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Genocide trial against former Khmer Rouge leaders begins

Bangkok , July 30 The special tribunal for Cambodia Wednesday opened the second trial in Phnom Penh against the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, who face charges for crimes against humanity and genocide.

'Most stem cell-based cosmetic surgeries fake'

Washington , July 30 Next time you come across an advertisement offering cosmetic stem cell procedures not only to give your skin a glowing look but also to stop it from growing old, beware.

Militants seize army base in Libya

Tripoli , July 30 A Libyan special forces base in Benghazi Wednesday fell into the hands of Islamist militants after a week's battle, according to military sources.

Three killed in car bomb blast in Egypt

Cairo , July 30 Three people were killed in a car bomb blast Wednesday in Giza province, southwest of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, media reported.

Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

New York , July 30 Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients, a study shows.

Eating tree nuts daily prolongs life

Toronto , July 30 Include at least 50 grams of almonds, cashews, chestnuts, walnuts or pistachios in your diet to control blood fats (triglycerides) and sugars - two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome.

Carbon dioxide can be future fuel source

New York , July 30 In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas -- a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products.

British drink too much, ignorant: Survey

London , July 30 Britons are largely viewed as heavy drinkers and ignorant of other cultures, according to a survey by the British Council.

Screens to replace reading glasses

New York , July 30 If researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California-Berkeley have their way, vision-correcting displays will throw eyeglasses or contact lenses into the trash can.

Healthy lifestyle can fight stress-related ageing

New York , July 30 Typical experiences of life stressors like death, care-giving and job loss may accelerate cellular ageing, but these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well, says a study.