Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

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May 22, 2017 02:25 pm

(CNN) Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called "the ultimate deal". When he hosted Palestinian P...

Road accidents serve as biggest global killer of teenagers

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May 19, 2017 01:11 pm

Road traffic injuries are the biggest killer of teenagers globally, international data released by the World Health Organization reveals. In 2015, more than 1....

What happens to the body on hunger strike? Q&A

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May 17, 2017 05:35 pm

- What happens to the body? - ============================= Strikers only actually feel intense hunger for two to three days, Zeratzion Hishal, from the International Committee ...

More than half of world's deaths still have no recorded cause -WHO

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May 17, 2017 03:49 pm

More than half of all deaths have no recorded cause, making effective health monitoring and policymaking far more difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesda...

Sri Lanka’s Transition To Nowhere – Analysis by International Crisis Group

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May 17, 2017 10:52 am

Global rights group - International Crisis Group has made recommendations to the Sri Lankan government warning the following "Leaders in both parties should not discou...

Joint Communique of the Leaders Roundtable of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

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May 16, 2017 02:04 pm

The following is the Joint Communique of the Leaders Roundtable of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The text was made availabel via China Dail...

Riding high: Toyota eyes 'flying car' future

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May 15, 2017 04:37 pm

Toyota has its sights set on a Blade Runner future as the Japanese automaker backs a move to launch a flying car in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The company is givi...

Highlights from Xi Jinpingś ‘Belt and Road’ keynote speech

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May 14, 2017 02:03 pm

China’s President Xi Jinping sought to attract countries to join his ambitious “Belt and Road Initiative” at an international forum on Sunday, the South China ...

Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit

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May 11, 2017 04:24 pm

(REUTERS) When leaders of 28 nations gather in Beijing next week for a summit to map out China's ambitious new Silk Road project, one question is likely to be on attendees&#...

Modi's Sri Lanka diplomacy is a vital test case for his neighbourhood first policy 

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May 11, 2017 01:34 pm

While a penchant for Hindu symbolism is a leitmotif of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unique brand of politics domestically , one of the more interesting and underreported a...


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En Route takes on 'The Great American Song Book Volume 2' this weekend

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