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  • TFacebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world’s biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion. Facebook, in a corporate blog post, said that social media can ...

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  • TUS military personnel fired shots as they stopped a man who tried to force his way into a military base in central England used by the US air force on Monday, police said. The Mildenhall Royal Air Force base said security staff locked down the base, used by the United States to refuel US and NATO ...

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  • TPakistan and China on Monday unveiled a long-term cooperation plan in economic development envisioning cooperation until at least 2030 in areas ranging from infrastructure to information technology. It is the first time the two countries have announced how long they plan to work together on the ...

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  • THundreds of people rushed to a Bangladeshi community centre prayer meeting to get free food packets on Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 50 in the crush, police said. The family of a former mayor in the southern port city of Chittagong had organised a prayer meet and offered ...

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  • TToyota Motor Corp said it would market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, a target which could require the firm to look beyond a partnership with Panasonic Corp to co-develop and supply batteries. Setting an annual sales target of around 1 million ...

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  • TGlobal coal demand will be subdued over the next five years, growing at just 0.5 percent a year, marginally higher than current levels, due to lower consumption in China, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday. Coal consumption fell last year by 1.9 percent to 5.357 billion tonnes ...

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  • TA dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said, after New Delhi’s muted response suggested a shift in support for the Palestinian cause. U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly reversed ...

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  • TAt least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media said on Sunday. Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation ...

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  • TIndia’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was in a close fight with the main opposition in an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state on Monday, trends from the early vote count showed. A combined opposition led by the Congress had mounted a tough challenge in the western ...

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