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April 17, 2018 7:52 AM Crewman missing in oil drilling vessel fire

MIRI: An offshore oil and gas drilling vessel, Ocean Geos, caught fire near Baram in the South China Sea today. It is learnt that in the 3am incident, an explosion occurred in the ship's engine room which led to the fire. A search and rescue operation is underway to find the missing Malaysian crewman, said the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Miri chief 21

March 28, 2018 9:52 AM Indian billionaire proposes funding Facebook rival

Anand Mahindra sparked a flurry of brainstorming as Facebook reels from a scandal over the misuse of its user data. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, March 28 — An Indian billionaire who promised to help fund a rival to Facebook said today he had been “overwhelmed” with the response as the world grapples with concerns about data privacy. Anand Mahindra, whose 16

March 21, 2018 8:54 AM Suicide bomber kills eight in Kabul attack, say officials

Afghan policemen keep watch at the site of a blast in Kabul March 21, 2018. — Reuters picKABUL, March 21 —A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of Kabul University today, killing at least eight people, officials said, as Afghans celebrate the Persian new year holiday. Another 20 people were wounded in the blast, health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh 8

March 21, 2018 12:16 AM Blast kills three Ecuadoran troops near Colombia border

QUITO: Three Ecuadoran soldiers were killed and at least seven other people were injured Tuesday in a bomb explosion on the country's northern border with Colombia, the government said. A roadside bomb exploded as a patrol carrying out "surveillance and control" operations on the border passed by, the communications ministry said. "It resulted in the unfortunate 11

March 20, 2018 10:14 AM Package bound for Austin explodes at FedEx facility

AUSTIN, March 20 — One employee was injured when a package containing nails and shrapnel that was bound for Austin, Texas, exploded at a Texas FedEx facility, the local fire department said. The package exploded shortly after midnight local time at a distribution facility in Schertz, Texas, outside of San Antonio, about 65 miles south of Austin, the San Antonio 10

March 14, 2018 3:31 AM Two victims of Texas package bomb were son and mother

Police chief Brian Manley speaks during a news conference near the scene where a woman was injured in a package bomb explosion in Austin, Texas, March 12, 2018. — Reuters picAUSTIN, March 14 — Two victims of a parcel bomb that exploded on Monday at a house in Austin, Texas, were identified as 17-year-old Draylen Mason and his mother, the city’s police 19

March 13, 2018 9:29 AM Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: An explosion targeted Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy as he arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a rare visit, lightly wounding seven people, officials and witnesses said. Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered the territory run by Islamist 14

March 13, 2018 12:01 AM Court hears Tube bomb suspect said it was ‘his duty’ to hate UK

Emergency personnel attend to a person after an incident at Parsons Green underground station in London, September 15, 2017. — Reuters picLONDON, March 13 — Jurors in the trial of a teenager accused of an attempted London Underground bombing yesterday heard that he had said it was his “duty to hate Britain” well before the botched attack in September 34

March 7, 2018 4:00 AM Low-flying fighter jets, explosions, parts of flight training exercise: MAF

KOTA KINABALU: The people in Sabah, especially in the Kota Belud area, are advised not to worry if they see low-flying Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) fighter jets and hear explosion over the next few days. MAF in a statement today said the reason being that a flight training, involving the Royal Malaysian Air Force, the Malaysian Army and the Royal Malaysian 9

March 5, 2018 1:43 AM Sixth suspect arrested over deadly explosion in Leicester

LONDON: Police probing an explosion in the central English city Leicester last week, which left five people dead and demolished a building, arrested a sixth suspect on Sunday. "A man in his 40s, from East Anglia, has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter," local police said in a statement. "He is currently in police custody where he will be questioned 21