WORLD NEWS

Two Malaysian hostages found safe in Philippines

Two Malaysian hostages found safe in Philippines
Manila - 

Two ailing Malaysian seamen held hostage by Filipino Muslim militants for eight months were found Thursday aboard a boat adrift off the southern Philippines, the local military said.

World leaders 'stand' with Britain after London attack

World leaders 'stand' with Britain after London attack

World leaders on Wednesday unanimously condemned the suspected terrorist attack in the heart of London by an attacker who was shot dead by armed police, with many saying they "stand" with Britain.

Kashmir's slice of 'paradise' has big skiing ambitions

Kashmir's slice of 'paradise' has big skiing ambitions
Gulmarg - 

It's an area better known as a hotbed of insurgency but Indian Kashmir's only ski resort -? a favourite among aficionados for its silky snows -- is now trying to attract international-level competition to its slopes.

British parliament attack: What we know

British parliament attack: What we know
London - 

Britain's parliament went into lockdown on Wednesday as a police officer was stabbed and the alleged assailant shot, reportedly after ploughing down pedestrians on one of London's busiest bridges.

Lucky escape for South Sudan plane crash survivors

Juba, South Sudan - 

All passengers and crew survived a plane crash in South Sudan on Monday in which the jet hit a fire truck on the runway before bursting into flames.

US bans electronics in cabin luggage from Middle East airports

US bans electronics in cabin luggage from Middle East airports

Washington - 

The United States warned on Tuesday that extremists plan to target planes with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and banned carrying them on flights from ten airports in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa. 

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

New York - 

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.

Drake breaks Ed Sheeran's young record on Spotify

Drake breaks Ed Sheeran's young record on Spotify

New York - 

Drake's new album has set a record for the best first day on Spotify, edging out Ed Sheeran who held the title for a mere two weeks.



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