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Men exist to keep <strong>population</strong> genetically healthy: Study

Men exist to keep population genetically healthy: Study

19 May 2015

Washington: Males are required for a process known as "sexual selection" which helps species to ward off disease and avoid extinction, a new study claims. The research from the University of East Anglia shows that an evolutionary force known as 'sexual selection' can explain the persistence of sex as a dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring.

University of East Anglia,   genetically healthy,   Population health protects,   researcher Professor Matt Gage,   Research on health,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
WHO fetes Beijing for smoking ban in public places

WHO fetes Beijing for smoking ban in public places

31 May 2015

Beijing: As world observed No Tobacco Day today, the WHO honoured Beijing city for banning smoking in public places from tomorrow, hoping that the award will encourage rest of China, world's largest tobacco producer and consumer with over 300 million smokers to follow suit.

No Tobacco Day,   WHO,   Beijing,   China,   US population,   Latest World News ,  
60 million people displaced due to wars, conflict in 2014: UN

60 million people displaced due to wars, conflict in 2014: UN

19 Jun 2015

Geneva: A record 60 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide due to wars, persecution and conflict in 2014, an average of 42,500 individuals per day, enough to form the world's 24th largest country, UN said today.

United nation,   UN,   Wars,   Refugee,   UNHCR,   Global Trends Report,   World at war,  
UN warns on Yemen aid as Saudi reports first border attack

UN warns on Yemen aid as Saudi reports first border attack

01 May 2015

Aden: The United Nations warned fuel shortages threaten to halt all relief operations in Yemen "within days" as Saudi Arabia reported the first retaliatory cross-border attack of its five-week air war.

United Nations ,   UN,   Yemen aid ,   Yemen crises,   Saudi Arabia first border attack,   Latest world news,  
Modi calls for UN resolution to unitedly fight terrorism

Modi calls for UN resolution to unitedly fight terrorism

15 Apr 2015

Ottawa: Amid growing threat of terrorism worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for a UN resolution to unitedly fight against the menace and its  support base as he condemned the terror attack on Canada's Parliament Hill last year.

PM Modi,   United Nations resolution,   United Nations,   Terrorism,   Canada Parliament,   Prime Minister Stephen Harper,   Canada Terror Attack,   Latest World News ,  
Indonesia executes drug traffickers; sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

Indonesia executes drug traffickers; sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

29 Apr 2015

Indonesia: An Indonesian firing squad executed eight drug traffickers, including seven foreigners, in the early hours of Wednesday, sparking condemnation from Australia and Brazil who had made final, desperate pleas to save their nationals.

Indonesia drug traffickers,   Australia,   Brazil,   Indonesian president,   Joko Windodo,   United nations,   Latest world news,  
   Terrorism threatens to engulf World: India to UN

Terrorism threatens to engulf World: India to UN

06 May 2015

United Nations: The international community should not spare any effort to defeat terrorism which threatens to engulf the world in a carnage similar to the one witnessed during the two World Wars, India has told the UN.

Terrorism,   UN,   India,   World Wars,  UN Ambassador Bhagwant Bishnoi,   UN General Assembly,   United Nations,   Latest world news,  
India votes in favour of Russian resolution at UN on gay issue

India votes in favour of Russian resolution at UN on gay issue

25 Mar 2015

United Nations: India was among the 43 countries that voted in support of a Russian-drafted resolution that proposed removing benefits for same-sex partners of UN staff, but the resolution failed to pass in the General Assembly committee after 80 nations opposed it.

India,   Russian resolution,   United Nations,   gay issue,  
World powers turn screw on Yemen rebels

World powers turn screw on Yemen rebels

15 Apr 2015

United Nations: World powers have united against Yemen's Huthi rebels, hitting them with a United Nations arms embargo and new United States sanctions.

Yemen conflict,   Yemen crisis,   Yemen Huthi rebels,   United Nations,   United States sanctions,   latest news,  
UN to mount major relief effort in Nepal: Ban Ki-moon

UN to mount major relief effort in Nepal: Ban Ki-moon

26 Apr 2015

United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon assured quake-hit Nepal that the world body will mount a major relief effort and support it in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.

United Nations,   UN Secretary General,   Ban Ki moon,   Nepal earthquake,   Nepal rescue,   Nepal relief effort,  

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