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February 20, 2018 2:56 PM Oxfam chief apologises for ‘babies in cots’ comment as more abuse reported

A sign is seen above a branch of Oxfam, in central London, Britain February 13, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 20 — Oxfam’s chief executive apologised today for saying a wave of condemnation over sex abuse by its staff was disproportionate as it had not “murdered babies in their cots” after a scandal that has prompted new reports of abuse. Mark Goldring 9

February 17, 2018 7:43 AM ‘Ice Prince’ Hanyu reigns with second skating gold

GANGNEUNG, Feb 17 — Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men’s Olympic figure skating title in more than six decades today to cement his status as the “Ice Prince” of the modern era. The 23-year-old superstar made light of a three-month injury hiatus to emulate American Dick Button, who won gold in 1948 and 1952. Hanyu led a Japanese 8

February 12, 2018 12:26 PM EU warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

An Oxfam shop is seen, in London, Britain, February 11, 2018. — Reuters picBRUSSELS, Feb 12 — The EU today ordered Oxfam to explain itself over a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, warning charities that the bloc would cut their funding if they breached ethical standards. UK-based Oxfam has been left reeling by reports in the Times newspaper that senior 3

February 8, 2018 3:49 AM No Malaysian casualties in Taiwan quake, Wisma Putra confirms

Rescue personnel search a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 7, 2018. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — The Foreign Ministry said today it had not received any report of Malaysians casualties in the deadly earthquake that hit the eastern county of Hualien in Taiwan on Tuesday. “The ministry wishes to confirm that thus far there 3

February 7, 2018 10:51 PM New quake shakes Taiwan’s Hualien

A fire fighter looks for survivors after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 7, 2018. — Reuters picTAIPEI, Feb 8 — Taiwan was hit by an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the eastern coast of the island, the government said late last night. The government said the earthquake took place late last night near Hualien, the same area as a strong quake 8

February 4, 2018 3:39 PM USGS: Shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Taiwan

Soldiers stand guard in front of 17-storey apartment building collapsed after an earthquake at Tainan in this file picture taken on February 8, 2016. A shallow 6.1-magnitude quake hit off the coast of Taiwan today. — Reuters picTAIPEI, Feb 4 — A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the eastern coast of Taiwan late today, the United States Geological 6

January 23, 2018 11:34 PM Wisma Putra says no Malaysians casualties in Jakarta quake

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 — The Foreign Ministry today confirmed that there were no Malaysian casualties in the earthquake that hit the south western region of Lebak, Banten Province, Indonesia, at 1.34 pm yesterday. In a statement today, it said the Malaysian embassy in Jakarta had been communicating with Malaysian students around Jakarta, Bandung and Bogor 6

January 23, 2018 1:01 PM Tsunami warnings canceled along US, Canada coast

WASHINGTON: The US Tsunami Warning Centre on Tuesday lifted warnings and watches along the US and Canadian Pacific coast, deeming there was no longer a threat following a powerful earthquake off Alaska's coast. The 7.9-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, briefly putting populations along the Canadian and US west coast on high alert 6

January 23, 2018 10:30 AM Magnitude 8.2 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A boy jumps from a snow sculpture in Nome, Alaska, March 11, 2014. A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska today. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Jan 23 — A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of today, prompting authorities to warn people in the area to move away from the coast in case it causes a tsnuami. The quake 7

January 13, 2018 2:18 AM African countries demand Trump apology

Jorel Francois holds a sign that reads, ‘President trump is a Bigot!!!’ as he joins with others to mark the 8th anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and to condemn President Donald Trump’s reported statement about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador on January 12, 2018 in Miami. — AFP picUNITED NATIONS, Jan 13 — A group of “extremely appalled 13