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National : ** Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU on Rohingya repatriation **   |   National : ** Army to play role in public welfare activities, continuation of democracy: PM hopes ** 100 technical schools, colleges to be set up by 2019 **   |   International : Zimbabwe's next leader prepares to take power ** Three bodies found in Colombia after wreck of boat from Venezuela ** Notorious gang 'behead man' near Washington ** 5 killed, 3 injured in central China scaffold collapse   |   

International News

Queen Elizabeth appoints 1st woman in 650 years to top job in Houses of Parliament

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - British Queen Elizabeth II approved Friday the appointment of Sarah Clarke as the new Black Rod in the House of Lords, a job held b...More...

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Tibet

LHASA, Nov. 18, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - No casualty has been reported after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 6:34 a.m. Sa...More...

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's disease

CHICAGO, Nov 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's.

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Head of Puerto Rico power authoritiy resigns

SAN JUAN, Nov 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The head of Puerto Rico's power authority has resigned amid a scandal over efforts to restore electricity to the hurricane-hit islan...More...

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Nov 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Russia cast a second veto in as many days at the United Nations Security Council on Friday to block the renewal...More...

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years married

LONDON, Nov 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - He accepted living in her shadow. She forgave his periodic gaffes.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their plat...More...