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Vegetable farming along the Yamuna may be banned
India   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Yamuna   Yamuna River  
 The Hindu 
Vegetable farming along the Yamuna may be banned
Vegetables and fruits sold by the wayside along the Yamuna may look fresh and tempting. However, worried over traces of toxic metals found in them, the Delhi Government is likely to ban farming along ... (photo: WN / Geeta)
Palestinians they gather around the body of local commander of Hamas's military Rabieh Barikeh, one of the four Hamas militants killed overnight in a firefight with Israeli troops, during his funeral on November 1, 2013 in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Barikeh were killed by tank fire, Palestinian officials said, while the Israeli army said five of its soldiers were wounded by an explosive device. The Israeli military said the fighting erupted when an explosive device went off as troops were clearing a tunnel from the Gaza Strip into Israel, allegedly to be used as a springboard for militant attacks. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN
Gaza   Hamas   Israel   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
 The Times Of India 
Gaza toll hits 798 as 15 killed at UN shelter
GAZA CITY: Fifteen people were killed Thursday when Israeli fire hit a UN shelter in Gaza, as the Palestinian toll in the 17-day conflict rose to 798, medics said. | Emergency services spokesman Ashra... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Britain's Defence Secretary Philip Hammond arrives for a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.  Skynews 
Hammond: Israel 'War Crimes' Probe Unhelpful
An international inquiry into Israel's actions in Gaza will not help efforts to achieve a ceasefire, according to British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. | The UN Human Rights Council has voted to b... (photo: AP / Sang Tan)
Gaza   Israel   Philip Hammond   Photos   Wikipedia: Philip Hammond  
A man is seen through a Cuban flag after a minute of silence in respect of Cuba's Commander of the Revolution, Juan Almeida Bosque, at a protest to demand the release of five Cubans imprisoned in the U.S. outside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009.  Huffington Post 
Cuba, the United States and Human Trafficking
This post first appeared in Opera Mundi | The United States has once again placed Cuba on the list of countries involved in human trafficking. However, international institutions repudiate Washington'... (photo: AP / Javier Galeano)
Human Rights   Human Trafficking in Cuba   Photos   USA   Wikipedia: Human trafficking in Cuba  
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British singer Tulisa Contostavlos performs on stage at the 2012 Wireless Music Festival in Hyde Park, central London, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Belfast Telegraph
Tulisa hits out over 'entrapment'
Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos said her life had been "ruined for a year" after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed. | The singer issued a... (photo: AP / Joel Ryan)
Entertainment   Photos   Tulisa Contostavlos   Wikipedia: Tulisa Contostavlos   X Factor  
Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week Business Insider
Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week
By Fatos Bytyci | PRISTINA (Reuters) - An EU-appointed task force will release its findings next week after an investigation into allegations that Kosovo Albanian guerril... (photo: European Community / EC)
EU Parliament   Kosovo   Photos   Serbia   Wikipedia: Kosovo  
File - A variety of corals form an outcrop on Flynn Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Canberra Times
Great Barrier Reef will be 'pretty ugly' by 2050
Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Tourism and Events Queensland | The Great Barrier Reef is in the worst state it's been in since records began and will be "pretty ugly&quo... (photo: Creative Commons / Toby Hudson)
Abbot Point   Coral Reef   Photos   UNESCO   Wikipedia: Environmental threats to the Great Barrier Reef  
Flax Seeds Treehugger
Linen company gets greener with organic flax
Flax seeds, touted for their nutritional benefits, are full of omega-3s and anti-oxidants which are great for the body. The plant itself is also great for cloth. Flax fib... (photo: Creative Commons / BastienM)
Anti-oxidant   Flax fibers   Omega-3s   Photos   Wikipedia: Flax  
Tom Felton, a cast member in "In Secret," poses at the premiere of the film on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Siasat Daily
Tom Felton pays tribute to late 'Harry Potter' co-star Dave Legeno
London, July 12: | Tom Felton paid tribute to the Dave Legeno, who appeared in the ' Harry Potter' movies as werewolf Fenrir Greyback. | The 26-year-old actor, who played... (photo: AP / Chris Pizzello)
Dave Legeno   Harry Potter   Photos   Tom Felton   Wikipedia: Tom Felton  
George Clooney 66me Festival de Venise (Mostra) 6 The Siasat Daily
George Clooney rejects tabloids apology over false reports
London, July 12: | George Clooney has rejected the apology for false reports that said future mother-in-law objected to his marriage. | Speaking out in another statement,... (photo: Creative Commons / nicolas genin)
Amal Alamuddin   Charles Garside   Daily Mail   Photos   Wikipedia: George Clooney  
Night view of Bogota from Cerro of Monserrate. The largest and most populous city in Colombia, Bogot had 6,778,691 inhabitants within the city's limits (2005 census),[6] with a population density of approximately 4,310 inhabitants per square kilometer. The Guardian
Colombia is full of beans: coffee regions open for tourism
After almost 50 years of solitude, the country's central coffee-growing region is now safe for tourists. Kevin Rushby finds its old farms and coffee plantations make char... (photo: Creative Commons / Jorge Daz)
Agriculture   Colombia   Photos   Tourism   Wikipedia: Colombia  
British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for an EU Foreign Ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels, Thursday March 10, 2011. The European Union is hitting the regime of Moammar Gadhafi with more financial sanctions just as France says it is recognizing the Libyan opposition's Interim Governing Council and plans to exchange ambassadors with it. The Times Of India
British foreign minister lodges complaint over India's failure to punish the murderers of three UK citizens during the Gujarat riot
LONDON: The British foreign minister has pressed the Indian government to speed up action against those who murdered three British citizens during the Gujarat riot. | For... (photo: AP / Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Photos   Politics   UK   Wikipedia: William Hague   William Hague  
Pearol organizes the day of the child CNN
Will marijuana make your kids stupid?
updated 7:33 AM EDT, Thu July 10, 2014 | There appears to be a shift in the United States in favor of relaxing marijuana laws, a topic that has dipped in and out of the n... (photo: WN / Sebastin Castillos)
Drug Addiction   Health Warning   Marijuana   Photos   Wikipedia: Cannabis (drug)  
Bird Flu Mad Cow Disease
- Bird flu mishap: CDC may never know
- U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu misha
- U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu misha
- U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu misha
US anthrax investigation reveals bird flu mishap
US anthrax investigation reveals bird flu mishap
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- Hindustan Unilever spikes up over 3% on BSE
- Axis Bank up over 1% on BSE
- Thomas Cook, Sterling Holiday merger deal gets BSE, NSE nod
- Thomas Cook, Sterling Holiday merger deal gets BSE, NSE nod
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Farm Subsidy Farmers
- £1.7m subsidy plan for security on tractors
- West doublespeak on subsidies JAYANTA ROY CHOWDHURY New Delh
- Panel for 50 p.c. subsidy on tractors for SC, ST farmers
- India ties TFA to deal on food subsidies
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- Farmers expecting payout cut
- New app helps you find a farmers markets near you
- Austin-based Capital Commercial buys Farmers Branch office b
- Detroit Forces Farmer to Destroy 248 Gallons of Milk, 1200 F
Rainy season-Monsoon-weather-India.
Farmers cheer as rain deficit narrows to 25 per cent
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Market Organic Farming
- Protein powder research identifies market gap
- Workers with experience in high demand
- Cupcake competition set for farmers’ market
- New England farmers hurt by Market Basket dispute
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- These organic wardrobe basics are now Fair Trade too
- Nebraska organic farm tours set Aug. 16
- What to Eat Now: eat fresh, not necessarily organic
- Govt to aid farmers on certification - Meghalaya embarks on
Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week
Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week
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Livestock Crops and Soil
- Study shows beef is most pollutive meat
- Freddie Prinze, Jr. -- Kiefer Sutherland Beef is Alcohol-Rel
- Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case
- Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case
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- Lily Allen reveals toned tummy once again in white crop top
- Austria's Thiem advances on home soil
- Shoddy e-waste recycling poisoning soil and water
- Austria's Thiem advances on home soil
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