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    Scientists unearth 'most bird-like' dinosaur ever found

    AFP, Published on 15/05/2019

    » PARIS: Researchers in Germany have unearthed a new species of flying dinosaur that flapped its wings like a raven and could hold vital clues as to how modern-day birds evolved from their reptilian ancestors.

  • OPINION

    Chaos and confusion

    News, Postbag, Published on 13/08/2016

    » Why has our illustrious leader stated that the recent bombings were to "cause chaos and confusion", insinuating that it was the absent ex-prime ministers' followers who are to blame? This statement is in itself inflammatory, and can lead to chaos and confusion. Shooting from the lip again!

  • NEWS

    At least 50 feared killed by landslide at Myanmar jade mine

    AFP, Published on 23/04/2019

    » YANGON: At least 50 people were feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said on Tuesday, the latest deadly accident in a notoriously dangerous industry.

  • NEWS

    Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site 'well under way': US

    AFP, Published on 15/05/2018

    » SEOUL: Satellite photos indicate North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a US monitor said Tuesday.

  • BUSINESS

    The heat is on

    Asia focus, Published on 21/08/2017

    » Floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh left more that 250 people dead earlier this month. Scores of communities in central and southern China were submerged after torrential rains. Meanwhile, northern Chinese cities including Beijing, Hebei and Henan baked in temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius. In Thailand, floods ravaged the northeastern provinces and parts of the South, including the tourist island of Lipe in the Andaman Sea.

  • TRAVEL

    Beyond the wall

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 02/02/2017

    » A heavy metal door swings open to reveal a spiral staircase. The stairs lead us to the bell tower in the Metropolitan Cathedral in the heart of Mexico City.

  • NEWS

    North Korea keeping nuclear test site ready: US think tank

    AFP, Published on 12/07/2016

    » SEOUL - Satellite imagery indicates a high-level of activity at North Korea's nuclear test site as the North seeks to keep the facility ready for a try-out at all times, a US think tank said.

  • NEWS

    Likely ancestor of mystery 'hobbit' found

    AFP, Published on 09/06/2016

    » PARIS - Half-sized humans who lived 700,000 years ago were almost certainly the ancestors of enigmatic "hobbits" whose fossils were found on the same Indonesian isle in 2013, scientists stunned by their own discovery reported Wednesday.

  • NEWS

    Salt mine protests intensify

    News, Prasit Tangprasert, Published on 13/06/2016

    » Nakhon Ratchasima: More than 500 villagers rallied Sunday against a company's underground salt mining project in Kham Thale So district amid concerns over the environmental impacts.

  • NEWS

    Secrets of early Shakespeare theatre dug up in London

    AFP, Published on 20/05/2016

    » LONDON - British archaeologists raised the curtain Thursday on a 16th century theatre which staged William Shakespeare plays like "Romeo and Juliet" and where the bard himself acted in "London's first theatreland".

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