Saturday, July 11, 2020

IS leader ‘raped’ US hostage Mueller

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An American aid worker who was killed in February while held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, was sexually abused by the...

Cuba US: John Kerry reopens Havana embassy on historic trip

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The US has reopened its embassy in Cuba more than 54 years after it was closed, in a symbolic step signalling the warming of...

Samsung brings back the hardware keyboard for the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+

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There's a certain segment of smartphone users — and we're not judging here — who just have to have a hardware keyboard. (We hear...

Samsung co-CEO says next Gear VR coming ‘soon’

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Consumers may not have to wait much longer for Samsung's next virtual-reality device. JK Shin, Samsung co-CEO and the head of the company's mobile business,...

IS suspected of chemical arms attack on Kurds in Iraq

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Militants from Islamic State (IS) are suspected of using chemical weapons in an attack against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, officials say. German officials said...

Japan PM to make World War II anniversary statement

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Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, is to deliver a war anniversary statement that neighbouring nations, particularly China and South Korea, will scrutinise for signs...

Fires still burn at China blast site

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Fires are still burning at the site of two massive explosions in the Chinese city of Tianjin, some 36 hours after the blasts. A team...

Greek MPs back €85bn bailout deal

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Greece's parliament has backed draft terms for a third bailout in five years after talks that lasted through the night and well into the...

Jimmy Carter, former US president, reveals he has cancer

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Former US President Jimmy Carter says recent liver surgery revealed that he has cancer and it has spread to other parts of his body. The...

Lenovo to cut 3,200 jobs

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Chinese computer giant Lenovo said that it would cut more than 3,000 jobs as net profit for its first quarter fell by more than...