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China to turn disputed south isles into tourist attraction

China seeks to transform some of the islands in the disputed South China Sea into pleasure-trip destinations for tourists. A senior Chinese official told China Daily on Friday that Beijing will turn an area around Woody Island in the Paracels chain into a “major tourist attraction comparable to the Maldives.” ...

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Israeli academics promoting campaign to boycott Israel: Report

A new report has revealed the leading role played by top Israeli academics in promoting a growing international campaign that calls for boycotting Israel. According to a report released Thursday by the Zionist group Im Tirtzu, prominent Israeli professors encourage, legitimize and often promote anti-Israel boycott efforts. The report said ...

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Obama pays tribute to Hiroshima victims

US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the victims of America’s first atomic bombing during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan. Obama, who is the first sitting US president to visit the site of America’s first atomic bombing, arrived in Hiroshima on Friday afternoon local time. Earlier, he paid a ...

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Manchester United appoints Jose Mourinho as new manager

LONDON: Manchester United have appointed Jose Mourinho as their new manager, Sky Sports News reported on Thursday. The 53-year-old Portuguese replaces Dutchman Louis van Gaal whose two-year reign at Old Trafford ended on Monday, two days after United lifted the FA Cup. The self-styled ‘Special One’, Mourinho was sacked by ...

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Saudi FM urges Assad departure as part of transition in Syria

The Saudi foreign minister has insisted again that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must quickly step down from power as part of a political transition in the violence-torn country. Riyadh’s position on Assad “has not changed” and the Syrian leader “should leave, as soon as the transition period starts,” Adel al-Jubeir ...

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Bahrainis hold demo to demand release of imprisoned activists

Bahraini demonstrators have taken to the streets in the tiny Persian Gulf country to demand the immediate release of political prisoners, especially prominent opposition figure Sheikh Ali Salman. Protesters demonstrated in the village of Buri, located 13 kilometers (eight miles) southwest of the capital Manama on Thursday, demanding the freedom of Salman, who is the secretary general of Bahrain’s ...

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No drug can kill this superbug

US health officials have announced the detection of a new strain of bacteria that resists all medications and could spell doom for antibiotics. The infection has been found in a Pennsylvania woman and has shown immunity even to colistin, the most powerful antibiotic yet. Health authorities sounded the alarm on ...

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