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Gold coin worth $4 million stolen from Berlin museum

A Canadian gold coin named “Big Maple Leaf” which bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II was stolen in the early hours of Monday morning from Berlin’s Bode Museum. The coin is made out of pure [...]

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Vienna again ranked world’s nicest city, and Baghdad worst

Vienna, Austria’s grand capital on the Danube river, has topped consulting firm Mercer’s list of cities offering the highest quality of life for the eighth year in a row, while Baghdad is again considered the worst [...]

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Sex in Thai city frustrates junta

With mascots dressed as smiling fish and a police rock band, Thai authorities launched a “Happy Zone” at the weekend to improve the image of a city notorious for sex tourism. Stung by foreign headlines portraying [...]

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Fashion trends for summer

Before you hit the stores to stock up on summer essentials, keep an eye on factors like seaside stripes and oversized bags which might trend big, says an expert. Abhinaya, Myntra Fashion Stylist, lists some trends: [...]


Penguin Random House in book deal with the Obamas

Penguin Random House has landed a deal to publish two forthcoming books by former US President Barack Obama and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, with one volume to be written by each, the publishing company [...]

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Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan’s domestic tourism

Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan’s once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by [...]

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Hottest cut of all – Gaza barber wields blowtorch

In Ramadan Odwan’s barbershop in Gaza, hair isn’t just blow-dried, it’s blowtorch-dried. “People have gone crazy about it, many people are curious to go through the experience and they are not afraid,” he told Reuters. “People [...]

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Emma Watson Makes Surprising Style Move in Revealing Top

Emma Watson is all about natural beauty. The actress, who appears on the cover of Vanity Fair’s March issue, takes this pledge seriously. So seriously, in fact, she forwent undergarments in the photo shoot — and [...]