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South Korea’s tearful ‘garlic girls’ settle for Olympic silver

South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women’s curling gold on Sunday, beaten 8-3 in the final by Sweden, oblivious to the celebrity status they have acquired.Skip Anna Hasselborg’s Swedes saw off the so-called “Garlic Girls” in …

Mexican leader’s visit with Trump shelved over wall: media

Mexico and the United States have shelved tentative plans for a visit to Washington by President Enrique Pena Nieto as tensions persist over a proposed border wall, US media reported Saturday.Pena Nieto had already cancelled a visit in January last yea…

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.The sanctuary in Kuala Gandah, central Malaysia, i…

‘Bibi go home!’ Israelis demand Netanyahu resignation over looming corruption charges (VIDEO)

Some 1,500 people have rallied in central Tel Aviv demanding the resignation of Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption allegations and a recent Israeli police recommendation that charges be brought against the Prime Minister.