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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
 

World

Group helps end impasse

First published on 24-Jan-2018
The ground rules were simple: Senators wishing to voice their opinion needed to wait their turn and could speak only once they had grabbed hold of a Native American talking stick....   | Read..
 

US quake triggers tsunami warning

First published on 24-Jan-2018
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast....   | Read..
 

Sessions questioned in Russia inquiry

First published on 24-Jan-2018
US attorney- general Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign,......   | Read..
 

Drug firms' response to superbugs 'patchy'

First published on 24-Jan-2018
Drugmakers' response to the threat posed by "superbugs" remains patchy even after years of warnings, according to the first analysis of individual companies' efforts to tackle the antibio......   | Read..
 

Father of SA jazz dead

First published on 24-Jan-2018
Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, known as the "father of South African jazz" who used his music in the fight against apartheid, has died from prostate cancer, his family said on Tuesda......   | Read..
 

Saeed case against govt

First published on 24-Jan-2018
Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed said on Tuesday he had filed a court petition to halt government plans to seize control of his charities....   | Read..
 

One killed in Kentucky school shooting

First published on 24-Jan-2018
One person was killed and multiple others were wounded in a shooting at a high school in western Kentucky on Tuesday, but a suspect was arrested shortly after the violence, state police reported on......   | Read..
 

Senate votes to end shutdown

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Senate voted 81-18 on Monday to end the three-day old government shutdown, with Democrats joining Republicans to clear the way for the passage of a short-term spending package that would fund t......   | Read..
 

Trump worsens issue

First published on 23-Jan-2018
When President Trump mused last year about protecting immigrants brought to the US illegally as children, calling them "these incredible kids", aides implored him privately to stop talkin......   | Read..
 

Number of minorities rise in Pak to 2.99m

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The number of voters from the minority communities in Pakistan has increased to 2.99 million from 2.77 million after the 2013 general election, with Hindus constituting half of the total non-Muslim......   | Read..
 

Pope sorry for upsetting abuse victims

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had "wounded many" in comments defending a Chilean bishop......   | Read..
 

Pakistan to seize Saeed charities

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said his government will push ahead with plans to seize control of charities run by Hafiz Saeed, and warned the US not to weaken Pakistan....   | Read..
 

Protests greet N. Koreans in Seoul

First published on 23-Jan-2018
A North Korean delegation wrapped up a rare visit to South Korea on Monday to plan cultural performances there during the Winter Olympics, and was met with both enthusiastic crowds and angry protes......   | Read..
 

Turkey shells Kurd targets in north Syria

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the US-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three......   | Read..
 

Palace announces another wedding

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Princess Eugenie, 27, another of the Queen's grandchildren, is to marry her long-term boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank, 31, Buckingham Palace announced on Monday....   | Read..
 

Priti denies she was fired

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Priti Patel has given her first interview since she was sacked as international development secretary in November last year - and immediately gone against received wisdom in the business community ......   | Read..
 
 

Kabul hotel attack kills at least 30

First published on 22-Jan-2018
Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed more than 30 people and wounded many more, although th......   | Read..
 

Macron-vs-Trump brews in Davos

First published on 22-Jan-2018
European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his "America First" message....   | Read..
 

Rohingya camps tense

First published on 22-Jan-2018
Tension mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a mili......   | Read..