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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Seoul detects radioactive gas from N. Korea nuke test

A radioactive gas, xenon-133, has been detected from the recent North Korean nuclear test, the South’s nuclear watchdog said, adding that it is...

Peter Norman: Push to honour ‘forgotten’ podium protester

Peter Norman's role in an iconic civil rights moment deserves better recognition, campaigners say.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says she won’t sing in public again

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says she has stopped singing as she doesn't want to put her voice against young, fresh talent.

Ex-India central bank chief Raghuram Rajan on ‘dosa economics’

Former India central bank governor Raghuram Rajan explains his 'dosa economics' theory.

Hurricane Irma: Quarter of Florida Keys homes ‘destroyed’

Hurricane evacuees return to scenes of devastation as President Trump prepares to visit Florida.

Why Singaporeans aren’t all glad to get the president they wanted

Its first female president Halimah Yacob will begin her term amid controversy and public outrage.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: I won’t sing in public again

The opera star, who sang at the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, announces her retirement.

China’s richest man does Michael Jackson dance routine

The Alibaba chief executive Jack Ma has performed a dance routine to 40,000 employees at the firm's annual party.

Russia sends 4,000 tons of pipes, cables & machinery in reconstruction aid to Syria...

Russia is preparing to send more than 4,000 tons of materials and over 40 pieces of construction equipment to Syria to help the...

Edie Windsor: Gay rights trailblazer dies aged 88

"The world lost a tiny but tough-as-nails fighter for freedom, justice and equality," her wife said.
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