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Smoking costs $1.4 trillion in health care, labour loss: study

1 year, 8 months ago
PARIS: Smoking cost the world economy more than $1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) in 2012, and sucked up a twentieth of health care spending, a study said Tuesday. The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly two percent of global…

Obama calls Libya his ‘worst mistake’

2 years, 6 months ago
WASHINGTON: Barack Obama says the biggest mistake of his presidency was the lack of planning for the aftermath of the fall of late Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, with the country spiraling into chaos and grappling with violent extremists.