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American obsession with political dynasties

FOR a nation that constitutionally bans inherited power, America has always had a soft spot for political royalty. ...

Greenwich Village: what remains of New York’s beat generation

FIVE decades have passed since America’s troubadours and beat poets flocked to Greenwich Village, filling its ...

US under fire over search for ‘hostile’ Afghan children

NEW YORK: The US military is facing fresh questions over its targeting policy in Afghanistan after a senior army officer suggested that troops were on the lookout for “children with potentially hostile

Ryan, Biden to lock horns in debate

US vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are preparing for their televised debate on Thursday in the knowledge that a strong performance during last week’s head-to-head from Mitt Romney has closed the

British army counts huge rise in Afghan war amputees

LONDON The number of British troops who lost limbs in Afghanistan rose dramatically in the first half of 2010, to 38...

Small step for tetrapods, giant leap for palaeontology

The oldest footprints ever made by four-legged creatures have been discovered by scientists, forcing them to...

Why the golden ratio pleases the eye

From Leonardo da Vinci to Le Corbusier, the golden ratio is believed to have guided artists and architects for...

Cost of British libel laws

BRITAIN`S reputation for `libel tourism` is driving American and foreign publishers to consider abandoning the sale...

Swine flu vaccines

Vaccines against swine flu have already been developed in laboratories around the world, but will not be readily...


Judiciary and tolerance

Strains already

Antisocial media

Instant ‘justice’


Scope of suo motu

Another attack on the media

Army security for polio teams

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