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Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

A total of 37 units of the Fire Service and Civil Defence have been working to extinguish the flames, the official said. The death toll now sits at 70 but fire officials expect it to rise as the f...

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As hundreds of United States troops stay in Syria, Trump insists no U-turn

As hundreds of United States troops stay in Syria, Trump insists no U-turn

Their governments have said that those troops will not remain if the US goes ahead with a complete pullout. Although the White House announced plans on February 21 to keep "a small peacekeeping forc...

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Samsung's foldable device will be officially called the Galaxy Fold

Samsung's foldable device will be officially called the Galaxy Fold

The market for wireless in-ear headphones is booming, with Apple expected to sell 50m AirPod units this year, making it as big a business as its previous iPod range. In addition to delving into all ...

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Iran Has Plans to Neutralize US Oil Sanctions: Top Official

Iran Has Plans to Neutralize US Oil Sanctions: Top Official

The training also reportedly was set to include coastal defenses and surveillance operations spanning vast stretches of some of the some of the world's most important shipping routes, especially for ...

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Violent clashes between Catalan riot police and pro-independence protesters in Barcelona

Violent clashes between Catalan riot police and pro-independence protesters in Barcelona

Earlier in the day, protesters set fire to piles of tyres to block some 11 highways. Regional transportation authorities said the protests disrupted traffic on main thoroughfares in Barcelona and af...

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Lego's 1967 Ford Mustang kit challenges builders with 1,500 pieces

Lego's 1967 Ford Mustang kit challenges builders with 1,500 pieces

The built set measures over a foot long (34cm) and comes with several different license plate options as well as a variety of sub-assemblies that can be used to customize the base vehicle. There's a p...

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Kim Jong Un Begins Train Journey To Hanoi For Summit With Trump

Kim Jong Un Begins Train Journey To Hanoi For Summit With Trump

President Donald Trump. Earlier, the Vietnamese foreign ministry tweeted that Kim will make an "official friendly visit" to Vietnam "in the coming days". Two sources with direct knowledge of securit...

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Anthem gets content roadmap for its first season of updates

Anthem gets content roadmap for its first season of updates

The rest of February will see the addition of three free events: Outlaw Outrage, There Be Giants and Shaper Surge. March, which BioWare has labeled 'Evolving World, ' will feature new Elysian Strong...

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Epic Breaks Down the ‘Fortnite’ World Cup $100 Million Prize Pool

Epic Breaks Down the ‘Fortnite’ World Cup $100 Million Prize Pool

Once the qualifiers have run their course, the top 100 Solo players and top 50 Duos teams will be invited to the Fortnite World Cup Finals from July 26 to 28 in New York City. The finals will featur...

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Yes, Bowser Is The New President Of Nintendo

Yes, Bowser Is The New President Of Nintendo

This is Doug Bowser , Nintendo's marketing lead. The Switch has been met with weak demand as the Kyoto-based company struggles to expand the system beyond a core user base. Meanwhile, Bowser assu...

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Oppo debuts 5G smartphone, 10x lossless zoom tech at MWC 2019

Oppo debuts 5G smartphone, 10x lossless zoom tech at MWC 2019

Oppo's event in Barcelona wrapped up a short while ago, and from that event, we now know all the lovely details of the 10x "Lossless zoom" that a new triple-camera setup will be bringing to a phone b...

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Violent clashes at Venezuela border as standoff over humanitarian aid intensifies

Violent clashes at Venezuela border as standoff over humanitarian aid intensifies

The violence on Friday broke out in the village of Kumarakapay in southern Venezuela after an indigenous community stopped a military convoy that they believed was attempting to block aid deliveries...

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HTC Vive Focus Plus Stand-alone VR Headset Premieres at MWC 2019

HTC Vive Focus Plus Stand-alone VR Headset Premieres at MWC 2019

It will arrive in 25 countries worldwide in the second quarter of 2019 and will be targeting business customers but HTC is yet to announce for how much. It will allow users to move around the HTC V...

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Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism, warns Emmanuel Macron

Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism, warns Emmanuel Macron

It expressed full solidarity with France's president, government and people in fighting hatred, racism and all forms of anti-Semitism. Mr Macron, however, said earlier this week that criminalising...

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Galaxy S10 preorders start next week, offered at pricier range

Galaxy S10 preorders start next week, offered at pricier range

Retailers such as mobiles.co.uk have the S9 starting from £23 which includes 3GB of data, 1,000 minutes and unlimited texts. Although it's only just been released, Samsung already appears to be refr...

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Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home

Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home

The controversy surrounds Jo Song Gil, the former North Korean envoy to Rome, who disappeared with his wife last November while working in the Italian capital. "Now it is time to shed light on this ca...

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Indian court orders tribal communities to vacate forest land

Indian court orders tribal communities to vacate forest land

Over 27,000 forest dwellers of Assam faces eviction following Supreme Court's order after their claims under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006 ...

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Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

Deadly protests have rocked the east African country since December 19, with demonstrators accusing the government of mismanaging the nation's economy and calling on the veteran leader to step down. H...

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Nvidia's GTX 1660 Ti : Turing sans RTX

Nvidia's GTX 1660 Ti : Turing sans RTX

This card and the new naming systems has confused quite a few consumers in the last few weeks, but it's honestly a lot more simple than you might think. Again, that's far from confirmed - indeed none ...

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Xbox Games Pass is reportedly coming to Switch

Xbox Games Pass is reportedly coming to Switch

Xbox Game Pass and by extension the Project xCloud game streaming platform will reportedly be accessible to Switch players later this year. This is not a totally outrageous statement, consider...

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Snap ties with Pakistan: BCCI to ICC

Snap ties with Pakistan: BCCI to ICC

India on Friday moved thousands of paramilitary troops to further bolster its security presence in occupied Kashmir days after a suicide attack in the region's Pulwama district killed at least 44 so...

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Nike’s $350 ‘smart’ shoes are refusing to lace themselves following software update

Nike’s $350 ‘smart’ shoes are refusing to lace themselves following software update

The Nike Adapt app was launched and meant to complement the sneakers. Some users reported that the motor in their shoes had stopped working altogether. ArsTechnica reports that the bug is present on ...

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Assam Hooch Tragedy: 66 Tea Garden Workers Dead After Consuming Spurious Liquor

Assam Hooch Tragedy: 66 Tea Garden Workers Dead After Consuming Spurious Liquor

The cases were reported from both Golaghat and Jorhat districts. Doctors at JMCH said 128 people from the two districts have been admitted since Friday and 85 of them were undergoing treatment. The ...

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BAE slides on fears that German export ban will hit Saudi contracts

BAE slides on fears that German export ban will hit Saudi contracts

A German Economy Ministry spokeswoman said no change was imminent. "The view of the government is clear and there is no new situation". "I'm here not only as the fiancée of Jamal [Khashoggi] but a...

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Trump Nominates His Envoy To Canada To Be Next Ambassador To UN

Trump Nominates His Envoy To Canada To Be Next Ambassador To UN

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the frontrunner to replace U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley , who resigned in December. Craft will not hold a Cabinet-level pos...

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Trump seems unaware of own global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality

Trump seems unaware of own global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality

The initiative to decriminalize homosexuality is a coordinated campaign among US Western allies, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the United Nations to European governments a...

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Parents of 13 children admit torture and abuse charges

Parents of 13 children admit torture and abuse charges

They were arrested after one child - a 17-year-old girl - escaped the home and called 911. When rescued, all the children except for the youngest, a toddler, were severely malnourished, prosecutors ...

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El Chapo's sons charged with drug trafficking

El Chapo's sons charged with drug trafficking

The indictment lays out the alleged conspiracy to distribute drugs: 5 kilograms or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine; 500 grams or more of a mixture or substanc...

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China expects Iran to play more constructive role in regional affairs

China expects Iran to play more constructive role in regional affairs

Animosity between Washington and Tehran - bitter foes since Iran's 1979 revolution - has intensified since May when U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from an global nuclear deal with Tehran a...

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Sony's Xperia 1 will reportedly replace its flagship XZ smartphone range

Sony's Xperia 1 will reportedly replace its flagship XZ smartphone range

All of that to take your Netflix binge-watching sessions to the next level on the move, but also to let you enjoy your 4K HDR video creations recorded in 21:9 format on a device you can fit in your po...

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