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After North Korea’s show of fire power, the U.S. military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programmes. The earlier-than-expected move prompted protests by hundreds of local residents and was denounced by the frontrunner […
04.26 / 11:46
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Worrying the world with its increasing presence in the South China Sea, China added to the neighbors woes when on Wednesday it launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand from the Ukraine. State media said the carrier, designed in China and built in the northeast port of…
04.26 / 11:46
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In another blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, a U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities. The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump’s Jan. 25 order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments and […
04.26 / 11:46
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“These infants have an urgent need for a bridge between the mother’s womb and the outside world” Washington: A fluid-filled womb like bag known as an extra-uterine support device for extremely premature babies, have been developed by the scientists. Artificial Womb Could Save Premature Babies A new therapy using an artificial womb could save premature &…
04.26 / 11:43
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 The evacuation of more than 3,000 Syrians that was scheduled to take place Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer has …
04.26 / 11:35
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Ajay Banerjee Tribune News Service New Delhi, April 26 China on Wednesday morning launched its domestically built sea-borne aircraft carrier which looks identical to its existing carrier, the Liaoning, purchased from Ukraine, albeit has notable enhancements in on-board radars and number of on-deck fighter jets. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) The launch at sea was celebrated with much fanfare, Chinese media has reported. New Delhi and Tokyo h…
04.26 / 11:20
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday proposing some deep rate cuts, mostly for businesses, including a slashed corporate income tax rate and steeply discounted tax rate for overseas corporate profits brought into the United States, officials…
04.26 / 11:19
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - The contest to choose the next leader of Canada's Conservative Party heats up on Wednesday with the final televised debate of the long race, where a reality TV businessman and a former foreign minister have emerged as top contenders to face Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2019 national…
04.26 / 11:19
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PARIS (Reuters) - France's centre-right party, seeking to rebound after the defeat of its presidential candidate, said on Wednesday it could share power with Emmanuel Macron if he is elected, as pollsters predict, on May…
04.26 / 11:19
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China says its Silk Road initiative is helping create "a new era of globalisation" open to all, according to a draft communique for a summit next month on the project, as Beijing burnishes its free trade credentials amid protectionist forces…
04.26 / 11:19
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BANGKOK: Thai media came under fire Wednesday for publishing images of a man killing his infant daughter in a Facebook Live video, a grim case that sparked outrage and raised fears of copycat killings. The video, filmed Monday on the southern resort island of Phuket, showed Wuttisan Wongtalay hang his 11-month daughter from an abandoned…
04.26 / 11:10
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TOKYO: Legions of Japanese crisps addicts are suffering and it doesn’t look like they’ll be getting their full fix anytime soon. The country is in the midst of a dire crisps shortage after violent typhoons wiped out potato crops in top tuber producing Hokkaido. The unprecedented series of storms last year has forced chipmakers Calbee…
04.26 / 11:10
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CAIRO: Egypt’s Christians are still mourning fellow members of the Coptic Orthodox community murdered this month by jihadists, but there is also joy ahead of Pope Francis’s visit this weekend. In a Cairo church amid wafting incense, strident percussion and prayers, worshippers are looking forward to the Roman Catholic pope’s arrival on Friday, seeing his…
04.26 / 11:10
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SAN FRANCISCO: Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020. The ridesharing giant announced a series of partnerships to manufacture “vertical takeoff and landing” (VTOL) vehicles and put networks in place, a system dubbed Uber…
04.26 / 11:10
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The BJP has retained, by huge margins, all three municipal corporations in India’s Delhi for which elections were held on Sunday. The only contest today was for a poor number 2 between Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress. AAP gets that consolation prize, with the Congress third in all the municipalities. The Congress’…
04.26 / 11:06
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LONDON, Mar 11 (SABAH): Pakistan seems to be returning to a more stable and prosperous state. This was stated in an article appeared in London based magazine “The Economist”. The article said the broadly indicative is that Pakistan’s stock market has risen faster than any other in Asia over the past twelve months, by a […] The post Pakistan is returning to stability: British Magazine appeared first on SABAH News …
04.26 / 11:05
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CENTCOM commander claims that 20 terrorist organisations operate in the Pak-Afghan sub-region WASHINGTON, Mar 10 (SABAH): In a testimony before US Senate Armed Services Committee, General Joseph Votel, Commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM) warned that conventional conflict between Pakistan and India could escalate into a nuclear exchange. General Joseph said that by seeking […] The post Pak-India tension could turn into a nuclear conflict: US General Joseph Votel appeared…
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WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (SABAH): United States has admitted that Indian secret agency RAW is involved in terrorism in Pakistan. This has been admitted by former US defence secretary Chuck Hagel in a released video. Chuck Hagel in a debate on Afghanistan at the Cameron University in Oklahoma in 2011; however the video of Chuck Hagel’s […] The post Indian secret agency RAW is involved in terrorism in Pakistan, US admits appeared first on SABAH News …
04.26 / 11:05
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SEOUL: The U.S. military started moving parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday, triggering protests from villagers and criticism from China, amid tension over North Korea’s weapons development. The earlier-than-expected steps to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was also denounced by the frontrunner…
04.26 / 11:02
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Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd will focus its attention on firming its Myanmar foothold, where it has begun building the two manufacturing plants, before tapping to different foreign markets, says Ooi Teik Huat, its group chief financial officer. The manufacturing plants are situated in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. The two plants are for Kian…
04.26 / 10:58
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