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North Korea Kim Jong-nam Killing: Malaysia Recalls Pyongyang Envoy

  Image:AFP Malaysia has recalled its envoy to Pyongyang in an escalating row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Kim Jong-nam died in mysterious circumstances last week at a Kuala Lumpur airport – police believe he was poisoned while waiting for a flight. Malaysian police say they are now looking for four North Koreans. Pyongyang’s envoy to Malaysia was also summoned over earlier comments he made. Last week Kang Chol accused Kuala Lumpur of colluding with “hostile forces” and said that MalaysiaRead More

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Hitler’s Phone Sold For $243,000 At US Auction

  Image copyrightEPA A telephone used by Adolf Hitler during World War Two has been sold for $243,000 (£195,744) at a US auction. The identity of the buyer, who bid by phone, has not been revealed. The bidding in Chesapeake City, Maryland, started at $100,000. The red phone, which has the Nazi leader’s name engraved on it, was found in his Berlin bunker in 1945. Soviet soldiers gave it to British officer Sir Ralph Rayner as a souvenir shortly after Germany surrendered. The phone was sold by auction house AlexanderRead More

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Meet Cheryl Prudham, 33, The Woman With 12 Children And Pregnant With 13TH Child

  Cheryl Prudham, 33, is from Lancashire, she is ‘dubbed’ has Britain’s most shameless woman for giving birth to twelve children and now, she is pregnant with the thirteenth child. According to DailyMail, Cheryl says she is ‘addicted’ to having babies. Cheryl, has had six children by two different men before she doubled her brood with Roberts who fathered the six. She has recently found another man, Lee Hall after she had accused Roberts of hurting her DailyMail reported. The 33-year-old first had her first child, George, now 17, whenRead More

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Scott Pruitt, Trump’s Environment Pick, Gets Senate Approval

    President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has been confirmed by the Senate. Scott Pruitt has been a fierce critic of the agency he will now be running. A judge in Oklahoma on Thursday ordered him to release, by Tuesday, emails he exchanged with oil and gas executives while Oklahoma attorney general. In a contentious confirmation process, Democrats boycotted an earlier vote over his email refusal and claimed he was too close to energy companies. They held the Senate floor through the night to putRead More

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Kim Jong-Nam Death Suspect ‘Thought She Was In TV Prank’

  An Indonesian woman held over the killing of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother thought she was taking part in a TV prank, police say. Kim Jong-nam is thought to have been poisoned as he waited to board a flight in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Two women and a man were arrested over the death. Indonesia’s national police chief said one of the women, named as Siti Aisyah, claimed to have been paid to perform what she thought was a prank. Police believe a poisonous substance was sprayed into Kim Jong-nam’s face.Read More

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Robert Harward Turns Down Trump’s National Security Adviser Offer

  Photo:REUTERS US President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser has turned down the job offer. Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward was widely tipped for the post after Mr Trump fired Michael Flynn on Monday. A White House official said Mr Harward cited family and financial commitments, but US media said the sticking point was he wanted to bring in his own team. Mr Flynn had misled US Vice-President Mike Pence over his conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the US. The latest setback emerged hours after Mr Trump robustly deniedRead More

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Suspects arrested over death of Kim Jong-nam

After the death of Kim Jong nam, two suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack. A female Indonesian suspect and a Malaysian man thought to be her boyfriend were both detained on Thursday. A woman travelling on a Vietnamese passport has also been detained. Kim died on Monday after apparently being poisoned while waiting to board a flight in Kuala Lumpur. Police say they have now finished their post-mortem examination, though the results have not yet been made public. The two female suspects have been remanded in custodyRead More

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Half Brother of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of the North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-nam has been killed in Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia. According to reports, he was attacked and killed at the airport while waiting to board a flight to Macaus on Monday, by two women believed to be North Korean operatives. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy on the body of Kim Jong Nam, who died soon after being attacked at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Kim is believed to have been poisoned, South Korea’s National AssemblyRead More

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Cupid Shot Down By Islamabad High Court

  Pakistani men protest Valentine’s Day celebrations in Karachi in this February 12, 2017 photo. The celebrations are mostly reviled in the country’s conservative Islamic society.   | Photo Credit: AFP In a first of its kind verdict, the Islamabad High Court has banned Valentine’s Day events at public places and directed the media regulator to immediately stop advertisements in print and electronic media promoting the day. TheHindu reports thatJustice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said, “No event shall be held at official level and at any public place.” ‘Un-Islamic’ The rulingRead More

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2017 World Press Photos: AP Photographer’s Russian Envoy Assassination Photo Takes First Prize

An image of the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, has taken first prize in the 2017 World Press Photo awards. Taken on 19 December 2016 at an art gallery in Ankara by Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici, it shows gun-wielding off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas shouting, after fatally shooting the ambassador. Image: BURHAN OZBILICI/AP The jury chair, Stuart Franklin, praised Ozbilici’s image. “I think it is an incredibly hard-hitting news photograph, great spot news story. It wasn’t just a photograph, it was a spot news story andRead More

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