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electric

World’s first fully-electric commercial aircraft takes flight!

The world's first fully-electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight on Tuesday, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and offering hope...
Bolsonaro

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to walk diplomatic tightrope at BRICS

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will walk a diplomatic tightrope Wednesday when he hosts his Chinese counterpart, as he seeks to boost ties with Beijing...
Trudeau

Trudeau’s Liberals win Canada vote, but will need help to form government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biter of a Canadian general election on Monday, but as a weakened minority...
Caribbean

Caribbean trying to adapt to survive climate change

After monster Hurricane Irma annihilated the farm sector of Barbuda in 2017, growers got smart: among other changes, they moved their crops to higher...
PUBG

PUBG gets Massive upgrades for Players to enjoy the Battlefield

Players Unknown Battleground (PUBG), a widely acclaimed mobile game has introduced new upgrades for its users, making the gaming experience more interactive for players....
Trudeau

“I wore ‘brownface’ makeup 18 years ago”: Trudeau admits to racist act

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface makeup at a party 18 years ago, as he scrambled to get on top...

Bahamas hit by a hurricane of donations, but alot of them aren’t usable

In the hurricane-battered Bahamas, the government and charitable organizations are struggling to cope with the incoming flood of donations, a global surge of solidarity...
Venezuela

Venezuela nurses turn to side jobs to survive economic crisis

AFP | Edgar Fernandez keeps a mariachi suit in a rusty wardrobe at the public hospital in Caracas where he works as a nurse, donning...
Amazon

Brazil farmers are burning the Amazon ‘to survive’

AFP | On his block of land deep in the Amazon rainforest, Aurelio Andrade says deforestation is the only way he and other farmers can...
Iran

Iran foreign minister makes sudden appearance at G7 summit

AFP | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif flew into Biarritz in southwestern France for the G7 summit on Sunday in a surprise attempt...
Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson becomes the highest-paid actor of 2019

News Desk | American actor Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor, reported by the Forbes annual list. The list further added that the actor has...
Epstein

Epstein put assets in trust two days before suicide: reports

AFP | Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed...
Venezuela

5 reasons why Trump’s Venezuela embargo won’t end the Maduro regime

Marco Aponte-Moreno | The U.S. has announced an economic embargo on Venezuela, intended to put an end to President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian regime. In an Aug. 5 executive order,...
Imran Khan

Who pulled the bigger crowd in US: Imran Khan vs Modi

News Desk | Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan attracted almost 30,000 US based Pakistanis on Sunday. Khan put up the big show in Washington DC as...
Cardi

The fifth level in a relationship is marrying an Arab and owning oil in...

News Desk | In a hilarious social media post, American rapper Cardi B is seen explaining the five levels of a relationship; marrying an Arab...
Iran

US steps up pressure: deploys F-22 fighter jets against Iran

AFP | The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US...
Huda

What would Oprah do? Huda Kattan drops sponsorship worth $185,000

News Desk | Huda Kattan, the famous beauty blogger and entrepreneur inspired by acclaimed American celebrity Oprah Winfrey, once turned down a sponsorship worth $185,000...
Pompeo

Pompeo in ‘tariff king’ India to end tension which Trump started

AFP | When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with India's prime minister on Wednesday he will be trying to chart a path...
Muslim

America accuses India of religious extremism and anti-Muslim policies

News Analysis | The 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom released by Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, on Friday stated that Hindu-groups had...
Trump

US writer accuses Trump of sexual assault after 20 years

AFP | An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room...
Shaukat Yousafzai

Cat filtered Minister Shaukat Yousafzai makes to American show

News Desk | The recent pictures of provincial Information minister Shaukat Yousafzai made it to the late-night talk show of Stephen Colbert. The photos of...
Africa

South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle ‘hidden hunger’

Brittany Kesselman | South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other....
reelection campaign

‘Keep America great’: Trump launches reelection campaign

AFP| President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 -- with a raucous, nationalist...
Korea

Bolton is ‘Human Defect’; N. Korea slams after Hanoi summit failure

AFP | North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "human defect" that had to be banished, just as...

First Red Cross humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela

AFP | The first shipment of Red Cross humanitarian aid arrived in crisis-wracked Venezuela on Tuesday following approval from President Nicolas Maduro's government, the organization...

Inside the dark world of Mexico’s intelligence services

AFP | Lee Harvey Oswald was here just before he shot John F. Kennedy. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara were, too, not long before the...

Venezuela accuses Canada of supporting Trump’s ‘war adventure’

AFP | Venezuela accused Canada of supporting US President Donald Trump's "war adventure" Monday after Ottawa announced new sanctions on top officials in President Nicolas...

US sanctions companies sending Venezuelan oil to Cuba

AFP | The US Treasury on Friday unveiled financial sanctions on four maritime shipping companies and nine of their oil tankers over crude deliveries to...

US moves to cut off Venezuela oil, Cuba trade

AFP | The United States on Friday announced sanctions on ships of Venezuela's state oil company and companies that link it to key ally Cuba,...

Trump says will impose car tariffs if Mexico doesn’t control border

AFP | President Donald Trump on Thursday retreated from his threat to close the US-Mexican border imminently, warning he will instead impose car tariffs if...

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