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Myanmar Tightens Security At Entry Points To Stop Terrorists

YANGON, Oct 11 -- Myanmar has tightened security measures at the country's entry points including border check points and airports in its efforts to prevent terrorists from infiltrating into the country, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Myanmar News Agency.

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[Video] Parents, This Can Happen To You If You Leave Your Child's Stroller Unattended Inside A Train Station

Train users are advised to always keep their distance from the tracks at all times to prevent any accidents from happening.

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California Wildfires Kill At Least 15, More Than 200 Reported Missing

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At least 15 people are dead and more than 200 have been reported missing as explosive, wind-whipped wildfires rage through Northern California's famed wine country, forcing fire crews to race to get the massive blazes under control.

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[Video] Visitor Panics As Glass Bridge Cracks Under His Weight

As if walking on a glass bridge suspended at 1,180 metres above sea level with a direct view of the drop down was not terrifying enough, visitors of the bridge were scared out of their wits when it began to shatter under their feet.

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Childhood, Adolescent Obesity Up Tenfold In Past Four Decades: WHO

GENEVA, Oct 11 -- The population of obese children and adolescents worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, which has become a global health crisis that threatens to worsen unless drastic actions are taken, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Challenging Tillerson To IQ Test A "Joke" From Trump: White House

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 -- The White House said Tuesday that an earlier comment by US President Donald Trump about challenging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to an IQ test was only a joke, Xinhua news agency reported.

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ASEAN Senior Officials Discuss Preparations For November Summit

MANILA, Oct 11 -- Senior officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) kicked off on Wednesday in Manila a three-day meeting to discuss preparations for next month's ASEAN summit and related meetings, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Damaged A380 To Be Flown To France To Investigate Engine Blast

Pic: ReutersPARIS: French investigators are preparing for an intricate operation to repatriate an Air France Airbus A380 passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after one of its engines came apart in mid-flight, people familiar with the manoeuvre said.

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Assembles 300,000 Publishers Worldwide

FRANKFURT -- The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) 2017 which will be held for five days from tomorrow will assemble about 300,000 book publishers from all over the world, says Perbadanan Kota Buku senior manager Hasri Hasan.

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UN Says Peacekeepers Killed In Attack On Dr Congo Base

KINSHASA -- Rebels from a Ugandan-dominated group attacked a UN military base in DR Congo's unstable east, killing two peacekeepers and injuring 12 others, the UN mission said.

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