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Taiwan urges calm over panic buying of toilet paper

TAIPEI: Taiwan's premier called for calm Tuesday following a desperate run on toilet paper on the island, sparked by speculation of imminent price hikes.  Shelves usually stacked with toilet paper, kitchen paper and boxed tissues stood…

Record-breaking Norway out of Olympic golden shoes

OSLO: Norway might have won the most medals of any country ever at a Winter Olympics but it has come at a cost -- they have run out of commemorative, gold-coloured shoes. The Scandinavians were sitting pretty at the top of the medals…