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Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A raid on the opposition’s main campaign office and the specter of United States (US) sanctions on government officials were...

Elderly actors take centre stage in theatre fest

|     Eriko Fuchigami     | TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - World Gold Theater 2018, a performing arts festival featuring elderly thespians, will be held from today...

Exploring Captain Cook’s world with Australian National Library exhibition

CANBERRA (Xinhua) - Two hundred and fifty years after James Cook set off for his first voyage to the Pacific, the National Library of...

Finding fortune via the snail trail

NANJING (Xinhua) - "My little girls have a good appetite for vegetables," Cong Gang, an official in Xinhong village in Suqian, east China’s Jiangsu province,...

Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It’s not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start. Spurred...

Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sons

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt’s highest appeals court on Saturday rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their...

Needle found in Australian strawberries sold in New Zealand

WELLINGTON (AFP) - The Australian strawberry scare has spread to New Zealand with a supermarket chain announcing yesterday that needles were found in a...

Australia kills four sharks after tourist attacks

SYDNEY (AFP) - Four large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a 12-year-old girl were attacked at a popular Great...

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing...

US Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration in the United States would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under...

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