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Korean Air boss apologises as hot-tempered daughters resign

Korean Air boss apologises as hot-tempered daughters resign

Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the "immature" behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies.

'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

Nabi Tajima, who became the oldest woman in Japan in September 2015, could have been the oldest person in the world since Violet Brown of Jamaica died in September 2017 at age 117, Japanese media said.

Armenian PM rejects demands to quit as protests continue

Armenian PM rejects demands to quit as protests continue

Protesters accuse Serzh Sarksyan of clinging to power after he was appointed premier this month following 10 years as president.

Two Chinese dragon boats capsize in river, 17 killed

Two Chinese dragon boats capsize in river, 17 killed

Two dragon boats practising to race on a river in China have overturned and 17 people drowned, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

Britain's Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child, says newspaper

Britain's Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child, says newspaper

Britain's Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant with her first child, The Sun on Sunday newspaper reported.

Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has signed an ordinance that allows stringent punishments for sexual violence against children, including the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31

The assaults underscore growing concerns about security in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20, which are seen as a test-run for next year's presidential poll.

Fans in Stockholm honour life, music of late DJ Avicii

Fans in Stockholm honour life, music of late DJ Avicii

Hundreds of fans packed a central Stockholm square yesterday to pay tribute to Tim Bergling, better known as the Swedish DJ Avicii, one day after the 28-year-old house musician was found dead in Muscat, Oman.

Armenia protest leader will only discuss PM exit

Armenia protest leader will only discuss PM exit

Armenia’s political crisis deepened yesterday as demonstrations continued and protest leader Nikol Pashinyan said he was only prepared to discuss the exit of the country’s newly elected prime minister, former president Serzh Sarkisian.

Queen marks 92nd birthday with concert

Queen marks 92nd birthday with concert

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday yesterday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, and Shaggy.

Windrush victims will be compensated: May

Windrush victims will be compensated: May

Theresa May has reassured Commonwealth leaders that members of the Windrush generation who had suffered “anxieties and problems” as a result of the government’s immigration rules would be paid compensation.

Venezuelan leader pays visit to new Cuban president

Venezuelan leader pays visit to new Cuban president

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in Havana on Friday to meet with Cuba’s new president and ratify his struggling nation’s ties with one of its few remaining allies.

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