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LAST_UPDATEWed, 29 Mar 2017 3pm

Trump Son-In-Law Met Executives Of Sanctioned Russian Bank, Will Testify

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW/WASHINGTON: A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December.

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Thousands Shelter As 'Screaming, Howling' Cyclone Debbie Hits North Australia

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia's northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands of people as Tropical Cyclone Debbie tore through Queensland state's far north.

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The Most Accurate Clocks In The World Just Confirmed That Time Is Not Absolute

A new generation of super accurate clocks are proving that Einstein’s idea that time is not absolute is correct. This is not great news for anyone looking for a unifying theory for everything from Einstein’s work to Quantum Mechanics, but it’s decent news for the rest of us who are relying on precision timepieces.

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Kathrada: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Veteran Dies Aged 87

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died aged 87, his foundation says.

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Witness The Kindness As Teacher Taught Her Pupils A Very Valuable Lesson

In this day and age, one of the things we see less in our society is kindness.

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Kenya's Imams Want Govt To Quell Hate Speech Before Elections Are Held In August

Abubakar Bini, the chairman of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya. Photo: The Standard

MOMBASA -- The Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (CIPK) wants the government to tame hate speech before the country holds its next general election this August.

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Suga Implies Japan's Attendance At Talks On Nuke Ban

Photo: The Japan Times

TOKYO -- Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Monday suggested that his country may attend negotiations on a treaty to legally prohibit nuclear weapons starting at the UN headquarters in New York later in the day, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

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US Body Announces Scholarship Programme For India's Women

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WASHINGTON -- A top US body in international education and global investment banking has announced a scholarship and mentoring programme for the Indian women university students in science and technology-related fields, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

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