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World’s biggest rocket soars toward Mars

World’s biggest rocket soars toward Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL: The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight,…

Pence announces ‘toughest’ US sanctions on North Korea

TOKYO: US Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics, reports AFP. Speaking in Japan before attending the opening…

Kim Jong-Un’s sister to make landmark visit to South Korea

SEOUL: The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday—the first member of its ruling family ever to do so. Kim Yo-Jong, who is a senior member of the ruling Workers’ Party, will be part of a high-level…

Maldives president back in control as court reverses ruling

MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen appeared yesterday to have gained the upper hand in a bitter power struggle after a diminished Supreme Court reinstated the convictions of high-profile political dissidents including the exiled leader of the opposition, reports AFP. The tiny island nation, whose…

‘Fake’ physician accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV

NEW DELHI: India is investigating claims an unlicensed doctor infected at least 46 people with HIV by re-using syringes, the latest case to expose the paucity of healthcare in the country of 1.25 billion, reports AFP. Police in Uttar Pradesh have registered a criminal case against Rajendra Yadav, who…
Modi’s wife survives fatal car crash

Modi’s wife survives fatal car crash

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's estranged wife, Jashodaben, survived a fatal crash on Wednesday on a national highway, police confirmed to the…

Schools shut over deadly flu outbreak

HONG KONG: Kindergartens and primary schools in Hong Kong will shut early for the Chinese New Year break due to a deadly flu outbreak, the government said yesterday, reports AFP. This winter flu season, some 111 people have died since January, including two people aged under 18, according to figures…
Ozone layer declining over populated zones: study

Ozone layer declining over populated zones: study

PARIS: The ozone layer that protects life on Earth from deadly ultraviolet radiation is unexpectedly declining above the planet’s most populated…

EU defends sanctions against Brexit ‘foul play’

BRUSSELS: The EU defended yesterday a plan to sanction Britain if it breaks the rules of the post-Brexit transition period, saying it needed to be able to act against any “foul play” by London, reports AFP. British pro-Brexit lawmakers reacted angrily against “threats” from Brussels…

Five children die in post-vote arson attack in Guinea

CONAKRY: Five young children perished in an arson attack on Tuesday during clashes in central Guinea following weekend local elections, a government minister said, reports AFP. Huts and houses were set on fire in the town of Kalinko, and “five Guinean infants died in the flames”, the minister…
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