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Category Archives: World

S. Korean, Japanese, US diplomats discuss N.Korean threat

Seoul: Senior diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the US met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss and take a coordinated stance towards the threats posed by North Korea’s weapons tests. After the trilateral meeting concludes, South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam is scheduled to hold a joint press conference with his counterparts, Japanese…

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Trump celebrates Diwali, hails relationship with Modi

  Washington: US President Donald Trump celebrated Diwali at the White House by lighting a diya amid a gathering of leading members of the Indian American community and said he greatly valued his relationship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump’s daughter Ivanka also attended the festivities in the Oval Office on Tuesday. Also present were…

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Amazon executive quits over sexual harassment claim

  New York:In yet another high-profile exit over sexual harrasment at work, Amazon Studios head Roy Price has quit following allegations that he sexually harassed Isa Hackett, a producer in Amazon series “Man in the High Castle,” in 2015. Price was put on leave last week and was not expected to return. An Amazon spokesman…

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China’s GDP rises to over $12 tn in five years: Xi

  Beijing: China’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose about $12.1 trillion over the past five years, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday. Xi made the remarks in a report to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xinhua news agency reported. “The economy has maintained a medium-high growth rate making China a…

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Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

  Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday sent a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on the occasion of the country’s annual autumn festival. Although the move will likely draw staunch criticism from the neighbouring countries, Japanese cross-party lawmakers and some of Abe’s former Cabinet Ministers may visit the controversial shrine during…

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SoftBank-Uber deal likely next week: Official

  New York: SoftBank’s multi-billion-dollar investment into ridesharing app Uber will be finalised “very likely in the next week” Uber board member Arianna Huffington has said. Uber’s board voted earlier in October to approve the Japanese tech conglomerate’s cash infusion, which would add six more board seats and annul super-voting shares held by former CEO Travis…

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Experts gather in Chile to probe Pablo Neruda’s death

  Santiago: A global team of experts gathered here to determine whether the 1973 death of Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda was due to cancer or because of poisoning. The panel, which includes recognised authorities from Chile, Spain, the US, Denmark, Canada and France, will deliver a report to Judge Mario Carroza, who is overseeing…

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Apple responds on Face ID privacy concerns

  San Francisco: After a US Senator wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook, conveying concerns on users’ security with Face ID biometric security in iPhone X, Apple has responded to him, detailing Face ID’s built-in security features. In September, Senator Al Franken (Democrat-Minnesota) had asked several questions related to Apple’s implementation of the Face ID technology.…

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Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’

  San Francisco: Facebook has acquired ‘tbh’, an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the US. The app lets teenagers anonymously answer kind-hearted, multiple-choice questions about friends, who then receive the poll results as compliments, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday. “When we set out to…

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Obama didn’t contact families of fallen troops: Trump

  Washington: US President Donald Trump falsely asserted that his predecessor, Barack Obama did not contact the families of American troops killed in duty, the media reported. Trump was responding to a question about why he had not spoken publicly about the killing of four Green Berets in an ambush in Niger two weeks ago when…

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