Saturday, 24 September 2016

50-year Colombia violence ends in promising peace agreement

Nearly six million people are currently displaced while another 250 million have died in Colombia -  a country at the northern tip of South America - over the last 50 years.

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Friday, 23 September 2016

Toddler lost in Siberian forest found after three days

A three-year-old boy who got lost in a forest in Siberia has been found by rescuers after spending three days all by himself.

Not everyone's DNA ages as they grow older

Surprising, isn't it?

A new study involving over 3,000 people shows that though the DNA bears trace of the aging process, there are people whose DNA appears youthful despite their advanced years.

How smoking affects your DNA in the long-term

Globally, smoking kills about 6 million people a year through cancer, heart disease, lung disease and other illnesses.

Cholera hits Lagos community, kills six

The Lagos state government has confirmed that six people died of cholera in Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State after eating contaminated 'Abacha', a local food of the people of the South-Eastern part of the country.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

State of emergency declared in Charlotte, NC #BlackLivesMatter

A man places his hands on his head as he faces off against officers in riot gear on the second night of unrest in Charlotte

A state of emergency has been declared in Charlotte after a man was shot in the head by a civilian as a peaceful protest over the fatal police shooting of a black man turned violent.

"L.A. Confidential" film director Curtis Hanson found dead

Movie director Curtis Hanson, who won an Oscar for "L.A Confidential", was found dead in his California home on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. He was 71.

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Paramedics found Hanson at his Hollywood Hills home at about 5pm (1am on Wednesday in Nigeria). Hanson, who was pronounced dead at the scene, died of natural causes, a police spokeswoman said.

How to cut your chances of cancer

Increase fibre: Whole grains such as oats, brown rice and wholemeal bread have been linked to a lowered risk of bowel cancer

Here, an expert reveals 8 proven ways to help protect against the dreaded c-word which strikes fear into hearts across the globe.

Actress accused in 'Brangelina' divorce is pregnant

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It's no longer news that Angelina Jolie is getting a divorce from fellow star actor, Brad Pitt. The couple has only been married two years, but they’ve been together since 2004, so the divorce comes as a surprise to many fans. 

The best times to avoid coffee

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Coffee is delicious. Loads of research links it to pros like reduced risk of dementia, increased metabolism, and reduced risk of skin cancer. How about that awesome energizing effect that gingers us up in the morning and helps us pull through countless mid-afternoon energy lows.