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Thursday, January 18, 2018
 

World

Ex-CIA officer arrested

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A former CIA officer suspected by investigators of helping China dismantle United States spying operations and identify informants has been arrested, the justice department said on Tuesday. The collapse of the spy network was one of the American g......   | Read..
 

Minister of loneliness appointed in Britain

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Britain has appointed a minister for loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the isolation felt by more than one in 10 people in the UK....   | Read..
 

Suspect arrested in Zainab rape case

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police of......   | Read..
 

7 killed in Rakhine riot firing

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Myanmar police shot dead seven demonstrators, while 12 were injured in troubled Rakhine state, after a local gathering celebrating an ancient Buddhist Arakan kingdom turned violent....   | Read..
 

YouTube adds more scrutiny to top videos

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The decade-plus evolution of YouTube from repository of cat videos and pirated content to potential TV replacement hit a road bump last year when marketers discovered their advertisements were show......   | Read..
 

HK activist sentenced to 90 days in prison

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to three months in prison on Wednesday for his role in a protest in 2014 demanding freer elections for the leader of this semiautonomous Chinese territory....   | Read..
 

Bannon agrees to Mueller interview

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has struck a deal to be interviewed by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team rather than appearing before a grand jury, CNN reported on Wednesday, citi......   | Read..
 

Alec backs under-fire Woody

First published on 18-Jan-2018
At a time when Woody Allen is under attack allegedly for sexually abusing an adoptive daughter in the past, one notable actor, Alec Baldwin, has gone against the pack and defended the 82-year-old H......   | Read..
 

Pak clerics issue fatwa on bombings

First published on 17-Jan-2018
More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Wallaby gives the slip

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Australians often joke that tourists expect to see kangaroos hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge but the joke was on police on Tuesday when a wayward wallaby led them in an early-morning chase......   | Read..
 

Atwood triggers #MeToo online row

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Margaret Atwood is facing a feminist backlash after writing about the downside of the #MeToo movement and calling for greater transparency in the case of a former university professor accused of se......   | Read..
 

3 Pak celebs faced 'abuse as children'

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Three Pakistani celebrities have revealed they were sexually abused as children, using the #MeToo hashtag, amid a national outcry over last week's rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl....   | Read..
 

Posh prison Riyadh Ritz to reopen for guests

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, the 492-room hotel converted into a posh prison for privileged Saudis swept up in what the government calls an anti-corruption campaign, appears set for a public reopeni......   | Read..
 

Pope shame on abuse

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Pope Francis expressed his "pain and shame" over Chile's sexual abuse scandal on Tuesday in his first comments in the country on a crisis that has scarred the Roman Catholic Church's cred......   | Read..
 

Water threat to Cape Town

First published on 17-Jan-2018
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergen......   | Read..
 

Loose joints caused crash

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Loose or corroded joints may have caused the sudden collapse of a mezzanine floor at the Indonesian Stock Exchange building this week that sent visiting students plunging to the ground, a prelimina......   | Read..
 

Rivals agree on return of Rohingya

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to complete within two years the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who had fled an army crackdown last year in Myanmar....   | Read..
 

Shackled siblings found in US home

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A 17-year-old girl who said she was being held captive by her parents in her home about two hours southeast of Los Angeles escaped on Sunday and alerted the authorities, who then rescued her 12 sib......   | Read..
 

I am not racist: Trump

First published on 16-Jan-2018
After three days of denunciations from around the world, President Trump declared that he is "not a racist" on Sunday, even as the uproar over his vulgar remarks on immigration overshadow......   | Read..
 

Deneuve sorry for 'puritanism' column

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Actress Catherine Deneuve apologised to victims of sexual assault who were offended by a column denouncing "puritanism" she signed following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, but maintained h......   | Read..