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  • Abu Dhabi pearl oldest ever found
    on 21 October 2019 at 16:00

    An 8,000-year-old pearl that archeologists say is the world’s oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said on Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic […]

  • DPRK urges US and SK to end standoff
    on 21 October 2019 at 16:00

    THE United States and the Republic of Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula, a senior military official from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea said […]

  • Johnson’s new Brexit vote blocked
    on 21 October 2019 at 16:00

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock yesterday when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold […]

  • Thai king’s consort stripped of official titles
    on 21 October 2019 at 16:00

    Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his 34-year-old consort of all titles for “disloyalty” and apparent “ambition” to match the Queen’s position, a royal command issued yesterday said, less […]

  • Dementia risk higher for pro footballers
    on 21 October 2019 at 16:00

    A NEW study carried out by Glasgow University has found former footballers are approximately three-and-a-half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative diseases than the general population. […]

  • Russia and Turkey to talk on Kurd withdrawal
    on 20 October 2019 at 16:00

    Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu […]

  • Brexit on schedule even as parliament rejects deal
    on 20 October 2019 at 16:00

    BRITAIN will leave the European Union on October 31 despite an unsigned letter that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced by his opponents to send to the bloc requesting a Brexit delay, the government […]

  • 10 dead in yet more Kashmir strife
    on 20 October 2019 at 16:00

    Pakistani and Indian soldiers traded fire in disputed Kashmir yesterday, killing at least 10 people on both sides, officials said. […]

  • Pro-Spain Catalonian leader calls to ‘remain’
    on 20 October 2019 at 16:00

    One of the most prominent figures against independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia staged a counter-protest yesterday after a week of separatist unrest and called for an end to the violence. […]

  • Trump backs down on hosting G7 at his own resort
    on 20 October 2019 at 16:00

    Responding to stinging criticism, US President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold next year’s Group of Seven world leaders’ meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida. […]

  • Impeachment Rep dies
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    US Representative Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump, died yesterday at age 68. […]

  • Former SS guard, 93, ‘sorry’ for 5,000 deaths
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    A former SS guard, 93, said he was sorry for his actions as he went on trial in Germany yesterday for complicity in the murder of more than 5,000 people at a Nazi concentration camp during World War I […]

  • Duterte crashes
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hurt his hip and suffered scratches in a motorcycle accident as he was reaching for his shoe, senior aides of the 74-year-old said yesterday. […]

  • Saharan ant world’s fastest
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    It’s official: The Saharan silver ant is the fastest of the world’s 12,000 known ant species, clocking a blistering 855 millimeters — nearly a meter — per second, researchers said yesterday. […]

  • Record Afghan civilian casualties
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    An “unprecedented” number of civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan from July to September this year, the United Nations said in a new report released yesterday, calling the violence “totally […]

  • Jail for child sex
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    A Thai trafficker has been sentenced to a record 374 years in jail for child trafficking in a ruling that lawyers say will send a deterrent to other criminals. […]

  • UK parliament holds the key as Britain and EU secure Brexit deal
    on 17 October 2019 at 16:05

    Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union yesterday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament […]

  • Man locked family in Dutch farmhouse for years
    on 16 October 2019 at 16:00

    A MAN who paid the rent on a Dutch farmhouse where six members of a family were found locked away in a secret room will appear in court today on charges of unlawful detention and harming others’ health, […]

  • India religious battle near end
    on 16 October 2019 at 16:00

    The end, perhaps, is now nigh in the epic legal dispute over a religious site that has sparked thousands of deaths, with India’s top court wrapping up hearings yesterday. […]

  • Hundreds charged over child sex site
    on 16 October 2019 at 16:00

    US law enforcement officials said yesterday that 338 people across the globe have been charged as part of a criminal investigation of a child pornography website that sold videos using bitcoin cryptoc […]