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Kim Jong-nam murder accused revisit Malaysia airport

KUALA LUMPUR:  Two women charged in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother, on Tuesday revisited the crime scene at the airport in Malaysia, the media reported.

CPC enshrines Xi Jinping's political ideology in constitution

BEIJING: China on Tuesday elevated the stature of President Xi Jinping by including his political ideology in the Communist Party constitution.

Meghalaya Election Department enters Limca Book of Records

SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Election Department has entered Limca Book of Records for the formation of the biggest human logo comprising young voters in the state, an official said on Tuesday.

US contemplates sanctions against Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

WASHINGTON:  The US was considering sanctions against Myanmar, particularly against its military, over the ongoing Rohingya crisis, according to a State Department statement.

Myanmar pledges to continue working with UN

Yangon: The Myanmar government on Tuesday pledged to continue working with the United Nations in its endeavor to achieve the socio-economic development of the country.

Eight killed in Malaysia road accident

Kuala Lumpur: At least eight people were killed and 33 others injured in a road accident in Malaysia's Penang state on Tuesday.

CID takes over probe into West Bengal SI's murder

DARJEELING:  West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken over from the state police the probe into the killing of police Sub-Inspector Amitava Malik in Darjeeling, a CID official said on Monday.

Police find body near missing Indian-American child's home

WASHINGTON: Police have found the body of a child near the residence of 3-year-old Indian American Sherin Mathews who has been missing since October 7, the media reported.

Five killed as typhoon Lan lashes Japan

TOKYO:  At least five people were killed with transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as typhoon Lan lashed Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall on Monday.

Facebook's automatic translate lands Palestinian man in jail

Jerusalem: Israeli police mistakenly arrested a Palestinian man after they thought he had published a Facebook post saying "hurt them" when he originally wrote "Good morning", a media report said.

Manipur rivers flow above danger mark after heavy rain

IMPHAL:  Most major rivers in Manipur were flowing above the danger level on Sunday following two days of heavy rain. Locals rued the lack of action by officials to redress the situation.

Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

LONDON: Researchers have found that low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns may intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity.

Yemen President, UN envoy discuss peace solutions

ADEN: Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Secretary-General's envoy to the war-torn country to discuss ways to revive solutions for peace.

Ineffective IT governance makes NASA vulnerable to security breaches

WASHINGTON: NASA's slow progress in improving its IT governance over the past four years could put the agency at risk of experiencing security breaches, warns an audit report.

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