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FILE PHOTO: Khawaja Asif speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in Islamabad March 6, 2014.
Pakistan says US must
not make it a 'scapegoat'

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif denies his country harbours terrorists, hits back at US for failures in Afghanistan 

Bannon’s departure may harm US foreign policy

With him gone, it’s more likely that Trump could steer Washington in the wrong direction

Sri Lanka sacks ‘unruly’ minister

But political sources say the move to relieve Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe is part of a larger compromise

Word choices linked to religiosity

Researchers from the US, Britain and Australia conducted a study of nearly 13,000 Facebook users

Diana charms the world 20 years after death

Britain's princess is once again in front page news

US President Donald Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse without his protective glasses on as he views the eclipse from the Truman balcony of the White House in Washington, US, Aug 21, 2017. Reuters

Trump stares at solar eclipse

The US president risked looking at the eclipse without eye protection

Mark Wahlberg world's highest-paid actor

The rapper turned actor soars on top of Forbes' list that highlights pay gap between male and female stars in Hollywood

Women watch a partial solar eclipse at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, August 21, 2017. Reuters

Torontonians get 76% eclipse

For many, it was an opportunity of a lifetime

The current global market for surgical robots is worth approximately $4 billion a year but this is expected to grow to $20 billion by 2024. Representational image by Reuters

Scientists develop smallest surgical robot

UK scientists develop the world's smallest surgical robot, which could transform daily operations for tens of thousands of patients

Diesel still needed for climate goals: Merkel

German Chancellor warns against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after series of emissions scandals

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Waves triggered by Typhoon Hato are seen in Hong Kong, China August 23, 2017. Reuters

Typhoon wreaks havoc on Hong Kong

Maximum category 10 storm causes flight cancellations, closing of schools, businesses

Waves triggered by Typhoon Hato are seen in Hong Kong, China August 23, 2017. Reuters

Typhoon batters Hong Kong

Reports of 34 people being injured in Hong Kong while in the city of Macau, 3 people were killed, authorities said

Mark Wahlberg world's highest-paid actor

The rapper turned actor soars on top of Forbes' list that highlights pay gap between male and female stars in Hollywood