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Bangladesh: American among militants killed

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One of nine suspected militants killed in a police raid in Bangladesh this week was a Bangladeshi-American who was a friend of one of the gunmen who attacked a cafe on July 1 killing 22 people, the po

‘Will press ahead with anti-missile system tests’

China’s defence ministry confirmed on Thursday that it was pressing ahead with anti-missile system tests after pictures appeared on state television, amid anger at South Korea’s decision to deploy an

Origins of oil traders’ love of Yahoo

For the oil industry, Yahoo’s decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much.

Usain Bolt arrives in Rio for shot at immortality

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has landed in Rio de Janeiro more than a week before the Olympics opening ceremony to fine tune his preparations for his attempt at an unprecedented triple-triple of gold medals i

Washington's union station briefly evacuated over bomb threat: police

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Scores of panicked people ran out of the US capital's main railway station while police investigated a possible suspicious package.

Facebook trounces Wall Street estimates with sharp ad sales growth

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The leading social media company's mobile app and push into video attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.

Facebook trounces Wall Street estimates with sharp ad sales growth

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The leading social media company's mobile app and push into video attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.

Great Red Spot storm heating Jupiter's atmosphere, study shows

The answer may be The Great Red Spot, an enormous storm big enough to swallow three Earths.

The Great Red Spot that has been raging on Jupiter for at least three centuries.

Caribbean Premier League hopes to crack US market

Shane Watson and Chris Gayle could help raise cricket's profile in the USA with a Twenty20 series in Florida this week.

Six games are scheduled over four days at the Broward Stadium in suburban Fort Lauderdale.

Dead Bangladesh-American suspect was friend of cafe attacker: police

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‘Shazad Rouf, 24, was an American passport holder and had been missing for six months,’ police said.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.