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12,872 migrants in 524 incidents captured in Turkey on Aegean Sea in 2014

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ANKARA:  A total of 12,872 migrants trying to cross into Greece from Turkey over the Aegean Sea were captured by Turkish Coast Guard Command teams in 524 separate incidents in 2014, while 74 people were also arrested on charges of smuggling migrants, Anadolu Agency has reported. The number of migrants who were captured in 2013 was 8,047, including 6,937 on ... Read More »

Mexican astronaut turns 12,500 space pictures into one dazzling time-lapse video

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MAXICO: Alexander Gerst, an astronaut who was aboard the International Space Station among May and November 2014, capture some 12,500 pictures during his period in space and turned them into one dazzling time-lapse video. This is an amazingly beautiful video, love it,” one wrote, while another appreciated the shots of the ISS, writing, “What an amazing ship! I had enjoyed ... Read More »

Human bones became weaker about 12,000 years ago

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FRANCE: Two studies suggest that during human evolution, our bones became weaker when we switched from being hunter-gatherers to farmers, about 12,000 years ago. Both studies, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. During that transition, humans became less physically active, which resulted in a gradual reduction in bone density – our bones became lighter and ... Read More »

Monica Lewinsky activates Twitter account

Monica Lewinsky

ISLAMABAD: Monica Lewinsky, former White House intern, who made headlines due to her affair with the then president Bill Clinton in 1998, has activated her Twitter account. Her profile explains her personality as a “Social activist. Public speaker. Contributor to Vanity Fair. Knitter of things without sleeves”. “Exciting”, “brave” and “sincere” were some of the adjectives used by the more ... Read More »