Saturday, January 20, 2018

7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot:...

YANGON: Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as they tried to seize a government office late yesterday, in unrest...

Man bitten by police dog in Melbourne

By SJA Jafri MELBOURNE: A man was bitten by a police dog after he allegedly threatened officers with an axe in Melbourne’s north-west. Police were called...

21 states sue to stop net neutrality rollback

WASHINGTON: FCC Chairperson Ajit Pai led the organization in a repeal of net neutrality last year, but legislators and states have both indicated they...

At least 33 human skulls found in western Mexico, official says

MEXICO CITY:  Police have discovered at least 33 human skulls buried in western Mexico, authorities said yesterday, the latest grisly find in a region...

Three dead in Turkey military plane crash

ISTANBUL: A Turkish military transport plane yesterday crashed in southern Anatolia, claiming the lives of three army personnel on board, the Turkish army said...

Melbourne faces rapid increase in sexual diseases

HETEROSEXUAL MEN & WOMEN, POPULARITY OF ONLINE DATING  By SJA Jafri MELBOURNE: Melbourne is facing a rapid increase in cases of the sexually transmitted diseases syphilis...

Collapse of Colombian bridge kills nine workers, injures five

BOGOTA: A motorway bridge under construction in Colombia has collapsed, killing at least nine workers and injuring five others. The bridge in Chirajara was to...

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree deal to repatriate Rohingya

YANGON: Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya within a two-year period, Dhaka said yesterday, the first concrete...

UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen

GENEVA - United Nations aid agencies called yesterday for the Yemeni port of Hodeidah to remain open beyond Friday, the date set by a...

Twin suicide bombing kills dozens in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: A double suicide bombing in Baghdad killed more than 31 people yesterday in the second attack of its kind in three days. The number...
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