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October 24, 2017
UNESCO has confirmed further destruction of the Roman theater's famed tetrapylon and the facade located in Syria in Palmyra by ISIS militants. UN has condemned these violent actions as a "new war crime." ISIS militants reclaimed the site in December from the Syrian Government. IS has been responsible for the major destruction of the city's historical sites, previously destroying the...
Amid the burgeoning tension between the world's two largest economies, China has urged US President to be its friend and not its enemy. Donald Trump, since his electoral victory last month, has rubbed up Beijing the wrong way quite a few times, challenging and criticising it over sensitive issues ranging from the South China Sea to North Korea and Taiwan....
In a sad tragedy, at least 24 children were feared dead and other 30 children were injured when a school bus collided with a truck in Aliganj area of Etah district of Uttar Pradesh (UP), some 255 km from Lucknow on Thursday morning. The driver of the school bus also died in the crash. The victims have been identified as students...
As smartphones and data plans became more affordable in India , the South Asian nation swept aside the U.S. and Brazil to become the world’s top consumer of Google Play applications last year, according to analytics firm App Annie.   “India’s app market grew massively outpacing the US to surpass it as the #1 country by Google Play downloads, from around 3.5...
Chinese foreign ministry took a firm stance Saturday by rejecting President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that "One China" policy is negotiable and calling it the foundation of US-China relations. China sees Taiwan as an apostate province. The US, since 1979, has acknowledged China's claim that Taiwan is part of China with a set of protocols known as "One China" policy. Although...
A Turkish cargo jet crashed on Monday in a residential neighborhood just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport, killing at least 37 people and almost 10 people were wounded, most of them residents of a village struck by a Turkish Airlines Boeing 747 cargo plane as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials have said. According...
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) economists predict that India's share in the global GDP will rise to almost 17% in 2017, as it along with China will continue to drive global growth. "Asia will remain the fastest-growing region of the world, but the spotlight will shift away from China to India and Indonesia," PwC's Global Economic Watch said. In the report, PwC predicted that...
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies in the Philippines to ensure free access to contraceptives for an estimated six million women who cannot obtain them, officials said on Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies, especially among the poor. President’s executive order (a move) expected to face fierce be opposed by...
Since the visit by two Russian warships to the Philippines last week, the media have been speculating military ties between these two countries. Philippines has always been close to the US. But the current Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been known to have the desire to diversify its relationships away from its traditional ally. Duterte, while on a tour of...
If you had trouble visiting (gradually disappear from the Internet) explicit websites in the last few days, if you were trying to access certain porn websites unsuccessfully over the past couple of days, please stop blaming your 3G/4G connection and direct all of your frustration and pent-up anxiety towards Iran. The fault may have come from an unexpected source. Yes,...