Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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North Korea said warhead capable of re-entering Earth’s atmosphere

North Korea has said the missile it tested on Wednesday held a warhead capable of re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. The claim was not proven and experts have cast doubt on the country's...
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Janet Yellen reiterates gradual rate hike path for the central bank

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said it is appropriate for the central bank to continue gradual interest rate hikes on the expectation that the economy and job market would...
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UN Special envoy: First meeting with Syrian delegation useful

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Wednesday termed as "very useful, constructive and professional" his first meeting with a Syrian government delegation. "I just had a long, but...
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UNHCR welcomed Libyan authorities decision to set up transit centre

United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Wednesday it welcomed a decision by Libyan authorities to set up a "transit and departure facility" in Tripoli to aid the transfer to host...
Pyongyang 24indianews

US urged all nations to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea

The US has urged all nations to cut diplomatic and trade ties with North Korea after the country's latest ballistic missile test. Speaking at the UN Security Council, US envoy Nikki Haley...
UN court 24indianews

Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in UN court

A Bosnian Croat war criminal has died after drinking poison during an appeal hearing in The Hague, media report said. Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital, with the UN court announcing that...
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Australia to hold royal commission inquiry into banks

The Australian government on Thursday announced the establishment of a royal commission to investigate misconduct by the country's major banks and other financial institutions in order to restore public confidence. Prime Minister...
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DAMPE detected unexpected and mysterious signals in cosmic rays

China's Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) has detected unexpected and mysterious signals in its measurement of high-energy cosmic rays. The satellite, also called Wukong or "Monkey King", has measured more than 3.5...
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Australian marine scientist identify whale sharks using NASA algorithm

An algorithm developed by NASA to study star charts has been used by an Australian marine scientist to track and identify whale sharks. The extensive international research project by Murdoch University applied...
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South Korea’s rice production hit 37-year low in 2017

South Korea's rice production hit a 37-year low in 2017 due to continued fall in rice growing area, the government said on Tuesday. Rice production stood at 3,972,000 tonnes this year, a...