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Saturday, February 24, 2018
 

World

Firms cut ties with NRA

First published on 25-Feb-2018
The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organ......   | Read..
 

Trump unveils bald truth

First published on 25-Feb-2018
For as much time as is spent trying to figure out what's inside President Trump's head, what's on top of it has attracted less significant scrutiny but a fair bit of curiosity....   | Read..
 

US to open Jerusalem embassyin May

First published on 25-Feb-2018
The US said on Friday it would open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of US policy and is bound to trouble allies who have already objected....   | Read..
 

Saudis swayed by jazz festival

First published on 25-Feb-2018
Men and women swayed to music at Saudi Arabia's first-ever jazz festival on Friday, the second of a three-day outdoor event that showcases the kingdom's recent efforts of shedding its conservative ......   | Read..
 

Stolen Degas painting found in bus

First published on 25-Feb-2018
A little over eight years ago, French investigators were stumped after a small painting by the Impressionist master Edgar Degas was stolen from a museum in the Mediterranean port city of Marseille....   | Read..
 

Bombs go off in restive Rakhine

First published on 25-Feb-2018
Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar's restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a policeman was slightly injured and the authorities were still working to det......   | Read..
 

NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

First published on 24-Feb-2018
The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school ......   | Read..
 

Pak on terror funding list

First published on 24-Feb-2018
A global money-laundering watchdog has decided to place Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, a government official and a diplomat said on Friday, in a likely blow to Pakistan's econo......   | Read..
 

UK deaths of 8 Indians was 'avoidable'

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Two lorry drivers, whose heavy goods vehicles between them sandwiched a minibus carrying a party of 12 Indian holidaymakers, have gone on trial charged with numerous offences, including "causi......   | Read..
 

Trump in harsh, new sanctions on N. Korea

First published on 24-Feb-2018
President Trump announced harsh new shipping sanctions against North Korea on Friday - a clear signal, near the end of an Olympic Games marked by a rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula, that his p......   | Read..
 

Florida announces new gun curbs

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Florida governor Rick Scott announced a proposal on Friday to increase restrictions on buying guns and to strengthen school safety measures after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in the s......   | Read..
 

Rakhine villages razed

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new sate......   | Read..
 

Oprah no to poll run

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Oprah Winfrey put to rest any lingering questions about a potential 2020 bid for the presidency, declaring on a late-night talk show on Thursday that she was: definitely not running"....   | Read..
 

India urged not to take 'any actions'

First published on 24-Feb-2018
The Maldives has warned India against taking "any actions" that could hinder resolving the political crisis in the country, as New Delhi expressed its deep dismay over the extension of em......   | Read..
 

Stephen Fry diagnosed with cancer

First published on 24-Feb-2018
British actor Stephen Fry said on Friday he has had surgery to remove his prostate after battling cancer for two months, adding in a video posted on Friday that the operation appears to have been s......   | Read..
 

Grieving father vents ire at Trump

First published on 23-Feb-2018
An anguished father mourning his 18-year-old daughter vented his anger and pleaded for safer schools....   | Read..
 

Tougher sentences for domestic abuse

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Husbands from the subcontinent who batter their wives or torture them in other ways - this is still prevalent in sections of the community in Britain - face tougher punishment from now on because o......   | Read..
 

'Inappropriate behaviour' exit at Ford

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Ford Motor ousted one of its most senior officials on Wednesday over what it called "inappropriate behaviour", adding to the turmoil at a company already struggling to lift its profits an......   | Read..
 

British lecturers strike over pensions

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Lecturers at universities across Britain began a strike on Thursday in a row over changes to pensions, the first of a series of walkouts their union said would affect more than one million students....   | Read..
 

Emergency criticised

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The extension of a state of emergency in the Maldives was unconstitutional, the country's prosecutor general has said, according to two sources and local media on Wednesday....   | Read..