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China karaoke lounge fire kills 18

Arson suspected as blaze rips through three-storey building in Qingyuan City, Guangdong province Beijing: A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring another five in a suspected arson case, police and state media said. The blaze took place after midnight in …

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10 dead as van driven into Toronto crowd

Canadian officials say act was deliberate, as driver is named as 25-year-old Alek Minassian A police officer stands near a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. Toronto: The driver of the van that plowed into a crowd in …

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Philippine rebels set child soldiers free

Some of the child soldiers are orphans, children of displaced persons and out-of-school youth Manila: The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has released 69 minors from its ranks, as part of its commitment to an action plan signed with the UN in 2009. According to a statement by the Moro Islamic …

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It flies: Dubai Police unveil new hoverbike

Dubai: The city’s tech-savvy police force recently unveiled a number of gizmos, including a flying motorbike. The new crime-fighting “hoverbike” is part of the impressive display of advanced technology unveiled at the on-going Gitex, the region’s biggest tech show. The battery-powered flying bike, co-developed with Russian drone manufacturer Hoversurf, is …

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