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Syria war: 'Iranian personnel among dozens dead' in missile attacks

Syria war: 'Iranian personnel among dozens dead' in missile attacks

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Skip Facebook post by محردة الآنفيديو للإنفجارات في ريف حماه .. نسأل الله السلامة للرجال هناك ..🙏 الشفاء العاجل للجرحى .. حتى الآن لم يصرح مصدر مسؤول عن ماهية الإنفجارات .. #محردة_الآنPosted by ‎محردة الآن‎ on Sunday, 29 April 2018End of Facebook post by محردة الآنMissiles hit a number of military sites in northern Syria on Sunday night, state media say, with unconfirmed reports of dozens of fatalities.The Syrian military said facilities in Hama and Aleppo provinces were struck.It did not immediately report any casualties. But a UK-based monitoring group said 26 pro-government fighters were killed, most of them Iranians.It is not known who was behind the attacks. Western nations and Israel have previously hit sites in Syria.Earlier this month, the US, UK and France bombed three
Dozens of genetic risk factors found for depression

Dozens of genetic risk factors found for depression

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A major new study which has identified 44 genetic risk factors for depression has the "potential to revitalise treatment", scientists have said. The international study, co-led by King's College London, is the largest carried out into a genetic basis for depression and involved more than 200 scientists.Seven data sets were combined, covering 130,000 sufferers.Among the 44 genetic variants identified, 30 are newly discovered.Previous studies have struggled to identify more than a handful. A significant number were linked to the targets of current antidepressant medications.Researchers said that all humans carry some of the 44 risk factors, and that the genetic basis for depression is shared with other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.A higher body mass index is also linked to an ...
Indian school bus plunges into gorge, dozens of children dead

Indian school bus plunges into gorge, dozens of children dead

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April 9 (UPI) -- A school bus plunged about 25 feet into a gorge in northern India on Monday, killing dozens of students and adults, local emergency officials said.The bus went off the roadway after the driver lost control on a curve near the town of Nurpur in Himachal Pradesh. The vehicle rolled down the embankment, throwing some victims from windows.Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur told the Press Trust of India that 30 people died -- 27 children, two teachers and the bus driver. Emergency officials transported at least 13 people to nearby hospitals.The victims were as young as 5 years old, and at least one was returning home from his first day at school. The students attended Ram Singh Pathania Memorial School."I had never thought that they would never return," fat...
Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

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Thirty-six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in running a cyber-crime service responsible for more than $ 530m (£381m) of losses.The Infraud Organisation is said to have dealt in stolen credit cards and passwords and engaged in bank fraud and ID theft.As of March 2017, its dark-web-based service's discussion forum is said to have had 10,901 registered members.The US Department of Justice said 13 of the suspects were now in custody.They include UK-based Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu, who is alleged to have joined in December 2010 and have used the nickname "moneymafia".Other defendants include Svyatoslav Bondarenko, a Ukranian accused of having created Infraud in October 2010.Five apprehended defendants were based in the US while others came from France, Canada, Pakistan, Russ
Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

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Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Clashes between Palestinians protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Israeli forces left dozens injured Friday, Palestinian health officials said.Palestinians held protests -- as they have done each Friday since Trump's announcement in December -- near border areas in the Gaza Strip, including in Rafah, Khan Younis, Gaza City, al-Bireh, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Qalqilyah, Jericho, Nabuls, Hebron and the al-Boreij refugee camp.The Palestinian Health Ministry said 43 Palestinians sustained injuries from live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets, and 65 others underwent treatment for inhalation of tear gas. Haaretz reported a total of 176 Palestinians had injuries.In addition to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in early...