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Charles Kao, Nobel-winning optical fiber pioneer, dies

2018-09-24 17:26:37.0
Hong Kong: Charles K. Kao, who shared a 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering work in optical fiber technology that helped to lay the foundation...

Scientists teach computers to see optical illusions

2018-09-24 17:25:00.0
Washington DC: Scientists have taught computers to see optical illusions, an advance that may help artificial vision algorithms to take context into...

Maldives: Yameen concedes defeat to oppn candidate

2018-09-24 15:42:17.0
Colombo: The strongman president of the Maldives on Monday conceded defeat in elections, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago...

Myanmar army chief defiant after UN 'genocide' probe

2018-09-24 15:42:12.0
Yangon: Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators...

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea

2018-09-24 15:41:37.0
Jakarta: An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2,500 kilometres...

Back at UN, Trump to herald upturn with N Korea

2018-09-24 15:41:19.0
United Nations: Twelve months on from his explosive debut on the world's biggest diplomatic stage, Donald Trump returns to the UN General Assembly on...

Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

2018-09-24 15:40:50.0
Hong Kong: Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates...

Nasa's Mars probe beams back selfie to mark 4 yrs in orbit

2018-09-24 15:40:20.0
Washington DC: NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has beamed back a selfie to mark its four years orbiting Mars and studying the upper atmosphere of the red...

Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

2018-09-24 10:12:08.0
Canberra: A large section of an Australian beach suddenly collapsed into the sea due to erosion, authorities said on Monday. The landslip, up to 300...

Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

2018-09-24 08:11:39.0
New York: US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to continue close coordination on the denuclearization of the...

Rohingya crisis: UN has 'no right to interfere' says Myanmar army chief

2018-09-24 07:00:06.0
Yangon: Myanmar's army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country a week after a UN probe called for...

India welcomes outcome of Maldivian Prez election

2018-09-24 06:31:22.0
Male: The Election Commission of Maldives on Monday declared opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party as the...


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