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From ankle-deep mud in Central Asia to the scorching heat of Australia, Mina Guli is running 100 marathons

Russian spacewalkers take sample of mystery hole at space station

Using knives and shears, a pair of Russian spacewalkers Tuesday cut samples of material around a mysterious hole

US nuns face criminal charges in Vegas

Two California nuns who stole around $500,000 dollars from the school where they worked and splashed out on

Rolls-Royce expects profit rise this year

Rolls-Royce expects its 2018 group profit and free cash flow to be in the upper half of its

Roving cinema plays public service role in Africa

A giant screen flickers to life in a remote village in the equatorial forest of the Central African

France hunts gunman after 3 killed

Hundreds of police hunted Wednesday for a gunman who shot dead three people and wounded 13, eight seriously,

Luckin Coffee's valuation doubles

Luckin Coffee, an up-and-coming coffee chain with ambitions to challenge Starbucks Corp in China, said on Wednesday it

China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1b in US IPO

China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it raised close to $1.1 billion in its US

Asian markets perked up by positive China

Asian markets enjoyed healthy buying interest Wednesday on much-needed good news on the China-US trade talks, while energy

China warns against 'bullying' of its citizens

China's foreign minister warned Tuesday against the "bullying" of any Chinese citizen, amid a diplomatic fracas over the

Growers passing busy time for boro seedbeds

Nakla farmers have been passing a busy time preparing IRI-Boro seedbeds. Nakla Agricultural Extension Department source said, they

28 including 9 drug peddlers arrested

Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 28 persons including nine drug traders from different areas of Dinajpur in

District law and order committee meeting held

The monthly law and order committee meeting of District Administration was held at Deputy Commissioner's conference room on

'Agriculturists' role vital for sustainable food security'

Experts of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) in Rangpur have called upon the Agriculturists to play their

38 candidates receive symbols in Gaibandha

A total of 38 candidates of five constituencies of Gaibandha get symbols and a copy of the code

Schoolboy's body recovered in Jashore

Police recovered the body of a schoolboy with his throat slashed from a field at Sarkati village in

'Tackle climate or face financial crash'

Global investors managing $32tn issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding

China's data signals weak at home and abroad

 Economic data for China released over the weekend signal a further weakening of both domestic and international demand

Hong Kong on track for global IPO crown

Hong Kong is on course to take the global IPO crown this year for the most money raised

Onset of recession may take longer

The onset of a US recession could take longer than usually thought after key points of the Treasury

Gilead Sciences snares Roche veteran O'Day as CEO

Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc on Monday named Roche Holding AG's Daniel O'Day as its new chief executive, tapping

Shanghai steel falls for 2nd session

Chinese steel futures dropped for a second straight session on Monday, pressured by high supply that has shrunk

China extends war on pollution

China's self-styled war on pollution is extending to a new front: the solid waste that makes up thousands

Asia markets sink Monday

Asian markets sank Monday as investors juggle a number of negative issues that have fuelled worries about the

Standard Chartered cuts jobs in UAE retail bank

Standard Chartered is cutting jobs in its retail bank in the United Arab Emirates, in part as more

March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China: US

Unless US-China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1, new tariffs will be imposed, US Trade Representative

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