Category Archives: Around The World

Larry King Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Talk show veteran Larry King recently revealed during a chat with Extra that he was  diagnosed with lung cancer and he caught it early because of a routine chest X-ray. According to Extra, 83-year-old Larry King is currently recovering following a surgery in July. He says, “I have a checkup every year. I’ve gone through a lot in my life…

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Uproar As Singapore Elects First Female President Without A Vote

Singaporeans are kicking back as their first female president is elected into office – without voting. The citizens of Singapore have criticized the means through which 63-year-old Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of the parliament from the Muslim Malay community, was elected into office. Accrording to Guardian, Yacob did not face an election for what is largely…

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China to Ban Petrol, Diesel Cars

Chinese authorities said they are developing a national strategy on smart cars and are considering banning  the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country’s Vice Industry and information technology Minister Xin Guobin, told a forum on automotive industry development in Tianjin that  the plan had started with “relevant research” but…

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Rafael Nadal Beats Kevin Anderson to Win 16th Grand Slam

(Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Rafael Nadal eased into a comfortable 6-3 6-3 6-4 win over South African Kevin Anderson to clinch his 3rd US Open and 16th Grand Slam. The world Number 1 was favourite to win, and looked every bit the part as he outplayed 32nd ranked Anderson in every way. Nadal broke Anderson’s – who is…

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