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Elisa Xolalpa has had three daughters and found a job she enjoys since a former boyfriend tried to destroy her life by tossing acid on her when she was 18. Two decades later, she is still seeking justice. Survivors of acid attacks like Xolalpa are banding together and raising their voices in Mexico despite the country’s sky-high violence — especially toward women and staggering levels of impunity.
The 17-year-old said that she was mostly asymptomatic, but she still hasn't regained her sense of smell.
As the Olympics enters its final weekend, the biggest story in Tokyo ... is Lionel Messi.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Razer is ending its Razer Pay eWallet service in both Malaysia and Singapore. Gaming-centric brand has posted a notice on its website informing that Razer Pay (Beta)...
More than 1,100 homes in North Korea were damaged, thousands of people evacuated, and farms and roads washed away after days of heavy rains brought flooding, its state media reported. The reports come as concern grows about damage to crops and the possible impact on food supplies in North Korea, which is cut off from most foreign imports and aid by self-imposed border restrictions aimed at preventing a coronavirus outbreak, as well as by international sanctions. Heavy rain struck several areas on the east coast, including North and South Hamgyong provinces, state broadcaster KRT reported on Thursday.
Britain earned the bronze medal in the women's hockey tournament after a hard-fought 4-3 win over India in hot conditions at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. Britain, who had won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, took a two-goal lead in the second quarter through goals by Elena Rayer and Sarah Robertson. India, who have never won an Olympic medal in women's hockey, pulled level after drag-flick specialist Gurjit Kaur scored twice off penalty corners.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was taken from the Olympic village to the airport after criticizing Belarus officials.
Skies glowed an eerie shade of red in Susanville, California, as smoke from the Dixie Fire was blown by strong winds across Lassen County on August 5.Authorities in Lassen County issued new mandatory evacuation orders as the Dixie Fire intensified and grew to over 361,000 acres.Amy Reit took these videos from Susanville on Thursday afternoon, showing the fiery haze darken as the day went on.The town of Greenville in Plumas County was largely destroyed by the Dixie Fire on August 4. Credit: Amy Reit via Storyful
Two of the All Blacks’ longest winning streaks will come under threat when they meet Australia in consecutive Bledisloe Cup tests at Auckland’s Eden Park over the next two weekends. The All Blacks have held the Bledisloe Cup — played for annually between New Zealand and Australia — for the past 18 years and haven’t lost to the Wallabies at Eden Park since 1986, before most of the current Australia players were born.
Asian markets struggled on Friday despite Wall Street benchmarks climbing overnight on the back of healthy US economic data.
A tornado hit the town of Andreapol in Russia’s western Tver Oblast on August 2 as the region was lashed by deadly storms.At least three people died in the severe weather and a further eight were left injured, Russian media reported. A child was reported among the dead. Credit: Vladimir Mineyev via Storyful
Take a look at some of the incredible Olympic imagery from the talented photographers on the ground in Japan.
A prison inmate who bit off a part of a fellow inmate's left ear during a scuffle while packing coffee sachets in a workshop was jailed for 10 months on Friday (6 August).
April Ross finally has that elusive gold medal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor called Tony Pua’s allegations that all Umno kleptocrats will be free from criminal charges if an Umno member becomes prime minister...
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 ― The US Justice Department (DoJ) said today it has repatriated an additional US$452 million (RM1.9 billion) in misappropriated 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds to the...
American runners are facing their worst Olympic Games in history after failing to win a single gold medal on the track at the Tokyo Games.
Australia's hope of returning to "Covid zero" suffered a fresh blow Friday, as Sydney reported another record number of new infections and authorities warned residents to brace for worse to come.
This new Bill will ensure Sarawak's tangible and intangible culture, museums, buildings, sites, and historical monuments will be managed in the best possible way, for the benefit and interest of all communities. The post Sarawak Aims To Preserve State’s Culture & Heritage With New Bill appeared first on Zafigo.