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China to speed up bullet trains in September

Trains on China’s high-speed rail network are designed to travel up to 350 kph, but Beijing ordered speeds to be cut to between 250-300 kph in 2011 after over 30...

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Gujarat flood toll rises to 111

Gujarat Revenue Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama told reporters here that 58 persons were swept away by floodwaters, 33 fatally struck by lightning, 14 killed in wall...

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Trump takes credit for Foxxconn factory

Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn announced plans to invest 10bn (£7.6bn) in a new factory in the US.The plant, to be located in Wisconsin, is expected to make LCD...

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Ohio fair ride accident kills one, injures seven

The accident at the fair, which opened on Wednesday in Columbus, occurred when a section of open-air seating snapped off the “Fire Ball” ride, they...

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Tamil Tiger EU ban remains despite court order

The EU said in a statement on Wednesday, that the judgment is a “legal ruling on the procedure used for listing the LTTE and does not involve any assessment of the...

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US hits top Venezuelans with sanctions

The US government has imposed sanctions on 13 senior Venezuelan officials as pressure mounts on President Nicolás Maduro ahead of a controversial vote for a new...

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Denying sex is abuse, Malaysia MP says

A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of “psychological and emotional abuse”.Che Mohamad...

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‘Thief’ lynched in Jhenaidah

The incident occurred early on Thursday in Kotchandpur Upazila’s Boro Bamondoho village, said Police Inspector Biplob Kumar Saha.The victim has been identified as...

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Denying sex is abuse, Malaysia MP says

A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of “psychological and emotional abuse”.Che Mohamad...

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9 including 4 Nigerians held in city

DHAKA: Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) detained nine people including four Nigerians on charges of human trafficking and fraudulent...