Hockney sells for $90.3m, smashes living artist record

A masterful swimming pool painting by British legend David Hockney sold for $90.3 million in New York on Thursday, smashing a new auction record for a living artist. “Portrait

FB to launch independent body for content removal calls

Facebook announced Thursday it is creating an independent body to make potentially precedent-setting calls on what content should be yanked from the social network. The

US farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage

Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four fellow farmers in greeting some unlikely visitors. Inside a nearby

Tajikistan starts building world is tallest dam on Vakhsh River

Tajikistan on Friday inaugurates a $3.9 billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that will enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and

A new lease to land management

Bangladesh government is to launch the ‘Matir Maya’ programme, founded by assistant commissioner (land) of Paba upazila in Rajshahi, across the country. ‘Matir Maya’ was

Myanmar detains 106 Rohingyas: Officials

Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015

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