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Cochin airport closed until Aug. 26

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August 17, 2018 01:15 pm

Cochin International Airport will remain closed until August 26, the Cochin Airport authorities have stated according to a media release issued by national carrier ...


Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on media

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August 16, 2018 01:08 pm

(Reuters) - More than 300 U.S. newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press in response to President Donald Trump calling some media orga...


China, US to resume trade talks in late August

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August 16, 2018 12:59 pm

China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the dispute in we...


Second night of rescue efforts after deadly Italy bridge collapse

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August 16, 2018 12:43 pm

Rescue workers toiled through a second night Thursday in a desperate bid to find survivors in the rubble of a Genoa bridge which caved in during a heavy rainstorm, killing at le...


'Devastating' dolphin loss in Florida red tide disaster

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August 16, 2018 12:07 pm

A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as the worst red tide in a decade blackens the ocean water, killing dolphins, sea turtles and fish at a relentless pace. ...


Cochin Airport closed due to flooding

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August 15, 2018 04:37 pm

SriLankan Airlines has temporarily suspended flights to and from the South Indian city of Cochin until Saturday August 18 due to the closure of Cochin Airport due to flooding in...


Top China Buddhist leader quits in sex probe

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August 15, 2018 02:24 pm

The head of China's government-run Buddhist association quit his post on Wednesday amid an investigation into allegations that he coerced several nuns into having sex with h...


At least 35 people killed in Genoa bridge collapse: Italian police

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August 15, 2018 01:59 pm

MILAN (Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed when a bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa, police said on Wednesday after firemen worked through the night looki...


'Hijab is like a key': Myanmar blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

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August 14, 2018 01:49 pm

The 19-year-old was the center of attraction at a recent launch of beauty products in Yangon, her striking multi-colored make-up offset by a long-sleeved green-and-white gown an...


Turkey says has action plan to ease market concerns; lira firms from record low

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August 13, 2018 03:05 pm

  ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has drafted a economic action plan and will start implementing it on Monday morning to ease investor concerns, Finance Minister Berat ...


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