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State funeral for Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’

RUTH Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, was buried with full state honours on Saturday, in an unprecedented...

‘Lego emergency’ yields hundreds of toy bricks for Italian hospital

ROME, Italy -- A pediatric cancer hospital in northern Italy thanked supporters online Friday after a desperate and unusual appeal for toys earlier in...

Melting of Greenland glacier to speed up: study

MIAMI, USA -- The Greenland ice sheet is likely to melt faster in the years to come, despite a recent slowdown, researchers said Wednesday...

‘Missing link’ bolsters bold theory on dino evolution

PARIS, France -- An oddball, vegetarian dinosaur with the silhouette of a flesh-ripping velociraptor, whose fossilised remains were unearthed in southern Chile 13 years...

Egypt discovers three millennia-old tombs

CAIRO, Egypt -- Egypt archaeologists have discovered three ancient tombs containing sarcophagi in the south of the country in a cemetery dating back about...

HERE & THERE

Bill sets July 25 as ‘National Campus Press Freedom Day’

THE House of Representatives this week approved on second reading House Bill 6024, declaring July 25 of every year as “National Campus Press Freedom...

Airport cop ‘saves’ OFW

Genuine agrarian reform