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Ailing Castro picks brother
Stunned Cubans nervously contemplated a future without Fidel Castro today after the communist US foe, who has dominated political life for nearly 50 years, stepped aside for the first time with a serious illness. ...  | Read.. 
 
Nepal women
Nepalís multi-party government has finalised draft legislation that would allow women to succeed to the throne amid growing debate about the future of monarchy, a minist ...  | Read.. 
 
Tigers shell strategic harbour, target ship
Tamil Tiger rebels shelled a strategic harbour in eastern Sri Lanka today and tried to sink a transporter ship with 850 troops aboard, the military said, killing four sailors ...  | Read.. 
 
Pak poet snub
One of Pakistanís greatest Urdu poets, Ahmed Faraz, returned a top civilian award to protest against the policies of President Pervez Musharraf. ...  | Read.. 
 
Supermodels Heidi Klum of Germany (left) and Izabel Goulart of Brazil at a Victoriaís Secret product launch in Los Angeles. (Reuters)
Israel forces in Lebanon thrust
Israeli forces thrust into southern Lebanon today in an expansion of their offensive, pounding town..  | Read.. 
Scientists test new anti-obesity vaccine
In what could become a new weapon in the battle of the bulge, scientists today reported initial suc..  | Read..