World 22.5.2017 02:55 pm

Everest toll mounts to four as rescuers find body

Indian climber Ravi Kumar, 27, reached the summit on Saturday but lost contact shortly after.

Rescuers on Everest found the body of a missing Indian climber on Monday, taking the toll from a deadly weekend on the world’s highest peak to four.

Everest toll mounts to four as rescuers find body
Everest toll mounts to four as rescuers find body

Everest toll mounts to four as rescuers find body

Indian climber Ravi Kumar, 27, reached the summit on Saturday but lost contact shortly after.

Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons
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Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons

Trump’s remarks were his latest salvo against Iran since starting his first foreign trip after taking office.
Six more Japanese detained in China
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Six more Japanese detained in China

China had already detained five other Japanese citizens since 2015, largely on suspicion of spying.
Philippines’ Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US
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Philippines’ Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US

The Philippines and Russia established diplomatic ties 41 years ago but until Duterte took office relations remained relatively low-key.
Israel in rare overture to Palestinians ‘at Trump request’
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Israel in rare overture to Palestinians ‘at Trump request’

There would also be reforms to Palestinian land use in urban areas in the 60 percent of the West Bank under full Israeli control.
Coup anniversary bomb wounds 21 at Thai army hospital
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Coup anniversary bomb wounds 21 at Thai army hospital

The clinic in central Bangkok — King Mongkut Hospital — is often used by serving and retired members of Thailand’s armed forces.
Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’ – Trump
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Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’ – Trump

Trump believes the fight against terror is a battle between good and evil.
Indian woman cuts off genitals of her alleged rapist
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Indian woman cuts off genitals of her alleged rapist

The chief minister hailed the woman’s bravery for taking action against a Hindu ‘holy man’.
Netflix row stirs tough questions for cinema’s future
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Netflix row stirs tough questions for cinema’s future

The storm over whether Netflix films should be shown at the Cannes film festival has been billed as a generational clash that calls into question the future of cinema. 
Heiress to Nina Ricci fortune avoids jail for tax fraud
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Heiress to Nina Ricci fortune avoids jail for tax fraud

Apparently the heiress did not attend the hearing due to health reasons.
Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be ‘weapons’
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Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be ‘weapons’

From terminators to teddy bears, anything or any toy can be weaponised.
WATCH: BBC reporter ‘accidentally’ grabs woman’s breast on live TV
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WATCH: BBC reporter ‘accidentally’ grabs woman’s breast on live TV

Some on social media have called for the BBC to deal with the reporter who ‘assaulted’ a woman on live TV.

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