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Gunman kills at least 58 in Las Vegas concert attack

Gunman kills at least 58 in Las Vegas concert attack

The barrage from a 32nd-floor window in the Mandalay Bay hotel into a crowd of 22,000 people lasted several minutes, causing panic.

Leap! trips over its sloppy story

Leap! trips over its sloppy story

The animated feature Leap! pirouettes onto screens this weekend, hoping to snag the attention of young audiences during the dog days of summer.

Bangladesh downgraded in US trafficking report

Bangladesh downgraded in US trafficking report

The US government has downgraded Bangladesh in the ‘trafficking in persons’ report for not taking firm steps to deal with the threat, a media report said.

Absolute right to share facts, says president

Absolute right to share facts, says president

US President Donald Trump yesterday defended having disclosed information to senior Russian officials last week, saying he had an “absolute right” to do so and had shared facts to get Moscow to step up its fight against the Islamic State militant group.

Ex-IPL chief Lalit Modi gets reprieve from Interpol

Ex-IPL chief Lalit Modi gets reprieve from Interpol

Red Corner notice for former cricket czar premature, says agency

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

Malaysia’s only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s brother, with security guards turning customers away.

Duterte seeks national unity, ‘active involvement’ for change

Duterte seeks national unity, ‘active involvement’ for change

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday called for a “period of national unity” as the country faced a “significant phase” of social development and economic growth.

French PM sees ‘long war’ against militants in Africa

French PM sees ‘long war’ against militants in Africa

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has warned troops stationed in Africa’s Sahel region that they should “prepare for a long war” against Islamist militants.

Horns blare as Polish truck driver buried

Horns blare as Polish truck driver buried

Truckers honked their horns across Poland in homage to Lukasz Urban, the registered driver of the lorry hijacked in the Berlin Christmas market attack, who was buried on Friday.

S Korea slashes 2017 GDP forecast; makes plans to shore up consumption

S Korea slashes 2017 GDP forecast; makes plans to shore up consumption

Sees 2017 growth at 2.6% vs 3.0% earlier; finance ministry sees recovery momentum declining; political scandal poses risks to fragile sentiment; November industrial output jump likely temporary

Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

US president-elect Donald Trump has lamented complications from “the age of computer” as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election.

Excavation works of sewage project begin

Excavation works of sewage project begin

Excavation works for the main trunk sewer, a part of the Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project, have started.