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Two killed and 38 wounded in Baghdad protests: security sources

Two killed and 38 wounded in Baghdad protests: security sources

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Two people were killed and 38 wounded early on Thursday after Iraqi security forces fired tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said. The cause of death in both cases was tear gas canisters aimed directly at the head, the sources said. Reporting by […]

Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath As New Sri Lanka Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath As New Sri Lanka Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa became the country’s youngest-ever parliamentarian in 1970 at the age of 24. Colombo:  Sri Lanka’s former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday took oath as the new prime minister of the island nation after incumbent Ranil Wickremesinghe formally stepped down from his post. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the elder brother of the newly-elected President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, will […]

Late Shows Unpack ‘What Could Be Most Devastating Day’ Of Donald Trump’s Presidency

Late Shows Unpack ‘What Could Be Most Devastating Day’ Of Donald Trump’s Presidency

The comedians of late-night TV all riffed on the same theme on Wednesday. Samantha Bee of “Full Frontal” claimed to have “impeachment fever.” “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” imagined Trump’s impeachment hearing audition: Jimmy Kimmel said it could have been “one of the most interesting and important days in the modern political history of […]

Australians shelter from bushfires as political heat climbs

Australians shelter from bushfires as political heat climbs

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters battled hundreds of bushfires across Australia on Thursday as scores of blazes sprang up in new locations, triggering warnings that it was too late for some residents to evacuate. Fort Denison is seen as haze from the ongoing bushfires covers the city skyline and the Sydney Opera House in the background, […]

Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops A$1 million

Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops A$1 million

SYDNEY: An online fundraiser for koalas injured in devastating bushfires topped A$1 million (US$680,000) on Thursday (Nov 21), making it Australia’s biggest campaign on the GoFundMe platform this year. Deadly bushfires have ravaged vast swathes of eastern Australia, and wildlife carers estimate the blazes have killed hundreds of koalas this month in New South Wales state […]

Indians viewers prefer regional content on OTT platforms; YouTube is most preferred video streaming app: Report- Technology News, Firstpost

Indians viewers prefer regional content on OTT platforms; YouTube is most preferred video streaming app: Report- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffNov 21, 2019 12:12:13 IST Over the top platforms (OTT) have completely transformed the way we consume content. Appointment viewing on television has been replaced by anytime, anywhere viewing on video streaming apps. When it comes to content, Indian viewers love regional content on OTT platforms according to a recent study titled Indian […]

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