30 August 2016

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Deadly Kyrgyzstan Chinese embassy blast (43)
Reuters A car has exploded near the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan, killing its driver and wounding three people, the healthcare ministry said. The GKNB state security service said it was investigating the blast but provided no other details. The interior ministry could not be reached for comment. Kyrgyz news website 24.kg reported that the car appeared to have rammed the embassy's gate before exploding.
Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder dead at 83 (83)
LOS ANGELES: Gene Wilder (pic), who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers," died Monday at age 83, Variety magazine reported. The weekly film industry journal quoted his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman as saying the actor died of complications from Alzheimer's disease at his home in Connecticut.
EU to hand Apple hefty Irish tax bill (24)
August 30, 2016 World Business Leave a comment The European Commission will rule against Ireland's tax dealings with Apple on Tuesday, sources familiar with the decision told Reuters, one of whom said Dublin would be told to recoup over 1 billion euros in back taxes. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will hold a news conference on an antitrust case at noon (1000 GMT) in Brussels.
Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence (25)
Five opposition leaders including four leading Islamists have already been executed for war crimes AFP SMALL MEDIUM LARGE Dhaka: A wealthy tycoon who was a chief financier for Bangladesh's largest Islamist party could be executed in days after losing his final appeal Tuesday against a death sentence from a controversial war crimes tribunal. The Supreme Court rejected Mir Quasem Ali's last attempt to overturn the
Somalia: Car bomb kills five soldiers outside President's palace (20)
Al Qaeda-linked terror group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the explosion, which also damaged two nearby hotels. Reuters | Posted by Samrudhi Ghosh Mogadishu, August 30, 2016 | UPDATED 17:37 IST Picture for representation (Photo: Reuters) Briefcase 1 Car bomb goes off in Somalia outside President's palace, kills five soldiers. 2 Two nearby hotels also badly damaged.
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