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More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000 More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000

The death toll from the twin disaster on Sulawesi island that erased whole suburbs in Palu has reached 1,944


Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land in Perth due to medical emergency Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land in Perth

The plane takes off from Perth on to its destination just before 6 a.m. local time


Syria’s Assad says Idlib deal ‘temporary measure’: state media Syria’s Assad says Idlib deal ‘temporary measure’: state media

Assad’s regime retakes large parts of Syria from opposition fighters and jihadists since Russia intervened militarily by its side in 2015


Pro-Russian Serb leader wins seat in Bosnia's presidency Pro-Russian Serb leader wins seat in Bosnia's presidency

Election officials described the voting that took place as "extremely fair"


US, North Korea officials upbeat after meeting US, NKorea officials upbeat after meeting

Pompeo is on the third stop of a four-leg Asia tour that began in Japan and is scheduled to end in China on Monday


Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom

Khoshaggi then serves as media adviser to Al-Faisal, the former spy chief, who was at the time the ambassador to the United States


China confirms detention of Interpol chief China confirms detention of Interpol chief

Beijing said he was under investigation by the country's anti-corruption body for unspecified breaches of the law


Limo crash kills 20 people in New York Limo crash kills 20 people in New York

The two-car crash happened shortly before 2 pm Saturday in Schoharie, town supervisor Alan Tavenner said in a statement


5000 believed missing in two hard-hit Indonesian quake zones: Official 5000 believed missing in two hard-hit Indonesian quake zones

Indonesia's disaster agency say they have recovered 1,763 bodies so far from the 7.5-magnitude and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi on 28 Sept


Pompeo meets Kim to push denuke effort Pompeo meets Kim to push denuke effort

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his fourth visit to North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un


Indonesia disaster death toll climbs to 1,763 Indonesia disaster death toll climbs to 1,763

The twin disasters struck Palu and surrounding districts in Central Sulawesi province on September 28


7 security forces killed in Burkina Faso blasts: sources

7 security forces killed in Burkina Faso blasts

The first attack took place late Friday on a police convoy in the town of Solle near the border with Mali


India successfully conducts night trial of nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile India successfully conducts Prithvi-II missile

The trial of missile has been conducted Saturday night by the strategic force command of the Indian army as part of a user trial


At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake: govt spokesman At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake

The epicenter of the quake was located about 19 kilometers (12 miles) northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix, the US Geological Survey reported


Medical charity MSF 'told to cease mental health work in Nauru' MSF 'told to cease work in Nauru'

The charity has urged the Nauru government to reconsider, calling its own work life-saving


Brazil election: Bolsonaro hands out tough anti-crime message Brazil's Bolsonaro vows to fight crime

Haddad, the former mayor of Sao Paulo, is backed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva


10 killed in Haiti earthquake 10 killed in Haiti earthquake

The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean nation since a major tremor in 2010 killed more than 200,000 people


Thieves steal Houghton Conquest church's lead roof Entire lead roof stolen from church

The theft was discovered on Tuesday and police believe the thieves posed as tradesmen to gain access to the roof


Green mamba snake found after biting 'owner' in Prague Green mamba caught after biting woman

The snake had gone into hiding in a Prague district and residents were placed on alert and warned to keep an eye out for the reptile


Bosnians vote after 'divisive' campaign Bosnians vote after 'divisive' campaign

A total of five presidents and 14 prime ministers must be elected in the country's complex system of government


Pro-Russia party ahead in Latvia election Pro-Russia party ahead in Latvia election

Latvia shares a border with Russia and about a quarter of its 2.2 million population is Russian-speaking


China reports 2 killed in vehicle, knife attack 2 killed in China vehicle, knife attack

Authorities in eastern China say 2 people have been killed and 16 wounded after a knife-wielding man drove a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians


M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti

The U.S. Geologic Survey said the quake hit at 8:11 pm and was centered 12 miles (19 kilometers) northwest of Port-de-Paix on Haiti's north coast


Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey investigates missing journalist Turkey probe into missing Saudi writer

The 59-year-old journalist is one of the most prominent critics of the crown prince, who has unveiled reforms praised by the West


Brett Kavanaugh confirmation: Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle Brett Kavanaugh sworn in

His confirmation hands Mr Trump a political victory ahead of key mid-term elections in November



13 militants killed in eastern Afghan provinces 13 militants killed in eastern Afghan provinces

In one incident, nine Taliban militants were killed and three others wounded after Afghan army troops launched a cleanup operation in Ghazni province


Melania Trump rounds off Africa tour in Egypt Melania Trump rounds off Africa tour in Egypt

The visit comes as Egyptian security forces face a persistent jihadist insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula across the Suez Canal to the northeast


Israel places new restrictions on Gaza after protests Israel places new restrictions on Gaza after protests

Israel says the demonstrators threw grenades at the soldiers, adding that they also tore at parts of the fence with bolt cutters


60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster 60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster

The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean


Pakistani court allows officials to quiz opposition leader
Pakistani court allows officials to quiz opposition leader

The decision comes a day after authorities arrested Sharif in the city of Lahore


Interpol demands China ‘clarification’ on missing police chief Interpol demands China ‘clarification’ on missing police chief

“Interpol’s General Secretariat looks forward to an official response from China’s authorities to address concerns over the President’s well-being”


Car bomb in northern Syria kills 4 Car bomb in northern Syria kills 4

Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday's car bomb went off at entrance of the industrial district of the town of Azaz


India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey 'drive' India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey 'drive'

T.S Latha says, "Passengers' safety is paramount and the driver cannot risk it by allowing a monkey on the steering"


State polls pose India's Modi regional test before reelection bid State polls pose India's Modi regional test before reelection bid

The BJP hopes to wrest power in northeastern Mizoram, one of only two states directly ruled by the Congress


Yemen rebels detain dozens of student protesters: activists Yemen rebels detain dozens of student protesters: activists

Yemen war triggers what the UN calls the world's largest single humanitarian crisis


20 killed as overcrowded minibus falls into gorge in Kashmir 20 killed as minibus falls into gorge in Kashmir

The injured 16 people are hospitalized, including 12 in critical condition


Indonesia disaster death toll rises to 1,649 Indonesia disaster death toll rises to 1,649

Around 450 aftershocks being recorded in the area since the September 28 quake


Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea with low expectations

Pompeo heads to North Korea with low expectations

Pompeo is heading into his eighth encounter with the North Korean side -- and his fourth meeting since the Singapore summit


Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says chance of deal has increased Chance of a Brexit deal 'increasing'

The UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019

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