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| July 29, 2014
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KIEV – The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday,... More ››

July 29, 2014
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Data from the doomed airliner’s black boxes was decrypted in Britain after being handed over to Malaysian officials by... More ››

July 29, 2014
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  GAZA CITY— Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be... More ››

July 29, 2014
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SEOUL  – A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon... More ››

July 28, 2014
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A 93-year-old man, who was overcome by grief over the death of four family members in the MH17 tragedy,... More ››

July 28, 2014
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Fierce fighting near the MH17 crash site has forced Australia and Netherlands to drop plans to send in their... More ››

July 28, 2014
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PARIS: One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver... More ››

July 28, 2014
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GRABOVE: Russia accused the US of hindering the OSCE’s work in Ukraine, as fighting raged around the crash site... More ››

July 28, 2014
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TRIPOLI: Egypt and several Western states urged their nationals to leave Libya amid spiralling violence after two weeks of... More ››

July 27, 2014
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Palestinian militant group Hamas has announced a 24-hour ceasefire after Israel ended an earlier truce amid continuing rocket fire... More ››

July 27, 2014
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KINSHASA: – In Kinshasa’s Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion — from unctuous white weevil larvae... More ››

July 27, 2014
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Australia said the deployment of non threatening force is focus on securing the crash site for inspectors to work More ››

July 27, 2014
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MOSUL, Iraq: When Islamic State fighters first seized Iraq’s city of Mosul, life improved for many residents. But some... More ››

July 27, 2014
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  GRABOVE: – Forensic experts have identified the first of 298 people killed in the MH17 disaster, the Dutch... More ››

July 27, 2014
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By Jo Piazza Not since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 have there been so many highly publicized fatal... More ››

July 27, 2014
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By Angela Dewan JAKARTA: After his resounding victory in Indonesia’s presidential race, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo now faces the... More ››

July 27, 2014
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Palestinian defiant despite death toll rising to 1,000. They continue to fire rockets into Israel, whose causalities is about... More ››

July 27, 2014
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ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Saturday ordered the formal arrest of 12 more police officers, including the former head... More ››

July 27, 2014
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CASERTA:  Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands... More ››

July 27, 2014
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MOSCOW:  Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the... More ››

July 27, 2014
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TRIPOLI :  The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving diplomats across the border into Tunisia... More ››

July 27, 2014
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LVIV:  Two Ukrainian mayors have been targeted in separate attacks, authorities said Saturday, with one shot dead while the... More ››

July 26, 2014
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MOSCOW: A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as “the end of the... More ››

July 26, 2014
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JERUSALEM: Israel rejected a ceasefire proposal by top US diplomat John Kerry yesterday, media reported, dashing hopes for a... More ››

July 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON: Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals’ loss of... More ››

July 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde held discussions yesterday with Ukraine’s leaders about the impact of recent political... More ››

July 26, 2014
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BAMAKO: All passengers and crew on board an Air Algerie jetliner that crashed in Mali died in the tragedy,... More ››

July 25, 2014
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HARIPUR: Hashish addict Noor Rehman has spent three years chained to a concrete slab covered by insects. Beaten and... More ››

July 25, 2014
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WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a... More ››

July 25, 2014
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Russia had said that Ukraine should not take charge because the rebels who control the crash site did not... More ››

July 25, 2014
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GAZA: Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a UN-run school yesterday, killing at least 15 people... More ››

July 25, 2014
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JERUSALEM: Israel’s elder statesman Shimon Peres bowed out of active political life yesterday with an ardent defence of the... More ››

July 25, 2014
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ALGIERS: French warplanes and UN helicopters scoured the north of Mali yesterday for the wreckage of an Air Algerie... More ››

July 25, 2014
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BEIJING: Oil executive Jiang Jiemin rose to power in Communist China in time-honoured fashion: by hitching his star to a mighty mentor.... More ››

July 25, 2014
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TRIPOLI: Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in... More ››

July 24, 2014
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ALGIERS: The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found... More ››

July 24, 2014
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The doctors thought it may be a simple surgery but once they opened it there were multiple pearl-like teeth... More ››

July 24, 2014
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The suspect, who has been arrested, castrated a mentally disabled man aged 60 and removed one testicle each from... More ››

July 24, 2014
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TOKYO: More than 2.2 billion people are “poor or near-poor”, with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and... More ››

July 24, 2014
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BEIJING: A Chinese billionaire couple have faced a deluge of criticism for donating $15 million to one of the... More ››

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