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Al Qaeda gains from old Sunni fears in Falluja

Friday 10 January '14

Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, and some armed tribesmen angry with the government took control of Falluja last week.
350 police officers shifted in Turkey

Wednesday 8 January '14

The government has already dismissed more than a dozen high-ranking police officials.
Germany offers lessons in Islam to integrate Muslims

Wednesday 8 January '14

Nurguel Altuntas, who helped develop Hesse programme at state’s Ministry of Education.
WALC-OUT: Theo to miss World Cup

Wednesday 8 January '14

Two games into the New Year, he was at the top of his form.
'Aam aadmi' mayor in NY, with promises to keep

Tuesday 7 January '14

The progressives who have taken possession of Gracie Mansion and the New York City Council are fond of chatting of historic moments.
In pacifist Japan, a marked patriotic turn

Tuesday 7 January '14

Conservative Abe govt puts its weight behind move to lend school textbooks a more nationalist tone
Kerry says Iran may play role in Syria peace talks

Tuesday 7 January '14

It was the first time that a senior American official has indicated that Iran might be involved in the session.
Iron Mike’s new year resolution— kicking the habit

Monday 6 January '14

Cus died a year before I won my first belt, in 1986.
For Lionel Messi, time is the best medicine in World Cup year

Sunday 5 January '14

Barcelona and Argentina will do well to wait for the 27-year old to return to full fitness.
Al-Qaeda militants in Iraq claim Falluja as ‘independent state'

Sunday 5 January '14

In one area of Falluja, a militant said over a mosque loudspeaker, "We are God’s rule on Earth."
Rutlemania is back, and it’s unreal

Sunday 5 January '14

A Beatles parody band, created as both tribute and goof, that was almost too good.
Miley Cyrus on twerking to the top

Sunday 5 January '14

In 2013, Miley Cyrus wagged her tongue and set tongues wagging.
From CBS to NYPD

Sunday 5 January '14

John Miller, the CBS News correspondent has formally resigned to rejoin the New York Police Department.
Brainlike computers, learning from experience

Sunday 5 January '14

New computing approach is based on biological nervous system, specifically on how neurons react to stimuli and connect with other neurons to interpret information.
Breathing new life into old maps

Sunday 5 January '14

The University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab has added modern bells and whistles to the landmark Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States.
In the human brain, size isn’t everything

Sunday 5 January '14

The human brain is exceptional, too. At three pounds, it is gigantic relative to our body size.
Cleaning the mobile germ warehouse

Saturday 4 January '14

Repeated studies show what accumulates is germy nastiness worse than what is on the bottom of your shoe.
An abnormal stroke risk

Saturday 4 January '14

Atrial fibrillation can cause strokes even among lean and physically active people.
Increasing ski helmet use isn’t reducing serious brain injuries

Friday 3 January '14

Unsettling trend of accidents could be down to young enthusiasts engaging in risky manoeuvres.
Up early and in line for a marijuana milestone in Colorado

Friday 3 January '14

Regulators said Colorado’s first sales — on a day called Green Wednesday by enthusiasts — went smoothly.

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