International

  • Saudi Billionaires Said to Seek Shielding Assets Amid Purge
  • Saudi Billionaires Said to Seek Shielding Assets

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    Wealthy Saudis are seeking to restructure their businesses to ring fence assets in case authorities widen their declared crackdown on corruption, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
    Several family groups a

  • Nigeria Police Say At Least 20 Killed In Mosque Bombing
  • Nigeria Police Say At Least 20 Killed In Mosque

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    Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 20 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque.
    The teenage bomber detonated early Tuesday in Adamawa state as people were arriving for morning prayers.

  • Mastercard - Educate Lanka Scholarship Program Empowers Young Sri Lankan Women
  • Mastercard - Educate Lanka Scholarship Program

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    Mastercard and Educate Lanka presented the first batch of Mastercard sponsored scholarships to educate female students from socioeconomically marginalized backgrounds at a ceremony held recently in Kandy. Mastercard had partnered with Educate

  • South Korea, Japan Back US' 'Terror Sponsor' Tag For North Korea
  • South Korea, Japan Back US' 'Terror Sponsor' Tag

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    South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.
    The

  • Boeing to Hire 800 Direct Employees in India Over Next Two Years
  • Boeing to Hire 800 Direct Employees in India Over

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    American plane maker Boeing Co. is looking at hiring around 800 direct employees in India over the next two years, with a view to tap further into the country’s booming aerospace industry.
    Boeing plans to take new peopl

  • Lankan PM to Visit as India Eyes Leasing Airport near Hambantota
  • Lankan PM to Visit as India Eyes Leasing Airport

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    In the backdrop of India's interest in leasing out an airport in China-dominated Hambantota, Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremasinghe will be in New Delhi this week for talks with PM Narendra Modi. Wickremasinghe arrives on Tuesday and will speak

  • Philippines Ranks 45th in World Talent Competitiveness
  • Philippines Ranks 45th in World Talent

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    Despite low investments in education, the Philippines has improved its position in the 2017 World Talent Ranking report released by leading global business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD) yesterday.

  • Lebanese Army ordered at 'full readiness' at southern border to face Israeli threat
  • Lebanese Army ordered at 'full readiness' at

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    The head of the Lebanese Army has asked the military to be at “full readiness” to face “the Israeli enemy” at the southern border, according to the army’s Twitter account.
    The army needs to be pr

  • Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
  • Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque

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    A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years.

  • Japan Woman Claims To Have Dumped Babies In Concrete Buckets
  • Japan Woman Claims To Have Dumped Babies In

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    A mother who dumped four of her babies in buckets filled with concrete that she then kept in her apartment for two decades was arrested in Japan on Tuesday (Nov 21).
    Mayumi Saito, 53, told investigators she had given birth to

  • A Whatsapp Message Could Get You Arrested in India
  • A Whatsapp Message Could Get You Arrested in

    • 12 hours   ago
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    Across Indian states, citizens are being picked up by the police for unguarded comments on social media, and the arbitrariness of these arrests has created a climate of anxiety. 
    In most cases to hit the news, those char

  • Iran President declares end to Islamic State
  • Iran President declares end to Islamic State

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.
      A senior commander of Iran Rev

  • Video: Plane in Florida flies dangerously low before crashing
  • Video: Plane in Florida flies dangerously low

    • 12 hours   ago
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    Two police officers from Pinellas County in Florida, USA were on duty on Sunday morning when they caught a startling sight on their car dashcam. A plane flew dangerously low on a highway. Moments later, it crashed.
    Pilot Marc

  • Two Drunk Guys Misbehave With Indigo Air Hostess, She Makes Them Touch Her Feet And Apologise
  • Two Drunk Guys Misbehave With Indigo Air Hostess,

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    Thanks to social media, the various incidents that need to be in the public eye do not go unnoticed any longer. Indigo has been frequenting our social media feeds in the past few days and it's not for good reasons.