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One town smothered by 17,000 tonnes of rubbish

Malaysia has become one of the world’s biggest plastic importers, taking in rubbish the rest of the world doesn’t want. But one small town...
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When to end the war? N Korea, US at odds over path to peace

Washington’s reluctance to declare an end to the Korean War until after North Korea abandons its nuclear arsenal may put it at odds not...
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N Korea vows to destroy all nuke assets

North Korea has pledged to destroy all its nuclear material enrichment facilities, according to the US special envoy for the country, Stephen Biegun, reports...
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Iraqi, Palestinian presidents discuss boosting ties, supporting Palestine

The Iraqi President Barham Salih Monday discussed with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas bilateral relations, and expressed Iraq’s support to the rights of the...
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Won’t miss ‘chance’ to meet Trump: Maduro

Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro said Friday that he would not pass up a chance to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump, if...
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Who gave order to kill Khashoggi? Erdogan asks Saudis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to disclose who gave the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as well the location...

Nasa’s Mars InSight mission heads for ‘7 minutes of terror’

The American space agency Nasa will attempt to put another robotic probe on Mars later, report agencies. The InSight lander is being targeted at a...
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India sets target to double tiger population

India on Friday said it has set a target of doubling the tiger population in the country and that there is a possibility of...

Eminent singer Dwijen Mukhopadhyay passes away

New Delhi Correspondent Eminent singer-composer and Rabindra Sangeet exponent Dwijen Mukhopadhyay passed away on Monday at his residence in Kolkata at the age of 91...
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US-led coalition says it destroyed IS site in Syrian mosque

US-led coalition forces destroyed an Islamic State group command center inside a mosque in the Syrian border town of Hajin on Saturday, the US...

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