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Storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka’s government on Thursday deployed troops to help regions stricken by a major storm which killed seven people with

Tourists leave as Bali’s volcano-hit airport gets back to business


Thousands of foreign tourists were leaving Bali by plane Thursday after an airport shutdown sparked by a rumbling volcano, but

Five dead in Kashmir as militant death toll exceeds 200 this year


Five suspected rebels were shot dead by government forces on Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said, as the disputed territory

Key US inflation index slows in October


A closely watched US inflation measure retreated in October as a hurricane-related spike in energy prices subsided, according to new

Dow above 24,000 points for 1st time on tax cut advances


The Dow jumped above 24,000 for the first time early Thursday as US equities rallied ahead of an expected tax

India’s economy rebounds from three-year low


India’s economy picked up in the second quarter, official data showed Thursday, rebounding from a sharp slump in the wake

Pope urges world to act on Rohingya refugee crisis


Pope Francis called Thursday for “decisive” international action on the Rohingya refugee crisis as he began a visit to Bangladesh,

Trump nominates economics professor to fill Federal Reserve seat


President Donald Trump has nominated well-known economist and university professor Marvin Goodfriend to fill a vacant seat on the Federal

Indian serial thief stole 120 hotel TVs

Indian police have detained a man who stole 120 TV sets from hotels over four months, officials said Wednesday.

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China warns of retaliation after fresh US trade probe

China on Wednesday warned it would take the “necessary measures” to protect its businesses after the United States launched a new