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bpl brings ‘Chawkbazar to China’

The publisher is bringing eight more books to the book fair

China’s next ideological front

Xi has consistently taken an ideological line stronger than any party leader since Mao

General view of riot police outside the stadium before the match of Europa League Round of 32 Second Leg between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain, Feb 22, 2018. Reuters

FIFA sure of World Cup security

A Spanish policeman has died in violent incidents involving Russian fans

Google taking payments via Kenya's M-Pesa

The move aims to boost downloads in a market where many people do not have a credit card

Children play cricket on a field at Beraid under Dhaka’s Bhatara which has cracked due to drought. Photo: mostafigur rahman

Rain, heat extremes set to grow

This will happen even if the world makes promised emissions cuts

Activists of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party burn a cut-out with an image of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi during a protest in Mumbai, India, February 23, 2018. Reuters

India seizes Nirav Modi’s Rolls-Royce, Porsche

Some half a dozen more luxury vehicles belonging to the billionaire jeweller and his firms are also seized

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio, US Feb 5, 2018. Reuters

Melania Trump’s parents get US green cards

Viktor and Amalija Knavs likely used immigration programme bashed by Donald Trump

A branded taxi stands outside Unilever's Marmite factory in Burton upon Trent, Britain, October 13, 2016. Reuters

UK braces for Unilever move to Netherlands

British officials have held talks with the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group

Caroline Rush (L), Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue attend the Richard Quinn show at London Fashion Week, in London, Britain February 20, 2018. Reuters

Queen Elizabeth makes surprise appearance

She watches a fashion catwalk from the front row

A group of women pose for a photo in front of a poster advertising the film

'Black Panther' heads to glory

It nears a stunning $235 million debut

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An attendee uses his mobile phone to photograph a screen projecting information during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 3, 2015. Reuters

Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G

The US alleges it poses a security threat

A masked protester sits next to a flag of Pakistan during an anti-Indian protest in Srinagar, November 25, 2016. Reuters

Pakistan to return on terror financing watchlist

It has alleged links to Islamist militants unleashing chaos in Afghanistan, backing attacks in India

Celebs donate for gun control march

Clooney, Winfrey, and Spielberg have offered $500,000 each for ‘March for Our Lives’