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October 24, 2014
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s former leader Friday urged democracy demonstrators to leave the streets calling their protest a “gross... More ››

October 24, 2014
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PATTANI: A high-pitched chorus pours out from a Muslim nursery school in Thailand’s insurgency-battered south, as girls in crisp,... More ››

October 24, 2014
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NEW YORK: A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for... More ››

October 24, 2014
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It earns $1 million a day alone by selling crude oil from fields captured when the group swept across... More ››

October 24, 2014
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NEW YORK: The ombudswoman for the United Nations’ al Qaeda blacklist on Thursday called for her oversight to be... More ››

October 24, 2014
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The panel of 18 independent experts agreed the move after voicing concern at Beijing's plan to vet candidates in... More ››

October 24, 2014
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

PRETORIA: As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went... More ››

October 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON: The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in... More ››

October 24, 2014
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TAGANROG: While much of Ukraine is abuzz with campaigning for Sunday’s parliamentary poll, refugees who have fled fighting in... More ››

October 24, 2014
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BEIRUT: US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month,... More ››

October 24, 2014
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OTTAWA: The shooter who rampaged through Canada’s parliament was in Ottawa applying for a passport to travel to war-torn... More ››

October 23, 2014
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Tony Fernandes says statement is garbage. More ››

October 23, 2014
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SEOUL: North Korea issued a fresh warning Thursday that planned high-level talks with the South might have to be... More ››

October 23, 2014
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BERLIN: Big exporting nations are breaking their pledge to fight corruption in global trade, with more than half of... More ››

October 23, 2014
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BEIJING: Facebook is banned in China, but the co-founder of the world’s largest social network appears determined to win... More ››

October 23, 2014
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MEXICO CITY: Mexico has ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an... More ››

October 23, 2014
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BEGHAZI: When longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi’s regime collapsed in a 2011 revolution, many Libyans looked to affluent and booming... More ››

October 23, 2014
Japan's newly-appointed Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Miyazawa speaks during a news conference at his ministry in Tokyo

TOKYO: Japan’s new trade minister, installed this week to replace a minister caught in a funding scandal, said on... More ››

October 23, 2014
Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari speaks during an interview with Reuters in Naudero

NAUDERO: The scion of Pakistan’s leading political dynasty, emerging from the shadow of his mother and former prime minister... More ››

October 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday “tragic” and said they reinforced the need for... More ››

October 23, 2014
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Testimonies from Bangladeshi and Rohingya survivors provide evidence of a shift in tactics in one of Asia’s busiest human-trafficking... More ››

October 23, 2014
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CAIRO: A bomb outside Cairo University wounded 11 people on Wednesday, among them several police officers, Egyptian officials said.... More ››

October 23, 2014
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SANAA: Sunni Al Qaeda militants and Shi’ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources... More ››

October 23, 2014
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N’DJAMENA/MAIDUGURI: Nearly a week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it said would include the... More ››

October 23, 2014
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JERUSALEM: Israel on Wednesday reassured Jordan that it would not allow Jewish prayer at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound,... More ››

October 23, 2014
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HONG KONG: The powerful Youth League of China’s ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against... More ››

October 23, 2014
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OTTAWA: Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman who... More ››

October 22, 2014
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WASHINGTON: Vietnam has freed a leading dissident whose case was raised by US President Barack Obama, and he was... More ››

October 22, 2014
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WASHINGTON: Any Iraqi request for more American military advisers or trainers to help the country’s security forces fight Islamic... More ››

October 22, 2014
Surete du Quebec officer investigates an overturned vehicle in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

QUEBEC: Canadian police said on Tuesday they had arrested a suspected militant as he was leaving the country, took... More ››

October 22, 2014
Children from minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to Islamic State in Sinjar town, make way towards Syrian border, on outskirts of Sinjar mountain

NEW YORK: The campaign of Islamic State militants against Iraq’s Yazidi minority may be attempted genocide, UN Assistant Secretary-General... More ››

October 22, 2014
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KINGSTON: Jamaican police are not doing enough to protect gay and transgender people who “live in constant fear,” as... More ››

October 22, 2014
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DUBAI: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Western powers on Tuesday for the rise of Islamic State (IS)... More ››

October 21, 2014
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PRETORIA: South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for the killing... More ››

October 21, 2014
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SYDNEY: A teenager who ran away from Australia to join jihadists in Iraq and Syria has reappeared months later... More ››

October 21, 2014
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TOKYO: A Tokyo court has ordered Facebook to disclose the IP addresses used by fake accounts that were posting... More ››

October 21, 2014
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SYDNEY: Australian police said on Tuesday they were dropping a long-running war crimes investigation into the deaths of five... More ››

October 21, 2014
Indonesia's new President Widodo shouts "Merdeka" or Freedom at the end of his speech, during his inauguration in Jakarta

JAKARTA: New Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday he was re-evaluating some of his choices for cabinet jobs... More ››

October 21, 2014
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ACAPULCO: Mexico’s government announced a $110,000 reward for information on the disappearance of 43 students in a case of alleged... More ››

October 21, 2014
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BEIJING: The world’s top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based rights group said Tuesday,... More ››

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