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Hopes Fade In China As More Landslide Victims Found With Over Till 90 Missing

Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors. (Reuters photo)

MAO COUNTY, China: Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.

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M'sia Condemns Multiple Terror Attacks In Pakistan; Confirms No M'sians Affected

Malaysia strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Quetta, Karachi and Parachinar on Friday, which killed at least 80 people and injured more than 100 others. (File pix)

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Quetta, Karachi and Parachinar on Friday, which killed at least 80 people and injured more than 100 others.

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'Girls As Dessert': Thai Sex Scandal Exposes Grim Tradition

This picture taken on April 25, 2017 shows the mother of a victim of a sex trafficking ring (2nd L) surrounded by members of the media as she meets with Thai police officials during an inquiry at the police headquarters office in Bangkok. — AFP

BANGKOK: When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to as "dessert".

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Alleged IS Militants Kill Police Officer In Indonesia

Indonesia has long struggled with Islamic militancy and has suffered a series of fatal attacks in the past 15 years — AFPJAKARTA: Two alleged Islamic State group militants stabbed a police officer to death in western Indonesia, authorities said Sunday, in the latest assault targeting officials in the world's most populous Muslim country.

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Singaporeans Should Not Be Easily Swayed By Online Influences: Yaacob Ibrahim

Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim (second from left) during prayers at Masjid Al-Mukminin. (Photo: MUIS)

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans should not be easily swayed by online influences, reiterated Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim on Sunday (Jun 25), after attending the Eidulfitri prayers.

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Court Says Ivanka Trump Must Testify In Knock-Off Shoes Suit

The luxury brand Aquazzura last year filed a federal complaint against Ivanka Trump and her manufacturer, Marc Fisher Footwear, for trade dress infringement, unfair competition and deceptive trade practices — AFP

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka must give testimony later this year in a lawsuit against her apparel company, which is accused of lifting designs from a celebrated Italian shoemaker, a US judge ruled.

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British Parliament Hit By Cyberattack, Affecting Emails

The British Parliament was the target of a cyberattack that left many legislators unable to access their emails Saturday as remote access to accounts was disabled as a security measure. (File pix)

LONDON: The British Parliament was the target of a cyberattack that left many legislators unable to access their emails Saturday as remote access to accounts was disabled as a security measure.

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Teen Arrested Over Attempted Rape Of 8-Year-Old Girl

The girl was attacked in Nuthurst Park in Moston. — Pix via Google EarthMANCHESTER: Police have arrested a teenage boy over the attempted rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park here yesterday.

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Philippine Forces Declare Aidilfitri Truce In Marawi

The Philippine armed forces declared an eight-hour ceasefire Sunday in its ongoing offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of the war-torn city of Marawi to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan. (Reuters photo)

MARAWI: The Philippine armed forces declared an eight-hour ceasefire Sunday in its ongoing offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of the war-torn city of Marawi to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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123 Dead, More Than 100 Wounded In Pakistan Oil Tanker Fire: Official

At least 123 people have died and scores more were injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker flipped over in central Pakistan early Sunday, an official said. (File pix)

Islamabad: At least 123 people have died and scores more were injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker flipped over in central Pakistan early Sunday, an official said.

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