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Key global events in 2017: A year of shocks and surprises

9 months, 26 days ago
From the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, to the escalation of the North Korea crisis, and Brexit negotiations, 2017 has been a rather eventful year. The Middle East witnesses several key events such as Qatar diplomatic crisis,…

2016 – The world in pictures

1 year, 9 months ago
The year 2016 has been a turbulent year to say the least as the world watched the world’s largest economy elect Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, and the United Kingdom exit the European Union. US President Barrack…

Facebook launches smartphone app for event seekers

2 years, 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Friday released a mobile app for finding local happenings to enjoy with friends. The Events app tailored for iPhones hit Apple's online shop, with a version "coming soon" for smartphones powered by Google-backed…

Facebook expands smartphone alerts to news, weather

2 years, 11 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, making a bigger push to deliver personalized information to its members, said Monday it was expanding its mobile alerts to include sports scores, weather updates and local news updates.

5 ways to break the ice and talk to strangers!

3 years, 8 months ago
Have you ever felt the urge to boost your confidence and go talk to people whom you do not know? Are you also tired of standing at events or social gatherings where you have nothing to do but stare around as people socialize with each…

China official cancels events in Taiwan amid violent protests

4 years, 3 months ago
BEIJING: China's top official in charge of relations with Taiwan has returned to Beijing, hailing his visit to the self-ruled island as "historic", despite violent protests that forced him to cancel several meetings. The visit by Zhang…