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  • Female Saudi activist faces anti-terrorism court
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:22

    Saudi authorities have transferred the trial of jailed activist Loujain al-Hathloul to an anti-terrorism court, her family said on Wednesday, raising the prospect of a lengthy prison sentence despite international

  • 41 killed as truck, bus collide in Brazil
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:22

    At least 41 people were killed and 10 injured on Wednesday when a bus and a truck crashed in southeastern Brazil, police said.

  • 5 die as cyclone lashes southern India
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:22

    A SEVERE cyclone slammed into India’s southern coast early yesterday, killing at least five people and uprooting trees and power lines.

  • Trump slammed over pardon for ex-adviser Flynn
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:22

    US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian meddling in the

  • Blackmailing chat room operator jailed for 40 years
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:20

    THE operator of an online chat room in South Korea was sentenced to 40 years in prison yesterday for blackmailing dozens of women, including minors, into filming sexually explicit video and selling them

  • Argentines bid farewell to Maradona
    on 26 November 2020 at 16:20

    ARGENTINES lined up in the streets of Buenos Aires yesterday to say goodbye to soccer great Diego Maradona, whose casket lay in state at the Casa Rosada presidential palace draped in an Argentine flag

  • 14 killed in Afghanistan bomb blasts
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    Roadside bombs in central Afghanistan killed at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman on Tuesday, even as government negotiators and the Taliban meet to try to end decades of war.

  • South India bracing for severe cyclone
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    Hundreds of people in low-lying areas in India’s southern city of Chennai were evacuated and more than 150 relief centers were on standby ahead of a severe cyclone, officials said yesterday.

  • 100 whales, dolphins die in mass stranding in NZ
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    About 100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins have died in a mass stranding on New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands, about 800 kilometers off the countries east coast, officials said yesterday.

  • Scotland passes law to make tampons, pads free
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    Scottish lawmakers have passed legislation to make items such as tampons and sanitary pads freely available, which according to campaigners makes it the first country to do so.

  • Daily US death toll tops 2,000 before holidays
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    Daily US deaths from COVID-19 have passed 2,000 for the first time since May and with hospitals across the country already full, portending a surge in mortalities to come as the coronavirus pandemic casts

  • Mystery object in Utah desert sparks wild theories
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    A MYSTERIOUS “metal monolith” found buried in the remote western United States desert has inflamed the imaginations of UFO spotters, conspiracy theorists and Stanley Kubrick fans around the world.

  • Christmas cheer for Britain, France
    on 25 November 2020 at 16:05

    Britain and France on Tuesday announced their intention to ease coronavirus restrictions in the run-up to Christmas, as a second wave of COVID-19 infections subsides following weeks of lockdowns in Eu

  • Abe admits lavish party faces probe
    on 24 November 2020 at 16:05

    Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged yesterday his office is being investigated for questionable expenses linked to a dinner party it hosted for his supporters ahead of an annual cherry

  • Russia’s virus shot proves 95% effective
    on 24 November 2020 at 16:05

    Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine shows 95 percent effectiveness according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data.

  • It’s a not so merry Christmas in Europe
    on 24 November 2020 at 16:05

    With restrictions on family gatherings, instructions not to hug and a polite request to St Nicholas to keep his distance and wear a mask, Europe is preparing for its first COVID-19 Christmas.

  • Biden gets go-ahead for transition
    on 24 November 2020 at 16:05

    US President-elect Joe Biden yesterday began a new phase in his transition to the White House after the Trump administration gave the Democrat access to critical resources that will enable him to take

  • Netanyahu made secret Saudi visit: Israeli media
    on 23 November 2020 at 16:05

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly flew to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Israel’s Kan public radio and

  • Americans defy virus travel warnings
    on 23 November 2020 at 16:05

    Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday.

  • 2 killed at California homeless shelter
    on 23 November 2020 at 16:05

    Two people died and several others were injured in a stabbing on Sunday night at a church in California where homeless people had been brought to shelter from the cold weather, police said.