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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

NEW DELHI¦ Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar breathed her last due to health issues, on Wednesday night in a Delhi hospital. He passed away at...

UN team says Myanmar military chiefs should face ‘genocide’ case

GENEVA: Investigators working for the UN’s top human rights body say top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The call,...

Boxtrade Lands $50 Million In Another New Funding Round

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Lebanese beauty star Maya Ahmad does Coachella in style

DUBAI: Lebanese make-up artist and beauty blogger Maya Ahmad is soaking up the sun at US music festival Coachella this week — and giving...

China sacks regional officials as vaccine scandal mounts

BEIJING: China’s Communist Party has sacked a dozen provincial and local officials and vowed to punish a pharmaceutical firm over a vaccine scandal that...

Houthi militants killed in clashes with Yemeni army

DUBAI: The Yemeni Army killed 16 members of the Iran-backed Houthi militia in clashes in Al-Baydah province, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekbariyah reported. The military source...

Pompeo eyes progress over Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

TOKYO (AFP) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate a second summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump...

Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

KABUL: Afghan forces backed by air strikes have retaken a district in the northern province of Badakhshan that was seized last week by Taliban...

Singaporean tutor convicted in FaceTime-powered exam cheating plot

SINGAPORE: A Singaporean private tutor has been convicted over an elaborate scheme to help Chinese secondary school students cheat in an exam using mobile...

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

PALU (AFP) - Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia’s quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were...

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