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National : ** PM proposes important revisions in tax proposals ** Works of 10 economic zones to begin next year: PM **   |   National : *** Office resumes, holiday mood persists *** President condoles death of musician Sudhin Das *** Works of 10 economic zones to begin nest year: PM***   |   International : ***Light aircraft crash kills 3 in S. Australia ***N. Korea conducts rocket engine test: report ***New US ambassador keen to see Chinese dissident go abroad ***   |   

International News

Billions spent on settlers since Israel captured West Bank

JERUSALEM, June 3, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Successive Israeli governments have invested billions of dollars over the past 50 years on settlements in the occupied West Bank, m...More...

Putin: US election hackers could have been from anywhere

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2017 (BSS/AFP) -Russian President Vladimir Putin said hackers trying to influence last year's US election could have been from anywhere, questionin...More...

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Alaska

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A shallow, 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near a volcanic island chain located between Alaska and the Russian coast on Friday, accor...More...

More floods, landslides to strike northern Vietnam this year

HANOI, June 2, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - Northern Vietnam is forecast to experience more floods, especially flash floods, and landslides this year than last year.

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Japan parliament passes emperor abdication law

TOKYO, June 2, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Japan's lower house of parliament passed a bill Friday that allows ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, as it also called for a rare debat...More...

Philippine casino violence not terrorism: presidential spokesman

MANILA, June 2, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A gunman who set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital leading to the deaths of at least 36 people on Friday was not a terrorist, th...More...