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Pet deer kills man, leaves woman fighting for life

SYDNEY: A pet deer killed a man and left a woman critically injured at a rural property in Australia on Wednesday, police said. Emergency services...

Botswana unveils rare 20-carat blue diamond

GABORONE: Botswana’s state-owned Okavango Diamond Company on Wednesday unveiled the biggest blue diamond ever discovered in the Southern Africa country. At 20.46 carats, the gem...

Gou to run for Taiwan presidency with blessing of Sea Goddess

TAIPEI: The boss of tech giant Foxconn said Wednesday he will be running for president of Taiwan - after securing the backing of a...

Indonesia lures voters with ghouls, superheros and tons of fun

SURABAYA: Dressed like Count Dracula, Yasim Adnan doesn’t look much like an election official, but neither do his staff who are decked out as...

‘Masters of our destiny’: Wa rebels in show of force

PANGHSANG: It has a standing army of 25,000, manufactures its own guns and conscripts at least one member of each household - meet the...

Laos new year pageant pits ‘King’s daughters’ as rivals

LUANG PRABANG: Wearing gold-embroidered silk outfits, faces thick with makeup, a line-up of seven Laotian beauty queens greet a sea of cheering supporters at...

UAE hails ‘strategic’ Trump veto of Yemen war bill

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday hailed as “strategic” President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution from Congress directing him to end...

Spain allows rescue charity boat to leave port

BARCELONA: Rescue charity ship Open Arms received the green light to set sail from the port of Barcelona on Wednesday but will not be...

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