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Malaysian Passport Is 4th Most Powerful In Asia

Malaysian Passport Is 4th Most Powerful In Asia

Meanwhile, Afghanistan's passport was the least potent, permitting access to just 24 countries, behind Iraq (27), Syria (28) and Pakistan (30). Germany was placed top spot on the Index with visa-free access to 177 countries while Singapore was ranked second in the world, with its citizens able to travel to 176 countries without a visa.


Monday Morning Rush Hour in NY: Trump Tower on Fire

Monday Morning Rush Hour in NY: Trump Tower on Fire

President Donald Trump's home and business offices. However, two civilians and a firefighter are said to have sustained minor injuries from the blaze, which caused a large plume of dark smoke. His main residence is the White House, although he maintains a luxurious apartment in Trump Tower. Reality TV show The Apprentice , in which Trump starred, was also set there.


Iran bans English from being taught in primary schools

Iran bans English from being taught in primary schools

Many middle class families already take their kids to independent language institutions after school hours because the methods used to teach English at normal schools aren't very successful. Other languages have also been targeted in Iran. While some are blaming English-language instruction for the recent protests, others attribute the protests to social media and the internet, however.


Israel To Approve More Than 1200 New West Bank Housing Units

Israel To Approve More Than 1200 New West Bank Housing Units

Israel will approve construction of hundreds of new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday. "We also want to send out respect and appreciation to all countries, and nations, that stood against these violations, and voted for Palestine at the General Assembly".


North Korea to hold talks with South this week

North Korea to hold talks with South this week

What they know is we're not letting up on the pressure. "It's very important that we don't ever let him get so arrogant that he doesn't realize the reality of what would happen if he started a nuclear war", Haley said on ABC's "This Week". Still, Pompeo admitted that the recent engagement had given the USA a clearer picture of the thinking of Kim, who celebrated a quiet birthday Monday, and his inner circle.



Coutinho completes Barcelona move but injury delays debut until end of January

The defender helped set up Barcelona's second by lobbing a pass over Levante's defence, where Sergi Roberto used one touch to send it to Suarez in the 38th, and the striker swept in his 11th goal of the season. Barca have parted with a reported €160million to bring Coutinho to Camp Nou from Liverpool . "Now we need to make sure he feels at home because we know that changing club is always hard, but I think he is the type of player who will fit well into the team".