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Climber recalls her horror descent from Pakistan’s ‘killer mountain’

The first woman to scale the mountain in winter SALLANCHES: A French mountaineer who was rescued in a dramatic night-time operation on Pakistan’s “killer mountain” has told how she had…

Burning issue: Dhaka slums fight fires but land problems still loom

The transitory existence of slum dwellers a major impediment DHAKA: Bilkis Begum has lived on the lakeside in Dhaka’s Korail slum for 16 years, but in December 2016, her extended…

WWII bomb defused in HK after thousands evacuated

4,000 people evacuated, ferry services suspended HONG KONG: A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong yesterday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands…

Super Mario ready for leap into anime film

Japan’s Nintendo yesterday said it was working on an anime movie starring its iconic video game character Super Mario in collaboration with the US studio behind the “Despicable Me” series.…

Model Kate Upton accuses Guess exec of sexual harassment

Supermodel Kate Upton has accused fashion giant Guess’s co-founder Paul Marciano of sexually harassing women. Upton, 25, did not cite a specific incident in her criticism Wednesday of Guess co-founder…

American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibits art collection in Kuwait

In collaboration with National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) and the US Embassy in Kuwait, American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibited his art collection at the Modern Art Museum…

Bitcoin skids to two-month low

LONDON: Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, skidded almost 10 percent yesterday to its lowest since late November, as a Facebook ban on cryptocurrency adverts and a growing regulatory backlash against…

De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

De Silva’s second successive Test century CHITTAGONG: Dhananjaya de Silva struck a century and shared 187 runs in an unbroken second wicket stand with Kushal Mendis as Sri Lanka gave…

Dortmund boss relieved Aubmeyang saga is over

Arsenal spent a new club record £56m for Aubmeyang BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger says now that the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer saga is finally over his side can refocus…

2nd Feb

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