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Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

Washington - North Korea's treatment of an American student who died after being released from detention in a coma was inhuman and US patience with Pyongyang is running out, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Wednesday.

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

Washington - North Korea's treatment of an American student who died after being released from detention in a coma was inhuman and US patience with Pyongyang is running out, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Wednesday.

Pamela Anderson invites Macron to 'sexy' French restaurant

Nice - Pamela Anderson long ago swapped "Baywatch" for animal rights activism -- but the actress has now added another string to her bow by opening a French restaurant, with President Emmanuel Macron receiving an open invite.

Joel Joffe, lawyer who defended Mandela, dies aged 85

London - Tributes were paid Tuesday to Joel Joffe, the lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela in the trial that saw the anti-apartheid icon jailed, following his death at the age of 85.Lord Joffe died on Sunday, said Oxfam, the aid agency which he chaired.

Mystery over football star Garrincha's remains grips Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Mane Garrincha, the Brazilian football genius renowned for leaving defenders in confusion, is now baffling his many fans from beyond the grave with the ultimate mystery: where are his bones?

Wonder Woman, Naked Man... 5 icons of Venezuela unrest

Caracas - From "Wonder Woman" and "Tank Woman" to "Naked Man" and "Violin Man," ordinary Venezuelans photographed in extraordinary scenes have become icons of the country's political unrest.

Cannes queen Kidman steers career 'like I'm 21'

Cannes - Nicole Kidman said Monday that she still tackles roles like a 21-year-old after the premiere of her shocking new horror movie at the Cannes film festival.

From bridesmaid to bride for Prince William's sister-in-law Pippa

Englefield - After turning heads at her sister Kate's wedding to Prince William, Pippa Middleton graduated from bridesmaid to bride on Saturday at a star-studded wedding in an English country church.

Stories of Hong Kong: Hopes and fears on landmark anniversary

Hong Kong - Divided by age, wealth and politics, the people of Hong Kong will mark the 20th anniversary of its transfer from Britain back to China with contrasting emotions: anger and pessimism, pride and celebration.

Stories of Hong Kong: Hopes and fears on landmark anniversary

Hong Kong - Divided by age, wealth and politics, the people of Hong Kong will mark the 20th anniversary of its transfer from Britain back to China with contrasting emotions: anger and pessimism, pride and celebration.

Dutch king to spread wings with Boeing 737 training

Den Haag - Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who works part-time as a commercial pilot, is to start conversion training to fly Boeing 737 passenger jets, a Dutch newspaper reported Wednesday.

Eccentric French maths genius's 'scribblings' go online

Marseille - Nearly 18,000 pages of notes by eccentric French maths genius Alexandre Grothendieck were posted online Wednesday by his alma mater, Montpellier University in southern France.

After the White House, Obama 'captive to selfies'

Milan - Former US president Barack Obama shared Tuesday his relief at no longer being leader of the Free World -- but joked he is now "captive to selfies" whenever he is out.

Silvio Berlusconi briefly hospitalised after fall

Rome - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was briefly hospitalised after a fall, the mayor of a Tuscan town where he was due to attend a meeting of his political party Forza Italia said Saturday.

UN signs up Syrian Olympic swimmer to shine light on refugees

Geneva - The UN said Thursday it had enlisted Yusra Mardini, the teenage Olympic swimmer who braved a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy fleeing war-torn Syria, to help raise awareness about the plight of refugees.

Madonna angered by unauthorized biopic

New York - Madonna voiced anger Tuesday over news that a Hollywood studio plans an unauthorized biopic of her early years in New York struggling to break into the music business."Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen.

'Happy Days' actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Los Angeles - US actress Erin Moran, who played mischievous kid sister Joanie on the sitcom "Happy Days" and its spin-off "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. She was 56.

'Assault on facts' energizes global March for Science

Washington - Scientists and their supporters across the globe are expected to march in the thousands Saturday amid growing anxiety over what many see as a mounting political assault on facts and evidence.

'Assault on facts' energizes global March for Science

Washington - Scientists and their supporters across the globe are expected to march in the thousands Saturday amid growing anxiety over what many see as a mounting political assault on facts and evidence.

March for Science not about Trump, organizers say

Miami - Budget cuts and political assaults on science are expected to draw thousands of demonstrators to the streets in more than 500 cities worldwide Saturday for the first March for Science.

Theresa May: Britain's 'no-nonsense' leader

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May, who on Tuesday called for a snap election, has forged a reputation as a no-nonsense pragmatist seeking to lead the country through one of the most tumultuous periods of its history.

At you best morning, afternoon or evening? It's genetics

Are you sharpest in the morning or do you prefer staying up to the late hours? What makes us different might be down to genetics rather than personality, according to a new study.

Pope Francis celebrates Benedict's 90th

Vatican City - His 90th birthday may not be for a few days yet, but former pope Benedict XVI got an early present on Thursday: a visit from his Argentine successor, Pope Francis.

Mountains and dams at Pyongyang bus stops

Pyongyang - The bus stops of Pyongyang have no advertisements. Instead of exhortations to buy an energy drink or sign up to a mobile service, travellers are offered soothing images before they cram into packed vehicles.

400,000 yr-old half-skull points to mystery people

Miami - The discovery of a 400,000-year-old half skull in Portugal has offered tantalizing hints about a possible ancestor of the Neanderthals, researchers said Monday.

Do we look like our names? Psychologists think so

If you look at a person you’ve not met before how many times do you try to guess their name, or are at least unsurprised when you’re told the person’s name? It seems that humans are very good at predicting the names of people they have not met befor

S. Koreans jubilant, or stunned by president's sacking

Seoul - Thousands of younger demonstrators erupted with joy while a rival older crowd angrily clashed with riot police -- two of them dying -- Friday when South Korea's Constitutional Court fired President Park Geun-Hye over corruption.

George Michael died of natural causes: British coroner

London - British pop icon George Michael who was found dead at his home on Christmas Day, died of natural causes, a coroner announced on Tuesday.

George Michael died of natural causes: British coroner

London - British pop icon George Michael who was found dead at his home on Christmas Day, died of natural causes, a coroner announced on Tuesday.

George Michael died of natural causes: British coroner

London - British pop icon George Michael who was found dead at his home on Christmas Day, died of natural causes, a coroner announced on Tuesday.
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