EDITOR'S PICKS

Broad support for protecting education from attack

Broad support for protecting education from attack

May 30, Oslo: Representatives from some 60 countries are gathered in Oslo today to work for safer ...

Syria: barrel bomb attacks kill over a dozen people in Aleppo

Syria: barrel bomb attacks kill over a dozen people in Aleppo

May 30, Aleppo: over 45 civilians have been killed after g.ovenment forces carried out raids in the ...

Bulgarian roads get a sugar coating

Bulgarian roads get a sugar coating

May 30, Sofia: The roads in Bulgaria have been sugar coated to ward off evil omen and ...

Nigerian authorities repel Boko Haram attack

Nigerian authorities repel Boko Haram attack

May 30, MAIDUGURI: Nigeria‘s military has repelled a Boko Haram attack on the key northeast city of Maiduguri ...

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May 30, Bangkok: The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed the positive outcomes of a regional meeting in...[ ] Full article
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May 30, Yangon: The authorities inn Myanmar have seized a boat with approximately 727 people off the country’s...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Geneva: Some 85,000 Iraqis have fled fighting in the central city of Ramadi but as temperatures in the region...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Yangon: Rights groups and activists have criticised the Myanmar government and United Nations for not recognising the Muslim Rohingya minority as an ethnic group in the country’s first nationwide census in 30 years. Though observers praised the census – which cost $50m – released on Friday, as an important socioeconomic indicator, they said that leaving Rohingya Muslims off the list of the country’s 135 official ethnic groups is a...[ ] Full article
Business News
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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

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April 30, Washington: The World Bank is seeking to finance development projects in areas in Iraq that the government...[ ] 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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