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Malaysian villagers escape floods on excavator as 28,000 evacuated

Malaysian villagers were evacuated in an excavator while others swam through deep waters Wednesday as the number forced from their homes by floods rose to more than 28,000 with at least four dead.  Flooding hits the country's east coast during the rainy season annually and...

‘End of an era’ as Chinese football’s star power fades

by Peter STEBBINGS In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market. But four years later it is a very different story...

Sara Ali Khan sets winter fashion goals in thigh high boots and Christian Dior warmer, switches to leather for airport look

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India, Jan. 5 -- Sara Ali Khan's latest onscreen offering, Coolie No 1, may have tanked commercially as well as critically, but the 25-yea-old actor's fan base is as strong and loyal as ever. Sara, who recently went on a trip for the New...

VIDEO: ‘Ghost cyclist’ in the middle of the night scares villagers in Sabah?

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 5 -- A little boy cycling all by himself late at night in a quiet neighbourhood in Sabah spooked residents who thought it was a paranormal event. In a 26-second video posted on My Sabah Facebook page, a boy is shown cycling...

An enormous vagina sculpture in northeast Brazil is intended to inspire intercourse

An enormous bright-red vagina sculpture on a mountain in northeast Brazil is intended to inspire intercourse -- not the sexual kind but rather a dialogue on gender issues, particularly poignant under the conservative government of President Jair Bolsonaro. Artist Juliana Notari created the 33-meter (108-foot)...

US pharmacist who destroyed vaccines was ‘conspiracy theorist’: police

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An American pharmacist who allegedly destroyed hundreds of coronavirus vaccine doses last month was an "admitted conspiracy theorist" and believed in a baseless rumor about their safety, authorities have said. Steven Brandenburg removed 57 vials of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, each containing around 10 doses,...

Australia vows not to rush vaccine rollout, citing UK ‘problems’

Under mounting pressure to speed up coronavirus vaccinations, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday said he would not take "unnecessary risks" and emulate Britain's emergency drug approval. While vaccinations are already well underway in many countries, Australia's pharmaceutical authority is not expected to rule...

Japan sumo champion Hakuho tests positive for coronavirus

Record-breaking sumo champion Hakuho has tested positive for coronavirus, just days before the New Year tournament, the Japan Sumo Association said Tuesday. A spokesperson for the JSA said it was not clear if anyone else at Hakuho's Miyagino stable had tested positive for the virus,...

Woman recreates famous artworks with her dog. They are ‘woofderful’

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India -- When thinking of artistic classics such as The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh or the American Gothic by Grant Wood, words such as "stunning" or "captivating" may come to one's mind. But have you ever thought about what a rendition of...

The story behind Nigeria’s Netflix sex-trafficking drama

by Camille MALPLAT Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels. A freelance reporter with a burning desire to uncover the truth about a sordid backstreet trade,...
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