Record-breaking Hurricane Michael batters Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the US mainland, battered the state's Gulf coast with roof-shredding

Bangladesh beats India in WB is human capital rankings; Sri Lanka shines even brighter

The World Bank Group unveiled a new system on Thursday to rank countries based on their success in developing human capital, an effort to prod governments to invest more

River vessels resume services as Cyclone Titli weakens

Water transports on the domestic routes have resumed services after a 21-hour pause as Cyclone Titli weakened after crossing the Odisha coast in India. Bangladesh Meteorological

WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that there was minimal risk of children contracting the polio virus in India from a tainted batch of vaccines.

Alphabet shuts Google+ social site after user data exposed

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500,000 users may have been exposed to external developers by a bug that

Kanye West expected to visit Trump

President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are expected to meet with musician Kanye West on Thursday at the White House, two people familiar with the plans said.

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