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Chinese ship over turns with at least 450 on board

Chinese ship over turns with at least 450 on board

Jun 2, Beijing: A cruise ship carrying over 450 people has capsized after being caught in a ...

The Truce between Ukraine and Russia in peril

The Truce between Ukraine and Russia in peril

June 1, Kiev: approximately two civilians and three troops were killed in eastern Ukraine though a cease ...

At least 69 killed as tanker truck explodes in southern Nigeria

At least 69 killed as tanker truck explodes in southern Nigeria

June 1, Lagos: A runaway oil tanker truck exploded in a crowded bus station in the south ...

France education minister warns against militant secularity

France education minister warns against militant secularity

June 1, Paris: Education Minister of Francehas warned against “militant secularity” in a country where a long-standing ban ...

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Human Rights
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June 1, Lagos: A runaway oil tanker truck exploded in a crowded bus station in the south of the country, igniting 11 other...[ ] Full article
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June 1, Washington: The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job...[ ] Full article
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June 1, Damascus: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has seized territory from both Syrian...[ ] Full article
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June 1, Cairo: The much-delayed retrial for two Al Jazeera journalists has been further adjourned to June 4, when the defence will make their closing arguments. Monday’s hearing was the fifth in the retrial of Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy. Prosecutors have accused the two of “spreading false news” and having ties to former president Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood group, charges which the journalists and Al Jazeera vigorously reject....[ ] Full article
Business News
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June 1, Seol: South Korea and China signed a free trade deal Monday that will remove tariffs on more than 90 percent of...[ ] Full article

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May 29, Beijing: Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the...[ ] Full article

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May 19, Kuala Lumpur: The Estonia-based Company GameFounders has announced plans to open an Asian hub in Malaysia...[ ] Full article

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May 14, Tehran: Iran has modified its oil contracts with foreign companies in preparation for lifting of the economic...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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May 26, Quito, Ecuador: A volcano in the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in more than 30 years,...[ ] Full article

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May 26, Delhi: More than 700 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that has swept across India in the past week....[ ] Full article

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May 25,London:Since 2009, glaciers along the Southern Antarctic Peninsula have shed a collective 14 trillion...[ ] Full article

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May 22, Honiara: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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