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Sunday, 19 August 2018

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Women assassins on trial

The judge said their intention to kill can be inferred from targeting Kim’s eyes, where the nerve agent would penetrate faster. SHAH ALAM, Malaysia —...

Saudi forces arrest ‘extremist’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia —Saudi forces have arrested a heavily armed “extremist” after wounding him in an exchange of gunfire in the kingdom’s conservative central...

US visa sanctions ‘useless’

Washington did not name the officials targeted by the expanded list but it has already hit the chief of Hun Sen’s bodyguard unit with...

First Muslim in state legislature

No Republican has won the heavily liberal district since 1962 MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump, meet Ilhan Omar. Just two years ago, the Minnesota Democrat became...

Mummy embalmed way before Pharaohs

SYDNEY — Prehistoric Egyptians were using embalming to mummify their dead well before the time of the Pharaohs, far earlier and covering a wider...

Floodlight search for survivors

GENOA — Italian rescuers searched through the night Wednesday for any survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as investigators...

Fatal mishap on ‘Deadman’s Curve’

QUITO — A bus carrying travelers from Colombia and Venezuela crashed in Ecuador early Tuesday, killing 24 people and injuring 19 others, according to...

US denies China policy change

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration denied Tuesday any change to its “One-China” policy after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen made a political speech in...

‘Men of God hid it all’

HARRISBURG — Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s and...