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August 12, 2018 9:06 AM Venezuela's Maduro says he would accept FBI help over alleged murder plot

CARACAS: President Nicolas Maduro has said that he would let US FBI agents come to Venezuela to help investigate the alleged recent plot to kill him with explosive drones — but with conditions. If US officials confirm "the offer for the FBI to investigate links in Florida with the assassination plan ... I would agree for the FBI to come here," Maduro 8

July 31, 2018 2:52 AM Franklin, first black 'Peanuts' character, turns 50

WASHINGTON: Franklin, the first African-American to appear in the classic comic strip "Peanuts" alongside Charlie Brown and Snoopy, turns 50 on Tuesday — a major milestone for a character born in a time of racial tensions after the slaying of Martin Luther King. The young Franklin joined the iconic line-up on July 31, 1968 during a summer of race riots 7

June 20, 2018 6:21 AM Malaysia to blame for losing Najib?

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is to blame for losing a liberal and inclusive leader in embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, an Umno Supreme Council contestant was reported as saying today. Datuk Lokman Noor Adam (pix) told a news portal today that Malaysians would regret rejecting Najib. Lokman, who is vying for an Umno Supreme Council 6

June 14, 2018 3:22 AM Trump downplays abuses by Kim Jong Un's regime

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump downplayed abuses by Kim Jong Un's regime in an interview following his summit with the North Korean leader, saying that other countries had also done "bad things." "A lot of other people (have) done some really bad things. I mean, I could go through a lot of nations where a lotta bad things were done," Trump said in an interview 17

May 7, 2018 11:24 AM IS claims assassination of Iraq election candidate

BAGHDAD: Gunmen shot dead a parliamentary candidate at his home in northern Iraq on Monday, a local official told AFP, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The candidate was "shot dead" by armed men at dawn "after they forced their way into his home," said Salah al-Juburi, a local official in Qayyarah, 70km south of Mosul city. The official 12

April 27, 2018 3:37 PM Mahathir’s assassination hoax exposed

Vista Jet has denied the story that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s private jet was sabotaged in an attempt to assassinate him. On 6th April 2018, Mahathir said there is a plot to assassinate him. Today, he alleged ‘they’ sabotaged his private jet that was supposed to fly him to Langkawi where he will file his nomination papers tomorrow in an attempt to gain sympathy 65

April 16, 2018 11:55 PM G7 calls on Russia to answer for Salisbury nerve agent attack

Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations hold a working dinner in the Bavarian village of Kruen, Germany June 7, 2015. — Reuters picOTTAWA, April 17 — Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised nations yesterday called on Russia to come clean about a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, calling it “a threat to us all.” “We call on Russia 15

March 28, 2018 2:41 AM Shots fired at Lula’s campaign bus in Brazil, nobody hit

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is greeted by supporters during a rally in Sao Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil March 23, 2018. — Reuters pic BRASILIA, March 28 — Three shots were fired yesterday at buses in the campaign convoy of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is again running for the presidency 14

March 17, 2018 1:19 PM Russia's UK diplomat expulsion 'doesn't change facts of matter': May

LONDON: Russia's expulsion of 23 British diplomats "doesn't change the facts of the matter" of the poisoning of a former double agent in an English city, Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday. Russia was "in flagrant breach of international law," she told her Conservative Party's spring forum, adding that Britain "will consider our next steps in the coming 10

March 7, 2018 1:04 AM US finds North Korea killed Kim brother with VX agent

WASHINGTON: The United States formally concluded Tuesday that North Korea ordered the murder of a half-brother and potential rival to ruler Kim Jong-Un with the banned VX nerve agent. "This public display of contempt for universal norms against chemical weapons use further demonstrates the reckless nature of North Korea and underscores that we cannot 16