Friday, September 22, 2017

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Indonesia calls for calm over flag blunder

Protests, burnings of replica Malaysian flags and angry denunciations of the Malaysian government erupted in cities across the archipelago JAKARTA: The Indonesian government today asked...

Families demand Malaysia accept MH370 hunt offer

Relatives of passengers onboard missing flight MH370 want the government to accept a US exploration firm’s offer to take up the hunt for the...

World’s blind population to soar

Most of those affected live in Africa and Asia, a team wrote in The Lancet Global Health journal PARIS (France): The world's blind will increase...

Millions of Dutch eggs destroyed in growing insecticide scandal

German officials are also investigating reports that the contaminated product had been delivered directly to German poultry farms in the Lower Saxony region, which...

T Rex singer Marc Bolan’s son sues over ‘Baby Driver’ soundtrack

Debora, released in 1968, was Bolan's first hit after forming the psychedelic folk rock band initially known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, reaching number 34 in...

Woman to serve 15 months over boyfriend’s suicide

The prosecution had recommended a sentence of between seven and 12 years, accusing Carter of deliberately engineering Roy's death in a bid to seek...

Pound slumps after BOE kills rate hike hopes

Sterling's weakness, including against the dollar, in turn lifted London stocks as it gives many exporting companies a shot in the arm, boosting their...

Venezuela’s currency crumbles at dizzying speed

According to the International Monetary Fund, inflation in the nation is expected to soar above 700% this year CARACAS (Venezuela): Venezuela's money, the bolivar, is...

Toyota discussing stronger alliance with Mazda

Bloomberg News reported the two were considering a deal to have cross-shareholdings and build a US$1.6 billion assembly plant in the United States TOKYO (Japan):...

Blaze rips through skyscraper ‘The Torch’

The tower was the scene of a 2015 inferno that caused extensive damage to its luxury flats and triggered an evacuation of nearby blocks...
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