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What Happened on 17 September 2015

Nine civlians killed in Cameroon

At least nine civilians living in Haissa Harde village of Cameroon's Far-North Region were killed by suspected Nigerian Islamic sect… Read More.

Four soldiers killed in Somalia

At least four Somali soldiers were killed and 10 others were injured in an explosion inside a military base in… Read More.

Chile earthquake: Tsunami warnings issued in Hawaii and southern California

The powerful 8.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Chile has also lead to tsunami warnings being issued in Hawaii and… Read More.

8.3 magnitude earthquake hits Chile, three dead

At least three people were killed when an 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s coast. Around seven are said… Read More.

Monsoon deficit can up edible oil import bill to $14 bn: Assocham

Deficient monsoon is building pressure on edible oils, which may send India's import of key cooking ingredient soaring to $14… Read More.

Myanmar to receive financial support from World Bank

Myanmar is set to receive $400 million from the World Bank Group to provide financing and technical… Read More.

Japan's August trade deficit at 569.7 billon yen

Japan's trade deficit for August stood at 569.7 billion yen (about $4.72 billion), the finance ministry said.… Read More.

Rio defends Olympic aquatic venues

Officials in Rio de Janeiro have rebuffed claims from swimming's world governing body FINA that aquatic events of the 2016… Read More.

Google to pursue Glass project under new name

Despite its failure to hit the bull's eye in its first run, Google is not ready to let its Glass… Read More.

Twitter rolls out new feature on Android

Microblogging website Twitter has said it was launching a new feature called Highlights on the Android platform. The new feature,… Read More.