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12 killed in Kazakhstan plane crash

ALMATY (Kazakhstan): Twelve people died and dozens were injured yesterday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan’s largest...

Typhoon Phanfone kills 16 in Philippines

MANILA: Tourists on the popular Philippine holiday island of Boracay were stranded yesterday after a typhoon swept across on Christmas Day, killing at least...

Ring of fire eclipse wows across Asia

SINGAPORE: Skywatchers from Saudi Arabia and Oman to India and Singapore were treated to a rare “ring of fire” solar eclipse yesterday.

Carey’s Christmas album tops US charts

A quarter-century after releasing her holiday classic that's become one of the season's love-to-hate, hate-to-love clichés, Mariah Carey has finally pushed "All I Want for...

‘Parasite’ to battle ‘Les Miserables’

South Korean black comedy "Parasite" will battle France's "Les Miserables" and Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's "Pain and Glory" for the best international film Oscar, in...

Japan journalist wins #MeToo case

TOKYO: A Tokyo court yesterday awarded 3.3 million yen in damages to journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a former TV reporter of rape in...

Volcano debris litters seabed after tsunami

JAKARTA: Huge chunks of an Indonesian volcano litter the seabed after its eruption and subsequent collapse last year sparked a deadly tsunami, according to...

Power firm to pay $1.7b over wildfires

LOS ANGELES: A California energy supplier has reached a nearly $1.7 billion settlement with regulators for its role in causing devastating wildfires in 2017...

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