Tuesday, 19 September 2017


China Warns U.S. Over Navy Patrol in South China Sea


BEIJING: As the Trump administration pressed China to curb North Korea, Beijing issued its own warning over another festering dispute on Friday, saying that American naval operations in the South China Sea would only force it to deepen its military buildup there. The warning came after a United States Navy ...

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Tube fire at Oxford Circus leaves two people in hospital

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LONDON: Two people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out on a train at a Tube station. An electrical fault caused grey smoke to billow out of the Bakerloo line train as passengers stood in dark, smoke-filled carriages covering their faces with items of clothing. People waiting on ...

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36 dead, 13 injured in China road accident


XI’AN: A long-distance passenger bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China’s northwest, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13 others, official media reported Friday. The front end of the red bus was left mangled after it ploughed into the wall at the entrance to the ...

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56 dead as smugglers throw 300 migrants into Yemen sea


LONDON: At least 56 people have drowned over the past 24 hours, and dozens remain missing, after human traffickers forced 300 African migrants off two Yemen-bound boats and into the sea. Survivors – all Ethiopian and Somali migrants – managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province along ...

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Ex-FBI agent and daughter guilty of killing her husband

Molly Corbett

THOMAS Martens had told the 911 operator he thought he had killed his son-in-law, and when authorities arrived at the brick house on a golf course in Lexington, N.C., there was little argument. Jason Corbett was naked on the floor of his bedroom. His head bad been bashed in. A 28-inch ...

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Deposed Pakistani PM Calls Ouster ‘Insult To Voters’


RAWALPINDI: Addressing a rally in Rawalpindi, deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify him from office last month over undeclared wealth was an “insult to voters.” The speech late on August 9 marked the first time Sharif has publicly commented on the court’s ...

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Hunt for jogger who barged pedestrian into path of bus

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LONDON: Police have launched a hunt for a jogger who knocked a woman pedestrian into the path of a bus. CCTV footage shows the man barging into the 33-year-old woman, who was was lucky to escape serious injury after the bus driver swerved to avoid her on Putney Bridge in ...

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