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  1. A driver and his assistant check and clean their sound system at the start of a journey in Biyagama,

    Sri Lanka orders bus operators to turn down the music

    Sri Lanka's government on Thursday gave bus operators two weeks to turn down the notoriously loud music in their vehicles following complaints ...
  2. Delegates gather around an empty screen at a meeting on lethal autonomous weapons

    Lights out for multilateralism? Alarm as UN faces cash squeeze

    During talks on disarmament at the UN's Geneva headquarters last month, alarm bells went off in the chamber to indicate that delegates had ...
  3. A boy looks at window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Ch

    Zodiac window cleaners set Tokyo sparkling for New Year

    Dangling more than 50 metres above a busy Tokyo street, window cleaners dressed up as a boar and a rat on Thursday scrubbed windows at a downtown ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A man takes a photograph of a counter promoting WeChat displayed at a news conference i

    Feature or bug? Translation key on China's WeChat takes jabs at other country's flags

    Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday that it will fix a "translation bug" on its chat app WeChat that sends out ...
  5. Man who ate US$120,000 banana at art show says 'I'm not sorry'

    Man who ate US$120,000 banana at art show says 'I'm not sorry'

    A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at US$120,000 said his actions were not vandalism and he does not ...
  6. US President Donald Trump

    Quid pro quo: Latin phrase dominates US impeachment process

    "Quid pro quo." There's no escaping the Latin phrase in America right now.
  7. US President Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to Texas at the White House

    Notes in hand, Trump states his case about impeachment

    Sometimes it helps for a president to have notes.