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August 17, 2017 6:24 AM Could the Qatar crisis finally be over?

Tillerson 'not going anywhere' as Qatar comes under the microscope0:31 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he was "not going anywhere," denying news reports that he was considering leaving his post, after shaking hands with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. SAUDI Arabia’s King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border 41

August 17, 2017 6:23 AM Nokia's new ‘bothie’ phone aims to revolutionise the selfie

Nokia has launched the most important new handset in its attempts to revitalise the once world-beating brand for the modern smartphone era dominated by Samsung, Apple and China’s Huawei. The Nokia 8 marks the culmination of efforts to bring the Finnish telecoms brand back to the mainstream handset market, which kicked off six months ago with the nostalgia-inducing 43

August 17, 2017 6:15 AM Philippines police kill 26 in second night of bloodshed this week

MANILA (Reuters) - At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, police said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime. The killings across Manila followed 32 deaths in near-simultaneous police raids on Monday 17

August 17, 2017 4:58 AM Nokia 8 Phone Targets Surging Demand for Live Video Streaming

HMD Global, the Finnish start-up looking to reinvigorate the Nokia phone brand, unveiled the Nokia 8 on Wednesday, hoping to cash in on rising consumer demand for high-quality audio and video features. The Android device, due out in September, will potentially beat rivals on price but will still face fierce competition, with Apple's highly anticipated 34

August 17, 2017 4:57 AM Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte hails the bloodiest day in his 'war on drugs'

Anti-drug squads in the Philippines have executed 32 people in 24 hours, marking the bloodiest day in the country's "war on drugs." Duterte praised the killings, calling on the police to kill "another 32 everyday." Thirty-two drug suspects were killed in 24 hours in a series of "shock and awe" raids carried out across the Bulacan region, north of the capital 13

August 17, 2017 4:37 AM Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

MADRID – Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain’s dominant force. Marco Asensio followed up his brilliant late goal in Sunday’s first leg with a stunning effort from 30 metres in the fourth 31

August 17, 2017 4:12 AM HBO social accounts hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO's Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network's shows including Game of Thrones. It is the latest cyber security headache for the entertainment firm after hackers released Game of Thrones 61

August 17, 2017 3:35 AM A Mob Of Beachgoers Wanted To Play With A Baby Dolphin. They Killed It

A baby dolphin died last week after "hundreds" of beachgoers in southern Spain surrounded the animal to touch and take pictures with it, sparking condemnation from a local animal rescue group. The incident took place last Friday in Mojacar, on the country's southeastern coast, according to Equinac, a Spanish nonprofit organization that advocates for marine 19

August 17, 2017 3:33 AM Rights groups blast newest Duterte threat vs them

MANILA, Philippines — Human rights groups denounced on Thursday President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest tirade against them during which he ordered security forces to shoot activists for “obstructing” justice. Speaking at the anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption, Duterte again made plain his disdain for the Commission on Human Rights 25

August 17, 2017 2:56 AM Australian agency believes it can locate MH370 with ‘unprecedented precision’

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR – Australia’s main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with “unprecedented precision and certainty” that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea northeast of an area scoured in a fruitless two-year underwater search. The agency’s assertion is based on satellite pictures taken two weeks after Flight MH370 went missing 31