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N Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing film emerges

N Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing film emerges

AFP, KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea and Malaysia on Monday exchanged barbs over the investigation into the killing of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, as…

South Sudan suffering ‘man-made’ famine

AFP, JUBA: South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry in what aid groups called a "man-made" tragedy. Isaiah Chol Aruai, chairman of South Sudan's National Bureau of Statistics, said some parts…

Merkel visits Algiers in bid to curb Africa migrant flow

AFP, ALGIERS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Algeria from Monday to press efforts to get North African countries to reduce the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean into Europe. Merkel, who last week hosted Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, is hoping for partnerships with Maghreb countries…

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia ‘awakening’

Angelina Jolie has spoken about how Cambodia was her "awakening", as she premiered her new film in the country, reports BBC. The actress was speaking exclusively to the BBC before the screening of First They Killed My Father, a true-life account of the Khmer Rouge genocide through the eyes…

Battle for western Mosul will be toughest fight yet

Iraq's campaign to take back the western section of its second-largest city, Mosul, from so-called Islamic State (IS) will be Baghdad's last major showdown with the group, which, at its height, had controlled a third of the country's territory, reports BBC. This will also be the toughest…

Pence vows Trump 'strongly committed' to Europe

AFP, BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure nervous Europeans Monday of Donald Trump's strong commitment to transatlantic ties as he met EU chiefs amid anti-Trump protests. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying EU fears the new US president might abandon them, Pence said Washington's…

Philippine bus crash kills 13 students

AFP, MANILA: Thirteen Philippine college students on a camping holiday and a bus driver were killed and dozens injured on Monday when their bus slammed into an electricity post in a mountainous region, police said. The bus, rented by a Manila private school, was taking over 50 teenage students and an…

Uber launches ‘urgent’ sexual harassment investigation

AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has announced an "urgent investigation" at the ride-sharing company after a former employee wrote a blog post Sunday alleging sexual harassment and sexism at the firm."What's described here is abhorrent (and) against everything…
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