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Rains, landslides kill 24, displace thousands in India’s Kerala state

NEW DELHI: Torrential rains and landslides killed at least 24 people in southern India on Thursday, with the authorities opening the shutters of 24...

Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year

MANILA: The most powerful typhoon to threaten the Philippines this year roared toward the country’s north on Wednesday, prompting officials to order precautionary evacuations...

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland

Pope Francis touched down in Dublin on Saturday for a historic two-day visit to Ireland, where the Catholic Church is battling to regain trust...

New York overtakes London as world’s top financial centre: survey

New York has overtaken London as the world´s most attractive financial centre, a survey said on Wednesday, as Britain´s decision to leave the European...

US to review Chinese debt before decision on Pakistan’s loan request

WASHINGTON: The US (United States) said that it will examine closely Pakistan request for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), adding that...

Sri Lankan great Sangakkara says has no ‘ambitions’ to be next...

Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was...

Trump-backed candidate in Ohio locked in tight raceTrump-backed candidate in Ohio...

Two candidates endorsed by US President Donald Trump are locked in tight races, with votes from Tuesday's elections still left to count.   Republican Troy Balderson...

World reacts to Senator McCain’s death

KARACHI/WASHINGTON: Condolences poured in from around the world for famed US Senator John McCain of Arizona, who died Saturday at age 81, of glioblastoma...

Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoon

BEIJING: Jack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he convinced friends to give him $60,000 to start a Chinese...

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire: NYT

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, will retire from the e-commerce company on Monday, as the former English teacher seeks...
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