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Walking more could save thousands

Walking more could save thousands

Tens of thousands of lives could be saved each year in the UK if people got off the sofa and stretched their legs more, say charities. The ‘Walking Works’ report by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support said walking was a free activity which could transform people’s health. Being physically active decreases the odds of [&hellip

UK schools failing in RS

UK schools failing in RS

More than half of schools in England are failing to teach religious education to an adequate standard, a new report shows. According to a study by the schools watchdog Ofsted, six in ten schools are failing to teach the subject properly as they are not “realizing” its full potential. The report, which was based on [&hellip

Japan welcomes help over Fukushima

Japan welcomes help over Fukushima

Japan says it welcomes foreign assistance and expertise in containing radioactive water leaks at the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that his country “needs your knowledge and expertise” in handling the nuclear crisis, Kyodo News quoted the premier as saying at an international science conference in Kyoto. “We [&hellip

India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tests nuclear-capable missile

India’s Prithvi II Missile is launched from the Launch Complex-III at the Interim Test Range in Balasore District of Orissa. India has successfully launched a domestically produced missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. Indian military sources said Prithvi II was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, some 15 kilometers (about 9.5 miles) [&hellip

‘Brazil ministry spied on by Canada’

‘Brazil ministry spied on by Canada’

A report says communications at Brazil’s Mining and Energy Ministry has been spied on by Canadian intelligence services, as the country has mining interests in the South American nation.  The new disclosure was reported by Brazilian Globo television on Sunday and was based on leaked documents by US whistleblower Edward Snowden. The documents showed that [&hellip

6 die as bomb goes off in Peshawar

6 die as bomb goes off in Peshawar

A bomb explosion in northwestern Pakistan has claimed the lives of six people including four policemen, reports say. The bomb attack was carried out at a medical center in the Badaber area on the outskirts of Peshawar City during the early hours of Monday. Rescue teams were deployed to the site of the bombing to [&hellip

Assad Warns Turkey from Supporting Terrorists: Interview

Assad Warns Turkey from Supporting Terrorists: Interview

Assad Warns Turkey from Supporting Terrorists: Interview   Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for supporting terrorists engaged in the fight against Damascus, saying that Turkey will ‘pay very dearly’ for blowing the flames of violence in Syria by supporting the extremist groups i the Arab country. “In the [&hellip

Imam Khamenei: US Arrogant, Unreliable, Not Trustworthy, Controlled by Zionism

Imam Khamenei: US Arrogant, Unreliable, Not Trustworthy, Controlled by Zionism

Imam Khamenei: US Arrogant, Unreliable, Not Trustworthy, Controlled by Zionism The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei expressed support for the diplomatic approach of President Hassan Rohani’s administration. Imam Khamenei, however, said that Tehran is pessimistic about the US government, which is arrogant, unreliable and not trustworthy. “We support [&hellip

Iran says ready to give US chance to prove goodwill

Iran says ready to give US chance to prove goodwill

Iran says ready to give US chance to prove goodwill Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is ready to give Washington the opportunity to prove its goodwill toward the Iranian nation. The historic outreach between the two countries is a test for Washington, Zarif said in an interview with the Iranian television broadcast [&hellip

Day of violence in Iraq leaves 78 dead: Officials

Day of violence in Iraq leaves 78 dead: Officials

Day of violence in Iraq leaves 78 dead: Officials Iraqi officials say the death toll from a day of bombing attacks in the country, including one against Shia pilgrims in northern Baghdad, has risen to 78. At least 51 people were killed and 107 others injured in a major bomb attack targeting Shia pilgrims in [&hellip