KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and a court set April 1 for her trial to resume. Vietnam’s call had followed Monday’s release, at Indonesia’s request, of an Indonesian woman, who had … Read More
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Teams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather , but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides. The so-called Camp Fire all but obliterated the mountain community of Paradise, 175 miles (280 … Read More
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Willa gained dangerous strength as it churned towards Mexico’s Pacific coast, home to some of the country’s major tourist draws, where it was forecast to unleash torrential rains and major flooding, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Miami-based centre upgraded the menacing storm to a powerful Category 4 … Read More
TEHRAN (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the Iranian city of Kermanshah, killing one and wounding 58, the Tasnim news agency reported. The casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim. Two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded, according to the Tasnim news agency. … Read More
LONDON (92 News) – Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor who hit headlines after he killed dead two men in Lahore said that he was not beaten during his imprisonment in Pakistan. In his interview to a British newspaper, Davis said that the heirs of the deceased Pakistan were paid US$2.6 million in blood money which … Read More
KARACHI (92 News) – Kamran Farooq of the MQM Pakistan has confessed to killing a dozen people. The investigation officer told the court the accused is involved in May 12 and Plaza tragedies and firing on the Sindh Mohabbat Rally. The court remanded the accused in the custody of the police for two days.