Spinning ride flings Malaysian girl to death

SYDNEY: Australian authorities are investigating the death of a Malaysian girl who was flung “like a doll” from a spinning ride at the Royal Adelaide Show where show goers laid flowers for her Saturda

Sri Lankan order on refugees challenged in court

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan rights activists have gone to the country’s highest court in a bid to stop the government summarily deporting Afghan, Iranian and Pakistani refugees, their lawyer said Saturday.

Filipinos’ link to Syria militancy under probe

MANILA: The Philippines is investigating the involvement of Filipino militants in the three-year civil war in Syria after two locals were reported killed fighting for IS militant group, an intelligenc

‘Putin wants to destroy Ukraine’

KIEV: Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of wanting to wipe out Ukraine as an independent country despite a truce deal.

Canadian preacher to be deported from Philippines

MANILA A Canadian Islamic preacher detained for being a security threat in the Philippines has agreed to be deported, an immigration official said Saturday.

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