Toxic fumes released when militants torched a sulphur plant near Mosul have killed two Iraqi civilians, made many ill and forced US troops at a nearby base to wear masks.
Refuting claims in the report, Mr Shanmugam said he was “quite shocked at such outright falsehoods”. “All of this is completely false,” he wrote.
Donald Trump unveiled plans for the first 100 days of his presidency on Saturday, vowing to create 25 million jobs over a decade and cut middle-class taxes, as he and Hillary Clinton courted undecided swing state voters.
The monarch, who died on Oct 13 following years of poor health, was seen as a guiding light and rare source of unity in a kingdom dogged by corruption and political rivalries.
The two-year closure allowed the National Parks Board (NParks) to repair and enhance the slopes and trails to make it safer for the public.
Telecoms heavyweight AT&T has struck a deal to buy entertainment powerhouse Time Warner for US$108.7 billion, a banking source said on Saturday, in a merger that would create a new media-telecom giant.
You may have seen them in the windows of Japanese restaurants and wondered: How do they make fake food look so real? Here’s a look at a multi-billion yen industry, via one of Tokyo’s famous sampuru makers.CNA Insider
17-year-old Chester was diagnosed with mild autism when he was three years old. He started getting bullied in his mainstream school, then was sent to an autism-focused school, but faced even more stigma from society. Which suited him better? And what is the meaning of real acceptance from society?