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Twitter can now block tweets by country


January 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has announced that it now has the technology to selectively block tweets on a country-by-country basis.In its blog, Twitter -- which had more ... Read more...

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Request for insurance cover soars as Middle East unrest spreads


March 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.6 (ANI): Insurers have been inundated with requests for cover from rich individuals, oil traders and multinationals in North Africa and the Middle East amid fears that civil unrest will spread ... Read more...

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Japan Apologizes For Treating The POWs Inhumanly


September 14th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The foreign minister of Japan, Katsuya Okada, apologized to a visiting group of US POWs of the World War II on Monday. He ... Read more...

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451mn clinical cases of malaria worldwide in 2007: Experts


June 16th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study concludes that there were an estimated 451 million clinical cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria worldwide in 2007.Global clinical burden of malaria (how many people ... Read more...

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Global warming both bane and boon for world’s poor


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Stanford University, US, has determined that global warming may have an adverse impact on food prices and hunger in poor populations of ... Read more...

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Individualists more likely to become problem drinkers


November 18th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): People who tend to be socially independent and self-reliant are more likely to become problem drinkers, says a new study.The study led by researchers from University of ... Read more...

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