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Maldivian President seeks extension of state of emergency

Male : Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday requested Parliament to extend the state of emergency for a further 15 days amid the ongoing political crisis....

I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

Img: Microsoft founder Bill Gates(File Photo) New York: Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates has said that he should pay more in taxes and that the gov...

10,000 civilians killed, injured in Afghanistan in 2017

Afghan security personnel take part in a military operation in Ghazni province, Afghanistan Kabul : More than 10,000 civilians were killed or injured in violent att...

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns

Johannesburg : South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday resigned from his office with immediate effect making the announcement in a televised address to the...

Trump's lawyer 'paid $130K to porn star linked to President'

Washington: A long-time personal lawyer of US President Donald Trump has said that he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn star who once claimed she had a...

'508 Hindu refugees cleared for repatriation to Myanmar'

United Nations: Myanmar has said that 508 Hindus are among around 1,000 refugees cleared for the first batch to be repatriated to their homes from Bangladesh. T...

Trump's NASA budget focuses on Moon with an eye towards Mars

Washington : The 2019 budget estimate for NASA announced by the Donald Trump administration on Monday puts the agency on a path to lead the return of Americans to...

Trump administration plans to privatise ISS

Washington : The Donald Trump administration is working on a transition plan that could turn the International Space Station (ISS) over to the private sector after...

Taiwan earthquake toll reaches 14

Image Courtesy : CNN Taipei : Search and rescue teams in Taiwan on Saturday pulled out two bodies of five members of a Chinese family who remain trapped after...

Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

Image Courtesy : Zee News Dhaka : A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country's main opposition leader, Khaleda Zia to f...
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