Treating patients suffering from a social phobia with a form of psychotherapy may remove impairments in the key brain structures that are involved in processing and regulating emotions, researchers have suggested.
Twitter said on Tuesday it was broadening its campaign against hate speech and abuse, including steps to prevent people permanently suspended from the micro-blogging site from creating new accounts and to present safer search results.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik are among those in the to be conferred the Padma awards. Others include gymnast Dipa Karmakar, disc thrower Vikas Gowda, Indian hockey captain PR Sreejesh, and Paralympic gold medallist Thangavellu Mariyappan.
Twenty-eight people were killed Wednesday when Al-Shabaab fighters attacked a popular Mogadishu hotel, setting off two car bombs and opening fire on security guards, according to the city’s main ambulance service.
Russia, Iran and Turkey presented a united front at the conclusion of two days of talks in Kazakhstan between the Syrian government and the armed opposition, pledging support for the country’s shaky cease-fire and a joint mechanism to ensure compliance.