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Meet the Indian-Americans 'champions of change'

The United States has honoured 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander women, including two Indian-Americans, as "champions of change" in recognition of their significant contribution to the......

Islands dispute sparks China-Japan row

China has dispatched two of its maritime security vessels to patrol the waters of disputed islands in the Pacific Ocean, amid attempts by Japanese politicians to buy land there. China's fishery......

US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

Over 100 feared dead in tsunami-hit Samoa

The tsunami death toll triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Samoa and other Pacific islands, could reach 100, according to Red Cross and media reports.Locals in Samoa have been......

India to host first-ever global maritime summit, announces PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged the threat of sea-borne terror and piracy as two key challenges to maritime security even as he pitched for respecting freedom of navigation against......

Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nations

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a $1 million fund and Visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to......

IMF adds Tuvalu as 187th member

The International Monetary Fund has added island nation Tuvalu located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia as its 187th member.The IMF's Articles of Agreement were signed in......

'Nice mosquito bite' in Paris

At the Paris climate change summit, there is talk of restricting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius instead of 2 degrees Celsius, which has been negotiated so far. This would give India less......

Climate action plans of poorest nations to cost $1 trillion

The Paris talks are due to clarify how rich countries will mobilise a promised $100 billion per year by 2020 to help poorer nations develop cleanly and withstand climate pressures, and set out a......

Green groups slam re-approval of Adani's mine project in Australia

'We will keep fighting for our rights and our culture until this project dies and becomes an ugly memory.' Image: An aerial view of Lady Elliot Island on the southern end of Australia’s......

PHOTOS: New Zealand bids farewell to Lomu

‘Too big, too fast, too much’ ‘You were a freak on the field and ... to the world you will be remembered as the All Black who made number 11 his own’ IMAGE: Warrior Manu......

India win tennis singles gold medals at C'wealth Youth Games

IMAGE: India’s Dhruthi Tatachar Venugopal, left, and Sasikumar Mukund pose with their gold medals at the medal ceremony for tennis mixed doubles at the Apia Park Sports Complex on Day 5 of......

C'wealth Youth Games: Lifter Deru, high jumper Shankar win gold

IMAGE: India's Jamjang Deru lifts during the men's 56kg A weightlifting competition at the Tuanaimato Sports Facility on Day 1 of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa, on Monday.......

More trouble for FIFA...Swiss authorities examine grants

A policeman stands in front of the FIFA headquarters. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images Swiss authorities are examining development grants made by FIFA around the world as part of their......

Take a look at the FIFA that Blatter built

Sepp Blatter leaves after his statement during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters The football representatives of many nations, particularly......
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Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

A technician of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) inspects an Aedes aegypti mosquito through a microscope inside of a laboratory in Recife, Brazil,... ...

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Zika's origin and global spread

(Reuters) - The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery in Uganda nearly 70 years ago: 1947 -... ...

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Severed Feet - Still Inside Shoes - Keep Mysteriously Washing Up On Pacific Northwest Shores

They appear on the sand like any old piece of sea detritus. Sometimes they're found, amid the candy wrappers and cracked shells, by volunteers... ...

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Risk For Dementia May Vary Between Racial and Ethnic Groups

The risk of being diagnosed with dementia is significantly higher in some racial or ethnic groups than it is in others, according to results of a... ...

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Charlot Salwai elected as new Prime Minister of Vanuatu

Charlot Salwai was today elected the new prime minister of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu following a snap election sparked by a... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/charlot-salwai-elected-as-new-prime-minister-of-vanuatu-2621778.html

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