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Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

World Desk Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia for the first time since the start of the two countries' border war in 1998. The visit...
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Boys to be released from hospital on Thursday

World Desk Twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are recovering well from their ordeal and will be...

Separated Rohingya families connect through letters

World Desk Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh's eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. "If you find a good...

Mukesh Ambani Topples Jack Ma as Asia’s Richest Person

Mukesh Ambani was estimated to be worth $44.3 billion on Friday. He overtook Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma to become Asia's richest person as...
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No photographs inside Indian heritage sites

New Delhi Correspondent The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to allow photography within the premises of all key historical monuments and sites (except...

Jeff Bezos plans to charge $200,000 for space rides

Jeff Bezos' rocket company plans to charge passengers about $200,000 to $300,000 for its first trips into space next year, two people familiar with...
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Nawaz Sharif, daughter may be arrested at Lahore airport

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, sentenced to jail for corruption, are likely to be arrested at the Lahore airport,...
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Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 19

An explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China left 19 dead and injured another 12, authorities said on Friday, the latest industrial accident...

Trump torpedoes May’s Brexit strategy on UK visit

US President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, plunging the transatlantic “special relationship” to a new low...

5 dead in Nicaraguan protest violence

Four police officers and a protester died Thursday in Nicaragua, the latest in more than 260 fatalities in months of demonstrations against President Daniel...

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