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Maoists, UN in arms deal
Maoist rebels and UN officials today agreed to speed up the the authentication of rebel fighters and their weapons within the next seven days. ...  | Read.. 
 
Metal to foil mobile exam cheats
Students should sit exams in metal-lined rooms to block mobile phone signals amid fears that technology is fuelling a “substantial” increase in cheating, a gove ...  | Read.. 
 
Fiji military in bloodless coup
Fiji’s military took over running the country in a bloodless overthrow today after confining the elected Prime Minister to his home in the South Pacific island nation ...  | Read.. 
 
Pervez heat on hawks over bill
President Pervez Musharraf today called the forces opposed to the emancipation of women in Pakistan “extremists and hypocrites”. ...  | Read.. 
 
Malay whips
Malaysian lawmakers have called for foreign prostitutes to be whipped as a deterrent to others considering coming here to work in the sex industry, a report said today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Model and actress Cindy Crawford at the premiere of The Good German in Los Angeles. (AP)
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Richest 2% own half of all assets
Two per cent of adults command more than half of the world’s wealth, while the bottom 50 per c..  | Read.. 
Nasa to build base on moon
Nasa said yesterday it plans to build a permanently occupied base on the moon, most likely at the l..  | Read..