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Roses, tears as Yingluck enters final stage of case

She is accused of failing to stop corruption in a rice subsidy policy that funnelled cash to her poor, rural farming base but cost...

Ambani to launch free smartphone as he shakes up telecoms

He says customers will only have to pay a deposit of 1,500 rupees for the 4G-enabled device, which would be fully refundable after three...

Neil Armstrong moon bag sells for US$1.8m

Sotheby's says it is the only artifact from the Apollo 11 mission left in private hands NEW YORK (US): A bag Neil Armstrong used to...

Easing of Chile abortion ban hits roadbump

The setback was a blow to President Michelle Bachelet's government, which for the past two years has shepherded the legislation through the National Congress. SANTIAGO...

OJ Simpson granted parole, could be freed in October

He was convicted in October 2008 of armed robbery, assault, kidnapping and other offenses after he and five associates - two of whom were...

Tunnel visions: China bets big on subways as cities expand

Shanghai's population has nearly doubled since 2000 to 24 million - China's largest - and is on course for 30 million by 2030. Its...

Halle Berry downs whisky at boozy Comic-con panel

She downed a huge glass of neat bourbon during a boozy panel for her new movie 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' SAN DIEGO (US): It was...

Singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide

Just hours before his death, Linkin Park had released a video for its latest single, 'Talking To Myself,' whose lyrics took on a new...

IMF approves US$1.8b loan for Greece ‘in principle,’ no funds released

The precautionary standby loan will expire on August 31, 2018, shortly after the expiration of the European Stability Mechanism program WASHINGTON (US): The International Monetary...

US praises Sudan counter-terror efforts

Relations between Washington and Khartoum improved significantly under the administration of former US president Barack Obama WASHINGTON (US): The United States on Thursday praised Sudan's...
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