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Turkish highspeed train crashes on test drive

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s long-awaited high-speed rail link between Istanbul and Ankara suffered a setback on Tuesday when a test train crashed only days before its official opening by Prime Minister Tayyip



Phone thief left own mobile at crime scene

GENEVA: A man who stole a mobile phone at a Geneva shop was caught after police identified him from pictures on his own mobile phone, which he left at the scene.




Aquino: Honoring Nora Aunor would be wrong drug message

MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino III defended his decision not to appoint award-winning actress Nora Aunor as a national artist, saying Tuesday that doing so would have sent the message tha



Rolf Harris convicted of indecent assault in Britain

LONDON: Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris could face jail after being found guilty of all 12 counts of indecently assaulting girls and young women by a London court on Monday.



Man rows across Atlantic, reaches Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Three times, Victor Mooney tried to row across the Atlantic. Three times he failed. One boat sank. Another lost its freshwater system.



NASA launches Mars ‘flying saucer’ on Earth

LOS ANGELES: After several weather delays, NASA on Saturday launched a helium balloon carrying a saucer-shaped vehicle high in Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.



Couple sues BA for flying them to Grenada, not Granada

WASHINGTON: A Washington couple has sued British Airways, saying the airline ruined their vacation by booking them tickets to the Caribbean island of Grenada instead of Granada, Spain.



A journey into Arabia with Lang

She’s automatically linked to Brooke Logan on “The Bold and the Beautiful” as she’s played the role since 1987, but there’s much more that fascinates about the beautiful star, Katherine Kelly Lang.



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