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Giving world's poor livestock, training improves lives: study

GIVING the poor goats, chickens or cows and offering regular training in how to make a living has helped improve conditions in five countries around the world, researchers said on Thursday (May 14).   Known as the "Graduation" program, the effort was under way for three yea

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A US helicopter engaged in the rescue of quake-hit people in Nepal

Major search for US missing chopper in quake-hit Nepal

  A MAJOR search operation resumed on Thursday (May 14) for a US military helicopter that disappeared with eight people on ...

Modi visits the terra cotta museum in Xian

Modi takes China visit with Terracotta Warriors

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a three-day trip to China on Thursday (May 14) by inspecting the Terracotta Warriors as a ...

Military personnel are standing on a collapsed building in Kathmandu

19 killed, buildings collapse in fresh Nepal earthquake

A FRESH 7.3 earthquake rattled Nepal and northern India on Tuesday (May 12), killing at least 19 people and injuring 1000 in the reg ...

Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

Modi says China has 'right' to seek regional influence

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played down fears over China's growing regional clout ahead of his landmark trip to ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to Canadian people

Canada, India unveil uranium supply deal, bury nuclear discord

THE Canadian government on Wednesday (April 15) unveiled $280m deal to supply uranium fuel to India, formally ending a lengthy dispu ...

Modi and German chancellor Angela Merkel at Hanover Messe fair

India seeks to woo German industry at Hanover Trade Fair

A GIANT statue of an Indian elephant dominates the stand of German cable maker Lapp at this year's Hanover Fair, the world's ...

Kerry pose with Maithripala Sirisena

Kerry hails Sri Lanka's progress

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry on Saturday (May 2) hailed Sri Lanka for making "enormous progress" since the departure o ...

John Kerry, US Secretary of State

Kerry heads to Sri Lanka on historic visit to mend ties

TOP US diplomat John Kerry left early on Friday (May 1) on a landmark trip to Sri Lanka, the first such visit in a decade to the Ind ...

Indian construction workers working on a Riyadh site

10 Pakistanis, Indian killed in Saudi collapse, says diplomat

AT LEAST 10 construction workers from Pakistan and one from India were killed in the collapse of a convention centre being built in ...

Route to democracy: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lanka's ruling party seeks fresh election

SRI Lanka's minority ruling party urged President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday (April 29) to call a snap general election t ...