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Texas set to execute serial killer | World

CHICAGO: Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a young woman in the 1980s and 90s. Anthony Shore’s oldest murder victim was 20 and the youngest was nine when they were killed between 1986 and 1995 in Houston.  He ...

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Workplace harassment not just a Hollywood problem | World

From the cleaning industry to the corporate world, a common thread is bosses or colleagues who abuse positions of authority to coerce their victims, often safe in the knowledge their behaviour can remain hidden. Photo: AFP LOS ANGELES: The Weinstein revelations have once again shone a light on Hollywood´s seedy ...

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Warning for China as US hails India ‘partnership’ | World

 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of “strategic partnership” on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China of undermining international order. Photo: AFP file WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of “strategic partnership” on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China ...

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3 killed, two wounded in Maryland shooting, gunman flees | World

A gunman stormed a suburban Maryland business park Wednesday and shot five people, three of them fatally, before escaping, police officers said. Photo: AFP WASHINGTON: A gunman stormed a suburban Maryland business park Wednesday and shot five people, three of them fatally, before escaping, police officers said. A manhunt was ...

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‘Co-living’ project takes on London housing crisis | World

The 10-storey building may look like a hotel, but it is thought to be the world’s biggest large-scale house-share, offering modest rooms and upscale services for hundreds of young adults caught in London’s housing crisis. Photo: AFP LONDON: The 10-storey building may look like a hotel, but it is thought ...

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EU court rules Greek police height rule is sexist | World

The case was brought by would-be police cadet Marie-Eleni Kalliri, whose application to join the academy for the 2007-8 year was turned down on grounds of height. Photo: AFP file LUXEMBOURG: The EU´s top court ruled Wednesday that Greek police had discriminated against women by setting a minimum height requirement ...

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