Not only as a common food, but figs are familiar to a wide cross-section of human society for their spiritual importance.
In India, TB kills two people every three minutes, and accounts for over 3 lakh deaths every year.
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea are likely to drag on for decades, and mounting demand for resources could intensify them, experts said at a conference on the region that closes on Friday.
The European Union is interested in boosting cooperation with South-East Asia in fighting piracy in the Malacca Straits, disaster relief and peacekeeping missions, the EU chief representative for military affairs said.
Day in Pics: 20th October
Showbiz World - October 20, 2014
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