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Women accuse famous Brazilian spiritual ‘healer’ of sex abuse

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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Women accuse famous Brazilian spiritual ‘healer’ of sex abuse

Women accuse famous Brazilian spiritual ‘healer’ of sex abuse

RIO DE JANEIRO: Several women have come forward in Brazil to accuse an internationally known self-proclaimed spiritual healer of sexually abusing them under pretext of trying to “cure” them of depression or other problems. The allegations against Joao Teixeira de Faria, 76, better known as “Joao de Deus” (“Joao of God”) were made late Friday […]

Secrets, threats, controversy: Month One of El Chapo’s trial

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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Secrets, threats, controversy: Month One of El Chapo’s trial

Secrets, threats, controversy: Month One of El Chapo’s trial

Guzman’s trial loaded with twists and turns NEW YORK: From documents under seal and accomplices with colorful nicknames to suspicions about his wife and surreal details about his high-flying lifestyle, the first month of the US trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been loaded with twists and turns. Here are a […]

Russian offered Trump campaign cooperation

Posted by on 08/12/2018
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Russian offered Trump campaign cooperation

Russian offered Trump campaign cooperation

NEW YORK: US prosecutors have revealed that a Russian offered cooperation to Donald Trump’scampaign as early as 2015, declaring that the president’s ex-lawyer MichaelCohen had provided “relevant” and “substantial” help to theRussia investigation. In a separate case, federal prosecutors Friday demanded”substantial” jail time of between 51 to 63 months – four to fiveyears – for […]

US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral in show of unity

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral in show of unity

US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral in show of unity

Sheikh Nasser hands Amir’s message to George W Bush WASHINGTON: International dignitaries gathered with US leaders yesterday at the funeral service for George HW Bush, a graceful show of unity that allowed Americans to hit pause on the toxic rhetoric that has engulfed Washington and national politics. The nation’s 41st president, who died Friday at […]

US soldier gets 25 years in prison for backing ISIS group

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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US soldier gets 25 years in prison for backing ISIS group

US soldier gets 25 years in prison for backing ISIS group

LOS ANGELES: A US soldier based in Hawaii was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide support to the Islamic State group also known as ISIS. Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, whose sentence was part of a plea agreement, will also be under at least 20 years of supervised release after […]

Turkey seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince’s allies

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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Turkey seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince’s allies

Turkey seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince’s allies

US senators mince no words after CIA chief briefing ISTANBUL: A Turkish prosecutor has demanded that arrest warrants be issued against two Saudi nationals close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish source close to the investigation said yesterday. Khashoggi, 59, was killed shortly after entering the […]

Americans pay respects to late president Bush at US Capitol

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Americans pay respects to late president Bush at US Capitol

Americans pay respects to late president Bush at US Capitol

WASHINGTON: The remains of George HW Bush lay in state yesterday at the US Capitol amid a groundswell of tributes honoring the 41st US president. Since Monday evening, Americans have been quietly filing past the flag-draped coffin in the Capitol rotunda to pay their respects to Bush, who died Friday aged 94 at his home […]

Air Force One collects Bush’s casket for days-long homage

Posted by on 03/12/2018
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Air Force One collects Bush’s casket for days-long homage

Air Force One collects Bush’s casket for days-long homage

Trump declares Wednesday a national day of mourning HOUSTON: America’s national farewell to George HW Bush began yesterday with the transfer of his casket aboard the presidential plane from Texas to Washington, where he will lie in state in the rotunda of the US Capitol. The 41st US president died Friday at age 94, at […]

US admiral found dead in Bahrain

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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US admiral found dead in Bahrain

US admiral found dead in Bahrain

WASHINGTON: The admiral leading US Navy operations in the Middle East was found dead Saturday in Bahrain, the military branch said, adding that no foul play was suspected in the case. Vice admiral Scott Stearney, who began his post as commander of US Naval Forces Central Command -including the US Fifth Fleet – and Combined […]

Escobar’s dark legacy refuses to die 25 years on

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Escobar’s dark legacy refuses to die 25 years on

Escobar’s dark legacy refuses to die 25 years on

MEDELLIN: Twenty-five years after he was gunned down by police, Pablo Escobar’s legacy refuses to die in Medellin, the Colombian city where he ran his cocaine empire with a mix of brutality and largesse. Even as city officials prepare to demolish the bunker-like mansion where the late drug lord lived, in the neighborhood that bears […]

Kuwait leads tributes to former US president George HW Bush

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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Kuwait leads tributes to former US president George HW Bush

Kuwait leads tributes to former US president George HW Bush

Amir, top state officials mourn death of Kuwait’s liberation hero  KUWAIT/WASHINGTON: Kuwait paid tribute to former US president George HW Bush yesterday, saying his support during the first Gulf War “will not be forgotten”. Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced. […]

BRICS slam protectionism amid China-US spat

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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BRICS slam protectionism amid China-US spat

BRICS slam protectionism amid China-US spat

Trump threat to escalate tariffs on China overshadow G20 BUENOS AIRES: Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by US President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate tariffs on China. This year’s two-day gathering is a major test for the Group […]

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