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DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians World’s Oldest Civilization

According to a new study published this week in the journal Nature, researchers conducting the first-ever genomic study of indigenous Australians have found evidence of a single “out of Africa” migration for modern humans and confirmed a long-standing claim that

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Indian royals in row over missing temple treasures

Indian royals in row over missing temple treasures Only a handful of people have laid eyes on the treasure of the Padmanabhaswamy temple in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, formerly Trivandrum, capital of Kerala in southern India. Lawyer Ananda Padmanabhan is

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first hydrogen-powered passenger train is coming to Germany

Alstom unveiled the new train at InnoTrans, an annual trade show in Berlin this week. Starting at the end of 2017, the train will run on the Buxtehude-Bremervörde-Bremerhaven-Cuxhaven line in the northwestern German state of Lower Saxony. Lower Saxony’s local

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The low-rate world

THEY do not naturally crave the limelight. But for the past decade the attention on central bankers has been unblinking—and increasingly hostile. During the financial crisis the Federal Reserve and other central banks were hailed for their actions: by slashing

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How Can The Church Thrive In A Non-Christian World?

As we all know, it’s election season. This isn’t ever a rosy time for America, filled with rainbows and warm hugs. But if the political season of 2016 has taught us anything, it’s that the United States is culturally confused.

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Poor food ‘risks health of half the world’

Poor diets are undermining the health of one in three of the world’s people, an independent panel of food and agriculture experts has warned. The report says under-nourishment is stunting the growth of nearly a quarter of children under five.

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World’s largest radio telescope completed in China

The world’s largest radio telescope will be completed in China and start operation on Sunday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, or FAST, is the world’s largest radio telescope, CCTV said. The project was started

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Irish abortion laws: Protests held across the world

Thousands of people have marched across Dublin and 20 other world cities to protest against Ireland’s strict abortion laws. Protesters are calling for a referendum to repeal the laws in the stringently Catholic country. Across Twitter #repealthe8th hashtag was popular

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Ninety-year record for world’s heaviest red cabbage beaten

A man from Cornwall has broken a world record that has stood for more than 90 years – by growing the heaviest red cabbage. David Thomas, from Leedstown, presented the 23.2kg (51.1lbs) vegetable at this year’s National Giant Vegetable Championships.

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World with India against terror, Pakistan isolated: Akbaruddin

Pakistan’s months-long efforts to internationalise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations (U.N.) have not found any resonance with nations at the world body that are focussed on combating the growing scourge of terrorism, a top Indian diplomat has said.

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