536 (Country Turkey)Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests

536 (Country Turkey)Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests

ISTANBUL - The Turkish government is expected to continue its crackdown on suspected putschists on Tuesday, while the US-based Muslim cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the coup attempt...

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535 (Country: Vietnam) Rains provide relief to parched wetlands

535 (Country: Vietnam) Rains provide relief to parched wetlands

HCM CITY — Recent rains have eased droughts affecting biological diversity at two protected sites: the Láng Sen Wetland Reserve and Tràm Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An...

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534 (Country:Thailand) 100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidance

534 (Country:Thailand) 100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidance

KYOTO - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday around 100 countries are likely to join global efforts to fight corporate tax avoidance amid growing publi...

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533 (Country:Thailand) Reform panel demands refund of phone fees

533 (Country:Thailand) Reform panel demands refund of phone fees

The National Reform Steering Assembly's anti-corruption panel has urged telecom authorities to quickly order three big mobile phone operators to repay overcharged phone fees of up to 10,000 ba...

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532 Early retirement might be in your future

532 Early retirement might be in your future

Think you can continue to work as you age? The answer may depend on your profession. People in so-called blue-collar occupations are significantly more likely to retire early than those with of...

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531 (Country:Iran) Iran produces 90% of global rosewater

531 (Country:Iran) Iran produces 90% of global rosewater

Iran supplies 90 percent of the global demand for rosewater in light of its great farms and high-quality Mohammadi roses, said Mohsen Hallaji, who is involved in the development of Industrial Clus...

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530 (Country: Vietnam)Traffic: Vietnam’s Silent Killer

530 (Country: Vietnam)Traffic: Vietnam’s Silent Killer

In Vietnam outbreaks of cholera, dengue fever or hand, foot and mouth disease are not uncommon. Last year hand, foot and mouth epidemics killed hundreds of children. Yet there is another not so ob...

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529 (Country: India)Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus

529 (Country: India)Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus

A 10-year-old elephant sustained multiple injuries when it hit by a State Express Transport Corporation bus here near Shoolagiri on Monday. The accident took place on Krishnagiri-Hosur national...

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528 Google rolls out new tab to search in English and Hindi

528 Google rolls out new tab to search in English and Hindi

Targeting the significant Hindi-speaking population in India, search engine giant Google has rolled out a new tab on Google Search for mobile phones that shows results both in English and Hindi at...

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527 Bad communication habits you should break immediately

527 Bad communication habits you should break immediately

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-...

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526 Zumba is trying to cash in on a new kind of fitness

526 Zumba is trying to cash in on a new kind of fitness

Zumba isn't just about dancing anymore. The famous exercise brand has ventured into new territory with a new program called Strong by Zumba. Strong by Zumba is a high intensity interval...

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525 Dalai Lama addresses joint session of California Legislature

525 Dalai Lama addresses joint session of California Legislature

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama Monday addressed a joint session of the California Legislature in Sacramento where he stressed the importance of sense of community and wel...

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524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

Could a glass of beer a day help you live longer? Researchers at the Mediterranean Neurological Institute in Italy seem to think so. They've published a study showing that drinking modera...

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523 Royal visit ‘good for investment’

523 Royal visit ‘good for investment’

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with Salman Amin Khan RIYADH: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the United States is widely seen as a “very positive” step to bolster bi...

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522 Self-respect: Underprivileged Saudi women work in searing heat, won’t beg

522 Self-respect: Underprivileged Saudi women work in searing heat, won’t beg

RIYADH: It’s a common sight during Ramadan to see some women with their children roaming the streets seeking cash handouts from the public, but there are many others earning a living with honest w...

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521 Saudi-US ties set for new heights

521 Saudi-US ties set for new heights

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s high-profile US visit is very important in political, economic and security terms. Saudi Arabia and the United Stat...

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520 Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 realistic?

520 Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 realistic?

Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi We know stories of individuals who had the vision to produce change. Steve Jobs, the successful founder of Apple, had a clear vision for the future and, as a result, was ab...

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519 The Coolest Things Ikea, Coca-Cola, and Walmart Are Doing to Cut Waste

519 The Coolest Things Ikea, Coca-Cola, and Walmart Are Doing to Cut Waste

Take, make, and dispose—for years that has been the developed world’s economic model. This consumption cycle led the World Bank to estimate that the globe was on track to produce 6 million m...

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518 Your Brain Will Age Better If You Do This

518 Your Brain Will Age Better If You Do This

One of the best ways to keep your brain sharp as you get older may be to stay busy, according to new research. While scientists have previously recommended engaging in mentally challenging act...

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517 70% of Investors quit Tourism

517 70% of Investors quit Tourism

JEDDAH: Seventy percent of the Kingdom’s investors in the tourism entertainment sector have pulled out and turned to other sectors.Their action was blamed on frustrating bureaucratic procedures an...

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516 Scary tomatoes appears to bleed

516 Scary tomatoes appears to bleed

Fruit from the bush tomato plant Solanum ossicruentum bears little resemblance to its cultivated cousins, sciencenews.org reported.The Australian tomato, about a couple centimeters wide, grows enc...

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515 Signs you can’t trust your coworkers

515 Signs you can’t trust your coworkers

In John Le Carre's classic spy novel "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," British agent George Smiley becomes convinced that someone in his agency is a Soviet mole. The outcome of your office gr...

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514 Japanese ‘naked restaurant’ to ban overweight diners

514 Japanese ‘naked restaurant’ to ban overweight diners

Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry -- podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat. Following the lead o...

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513 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

513 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults. And while there isn’t a set recipe for raising successful children, psycho...

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512 The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

512 The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Nearly twice as many engineers as nurses died of fatal injuries while working in 2014, a new federal report found. The culprits in the 21 engineer and 12 nurse deaths included falls, car acc...

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511 Afghan Women Receive Leadership Training in Tokyo

511 Afghan Women Receive Leadership Training in Tokyo

Eleven Afghan women currently working toward graduate degrees in Japan as part of JICA’s PEACE program gathered in Tokyo in December for women’s leadership training. Just 21 of the 436 trainees...

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510 Masuzoe explains political funds’ use

510 Masuzoe explains political funds’ use

After facing allegations of using official funds for private purposes, Tokyo's governor has announced the results of a spending review.Two former public prosecutors say they have found a number of...

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509 How to save your vision if you stare at screens all day

509 How to save your vision if you stare at screens all day

If you work in front of a computer all day, you're familiar with that irritated, fuzzy, and tired feeling your eyes have by the end of the afternoon. Everything starts to get a little blur...

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508 Business Fair Introduces Japanese Companies to Young Africans Studying in Japan

508 Business Fair Introduces Japanese Companies to Young Africans Studying in Japan

About 300 Africans attending graduate schools in Japan under the ABE Initiative and 133 Japanese companies participated in Africa Business Networking Fair 2016 on March 24 in Tokyo. The JICA-sp...

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507 What Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Other Highly Successful People Do on the Weekends

507 What Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Other Highly Successful People Do on the Weekends

Time to unwind For some, the weekend is a sacred retreat from the hustle and bustle of our busy work lives. For others, the weekend is a myth — Saturday and Sunday are mere extensions of t...

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506 WASTED FOOD IS WASTED ENERGY

506 WASTED FOOD IS WASTED ENERGY

When we think about food waste, our minds usually turn to the people those discarded meals could feed. But that's not the only consequence. Researchers at the University of Texas uncovered ano...

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505 Peppermint Tea May Improve Memory, Cognitive Function

505 Peppermint Tea May Improve Memory, Cognitive Function

Peppermint tea may be more useful than just a refreshing way to help break up a hectic day; a new study suggests it can also improve both short- and long-term working memory. The research, prese...

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504 Japan is providing useful lessons about what does and doesn’t boost economic growth

504 Japan is providing useful lessons about what does and doesn’t boost economic growth

The big economic issue on the agenda at the G7 is the continued sluggish growth of the global economy. While the group of seven major advanced countries does not include rising powers such as Indi...

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503 When it comes to lying, Trump is in a class by himself

503 When it comes to lying, Trump is in a class by himself

Trump is motivated, intentionally or subconsciously, by ideological disagreement: In the three presidential election cycles during which I have been an opinion writer, I have never used language a...

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502 Tricks to keep a stressful job from taking over your life

502 Tricks to keep a stressful job from taking over your life

Holding down a demanding job these days can sometimes make you feel like your back is against the wall.But when that feeling follows you home and makes you want to punch the wall, that’s a problem...

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501 How to train your brain for high performance

501 How to train your brain for high performance

For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought patterns of successful people and h...

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500 Psychological strategies to reverse a bad first impression

500 Psychological strategies to reverse a bad first impression

Within seconds of meeting you, people decide whether you're smart, trustworthy, and successful. So if you're heading into a job interview or a first date, you'd better hope you don't have...

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499 New disease threatens worldwide banana production

499 New disease threatens worldwide banana production

A banana-killing disease is spreading across the world and threatening to wipe out commercial production of the fruit. This so-called new Panama disease is devastating crops in the Philippines, wh...

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497 Scientists warn of ‘global sleep crisis’

497 Scientists warn of ‘global sleep crisis’

Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep, contributing to a “global sleep crisis,” according to a new study based on research collected through a smartphone app. It enabled ...

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498 Top companies move to hire more foreign employees

498 Top companies move to hire more foreign employees

Japan’s top companies are increasingly moving to give foreign people permanent contracts, judging that the benefits of diversification are well worth the challenges. Among them is conveni...

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