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Preventing low-oxygen response stops flare-ups in bone disorder

person Orange Themes access_time May 03,2016

PHILADELPHIA, May 2 (UPI) -- Researchers found oxygen starvation of cells in patients with a rare bone condition is responsible for bone growth in muscles, which may lead to a treatment.

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Unforgettable experiences of foreign tourists to Vietnam

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 14,2016

Riding bikes to rural villages, enjoying street food in Hanoi, learning to cook in Hoi An or watching Water Puppet shows are unforgettable experiences of foreign visitors to Vietnam.

Image : Premier League: Vardy's rags to riches rise a victory for the dreamers

Premier League: Vardy's rags to riches rise a victory for the dreamers

person Orange Themes access_time May 03,2016

In years to come when people recall how Leicester's City intrepid Foxes turned sporting logic on …

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Does US need a new crime crackdown? Prosecutors see generational divide

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Yahoo News At the core of the debate over the role of prosecutors in keeping America safe, some experts and prosecutors believe, is a generational divide. Attorney General Jeff Sessions represents one view, epitomized by his decision to restore...

Mekong Delta launches crackdown on businesses injecting shrimp with agar

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Vietnamnet - Following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order to stop the illegal use of injected substances in shrimp exports, authorities in the Mekong Delta have begun several measures to end the practice by the end of next year....

Shop rentals fall in Hanoi following pavement crackdown

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Vietnamnet - Rental prices for many shops in Hanoi have started to fall following the city’s fight against pavement encroachment....

El Salvador extends crackdown on jailed gang members

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Yahoo News SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Lawmakers in El Salvador have extended for another year a series of extraordinary prison measures aimed at cracking down on criminal gangs....

Philippine anti-drug crackdown suffers legal setback

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Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday prohibited a group of police officers from entering a slum community to prevent them from threatening villagers who have accused them of ruthlessly killing four residents...

Indonesia arrests 8 Vietnamese women in prostitution crackdown: report

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Officials said the women entered Indonesia as tourists but then worked illegally as sex workers....

Fearing Trump crackdown, "dreamers" advised to end travel

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NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, but were protected from deportation by President Barrack Obama, are being warned by some advocates to make sure they are not traveling abroad when Donald Trump is sworn...

US warns crackdown in Myanmar could radicalize Rohingya

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a scene straight out of Myanmar's dark past: a military offensive waged beyond world view that forces ethnic minority villagers from the smoldering ruins of their homes....

China 'concerned' over Philippines' detention of Chinese in gambling crackdown

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China is concerned over the Philippines' detention of more than a thousand Chinese nationals during a crackdown on online gambling, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, in what could be a strain for ties that have warmed in recent months. The...

Sudan arrests dozens in foreign exchange crackdown

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Sudanese security agents have detained dozens of foreign exchange dealers for black market trading, as the authorities struggle to curb speculation against the pound, brokers said on Thursday. An acute shortage of hard currency has seen the gap...

Sudan students march defying crackdown

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Around 300 Sudanese students and schoolchildren marched in the capital Khartoum on Thursday, defying government efforts to quell persistent protests against fuel subsidy cuts that have led to spiralling prices. A previous round of fuel subsidy cuts...

Vietnam orders police to step up crackdown on wildlife smuggling

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The government has promised to expand efforts to tackle illegal wildlife trade....

Police arrest 178 in Europe-wide money laundering crackdown

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Police forces across Europe and the United States arrested 178 people as part of a crackdown on money laundering last week and identified some 23 million euros ($24.46 million) in stolen funds, the European Union judicial agency Eurojust said. The...

Malaysian reform group slams crackdown to silence dissent

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A day after a mass anti-government rally it organized, the Malaysian electoral reform group Bersih voiced concern Sunday over the arrest of its chairwoman under a security law meant for terrorists and the detention of...

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish mayor as crackdown widens

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Turkish police on Thursday detained the pro-Kurdish co-mayor of the southeastern city of Van in the latest raids targeting municipal chiefs, expanding a widespread crackdown that has sparked international concern. Bekir Kaya was taken into custody...

Bahrain opposition leader fears 'whitewash' of crackdown

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A leader in Bahrain's secular opposition tells The Associated Press he fears a royal visit by Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla could "whitewash" an ongoing crackdown on dissent in the tiny island nation....

China police official to head Interpol amid graft crackdown

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BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese police official has been elected head of Interpol as Beijing pushes for former officials and other corruption suspects to be returned from abroad....

Toasters escape new EU appliance crackdown

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The EU will target more household appliances under energy consumption rules but will grant a reprieve to toasters after the plan was ridiculed during the Brexit campaign, a senior official said Tuesday. "We want to put the products on the list that...

Turkey blasts EU over crackdown criticism

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Turkey on Monday slammed EU criticism of its crackdown following the July 15 coup bid and warned relations were increasingly fragile as the bloc crafts a report on its stalled membership bid. The European Union has strongly criticised Turkey over...

Luxembourg FM: Turkish crackdown reminiscent of Nazi methods

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BERLIN (AP) — Luxembourg's foreign minister accused Turkish authorities on Monday of using methods reminiscent of those employed by Nazis in a crackdown following July's coup attempt....

Hong Kong police, protesters clash over Beijing crackdown

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By Venus Wu and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police fired pepper spray in running battles with thousands of demonstrators on the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday as they tried to encircle China's representative office in protest against...

Thousands in Paris protest Turkey's Kurdish crackdown

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PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters have marched in Paris to protest Turkey's detention of a pro-Kurdish party's leaders amid a widening crackdown on opposition figures by the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

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Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said. The messaging...

Thousands in Kashmir hide from crackdown, some in orchards

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KULGAM, India (AP) — Deep within a vast orchard, dozens of young Kashmiris laze in the shade of apple trees. Surrounded by boxes of fruit, they chat and crack jokes. Some play video games on their phones. For now, they're at ease, the hilly grove...

Vietnam arrests blogger in latest crackdown on dissent

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger for allegedly posting anti-state comments in the communist country's latest crackdown on dissent....

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