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From PM to prison: Malaysia’s Najib feels alone and overwhelmed by ‘betrayal’

The Federal Court ordered Najib to begin a 12-year prison sentence on Tuesday after upholding a conviction on charges related to a multi-billion dollar graft scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Having played golf with U.S. presidents Donald

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This woman who does her night duty as a KFC rider in Pakistan is going viral. Here’s why

The LinkedIn post details how a girl named Meerab was pursuing fashion design and working part-time as a delivery agent to fund her education and meet her daily expenses. Every now and then, the internet churns out real-life stories experienced

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Report: COVID created an education crisis that has been pushing millions of children into learning poverty

WE’RE facing a global “learning catastrophe” because of the way the education of millions of children was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from leading world bodies, including the World Bank and UNESCO. The report says 70%

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#BoycottKFC trends online after ‘solidarity’ with Kashmir post by brand’s Pakistan account. KFC India apologises

Fast food restaurant chain KFC landed in trouble after the brand’s official Pakistan handle shared a post showing ‘solidarity’ with Kashmir. The post was shared on Facebook on February 5 on what they observe as Kashmir Day. As soon as

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British MP Stella Creasy warned against bringing baby to Parliament, sparks debate

A British MP won a promise of parliamentary reforms on Wednesday after she was rebuked by an official for bringing her sleeping baby to a debate. Stella Creasy, an opposition Labour lawmaker who has campaigned for MPs to be offered

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Diwali 2021: Adorn Your Home with These Creative DIYs

There is no way that we can contain our excitement anymore as Diwali is almost here. In India, Diwali is more than just another holiday; it is the most important one, bringing the entire land together to celebrate. Everyone returns

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Indian barber siblings turn heads into canvasses by giving unusual haircuts

DABWALI- In a small salon in a nondescript town in northern India, a haircut is not just a trim or a crew cut but an opportunity to get some art embossed on the back of your head. Brothers Rajwinder Singh

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New York’s $200 french fries offer ‘escape’ from reality

NEW YORK: Jerome Powell, this story’s for you.The Federal Reserve chair, always on the look-out for signs of inflation, might want to drop by Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where a $200 plate of french fries stretches the definition of haute cuisine.

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Explainer: What is ‘black fungus’ that is hitting India’s COVID-19 patients?

A rapid rise in cases of mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, has added to the challenges faced by India’s healthcare system as it deals with a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections.  The following lays out information about mucormycosis,

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World Press Freedom Day – a reflection

K. Pragalath and Hema Subramaniam Today is World Press Freedom Day – a day when members of the press, be it print, online, broadcast or radio reflect on the work they do in educating the public and spreading information to

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