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Stories can repair broken dignity: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In her 18-minute talk Adichie brings in personal anecdotes of learning things and unlearning them; of seeing the world through the prism of innocence.

Germany: Five people killed in house fire

A technical defect or negligence are suspected as possible causes. There was no immediate information on the identity of the victims of the fire in Lambrecht, a small town near Kaiserslautern. Authorities ordered an autopsy.


Resting laptop on lap may damage skin forever,says study

Placing laptops next to skin for long periods of time can lead to toasted skin syndrome

American Pokemon Go players asked to apply for permit for entry into Milwaukee's state county parks

County parks to charge fees on a sliding scale where the money will help with the park's upkeep, and the permits will help the county prepare for the volume of people.

Narendra Modi in Ireland: Why a small European country is important to India

India and Ireland have traditionally had cordial and friendly relations going back to the time of our freedom movement.

Tracking terror in 2016

This story map will trace all the terrorist activities across the world beginning 2016.


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Former Donald Trump girlfriend rebuts NY Times 'negative' story

Rowanne Brewer Lane said her words were mischaracterized in the Times article, which used dozens of interviews to show the unsettling personal behavior by the presidential candidate with women.

Panama Papers: Arun Jaitley responds to Indian Express story, says 'such adventurism extremely costly'

Reacting to The Indian Express story, Jaitley said global initiatives to deal with the menace of unaccounted wealth abroad will be in place by 2017, and then it would become extremely difficult for individuals to hide assets.

Pakistan blast: Powerful bomb rips through bus in Peshawar, 16 killed

At least 16 people, including three women, were killed and over 30 others injured today when a powerful bomb ripped through a bus carrying government employees in this restive northwestern Pakistani city

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Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.


Pakistan attack: Militants storm Bacha Khan University; at least 21 dead, all attackers killed, say police

Taliban militants attacked Pakistan's Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, early today. At least six people have been killed and over 50 injured.

21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.