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King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

UN: A Child Dies Every Five Seconds, Most Are Preventable Deaths

LONDON - An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly ...

Typhoon Mangkhut Leaves Lasting Damage in China, Philippines

MANILA/GUANGZHOU, CHINA - The most powerful tropical storm of the year to date left a swathe of possibly long-term damage ...

Tension Builds In Russian Far East Region After Disputed Vote Count

Rival contenders for the governorship in a Russian Pacific region girded for court battles, and more protests, after an unusual ...

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Grace flown to Singapore, DRC's Bemba

Ailing Mugabe, wife Grace flown to Singapore in private jet chartered by cash-strapped Zim govt Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe ...

ADB Ramps Up Pacific Presence as Aid Donors Jostle for Influence

SYDNEY - The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday it is expanding its presence in the Pacific islands, at a ...

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

A Philippine mayor said on Monday that it's unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge ...

Ailing Mugabe, wife Grace flown to Singapore in private jet chartered by cash-strapped Zim govt

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, have reportedly been flown out of the country for "emergency" medical ...

Anger on social media as Mnangagwa govt charters private jet for ill Mugabe and wife Grace

Zimbabweans have reacted angrily on social media after President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government reportedly chartered a plane for former president Robert ...

Dragons, Handmaids and Housewives - It's Time for the Emmys

LOS ANGELES - 'Game of Thrones' or 'The Handmaid's Tale'? 'Atlanta' or 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'? The best drama and ...

A Vision Of Central Asia's Energy Future

Enough power to light and heat not only Central Asia's big cities and towns but also remote villages, and at ...

China Braces For Second Winter Gas Squeeze

China's plans to avoid another natural gas crisis next winter may depend on how deeply U.S. tariffs cut into its ...

'Live Free Or Die': From Afghan Refugee To U.S. Political Hopeful

'Live free or die' is the official motto of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. It's a mantra that resonates ...

Australian Special Forces to Help Secure APEC Summit

SYDNEY - Australian warships, aircraft and special forces soldiers will help safeguard the security of world leaders at November's APEC ...

Typhoon Lashes Hong Kong, Makes Landfall in China

HONG KONG/MANILA - A typhoon swirled past Hong Kong on Sunday, barreling toward the Chinese coast and gaining strength over ...

Like Biko's, their souls do not rest

Although life in the US for indigenous, black and other people of colour is generally one still steeped in white ...

Afghan Boy, His Dog March for Peace

WASHINGTON / KABUL - After losing his mother to war, 10-year-old Hikmatullah decided to join a peace movement, members of ...

Thai Designer Adds Spice to NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK - When Thunyatorn "Cheng" Ng speaks about Thai fashion and style, she tears up. The 34-year-old Connecticut-based fashion ...

Sarfraz miffed by skewed Asia Cup scheduling

Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, hasn't taken the Asia Cup scheduling too kindly, given it will leave his team travelling ...

India Starts Smart Fencing of Border with Pakistan

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The high-tech surveillance system will create an invisible electronic barrier on land, water and even in the ...

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Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Coca-Cola Company has said that it is closely-watching the growth of the cannabis drinks market. The ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola is set to roll out operations in New Zealand. ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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