BOGOTA (AFP) - Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker, DairoAntonio Usuga, also known as "Otoniel," was arrested by the country's authorities, the government said on Saturday (Oct 23). Presidential adviser Emilio Archila praised "the capture in Necocli of Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias 'Otoniel', head of the Gulf Clan," in a message on Twitter ... ....
Taiwanese and US officials have discussed how Taiwan can “meaningfully” participate at the United Nations just days before Chinese president Xi Jinping will give a speech to mark his country’s half century since accession to the global body ... Fearful but defiant. life goes on in Taiwan despite China’s threats. Read more ... Read more ... Reuse this content. .
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Sprinter Alex Quinonez, Ecuador's World Championship bronze medallist, has been killed in his home city of Guayanquil on Friday, the country's sports ministry said on Saturday. Guayaquil-based newspaper El Universo said Quinonez, who was 32, and another individual were fatally shot at around 9.20 p.m ... ....
Turkish PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan moved to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western countries who appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader ... He did not set a firm date. Kavala has been in prison since late 2017, charged with financing nationwide protests in 2013 and with involvement in a 2016 failed coup. He denies the charges ... .
Michael Gove has signalled he will explore “retention” options to preserve Grenfell Tower as a memorial to the 72 people killed in the 2017 fire, a move that has been welcomed by relatives of the dead ... Choucair said. “We wanted the minister to visit us here where our catastrophe took place – not in an office – so he could feel our pain.” ... .
It kept returning for more. insatiably, incessantly, lever-pulling ... More than 60 years later, in 2016, a pair of artificial intelligence (AI) researchers were training an AI to play video games ... Some call the phenomenon “wireheading”. .
Scavengers, trophy hunters and “metal pirates” are looting the treasures under the seas – and there are fears Australia’s first submarine could be next ... The 726-tonne submarine was travelling in hazy weather off the coast of what is now Papua New Guinea when it disappeared, and it was declared lost at sea on 14 September 1914 ... Read more ... Photograph ... .