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Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

The company on Tuesday gave an early preview of the new Windows 10 software, which it aims to…

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Thai Airways International has increased its baggage allowances for all classes of travel.

Passengers are now allowed to check-in an additional 10 kilograms of baggage no matter which class of travel they are flying in.

The increase in baggage allowance applies to all Thai Airways flights, except those to and…

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The European Union on Tuesday decided to keep in place biting economic sanctions on Russia over its alleged backing of pro-Kremlin insurgents who have largely ignored a four-week Ukrainian truce.

The bloc's announcement came just moments before NATO reported the continued presence of "hundreds" of elite Russian soldiers in the…

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Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists.

The victory, which could make it harder for militants to…

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Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home.

Tom…

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Normally it takes years to prove a new vaccine is both safe and effective before it can be used in the field. But with hundreds of people dying a day in the worst ever outbreak of Ebola, there is no time to wait.

In an effort to save lives, health…

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Geisha, samurai, manga. Those are the three themes that Peruvian photographer Mario Testino used in his recent photo shoot with Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr for the special 15th anniversary November issue of Vogue Japan. While Kerr is no stranger to Japanese television commercials (need laundry detergent, anyone?), her recent…

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Tokyo and Osaka are only about 2.5 hours away by bullet train, so perhaps you wouldn’t think they’d be that different. But while Kanto (Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba) holds the image of a glittering metropolis, Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara) is full of the old, historical aspects of Japan. The most commonly…

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Japanese model Yuri Ebihara and TV personality Masaaki Sakai pose at the award ceremony for the Japan Motor Racing Hall of Fame at Tokyo Midtown on Tuesday night. The event was organized by Swiss luxury watch brand TAG Heuer, which has had a strong connection with motor racing for over…

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Japanese retailer Muji aims to build a network of seven or eight stores across Canada over the next five years, part of a broader plan to generate more revenue outside its home market, a senior executive told Reuters.

Muji, which expects to open its first Canadian store in November in…

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