Increasing nut consumption by just half a serving (14 g or ½ oz) a day is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity, suggests a large, long term observational study, published in the online journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.
Chief editors at leading US daily The New York Times say the US administration of President Donald Trump stands to lose by possibly withdrawing from a multilateral nuclear deal with Iran and manufacturing a ‘nuclear crisis’ with the Islamic Republic.
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Further indications have emerged that a blockade declared by several Persian Gulf states against Qatar has already opened a food corridor between Tehran and Doha since last week. Iranian officials say the country is already sending at least 100 tons of food supplies to Qatar by plane every day.
A key Pakistani minister “has been directed to step down” for his suspected role in leaking government information to media that implicates the country’s powerful military in acts of extremism overseas.