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Second Rohingya ‘leader’ killed in Bangladesh refugee camp

COX'S BAZAR: Attackers on Monday killed a Rohingya representative in a Bangladesh refugee camp, the second such death in three days as tensions mount over the planned repatriation of some 750,000 refugees to Myanmar. Sources said the dead man Yusuf Ali was a camp leader at the Balukhali camp on the border with Myanmar. Mohammad Yusuf, a leader in the neighbouring Thaingkhali camp, was shot dead last Friday. Yusuf Ali, 60, was stabbed to death, district police chief Iqbal Hossain told AFP. Another police official…

South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

SEOUL: South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday. The seizure was the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the United Nations steps up efforts to squeeze essential oil supplies to the reclusive North following its nuclear or ballistic missile tests. The ship, KOTI, was seized at Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port, the official told Reuters, without elaborating,…

Half of Britons support a second vote on Brexit, poll finds

LONDON: Half of Britons support a second vote on whether to leave the European Union and a majority think the government may be paying too much money to the EU to open the way to trade talks, according to a new opinion poll. The poll, published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, found 50 percent of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34 percent rejected another referendum and 16 percent said they did not know. The newspaper said it was the first major opinion poll since last week’s…

Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter - August - to the world on Monday (Aug 28) with a post on the leading social network. As they did with after the birth of their first daughter, Maxima, in late 2015, the couple wrote the girl a letter, but this one spoke of reveling in the wonder of childhood instead of visions of a better world on the horizon. "You only get to be a child once, so don't spend it worrying too much about the future," said the letter signed by…

Ronaldinho-7 wins second consecutive match against Giggs-7

KARACHI: The team led by Ronaldinho won against Ryan Giggs’ team by 2-0 in the second football exhibition match at Fortress Stadium in Lahore on Saturday. Both the goals were scored by Pakistani players. Earlier, on Saturday Ronaldinho's team won the first exhibition match as well that was played in Karachi. The highly anticipated matches between ‘Ronaldinho-7′ and ‘Ryan Giggs-7’ featured eight international footballers who are dubbed as “Ronaldinho and Friends”. Both the teams were a mix-up of foreign and local…

Quebec City mosque shooter makes second court appearance

QUEBEC CITY, Canada: The man accused in a Quebec City mosque shooting that left six people dead made a brief second court appearance on Tuesday under heavy security. The hearing to officially hand over evidence in the case to the defense and to set a date for a bail hearing lasted only two minutes. The defense also asked for and was granted a publication ban on future proceedings. Read More: Student charged with murder in Canada mosque attack Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, faces six counts of murder and five…

PML-N beats PTI in NA-162 by-election

CHICHAWATNI: According to unconfirmed and unofficial results, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) candidate Chaudhry Tufail Jutt has won NA-162 by-election, while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate stood second, ARY News reported.