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'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

NEW YORK: A 27-year-old from Bangladesh detonated a home-made pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage during the morning rush hour on Monday (Dec 11), injuring three people and putting the city on edge just six weeks after a deadly truck attack.

UN climate talks wrap up as US stands firm on fossil fuels

UN climate talks wrap up as US stands firm on fossil fuels

BONN, Germany: UN negotiations on implementing the Paris climate change agreement wrap up Friday (Nov 17) after two weeks of talks that were slowed down by the United States defending the use of fossil fuels.

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At least 14 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul political gathering

At least 14 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul political gathering

KABUL: A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a political gathering in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said on Thursday (Nov 16), highlighting the deepening divisions in the war-torn country.

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Eleven dead in Tanzania plane crash: Aviation company

Eleven dead in Tanzania plane crash: Aviation company

NAIROBI: Eleven people have died after a plane belonging to a safari company crashed in northern Tanzania, according to the aircraft's owners, Coastal Aviation.

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UK jobless rate stays at 42-year low

UK jobless rate stays at 42-year low

LONDON: British unemployment remains at a 42-year low point, official data showed on Wednesday (Nov 15) - but wages growth remains far below the overall UK inflation rate, hurting workers' purchasing power.

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Indian art market back in the black

Indian art market back in the black

NEW DELHI: India's art market has emerged from a blue period with a flourish, as prices rise and the world starts to take note of its modern treasures.

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Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

BONN: The leaders of France and Germany will lead a diplomatic charge Wednesday (Nov 15) to reinvigorate UN climate talks clouded by Washington's rejection of a planet rescue plan backed by the rest of the world.

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Albino attacks drop in Tanzania, but grave vandalism rises: NGO

Albino attacks drop in Tanzania, but grave vandalism rises: NGO

NAIROBI, Kenya: Tanzania has seen a decrease in attacks on albinos, whose body parts are often sought for witchcraft, but has seen an increase in their bodies being exhumed, a local NGO said Wednesday (Nov 15).

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Four sperm whales die in Indonesia beach rescue

Four sperm whales die in Indonesia beach rescue

ACEH BESAR, Indonesia: Four sperm whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, a local official said Tuesday (Nov 14), despite frantic efforts to save the massive mammals.

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Malaysia, Indonesia to jointly counter EU discrimination against palm oil

Malaysia, Indonesia to jointly counter EU discrimination against palm oil

MANILA: Malaysia and Indonesia view the export restriction against palm oil into the European Union (EU) very seriously and are ready to take joint action to counter the discrimination which will otherwise  jeopardise more than 18 million smallholders in both countries, says Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.

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4 killed in California mass shooting

4 killed in California mass shooting

LOS ANGELES: Four people were killed and nearly a dozen were wounded, including several children, when a gunman went on a rampage on Tuesday (Nov 14) at multiple locations, including a school in rural northern California.

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France mourns Paris attack victims, two years on

France mourns Paris attack victims, two years on

PARIS: France marked two years on Monday (Nov 13) since its worst ever terror attacks, releasing colourful balloons into the sky to remember the 130 people killed on a Friday night out in Paris.

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Air raids on market kill 53 in north Syria town

Air raids on market kill 53 in north Syria town

BEIRUT: Air strikes on a market killed at least 53 people, including children, in a town in northern Syria on Monday (Nov 13) despite a "de-escalation zone" in place there, a monitor said.

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EU countries sign key defence pact

EU countries sign key defence pact

BRUSSELS: The EU took a step towards closer defence ties on Monday (Nov 13), with 23 states signing a landmark pact aiming to boost cooperation after Brexit and as Russia flexes its muscles to the east.

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Global 2% rise in CO2 'giant leap backwards for humankind'

Global 2% rise in CO2 'giant leap backwards for humankind'

BONN: The carbon dioxide emissions that drive global warming, flat since 2014, are set to rise 2 per cent this year, dashing hopes they had peaked, scientists reported at UN climate talks Monday (Nov 13).

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Vietnam values partners’ commitments to ASEAN: PM Phuc

Vietnam values partners’ commitments to ASEAN: PM Phuc

Vietnam always respects ASEAN’s relations with partners and highly values the partners’ commitment to continuing to assist the bloc to build an ASEAN Community and bring into play its central role in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

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