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Indonesia jails former speaker of parliament for 15 years over graft

Indonesia jails former speaker of parliament for 15 years over graft

Jakarta – An Indonesian court today sentenced the former speaker of parliament,…

Singaporean who used social media to sexually prey on schoolgirls jailed

Singaporean who used social media to sexually prey on schoolgirls jailed

Singapore – In a sexual assault case which the judge said the…

World’s first penis, scrotum transplant done in US

World’s first penis, scrotum transplant done in US

Washington – Doctors at Johns Hopkins University said yesterday they have performed…

Stormy Daniels sketch is of a nonexistent man – Trump

Stormy Daniels sketch is of a nonexistent man – Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said a man portrayed in a sketch…

Korean Air office raided in probe into ‘nut rage’ sister

Korean Air office raided in probe into ‘nut rage’ sister

Seoul – South Korean police this morning raided the office of Korean…

Rape is a matter of shame for the country – India’s Modi

Rape is a matter of shame for the country – India’s Modi

London – Rape is rape and should not be politicised, Indian Prime…

Playboy model free to discuss Trump ‘affair’

Playboy model free to discuss Trump ‘affair’

New York – A media group agreed to release an ex-Playboy model…

Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souq, customers from around the world haggle over…

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

The Nigerian military says it has rescued 149 women and children abducted…

Douma chemical attack draws international outrage

Douma chemical attack draws international outrage

A chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town has sparked widespread international…

Shallow quakes shake parts of western Japan, more tremors expected

Shallow quakes shake parts of western Japan, more tremors expected

Tokyo – A series of shallow earthquakes shook parts of western Japan…

Transvestites turn up for conscription call in Thailand

Transvestites turn up for conscription call in Thailand

Bangkok – Dressed in a feminine traditional-Thai costume, a transvestite reported herself…

Beijing accuses US of ‘serious provocation’ after destroyer sails through disputed South China Sea

Beijing accuses US of ‘serious provocation’ after destroyer sails through disputed South China Sea

China’s Defense Ministry has accused the U.S. of “serious political and military…

Zuckerberg summoned by US Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak

Zuckerberg summoned by US Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak

Facebook Inc’s co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has been called…

Ex-Playboy model tells CNN she ‘was in love’ with Trump

Ex-Playboy model tells CNN she ‘was in love’ with Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims to have…