Saturday , 23 September 2017

Saviours or profiteers? Bangladesh fishermen rescue Rohingya, for a price

Saviours or profiteers? Bangladesh fishermen rescue Rohingya, for a price

For tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, an informal fleet of small wooden fishing boats has meant deliverance from what they say is an indiscriminate assault on their villages ...

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Leave Company

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Leave Company

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc, will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation, he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday. Acton sp ...

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Paris laud chance to renew trust in Olympics as likely 2024 host

Paris laud chance to renew trust in Olympics as likely 2024 host

Three days ahead of a vote expected to make Paris the host of the Olympics for the first time in 100 years, officials leading the city’s 2024 bid on Sunday celebrated the opportun ...

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

  A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command managed to rescue two elephants that were swept out to the sea, in between Round Island and Foul Point, Tri ...

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Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials s ...

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Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

China's State media have this past month waged a relentless campaign blaming India for "trespassing" into the Doklam region, where China's road-building into territory claimed by ...

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer ...

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Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Keeping up its sabre-rattling over the Doklam standoff, China's media today said Beijing "doesn't fear going to war" and that any escalation would see India "face the consequence ...

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In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

  President Donald Trump held the door open to a reversal of his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday, but did not say what he would ...

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At least 16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi, search on for others

At least 16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi, search on for others

A military transport plane crashed in southern US state of Mississippi's Delta region on Monday, killing at least 16 people on board, officials said. A military transport plane cr ...

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