USA | High hopes & hype for experimental depression drug ketamine

It was launched decades ago as an anesthetic for animals and people, became a potent battlefield pain reliever in Vietnam and morphed into the trippy club drug

Heritage | 1 of 3 Great Pyramids of Giza to reopen after restoration

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says the second of Egypt’s three famed pyramids of Giza will open to tourists this week after the completion of restoration work that lasted

Syria | Group documents Russian attacks on civilians

A Syrian-led human rights group said yesterday it has documented more than 1,400 incidents in which Russian forces indiscriminately targeted civilians and civilian infrastructure in the three years

This Day in History | 1990 Howe resigns over Europe policy

He informed the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of his decision at around 1800 on Thursday. Sir Geoffrey said the reasons for his resignation were the

Offbeat | People find severed head in Oakland yard, take it to police

Police investigators were trying to determine whether a decaying human head found this week in an Oakland backyard belongs to a recently discovered headless corpse. People visiting

Analysis | Legalized sports betting is one bet paying off

The action is coming fast and heavy. A bettor in New Jersey used his mobile app to win USD325,000 on a $500,000 wager on

Tennis | Djokovic beats Sousa in straight sets at Paris Masters

Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title with a 7-5, 6-1 win against Joao Sousa in the second round yesterday , and

The Buzz | Cello star Yo-Yo Ma to perform at WWI Armistice ceremonies

Cello maestro Yo-Yo Ma will perform at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of the World

Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy

Pakistan’s top court yesterday acquitted a Christian woman who was sentenced to death on blasphemy charges in 2010, a landmark ruling that sparked protests by hard- line Islamists and

World Briefs

PHILIPPINES Rescuers pulled out four bodies and four survivors but at least 19 others remained missing yesterday after a massive typhoon-triggered landslide crashed down on two government buildings

Taiwan | Growth slows as trade tensions prompt consumer caution

Taiwan’s export-driven economy is cooling as escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China weigh on local consumers. The expansion slowed to 2.3 percent in the

Girl About Globe | Hallowmornin’after. Spooky-pretty it ain’t.

November 1st is much better than Hallowe’en. Today, it’s ok to have hair that could scare and makeup smudged across your face. Hallowmornin’after is a female grooming holiday.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 – edition no. 3161

* US reassures Taiwan on security as China increases threats * Alone again * Nine sites waiting for listing * Author Louis Cha Dies   DOWNLOAD

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