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Tourist Killed By Falling Window From Hong Kong Hotel
January 22, 2019
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Tourist Killed By Falling Window From Hong Kong Hotel

HONG KONG: A hotel employee arrested after a window she was cleaning fell onto a busy Hong Kong street and killed a tourist was released on bail Tuesday as investigators try to work out what caused the fatal tragedy. Police said a 24-year-old female tourist from the Chinese mainland was struck by the window which fell from the...

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Indian Man Killed By Lion After Scaling Zoo Wall
January 21, 2019
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Indian Man Killed By Lion After Scaling Zoo Wall

NEW DELHI: An Indian man was mauled to death by a lion after he scaled the wall of a zoo in northern Punjab state, officials said Monday. The man climbed the 20-foot (six-metre) wall of Chhatbir Zoo, home to four lions, on Sunday and entered the restricted area where he was attacked. Hearing his screams, the staff rushed to try...

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Location Of Next Summit With Kim Chosen, Says Trump
January 20, 2019
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Location Of Next Summit With Kim Chosen, Says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Saturday that the location has been decided for his next summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, around the end of February. “We picked a country,” Trump told reporters, without giving more details. A Vietnamese government source earlier told AFP that “logistical...

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Trump, Kim To Meet Anew In February After N.Korean Visits White House
January 19, 2019
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Trump, Kim To Meet Anew In February After N.Korean Visits White House

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in February, the White House said Friday, after a top general from Pyongyang paid a rare visit to Washington. Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, a right-hand man to the North Korean strongman, met the embattled president at the White...

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Parents Accused Of Getting ‘Witch’ To Mutilate Daughter Aged 3
January 17, 2019
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Parents Accused Of Getting ‘Witch’ To Mutilate Daughter Aged 3

LONDON: A three-year-old girl was subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) by a ‘witch’ as her parents held her down at her London home, a court heard on Wednesday. The injuries came to light when her parents rushed her to hospital for surgery following heavy bleeding, the jury heard. Doctors discovered several cuts to...

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‘El Chapo’ Computer Whiz Tells Court Of ‘Nervous Breakdown’ After Helping FBI
January 11, 2019
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‘El Chapo’ Computer Whiz Tells Court Of ‘Nervous Breakdown’ After Helping FBI

NEW YORK: Self-described computer whiz Christian Rodriguez told jurors on Thursday how he had a nervous breakdown from the stress of cooperating with the FBI to hack into the secure communication system he built for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman. On trial in U.S. federal court in Brooklyn since...

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Xi Told Kim China Hopes US, N. Korea Will ‘Meet Halfway’: Xinhua
January 10, 2019
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Xi Told Kim China Hopes US, N. Korea Will ‘Meet Halfway’: Xinhua

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping told Kim Jong Un that Beijing backs the North Korean leader’s possible second summit with US President Donald Trump and hopes they ‘meet each other halfway’, state media said Thursday. The two allies held two days of meetings in Beijing this week, seen as a strategy session as Kim...

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Britain Warns On Travel To Southern India After Temple Unrest
January 06, 2019
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Britain Warns On Travel To Southern India After Temple Unrest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Britain on Saturday warned tourists visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala after sporadic violence in recent days over the admission of women to one of Hinduism’s holiest temples. In updated travel advice, London advised UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year,...

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