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Cubans cheer as internet goes free nationwide for a day

2 months, 1 day ago
HAVANA: Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Cuba is one of the Western Hemisphere’s…

Turkey detains 450 IS suspects in nationwide sweep

1 year, 8 months ago
ANKARA: Turkish police on Sunday detained almost 450 suspected Islamic State group members in nationwide raids just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the militants. Security forces rounded up 448 suspects,…

UK house price growth slows after land tax changes: survey

2 years, 5 months ago
LONDON: British annual house price growth slowed in April after the government introduced extra taxes on purchases of properties for rental and second homes, according to a survey from mortgage lender Nationwide on Thursday.

Nationwide blackout hits Bangladesh

3 years, 11 months ago
DHAKA: A massive nationwide electricity blackout hit Bangladesh on Saturday -- leaving Dhaka and other cities looking like ghost towns, with homes, businesses and shops plunged into darkness.