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Thousands remain missing after Iraq’s victories against IS

Thousands remain missing after Iraq’s victories against IS

Mosul: In 2014, Abdulrahman Saad was taken from his home in Mosul by Islamic State fighters, leaving his family in limbo, reports AP. They asked IS security…
Protesters march in Hong Kong

Protesters march in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Angry protesters marched through Hong Kong Monday against what they described as suppression by Beijing, days after Chinese authorities ruled…

2018 starts with record cold in parts of the Midwest

Des Moines: Bone-chilling cold gripped the middle of the U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking a low temperature record, icing some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements, reports AFP. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories…

Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in California

London: California has become the largest state in the US to legalise recreational cannabis use, reports BBC. As of 1 January 2018, adults aged over 21 can possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of the drug and can grow up to six marijuana plants at home. Opponents say the law will lead to more driving under…

Prominent British CEO among those dead in Sydney seaplane crash

SYDNEY: A high-profile British CEO and his family were among six people killed in a New Year's Eve seaplane crash in Australia, police said Monday, reports AFP. The plane went down Sunday in the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Sydney, as New Year's…

Eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

JAKARTA: At least eight people died and several others remain missing after a passenger boat capsized off the coast of Borneo on Monday, an official said, in the latest deadly maritime accident in Indonesia, reports AFP. The ferry was carrying some 45 people when it sank just minutes after leaving Tanjung…

Donald Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump suggested Monday he would cut off foreign aid to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harboring violent extremists and lying about it, reports AFP. "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they…
Ten Americans killed when 
plane crashes in Costa Rica

Ten Americans killed when plane crashes in Costa Rica

SAN JOse: Ten Americans flying from a vacation hotspot on Costa Rica's tropical Pacific coast died Sunday when the small plane they had just boarded…

Air strikes in east Syria kill 12 civilians

BEIRUT: Air strikes on one of the last villages still held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed 12 civilians, including four children, a monitor said Monday, reports AFP. The strikes were carried out late Sunday on the village of Susa in Deir Ezzor province, the Syrian Observatory for…
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