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100 marathons, 100 days: A punishing run for water

6 days ago
From ankle-deep mud in Central Asia to the scorching heat of Australia, Mina Guli is running 100 marathons in 100 days to highlight a looming global water shortage. The 48-year-old Australian is galloping across the planet, 42 kilometres…

Auctioneer withdraws ‘Star Wars’ lightsaber

6 days ago
LOS ANGELES: A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first “Star Wars” movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity. The lightsaber was due to…

Curitiba: Once model city, now frozen in the past

One week ago
There was a time when Curitiba, a city in southern Brazil of 1.7 million inhabitants, was a model town heralding a future of durable development and urbanism. But that was 20 years ago. Today, although it features ample green spaces…

Nobel laureates challenge world to end sexual violence

One week ago
OSLO: Nobel peace laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege said Sunday they hoped their award would help them push the international community to act to end rape in conflict and deliver justice for victims. Yazidi activist Murad and…

International Anti-Corruption Day observed today

8 days ago
ISLAMABAD: International Anti-Corruption Day was observed across the world including Pakistan on Sunday. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and chief minister in their separate messages have called for collective efforts to root out the…

‘Lizzie McGuire’ to reportedly return with new episodes

8 days ago
It looks like one of our favourite Disney Channel shows might be returning to the screen with new episodes once again. Hollywood star Hilary Duff revealed that with several TV shows being rebooted, Lizzie McGuire might also be revived.…