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Rescuers search for dozens missing after deadly storm

Rescuers search for dozens missing after deadly storm

Rescuers used bulldozers to dig through mountains of mud in the search for more than 40 people missing in the eastern Philippines after landslides triggered by a powerful storm which killed at least 31 at the weekend, authorities said yesterday.

SPD agrees to talks with Merkel’s party

SPD agrees to talks with Merkel’s party

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD), the country’s second strongest party, has agreed to kick off exploratory talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives that could lead to a new coalition government early next year.

Shedding light on autism

Shedding light on autism

By risking an answer to your excellent question, I’m likely to make a lot of people upset with me, but I long stopped worrying about that, so here goes:

Nigerian IDPs exile continues

Nigerian IDPs exile continues

Zainab Bukar, an internally displaced person (IDP) living in Bama camp, Nigeria, poses for a picture in her shelter.

Emir condoles with Tunisian president

Emir condoles with Tunisian president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday cables of condolences to Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on the death of the Minister of Health, Slim Chaker.

Couple insist Dhanush is their son

Couple insist Dhanush is their son

An aged couple from Malampatti village who lost a November 2016 paternity suit claiming that actor Dhanush was their son, have re-appealed to the police to investigate ID proofs submitted by the actor in the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court.

US court grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

US court grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A Singaporean teenager who became notorious for profanity-laced attacks on the city's revered late leader Lee Kuan Yew was granted asylum by a US immigration court, his attorney announced Tuesday.

Book claims Diana crash car ‘handled badly at high speed’

Book claims Diana crash car ‘handled badly at high speed’

The 1997 car crash that killed Britain’s Princess Diana spawned a host of conspiracy theories, but evidence that it was an accident only grows stronger, bolstered by new revelations about the history of the vehicle.

Buybacks are back in HK bourse, giving rally an extra boost

Buybacks are back in HK bourse, giving rally an extra boost

Share buybacks are catching on in Hong Kong. Companies listed in the city have poured an estimated HK$25bn ($3.2bn) into repurchasing their own shares this year through July 25, the highest for the period since 2008.

Gender inequality may affect women’s brain power in later life

Gender inequality may affect women’s brain power in later life

The degree of gender equality in the country a woman lives in may affect her cognitive functioning in later age, new research has found.

Police fire off teargas at Darjeeling protesters

Police fire off teargas at Darjeeling protesters

Fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling yesterday after a separatist group accused police of killing a supporter, prompting forces to fire tear gas as the hill resort reels from weeks-long unrest.

IS fighters killed trying to flee west Mosul: commander

IS fighters killed trying to flee west Mosul: commander

A group of jihadists tried to escape across the Tigris River from west Mosul where they hold a dwindling pocket of territory, but were killed by Iraqi forces, a senior commander said on Saturday.