Six people have died in Myanmar amid a fresh outbreak of H1N1 influenza largely hitting the Southeast Asian country’s biggest city, Yangon.
Myanmar reports sixth deaths from fresh H1N1 outbreak
The United Arab Emirates’ flagship carrier Etihad said Thursday it lost $1.87 billion in 2016, blaming “one-off impairment charges and fuel hedging losses” for the massive loss.
UAE: Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways announces loss of $1.87 billion in 2016
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a three-day (July 25-27) workshop on biosphere reserves around the Caspian Sea with representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia.
UNESCO holds workshop on biosphere reserves around Caspian Sea
Head of Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi underlined on Wednesday that the Iran-G5+1 deal is inviolable and the United States should follow 'political etiquette'.
Senior MP: Nuclear deal int'lly backed
Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada will resign, broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, after a series of missteps, gaffes and a suspected coverup that critics say contributed to a plunge in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support.
Japan defense minister to quit: NHK
First awarded in 1969, the prize is considered the leading honour for literary fiction written in English. Roy returns to the long-list after winning the prize in 1997.
Arundhati Roy’s new novel in Man Booker long-list
The US military says it has successfully test-dropped a number of leaflet bombs, capable of delivering thousands of leaflets to people located in a target area.
US military completes test-dropping leaflet bombs using B-52 bombers
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has denied rumors about his possible resignation, saying he will keep the job as long as President Donald Trump wants him to.
‘I’m not going anywhere,’ Tillerson denies resignation rumors
Russia has criticized the United States and its Western allies for rushing to blame the Syrian government for a chemical gas incident in an opposition-held town in Syria without even visiting the site.
West rushed to judgment in Syria gas incident: Russia
The United Nations has warned that the catastrophic situation in Yemen is turning into a combination of the world’s worst humanitarian crises amid almost daily Saudi bombardment of the impoverished Arab nation.
Yemen grappling with ‘vicious’ combination of worst crises: UN

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