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China's Defence Ministry spokesman Wuqian (R) and Central Military Commission officers including Senior Colonel Lu Yu (2nd L), Zhang Chengwen (2nd R) and Major General Zhou Shangping (center), attend a news conference in Beijing, China Jul 24, 2017. China Daily via REUTERS
China warns India not to underestimate army

Comment from defence ministry comes amid festering border dispute

Terrorism in Bangladesh under the guise of politics

The BNP and Jamaat escalated their terrorist activities, Tahseen Ali writes

A man carries the body of a dead child after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria, April 4, 2017. Reuters

IS cements grip on Iraq-Syria border

The fighting between two rebel groups left scores of dead and injured

People wait for the start of ride-hailing company Grab's fifth anniversary news conference in Singapore Jun 6, 2017. Reuters File Photo

Grab, Uber's SEAsia rival, to raise $2.5 billion

This fundraiser will help bolster Grab’s leading position in the region and grow its payments platform

Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales are seen in an undated photo released by Kensington Palace on Jul 23, 2017. Reuters

Sons regret rushed
phone call with Diana

Britain's Prince William and Harry discuss their mother in a new documentary

Women's Cricket World Cup Final - England vs India - London, Britain - July 23, 2017 England players pose for a photograph with their medals and the trophy Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

England win Women's World Cup

England clinch a nine-run victory over India

Male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are seen in this picture. Zika virus is among the viruses spread by the species. Reuters

Spanish scientists discover potential anti-Zika drug

Researchers announced the discovery of a new molecule that could be used as a potential drug to fight Zika virus

A smartphone user shows the Facebook application on his phone in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, in this photo illustration, May 2, 2013. Reuters

Facebook's 'modular' smartphone?

Tech giant explores development of molecular electromagnetic device

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People wait for the start of ride-hailing company Grab's fifth anniversary news conference in Singapore Jun 6, 2017. Reuters File Photo

Grab, Uber's SEAsia rival, to raise $2.5 billion

This fundraiser will help bolster Grab’s leading position in the region and grow its payments platform

Afghan investigators work at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 24, 2017. Reuters

24 dead, 40 wounded in Kabul blast

Police said that a suicide attacker had detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul, although the target of the attack remained unclear

Marvel rocks Comic-Con

New trailers and announcements of their upcoming and future films leave fans in awe