struck parts of northern Texas, leaving much of the region in the dark, local officials and media reported late on Saturday. A tornado touched down around 6.45pm (0045 GMT Sunday) in…..