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Cong's Karnataka campaign panel chief resigns, bats for introspection

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 24 (ANI): Taking the moral responsibility for the Congress party's humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha ...


First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Taiwan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in ...


Stock rout deepens as investors flee to safe-haven assets

The JSE fell along with other global indices on Thursday as investors fled to safe-haven assets on the back of ...


Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test

Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to ...


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Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Putintseva beats Zidansek to claims first WTA title in Nuremberg

Berlin - Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva secured her first ever WTA singles title in Nuremberg on Saturday with a 4-6, 6-4, ...

Trump bats for fair trade with Japan in Tokyo

Tokyo [Japan], May 25 (ANI): During his first engagement in Japan, US President Donald Trump called for fair trade with ...

Four More Countries Vote in EU Election

BRUSSELS - Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots Saturday in European Parliament elections.The stakes ...

Trump wields more powerful weapon than tariffs in trade war

President Donald Trump's trade war against China has so far focused on attacking imports. His new front: Weaponising American exports.The ...

The Royals are all set for a State Banquet ahead of Trump's visit

Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 (ANI): Ahead of Donald Trump's three-day official visit to the UK, the Queen and the ...

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Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...

U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...


Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...


Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...


U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...


Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...


Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...


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