Four dead in an explosion in the English city of Leicester

Four dead in an explosion in the English city of Leicester

Four people died in an explosion on Sunday in a building in the city of Leicester, in the north of England. The police have not linked the incident with a terrorist act. Four other people remain hospitalized in the wake of the blast, whose causes are unknown and which occurred in...

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To what extent are the different terrorist groups comparable?

To what extent are the different terrorist groups comparable?

After a period of leftist terrorism, Germany suffered the right-wing terrorism that attacked migrants. Then came jihadism. They look alike? When the terrorist cell Nationalsozialisticher Untergrund (” National Socialist Clandestine”, NSU) was discovered in November 2011, politicians and journalists wondered if this right-wing-inspired group had anything in common with the terrorists of the Rote Armee Fraktion (“Red Army...

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Imran Khan appears before ATC in PTV, Parliament attack case

Imran Khan appears before ATC in PTV, Parliament attack case

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday appeared before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) for four cases, including the PTV and parliament attack cases and the SSP Asmatullah Junejo torture case. According to Express News, Judge Shahrukh Arjamund of the ATC commenced the hearing. Imran appeared before the court and requested...

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The man who had the “biggest brain tumor” removed in the world

The man who had the “biggest brain tumor” removed in the world

A 1.8 kilogram brain tumor. That’s what they removed the Indian Santlal Pal, 31, on February 14 in Bombay, India. The doctors who participated in the operation assure that the tumor can be “the largest in the world”. The surgery, which lasted seven hours, was performed at the Nair hospital in...

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The strange buzz that is driving the inhabitants of Windsor, Canada, crazy, and whose origin the experts fail to determine

The strange buzz that is driving the inhabitants of Windsor, Canada, crazy, and whose origin the experts fail to determine

Those who hear it say that it is like the sound of a truck that is running all the time, or like the fall of lightning in a distant place, or like the speakers at a concert. Sometimes it comes, sometimes it goes away. But those who feel it have had...

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How to know if we spend too much time looking at a screen and what to do to minimize its effects

How to know if we spend too much time looking at a screen and what to do to minimize its effects

We spent the day looking at screens: the mobile phone, the computers – personal and work – the television, the iPad, the GPS, the treadmill, the automatic cashier of the supermarket … The list is more and more expands. And every time we find it more difficult to calculate (and...

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“Gray’s Anatomy” vs. the reality: how faithful is the television series when portraying an emergency service?

“Gray’s Anatomy” vs. the reality: how faithful is the television series when portraying an emergency service?

“Please, Dr. Gray, save me as if I were your friend,” says a young woman who is being transported on a stretcher at Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital to the surgeon in charge of her operation after a roller coaster accident. The scene belongs to the last season of the series...

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“Antidepressants do work”: the study that claims to have ended one of the biggest debates in modern medicine

“Antidepressants do work”: the study that claims to have ended one of the biggest debates in modern medicine

Do antidepressants work or not? This debate, considered one of the largest in modern medicine, has just been resolved, according to the authors of a study published in The Lancet . The answer is that medications for depression do work . The work consisted of a meta-analysis that examined data from 522 trials with...

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With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

Larger muscles, more defined legs, flat abs. In the world of exercises are countless routines and tips to improve fitness and contribute to a healthier life given the benefits of physical activity to the heart, lungs and brain. But there is a part of our body that is often forgotten:...

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Do you know which is the dirtiest place in your kitchen? Maybe it will surprise you

Do you know which is the dirtiest place in your kitchen? Maybe it will surprise you

Many of us are cleaning enthusiasts and we use antibacterials to clean dirty surfaces. But beyond the environmental cost of using these products, is it money well invested? There is no doubt that some of the germs that lurk in our homes hurt us. For example, you must be very...

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The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

At first sight the lazy people’s lifestyle is the very antithesis of everything we value. Modern life is fast and focused on finding new ways to include more activities in every second of our existence. Laziness is one of the deadly sins and being busy is an honor. But what is...

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“Nazi love and horror”: the book by Mónica G. Álvarez that tells 7 endearing stories of forbidden love in the concentration camps

“Nazi love and horror”: the book by Mónica G. Álvarez that tells 7 endearing stories of forbidden love in the concentration camps

A Nazi officer who falls in love with a Jewish prisoner and saves his life. Two Jewish prisoners who are seen for the first time through the fence of a concentration camp and end up marrying. These are some of the 7 love adventures that took place in such terrible scenes...

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The good and the bad of the Galaxy S9, the new cell phone with which Samsung wants to maintain its dominance of the market on Apple’s iPhone

The good and the bad of the Galaxy S9, the new cell phone with which Samsung wants to maintain its dominance of the market on Apple’s iPhone

Better camera but with minor changes. That is the summary of the critics when it comes to evaluating the new Galaxy S9mobile phone and its larger version S9 + launched on Sunday by the South Korean company Samsung. The phones have a slow-motion feature in their camera (slow motion) designed to make the key moments of...

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China’s decision to allow indefinite reelection confirming the immense power of Xi Jinping at the helm of the world’s second largest economy

China’s decision to allow indefinite reelection confirming the immense power of Xi Jinping at the helm of the world’s second largest economy

It is the announcement that many were waiting for. The Communist Party of China proposed to eliminate the two-term limit for the president, a measure that will allow the current president, Xi Jinping, to stay in power beyond his second term, which ends in 2023. The proposal, announced on Sunday...

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North Korea “willing to talk to the United States,” says South Korea

North Korea “willing to talk to the United States,” says South Korea

The government of North Korea is willing to enter into talks with the United States, the South Korean government reported on Sunday. The announcement was made after South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korean General Kim Yong-chol, before the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. The...

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Ashiana Housing Scheme contractor Shahid Shafiq handed over to NAB

Ashiana Housing Scheme contractor Shahid Shafiq handed over to NAB

LAHORE: Rebuffing Punjab government’s allegations in the Ashiana Housing Scheme scam, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said that Ahad Cheema took undue advantage of his authority by awarding an illegal contract of Rs14 billion. According to a statement issued by NAB on Sunday, expenses of the project increased manifold due to...

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World Bank ‘moderately’ satisfied with progress on $73m water project

World Bank ‘moderately’ satisfied with progress on $73m water project

ISLAMABAD: A $73-million foreign-funded project that Pakistan had undertaken to ensure food security through better planning of water resources is facing execution problems due to lax management by the government. In its latest report on Water Sector Capacity Building and Advisory Services Project, known as WCAP, the World Bank has again...

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PML-N, PPP agree to abolish AJK Parliament’s upper house

PML-N, PPP agree to abolish AJK Parliament’s upper house

ISLAMABAD: In a rare consensus, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Peoples Party have agreed to abolish the upper house of Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s parliament. Moreover, transfer all of its administrative powers to Legislative Assembly (LA), the lower house. As of now the AJK council functions under the direct administrative ambit...

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Imran to contest from five seats: PTI

Imran to contest from five seats: PTI

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced on Sunday the party chairman Imran Khan will contest the general elections from five constituencies, three from Punjab and two from Khyber-Pakhtukhwa (K-P) and added that it had finalised its homework for the upcoming general elections. The announcement was made by PTI Central Punjab President Abdul Aleem...

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Heir to the throne: Shehbaz ‘to be made acting president’ of PML-N

Heir to the throne: Shehbaz ‘to be made acting president’ of PML-N

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the acting party president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, well-placed sources in the party have disclosed. According to the sources, the party has called a Central Working Committee meeting in Lahore at PML-N Secretariat on Tuesday, where the party will elect its...

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