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Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane engine

Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane engine

An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday.

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Trump's business partner

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Trump's business partner

Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message.

Marawi: Civilian death toll could rise 'significantly'

Marawi: Civilian death toll could rise 'significantly'

The Philippine military said on Wednesday it was likely that large numbers of civilians had been killed during the five-week occupation of a southern town by Islamist rebels, due to "atrocities" by the militants allied with Islamic State.

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.

Silvio Berlusconi makes final bid to regain power

Silvio Berlusconi makes final bid to regain power

He is an 80-year-old convicted criminal whose last government ended with Italy on the brink of bankruptcy — and he may well be kingmaker at the next election within a year.

Fire near Spain World Heritage site brought ‘under control’

Fire near Spain World Heritage site brought ‘under control’

A wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control, officials said yesterday after evacuating over 2,000 people including tourists.

French parliamentary test for Macron’s novice lawmakers

French parliamentary test for Macron’s novice lawmakers

France’s new parliament sat yesterday for the first time as rivals of President Emmanuel Macron questioned a lack of political experience among deputies of his majority-holding Republic on the Move(LREM) party.

Man dies after explosives he was carrying go off

Man dies after explosives he was carrying go off

A man, 30, was killed yesterday when the explosives he was carrying went off in Nepal’s western Kailali district, on the eve of the second phase of local polls.

Lanka to begin clean-up to battle dengue

Lanka to begin clean-up to battle dengue

Sri Lanka yesterday said it will launch a major clean-up of cities around the country as the number of people affected by dengue continues to rise.

Lankan rupee edges down on importer dollar demand

Lankan rupee edges down on importer dollar demand

The Sri Lankan rupee traded slightly weaker yesterday due to dollar demand from importers after the long weekend, dealers said, and as investors shrugged off a policy rate decision by the central bank, which held key rates steady as expected.

Bangladesh reserves top $33bn during Eid

Bangladesh reserves top $33bn during Eid

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange (forex) reserve has crossed the $33bn-mark for the first time following higher inflow of remittance during the Eid al-Fitr festival, officials said. The forex reserve rose to $33.01bn, setting a new record, from $32.92bn, according to the central bank’s latest statisti

Climate change takes its toll on fish: experts

Climate change takes its toll on fish: experts

Climate change has started taking its toll in Bangladesh as sizes of fish are becoming smaller as sea and river waters are getting warmer day by day, according to experts.

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