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At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

THE confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon...

Pilot dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes

A HELICOPTER fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed on Sunday, killing the pilot, the civil protection agency said. "The helicopter was attacking the...

‘Mother of Satan’ found in Spain bomb factory

TRACES of the easy-to-make but deadly explosive TATP -- known as the "mother of Satan" -- have been found in a house where the...

US launches formal trade investigation into China

THE United States on Friday formally launched a trade investigation into China's intellectual property practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump...

Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

THOUSANDS of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city and triggering scuffles with police but...

HERE & THERE

Bill sets July 25 as ‘National Campus Press Freedom Day’

THE House of Representatives this week approved on second reading House Bill 6024, declaring July 25 of every year as “National Campus Press Freedom...

Airport cop ‘saves’ OFW

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