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Singapore coach found guilty of raping, sexually abusing 13-year-old girl

Singapore coach found guilty of raping, sexually abusing 13-year-old girl

Singapore – Pointing out that a child is “by definition immature”, whose…

Five suspicious deaths at Australia aged care facility probed

Five suspicious deaths at Australia aged care facility probed

Sydney – A doctor has been reported to health authorities and three…

Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower

Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower

Washington – President Donald Trump yesterday denied allegations by a former receptionist…

Guess co-founder steps aside after groping claims from Kate Upton

Guess co-founder steps aside after groping claims from Kate Upton

Los Angeles – Paul Marciano, co-founder of fashion giant Guess, is relinquishing…

Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

London – Oxfam revealed yesterday it was investigating 26 new cases of…

Iran teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains

Iran teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains

Tehran – Iranian search teams found the wreckage today of a plane…

South Korea refuses call to fire judge who freed Samsung heir

South Korea refuses call to fire judge who freed Samsung heir

Seoul – The South Korean government said it lacked authority to fire…

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase on trial

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase on trial

Cueta – The heart-rending photo went round the world in 2015, showing…

Billionaires should pay significantly more taxes – Gates

Billionaires should pay significantly more taxes – Gates

New York – Bill Gates says he has paid more than US$10…

Oxfam apologises to Haiti government over sex scandal

Oxfam apologises to Haiti government over sex scandal

Oxfam formally apologised to Haiti yesterday over the prostitution scandal rocking the…

Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

Palm Beach – The White House said yesterday that President Donald Trump…

Anti-gay ‘vote Putin’ video goes viral in Russia

Anti-gay ‘vote Putin’ video goes viral in Russia

Moscow – A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin…

Canada voices concern to Israel over mass expulsion

Canada voices concern to Israel over mass expulsion

Ottawa – Canada, which takes in more African refugees from Israel than…

Boko Haram attacks girls school in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks girls school in northeast Nigeria

Kano – Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls boarding…

Four Indonesians arrested for shooting an orangutan some 130 times

Four Indonesians arrested for shooting an orangutan some 130 times

Jakarta – Four Indonesian men have been arrested over the killing of…