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World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity: Oxfam

The world’s 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said Monday, urging governments to hike taxes on...

May unveils new Brexit strategy

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her Brexit ‘Plan B’ to parliament on Monday after MPs shredded her EU divorce deal, deepening the political...
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WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to...
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$72.57m deal signed with China

China will provide grant assistance of approximately $72.57 million to Bangladesh under an agreement on economic and technical cooperation between Bangladesh and China. The grant...
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Pelosi rejects Trump shutdown deal before prez announces it

Trump forged ahead on Saturday and proposed a deal to end the US government shutdown, despite Democrats having rejected it before he began to...
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Trump offers concessions on immigrants in return for wall funds

US President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to temporarily shield a million immigrants from deportation if Congress authorizes funding for his Mexican border wall —...
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UK PM’s office says MP Brexit moves ‘extremely concerning’

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office said Sunday that reported plots for parliament to seize control from the government over Brexit were “extremely...
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Scores of migrants feared missing off Libya: IOM

Scores of migrants were feared missing off the Libyan coast, the IOM said Saturday after the Italian navy flew three survivors to the Mediterranean...

‘World’s oldest man’ dies in Japan at 113

“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged...

Israelis should not come to Malaysia: Mahathir

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has stressed that Israelis should not come to Malaysia as the country does not have diplomatic relations with Israel. Dr...

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