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Tens of thousands of
Indians greet Trump

Trump landed in the western city of Ahmedabad, the political home of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The life still inspiring art

If you have visited the Dhaka Art Summit, you couldn’t miss out on the exhibition

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, Feb 9, 2018. REUTERS

Global shares drop, gold surges

It comes as investors scurry for safety amid the new coronavirus outbreak

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim looks at Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Nov 23, 2019. REUTERS

Malaysian politics in turmoil

It comes amid talk of forming a new government that would exclude PM Mahathirs’s anointed successor Ibrahim

Doris Wolanski, now 71, shows a photo of herself as a child with her mother on the balcony of their apartment in Cairo during her recent return to the city, Feb 17, 2020. Egypt’s Jewish community, which at its peak numbered 80,000, before they were pressured to leave during the Arab-Israeli wars of the 1950s and 1960s, is now racing toward extinction. (Sima Diab/The New York Times)

A bittersweet homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

Jews were pressured to leave Egypt during the Arab-Israeli wars of the 1950s and 1960s

Modi has opted to appeal to Trump’s first love — crowd size — as he stages a rally of more than 100,000 people at a huge stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday Feb 24, 2020, for the visiting US president. The New York Times

India aims to put on a show for Trump

World leaders face the challenge of finding ways to entertain and impress President Trump, who relishes spectacle

A Chinese flag flutters at the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China Oct 25, 2019. REUTERS

WSJ: tensions rise over ‘sick man’ China headline

A total of 53 reporters and editors at The Journal have asked for a change in the headline

Coronavirus no longer in 'pandemic' category: WHO

WHO says it no longer uses 'pandemic' category, but virus still emergency

A man wearing a mask in precaution of the coronavirus looks on along the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade in Singapore February 19, 2020. REUTERS

Family of Bangladeshi virus
patient to get $10,000

The 39-year-old migrant worker is battling the coronavirus infection in Singapore

Actor Angelina Jolie joins in a press briefing as she visits Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Feb 5, 2018. REUTERS

Jolie applauds Bangladesh

The UNHCR’s special envoy wrote a letter to PM Hasina

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Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, Feb 9, 2018. REUTERS

Global shares drop, gold surges

It comes as investors scurry for safety amid the new coronavirus outbreak

Tens of thousands of
Indians greet Trump

Trump landed in the western city of Ahmedabad, the political home of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo, Thursday, Feb 20, 2020. The New York Times

Trump decries Oscar win for 'Parasite’

‘And the winner is a movie from South Korea,’ the president says at a rally. ‘What the hell was that all about?’