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Volkswagen plans new diesel emissions

Volkswagen’s (VW) flagship brand will switch to new diesel emissions control technology in Europe and North America as well as cut a billion euros ($1.1 billion) in annual investment spending.

Iran's Parliament approves on nuclear deal with world powers

(Photo: AP)

161 lawmakers voted for the nuclear deal, while 59 voted against it and 13 abstained

Myanmar proposes delaying Nov. 8 elections due to flooding

Tin Aye said the commission would release a statement in about two days with a possible new election date (Photo: AFP)

Tin Aye said the commission would release a statement in about two days

Volkswagen brand to cut investment, change diesel technology


The automobile company will install technology that uses a urea solution called AdBlue

Taliban withdraw from northern Afghan city of Kunduz

File photo of Afghan security forces taking a wounded civilian man to the hospital after Taliban fighter's attack,

A spokesman of Taliban said they are retreating to avoid further civilian casualties

Beyond ‘Like’: 6 Ways you might soon emote on Facebook


Sometimes “Like” just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?

Former US PoWs revisit memories in Japan

Former American prisoner of war George Rogers at the Commonwealth War Graves in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on Monday. 	— AP

Nine former American servicemen who were held as prisoners during World War II were in Japan on Monday to revisit some of the places they were held seven decades ago and recount their memories.

KP Oli names protest leaders deputies


Nepal’s President Ram Baran Yadav (second from left) administers the oath of office to newly-elected Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli (right) at the presidential building in Kathmandu on Monday. — AP

Steve Martin gets serious as curator of artist Lawren Harris


Comedian, actor, writer, musician, and now we can add art curator to that long list of titles placed alongside Steve Martin’s name.

Europe’s past is India’s future. That dismal thought is inescapable amidst these tranquil Tuscan hills where the clash of arms between the Guelphs and the Ghibellines is a 500-year-old memory.

You have to understand that there is a fundamental misconception among a major section of Hindus that eating beef is a virtue for Muslims. It is not. Islam has nowhere said you should eat beef.