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Aug 29, 2016

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain hemorrhage, daughter says

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain hemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media Monday. “My father was hospitalized after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage on Saturday morning, and is now receiving treatment in an intensive care unit,” ...

Aug 29, 2016

IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60

A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people Monday at an army recruitment center in Aden, in the latest jihadi attack to hit the Yemeni city. Aden is the temporary base of Yemen’s internationally recognized government, which ...

Aug 29, 2016

Blast at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: officials

A explosion “of criminal origin” at Belgium’s national criminology institute in Brussels early Monday caused a fire and major damage but no casualties, officials said. Belgian media said the blast was caused by a car which rammed the building. It comes as Belgium remains ...

Aug 29, 2016

Passengers charged over cocaine haul aboard cruise ship in Sydney

Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after Sydney police allegedly found 95 kilograms of cocaine in their cabin luggage. The haul valued at 31 million Australian dollars ($23 million) was the largest seizure in Australia of narcotics carried by ...

Aug 29, 2016

Man arrested after Australian gay club lube laced with acid

A 62-year-old man who allegedly put highly corrosive acid inside a lubricant dispenser at a gay nightclub in Australia has been arrested and charged, reports said Monday. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said it understood the incident occurred on Saturday at Aarows bar which describes ...