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North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, slams UN meeting

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, slams UN meeting

SEOUL: North Korea fired two ballistic missiles Thursday, Seoul's military said, as the UN Security Council met to discuss Pyongyang's earlier, highly provocative launch of a missile over Japan.

6 Oct 2022 6
Former Uber security chief convicted in hack cover-up: reports

Former Uber security chief convicted in hack cover-up: reports

SAN FRANCISCO - A jury on Wednesday found Uber's former security chief guilty of federal crimes for covering up a massive hack that compromised personal information of users and drivers, according to US media reports.

6 Oct 2022

Climate change made 2022 drought 'at least 20 times likelier'

PARIS: Human-caused climate change made this summer's drought across the Northern Hemisphere at least 20 times more likely, according to a rapid analysis released Wednesday that warns such extreme dry periods will become increasingly common with global heating.

6 Oct 2022 10
Climate change made 2022 drought 'at least 20 times likelier'
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Annie Ernaux of France wins Nobel Literature prize

STOCKHOLM: French author Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday.

6 Oct 2022 1

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family over 'Rust' death

LOS ANGELES: Actor Alec Baldwin has reached a civil settlement with the family of the woman he shot dead on a film set last year, he said Wednesday, as it was announced production on the movie would restart in January.

5 Oct 2022 1

Vietnam requests Netflix remove K-drama over war 'distortion'

Vietnam has asked Netflix to stop showing South Korean drama series "Little Women" in the Southeast Asian country, alleging the series distorted events of the Vietnam War, state media said Wednesday.

5 Oct 2022 6
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Charges laid in deadly Indonesian football stampede

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities have charged six people, including three police officers, over a football stadium disaster that killed 131 at the weekend.

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Charges laid in deadly Indonesian football stampede
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Kevin Spacey faces court over 1980s sex complaint

NEW YORK: Kevin Spacey was to appear in a New York court Thursday to face a civil lawsuit brought by US actor Anthony Rapp, who has accused the disgraced Hollywood star of sexual misconduct towards him when he was 14.

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Kevin Spacey faces court over 1980s sex complaint
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Ukraine troops eye 'light at end of tunnel' in south

MYKOLAIV REGION, Ukraine: They lived for months in fox holes, pounded by Russian artillery, on a frontline frozen in stalemate. But with a counter-offensive reaping results in the south, Ukrainian soldiers were eyeing "light at the end of the tunnel".

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Ukraine troops eye 'light at end of tunnel' in south
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Live and Let Buy: James Bond auction sets record

LONDON: A James Bond sale in London featuring the fictional superspy’s Aston Martin cars, suits and wristwatch has raised £6.9 million ($7.8 million) for charity — more than all previous 007 sales at Christie’s auction house combined.

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Live and Let Buy: James Bond auction sets record
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Ancient male rite in Senegal collides with modern times

KABROUSSE, Senegal: The dancers are a blaze of colour, swirling amid a deafening, pounding noise.

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Ancient male rite in Senegal collides with modern times
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Iranian Kurd exiles in Iraq under fire as protests rage

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq: As protests flare across Iran over the death of young Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini, the Kurdistan region of neighbouring Iraq has paid a price, coming under bombardment from the Islamic republic's forces.

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Iranian Kurd exiles in Iraq under fire as protests rage
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Lost Leger painting found on back of another canvas

THE HAGUE: Art experts in the Netherlands said Thursday they had discovered an important painting by the French Cubist Fernand Leger that had been hidden for more than a century on the back of another canvas.

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Lost Leger painting found on back of another canvas
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US 'believes Ukraine behind Moscow car bomb'

US intelligence agencies believe parts of the Ukrainian government approved a car bomb attack near Moscow in August that killed Darya Dugina, the daughter of a prominent Russian nationalist, the New York Times reported, citing unidentified officials.

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US 'believes Ukraine behind Moscow car bomb'
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She's a doctor. He was a limo driver. They pitched a $30m arms deal

NEW YORK: After falling out with his partner at a limousine company in the St. Louis suburbs, Martin Zlatev recently sought a lucrative new business opportunity: selling $30 million worth of rockets, grenade launchers and ammunition to the Ukrainian military.

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She's a doctor. He was a limo driver. They pitched a $30m arms deal
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Grandmaster Hans Niemann defends reputation after cheating claims

PARIS - American international grandmaster Hans Niemann said Wednesday he "won't back down," after the chess platform chess.com reported he has "probably cheated more than 100 times" in online games.

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Grandmaster Hans Niemann defends reputation after cheating claims
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Annie Ernaux of France wins Nobel Literature prize

STOCKHOLM: French author Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday.

6 Oct 2022 1

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family over 'Rust' death

LOS ANGELES: Actor Alec Baldwin has reached a civil settlement with the family of the woman he shot dead on a film set last year, he said Wednesday, as it was announced production on the movie would restart in January.

5 Oct 2022 1

Vietnam requests Netflix remove K-drama over war 'distortion'

Vietnam has asked Netflix to stop showing South Korean drama series "Little Women" in the Southeast Asian country, alleging the series distorted events of the Vietnam War, state media said Wednesday.

5 Oct 2022 6