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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 ...


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 ...


Trump ratchets up tariff pressure on China with $200 billion hit

The Trump administration will slap a 10% tariff on about $200bn in Chinese goods next week, and more than double ...


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 ...


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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 ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...

WhatsApp's dominance set to be challenged by Samsung, Google

SEOUL, South Korea - The dominance of Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, which is currently the world’s most popular chat app ...

Facebook hiring a human rights policy director

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The world's biggest social media network is offering a unique new job role.  The company is looking ...

Software major Infosys acquires consulting firm Fluido

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth $76 million, the consulting arm of the global software major Infosys announced that ...

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Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

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 ...

Disaster declared in North Carolina as deaths from Florence

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. - The death toll from tropical storm Florence, that has been lashing the mid-Atlantic coast of the ...

Syria: Israel targetted Damascus Airport with many missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria - Calling it an act of "aggression," the Syrian state media slammed Israel, accusing it of firing "several ...

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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) ...


Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...


Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...


Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...


Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...


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