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South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...


Google 'backing out? of China partnerships, US senator says

Google's chief executive officer told US Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker ...


City players to decide new captain, says Guardiola

Nanjing - Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday that he will let his players decide who will captain ...


Six Early Rain Church Members Flee to Taiwan, Apply For US Asylum

Six members of the Early Rain Covenant Church that was recently raided by authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of ...


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Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Entertainment

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'Lion King' Composer Hans Zimmer Finds Circle of Life

LOS ANGELES - Composer Hans Zimmer can't seem to get away from "The Lion King."The emotional score has gotten him ...

Fans to Descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES - Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.The four-and-a-half day convention kicks off Wednesday ...

Researchers suggest tips to use recycled plastic

Washington D.C. [USA], July 17 (ANI): As part of a recent study, researchers found that there are various things that ...

'The War' is the first film to be shot in the Arctic circle!

New Delhi (India), July 17 (ANI): 'The War', starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, has become the first film ever ...

SaumG to release new Music Album 'Alternate Paths'

New Delhi [India] July 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Music transcends to Alternate Paths of Life. SaumG takes you to two choices ...

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Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...


Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...


U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...


Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...


JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices.Although modest, most ...


Guwahati: Brahmaputra water level remains above danger level

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 17 (ANI): With Assam reeling under massive floods triggered by heavy downpour, the water level in ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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