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Day: April 28, 2016

Six Early Warning Signs Of Ovarian Cancer
ENGLISH, Life Style

Six Early Warning Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

    Often referred to as the silent killer, ovarian cancer is universally feared as it presents very few symptoms. By the time it’s noticeable, it’s usually too late, with only 20% of cases being detected early enough to treat. Thankfully, the disease isn’t invisible. Here are six early warning signs to watch out for. 1. A Swollen Stomach Ovarian cancer causes internal inflammation, which can become visible. Of course, there are many reasons for a swollen stomach, such as Burger King, being a couch potato, or receiving a visit from the stork. Only be concerned if you’re ballooning for no reason. 2. Unexplained Weight Loss Whilst many people would be glad to ditch a few pounds, without any exercise or dieting, sudden weight loss is a common symptom of cancer, and should be inve...
Zen Lambert urged the BD government to ensure respect for democratic principles
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Zen Lambert urged the BD government to ensure respect for democratic principles

    Jean Lambert, chair of European Parliament’s delegation for South Asia, has condemned the recent killings in Bangladesh, including those of an LGBT magazine editor and his friend. While expressing our deepest condolences with the families of the victims, we also encourage and welcome the peaceful demonstrations of students condemning this violence, Lambert said in a statement. Government authorities, political parties and civil society should stand together against the actions of violent extremists in Bangladesh. The perpetrators of these murders must be swiftly brought to justice. Her statement adds to the tally of condemnation that flew in from all across the globe after killings of Rajshahi University Professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, followed by murders of Xulhaz M...
Britain’s borders left exposed as screening system crashed twice in 48 hours
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Britain’s borders left exposed as screening system crashed twice in 48 hours

    Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport Britain's borders were left exposed to terrorists last year after a Home Office computer system which screens passengers crashed twice in 48 hours, The Telegraph can reveal. The eBorders system, which was put in place after the 9/11 terror attacks to protect the country from jihadists, ground to a halt in June last year. The incident, which this newspaper has seen details of, was deemed so serious that Theresa May, the Home Secretary, was alerted by officials close to midnight. The Home Office refused to reveal how often the system has crashed or whether there have been any outages since the incident. Technicians worked through the night to fix the system amid fears from border officials that hundre...
Saudi Arabia is not ready for women drivers, says deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
Arab world, ENGLISH

Saudi Arabia is not ready for women drivers, says deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

    Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced his "Vision 2030" economic reform plan (Picture: [copyright]) Saudi Arabia is not yet ready to end the world's only ban on women driving cars. Despite moves towards rights for women under King Abdullah before his death, deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud has said the Saudi community "is not convinced about women driving." The 30-year-old prince, who has amassed increasing powers since his father King Salman came to the throne, said the topic was not about Islam but about cultural norms. "[Women driving] is not a religious issue as much as it is an issue that relates to the community itself that either accepts it or refuses it," he said, according to local media reports. The defence mi...
Naz Shah MP: timeline of events leading to MP’s suspension from Labour party
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Naz Shah MP: timeline of events leading to MP’s suspension from Labour party

    Labour MP Naz Shah admits to the Guido Fawkes blog she wrote a Facebook post arguing for Israel’s population to be “transported” out of the Middle East to America. Shah is currently a member of the House of Commons home affairs select committee, which is conducting an inquiry into the rise of antisemitism. The post, shared nine months before she beat George Galloway to win the seat in Bradford West, showed a picture of Israel superimposed over the United States, with the approving comment: “Problem solved and save you bank charges for the £3bn you transfer yearly.” In comments below, Shah said she would tweet Barack Obama and David Cameron with the suggestion and said it would “save them some pocket money”. Shah, parliamentary private secretary to the shadow chancellor, Jo...