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Japanese TV show featuring blackface actor sparks anger Controversy over Japan blackface comedy

US-born writer Baye McNeil says he loved Japan and wanted to draw people's attention to how the practice of blackface is widely regarded as racist


‘IS selfies’ spreading on New York streets ‘IS selfies’ spreading on New York streets

The photos have been spotted in pro-Islamic State channels on instant messaging app Telegram


Nateshwar holds prospect of emerging as a world heritage site Nateshwar, thousand-year old Buddhist city

Archeologists say an attractive tourist zone can be developed centering the archeological site by taking advantage of the place's smooth communication


Preston North End's Kevin O'Connor wins Irish lottery

Footballer becomes lottery millionaire

O'Connor, who signed for the Championship side in July after helping Cork City win a league and cup double in the Irish Republic


Transgender troops now allowed to join US military Transgender troops now allowed to join US military

As of January 1, the Pentagon is allowing transgender people to sign up, providing they meet certain medical criteria


Delicious but deadly mochi: The Japanese rice cakes that kill The Japanese rice cakes that kill people

The cakes, known as mochi, are cute round buns made of soft and chewy rice


Women in construction need safety, health care Women in construction need safety, health care

Like many other construction workers, particularly women, are deprived of professional safety, social security, reassessment of their wage structure


Slobodan Praljak suicide 'could not have been prevented' Hague court ‘could not prevent’ suicide

Judge Jallow says it was unclear how or when the convicted man came into possession of the potassium cyanide


Invisibility cloak now a reality, scientists say Invisibility cloak now a reality, scientists say

Although media reports have hyped the breakthrough as producing an invisibility cloak for Harry Potter, this is not the case


Muslim women can travel for Haj without male guardian: Narendra Modi Muslim women can travel for Haj without male guardian: Modi

Now Muslim women aged above 45 will be allowed to go for the pilgrimage without ‘mahram’ in a group of at least four


Eric Garner death: Activist daughter Erica dies aged 27 Eric Garner's activist daughter dies at 27

She had been in a coma since December 23 after suffering a heart attack triggered by an asthma attack


From sniper to saint, showing Iraqi Shiite militias' power From sniper to saint, showing Iraqi Shiite militias' power

Al-Salhi is a powerful symbol in the religious, near messianic mystique that has grown up around Iraq's Shiite militias


Thai fraudster sentenced to 13,275 years in prison Thai fraudster sentenced to 13,275 years in prison

About 40,000 people have been persuaded to pour more than $160m (£120m) into his companies


National Archives: Margaret Thatcher refused to share flight with panda Margaret Thatcher refused to share flight with panda

Lord Zuckerman, president of the London Zoological Society, suggested that Chia Chia panda could share the prime minister's Concorde flight in 1981


500,000 Rohingya children unlikely to receive schooling in 2018 500,000 Rohingya children unlikely to receive schooling in 2018

IRC's senior director for education Sarah Smith says education is incredibly urgent for Rohingya children but no one is paying attention to their need


Turkey brain drain: Crackdown pushes intellectuals out Turkey brain drain: Crackdown pushes intellectuals out

Turkey has seen migration waves in past decades: hundreds of thousands moved to Germany in the 1960s as so-called guest workers


Benazir Bhutto assassination: How Pakistan covered up killing The unsolved assassination of Benazir Bhutto

A decade later, the general in charge of Pakistan at the time has suggested people in the establishment could have been involved in her murder


UK weather: Snow sparks road warnings and power cuts UK weather: Snow sparks road warnings and power cuts

More than 7,000 homes are also without power in the West of England, including 3,400 homes in Wiltshire and more than 3,600 in the Gloucestershire



Benazir Bhutto assassination: How Pakistan covered up killing How Benazir Bhutto's assassination was covered up

Benazir was the daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistan's first democratically elected prime minister


City water bodies turn death traps City water bodies turn death traps

Most of the water bodies in Dhaka city have turned into mosquito breeding grounds and death traps due to lack of proper management


Who is Noor Muhammad Tantray? Who is Noor Muhammad Tantray?

Noor, a three-feet-tall militant, had become a security headache for forces in the Valley after he jumped parole and rejoined militancy


Mum hopes royal photo can pay for university Mum hopes royal photo can pay for university

The image, which was posted on Twitter, was liked almost 4,000 times and stoked mainstream media interest


Child mortality rate drops by 73 percent in 25 years Child mortality rate drops by 73 percent in 25 years

The rate of child mortality falls 62 percent globally from 1990-2016, with under-five deaths dropping from 12.7 million to 5.6 million


Tiananmen Square protest death toll 'was 10,000' Tiananmen Square protest death toll 'was 10,000'

The political protest had lasted seven weeks before the army was sent in and it was the largest such demonstration in Communist China's history


UN to mark Mandela’s 100th birthday with a peace summit UN to mark Mandela’s 100th birthday

In 2009, the General Assembly established “Nelson Mandela International Day” on July 18, the date he was born in 1918



Aldi stabbing: Jodie Willsher murder suspect charged Murder charge over Aldi worker stabbing

Mum-of-one Jodie Willsher, 30, was attacked as she worked in the Keighley Road store in Skipton, North Yorkshire in United Kingdom


Who will be remembered in 1,000 years? Who will be remembered in 1,000 years?

Fame is fickle; but what about remaining remembered centuries or even millennia after your death?


Modern-day Mowgli: Indian toddler forges bond with monkeys Modern-day Mowgli

A two-year-old Indian boy becomes a modern-day Mowgli after befriending a gang of langur monkeys


Dellen Millard: Fun-loving heir whose killings stunned Canada The heir whose killings stunned Canada

Born into a wealthy family, Millard grew up in Toronto and worked alongside his father at Millardair, an aviation company in southern Ontario founded


62,000 newborns die in Bangladesh annually with one-third born premature 62,000 newborns die in Bangladesh annually

The premature birth of children and lack of their proper care is a matter of utmost concern in Bangladesh, says state minister Zahid Malik says


Agriculture digitization sets off to benefit farmers Agriculture digitization sets off to benefit farmers

Officials at the AIS say a number of apps, introduced over the last few years, have already been proved significantly beneficial to the farmers


Ittadi Bhabi turns a role model for distressed women Ittadi Bhabi turns a role model for distressed women

She owns a big shop known as 'Ittadi Karuponya' in Notun Bazar area in Mymensingh town. She also owns shops in Madaripur and the capital city Dhaka


A tale of two speeches: In 2017, Sonia Gandhi returns to 1998 In 2017, Sonia Gandhi returns to 1998

Sonia gave no indication of future plans, merely says that “as all of you go forward on your new path, I will be there to rejoice in your achievements


‘Youthquake’ Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year ‘Youthquake’ Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year

Oxford’s definition is as follows: “A significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people”


Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious' Canada billionaire and wife found dead

Mr Sherman founded Apotex Inc in 1974 and the firm says it is now the seventh biggest drug maker in the world


Grooming gang convictions '84% Asian', say researchers Grooming gang convictions '84% Asian', say researchers

A think-tank report finds there is a demographic link to those who sexually exploit children in grooming gangs


US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say US woman 'laundered bitcoin for IS'

Ms Shahnaz was born in Pakistan and worked as a lab technician in the US


China's Class of 1977: I took an exam that changed China In 1977 I took an exam that changed China

It was clear this generation would be the elite tasked with the responsibility of bringing the nation out of a period of darkness


How forced marriage saved a US defector in North Korea Love in a Cold War climate

Charles Jenkins was the only one of the four 1960s defectors who set foot outside North Korea again

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