30 August 2016
Deadly Kyrgyzstan Chinese embassy blast
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
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
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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
Five opposition leaders including four leading Islamists have already been
executed for war crimes
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
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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)
Car bomb goes off in Somalia outside President's palace, kills five
Two nearby hotels also badly damaged.