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The quake was very shallow, at depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), which would have amplified its effects, the USGS said.
Iran World Trade Center (IWTC) is going to open export centers in 44 countries, the organization’s president Mohammad Reza Sabzalipur said.
Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group.
Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group.
China will continue to crack down on illegal foreign exchange activities but won't revert back to the "old road" of capital controls, the country's top foreign exchange regulator said.
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Friday expressed concern over comparatively less contribution of agriculture in total GDP of the country and called for reforms in the sector to bring sec
Commerce and industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday raised serious concerns over increasing imports of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and asked the experts and industry to work in th
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Since the 2014 revolution, there has been a surge in national pride in Ukraine - even, or perhaps especially, when it comes to the fashion front.
Puppies tumble, kittens dance, and viewers melt at the cuteness. But perhaps the most interesting part of the Super Bowl tradition is what viewers don’t see. Watch the video.
Thousands of Vietnamese arrive bus and train stations this morning in order to get buses to return to home for the lunar New Year celebrations. In Ha Noi, bus stations are full of people as the last w
President Truong Tan Sang, accompanied by Chief Judge of the Supreme People's Court Truong Hoa Binh, paid a pre-Tet visit to the Party Committee and people of southern Long An province on February
For the past 10 years, 6 February has been observed as International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Firstpost spoke to FGM victim Masooma Ranalvi about this horrific phenomenon a
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip a
Various ethnic groups across the country will join the annual spring festival to be held at the Viet Nam Ethnic Group's Culture, Tourism Village here on February 10-15.
Latest Tech
Daily fantasy sports industry in the U.S. received a jolt Friday when Citigroup reportedly said it would begin blocking debit and credit card payments from New York to two of the largest websites in
In the latest effort to find a negotiated settlement to the protracted and bloody conflict in Afghanistan, representatives from four countries — the United States, China, Afghanistan and Pakistan — m
A man died and four other people, including two boys, were wounded Friday evening in separate shootings on the West, South and Southwest sides. A 21-year-old man died after he was shot around 11:30 p.
Introduction and consumer adoptionFive months. That's all it took for Microsoft to sell 200 million copies of Windows 10. It is easily the fastest selling operating system the company has ever releas
For this Raspberry Pi project, we'll dunk our heads into the Internet of Things (IoT). We'll determine the temperature of our home using a cost-effective sensor and push that data to the cloud and us
For many sports fans, scanning Twitter while watching a game goes together like guacamole and chips. But waning interest in Twitter and its struggle to add users and captivating features has Faceb
 While looking for malaria that might infect birds in a US zoo, researchers have accidentally discovered for the first time a malaria parasite that infects the white-tailed deer.
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TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least eight people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with five people still missing in
Mental health services will be developed for victims of female genital mutilation in England, the government says.
When it comes to studying human genetic diversity, a group of scientists feel that the race concept has no place in human genetics.
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least five people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic
The tarantula, named after the famous singer-songwriter Johnny Cash, is only one of fourteen spider species recently discovered in the southwestern United States. This new discovery nearly doubles the
Vice correspondent Isobel Yeung explores the future potential for parents to select the baby's genetic makeup on Friday night's season premiere of the HBO series.
Despite the severe health risks of the highly contagious disease, health officials say the public health threat isn’t high enough to justify the new MenB vaccine’s widespread use.
Latest Finance
Experts are divided on how the Finance Minister should proceed. Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan, for instance, maintains that fiscal consolidation should be the government's priority.
VIENNA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Austria's Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling has asked the European Commission to provide 600 million euros ($670 million) to cover the costs of taking in additional refug
Hundreds of Taiwanese firefighters and military personnel raced Saturday to rescue dozens of people trapped in collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan before da
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Actors Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green, who are in the process of divorcing, have begun to unload their real estate assets. The estranged couple recently sold a home for $2.6 million in an off-ma
* To keep yuan basically stable (Adds further details from the report, context)
* Eight confirmed killed; dozens feared trapped (Updates with five people missing, detail)
Latest Sport
Joe Hart understands the damage Jamie Vardy can inflict on any team but insists that Sergio Aguero is more lethal in front of goal. Aguero is five goals behind Premier League top scorer Vardy on 18.
With Lionel Messi considered unrealistic – partly due to his strained relationship with Pep Guardiola towards the end of his time at the Nou Camp – attention has turned to Neymar.
KIERAN GILL - THE NUMBERS GAME: For all Diego Costa's clashes and confrontations, the combative Chelsea striker is not a red card waiting to happen. His record speaks for itself.
Australia, propped up by 98 from David Warner, held their nerve for four wickets in the second ODI in Wellington on Saturday to send the series to a decider. The post Warner, Marsh power Australia to
It was a day of double delight for young Rishabh Pant as he guided the India colts to the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh with a crushing 197-run win over Namibia The post Und
Live updates and reaction to the IPL 2016 player auction in Bengaluru The post IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Pawan Negi trumps Yuvi as costliest Indian; uncapped players get big bucks appeared first on First
Bengaluru, Feb 6: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 Players Auction. As many as 351 cricketers will go under the hammer today (February 6). Auction guide;
Man Utd continue to work closely with Jorge Mendes and Renato Sanches could become the agent's latest client to end up at Old Trafford.
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With the beginning of 2016 Jammers 4u has released several new models for the European market, such as CT-3060N 6 bands 130W Power and CT-3080N 8 bands 175W power and coverage up to 150m, , a
Jayakumar S Babu, CEO of the Company expressed his immense pleasure and said “The award brought recognition for their best IT initiatives enabling faster decisions and emplo
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