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India cancels rare Pakistan meeting over 'brutal killings' India cancels rare Pakistan meeting over 'brutal killings'

It added that the recent actions had revealed Pakistan's "evil agenda" and the "true face" of the country's new Prime Minister Imran Khan


Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang passes away Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang passes away

He passes away from a “serious illness despite devoted treatment by professors and doctors” both in Vietnam and abroad, Vietnam News Agency says


Chinese nanny executed for arson killings Chinese nanny executed for arson killings

She had allegedly racked up significant gambling debts, and had hoped "saving" the family from the blaze would persuade them to lend her more money


Malaysia pardons three Mexicans on death row Malaysia pardons three Mexicans on death row

After years of lobbying by Mexican diplomats, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor commuted the men's death sentences to life in prison


Kremlin slams new US sanctions affecting arms exports Kremlin slams new US sanctions affecting arms exports

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday that Russia views the new set of sanctions as an attempt to undermine Russia


Anti-India rebels abduct and kill 3 policemen in Kashmir Anti-India rebels abduct and kill 3 policemen in Kashmir

The killings come days after the region's largest rebel group asked officers to quit the Kashmiri police force


China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

China Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says the U.S. will have to "take all the consequences" if it ignores China's demands


Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Divers hunt for survivors


Tanzania ferry disaster: Death toll reaches 136

Many are missing and it is feared that more than 200 people in total may have drowned


Libya says death toll from Tripoli clashes climbs to 96 Death toll from Tripoli clashes climbs to 96

The Health Ministry said on Friday that clashes since August 26 have also left 444 others wounded


Lake Victoria, Tanzania: 86 drown in ferry capsize 86 dead in Tanzania ferry capsize

Officials say the number who drowned could be more than 200


Abdulla Yameen, unlikely Maldives strongman Abdulla Yameen, unlikely Maldives strongman

All of his main rivals are either behind bars or in exile


4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting 4 dead in Maryland warehouse shooting

A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun


Maldives prepares for polls seen as test for young democracy Maldives prepares for polls

The Maldives' third multiparty presidential election is being held five years after incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom began consolidating power


Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves five injured' Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves five injured'

Emergency services responded to calls that an incident had taken place on Midland Avenue, firefighters say


Nawaz Sharif will expose Imran Khan government: PML-N Sharif will expose Imran government: PML-N

Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law retired captain Mohammad Safdar were released from Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail


Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61 due to illness Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died at the 108 Military Hospital in Hanoi on Friday due to a serious illness


Brazilian dark horse says God wants him to be president Brazilian dark horse says God wants him to be president

Introducing Cabo Daciolo, who calls himself a messenger from heaven, says he wants to expel Satan from Congress


Toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide Toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide

Around 200 police, firemen, and specialists using heavy equipment were still looking for about 50 people


Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate Trump nominee's accuser offers to testify

A woman who accuses Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of trying to rape her in 1982 has offered to testify to the Senate


US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons US sanctions Chinese military over Russia

China recently bought 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 missiles


44 dead as Tanzanian ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria 44 dead in Tanzania ferry capsize

Accidents are often reported on the large freshwater lake surrounded by Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda


New landslide kills 21, buries houses in Philippines New landslide kills 21 in Philippines

The landslide hit while several northern Philippine provinces are still dealing with deaths and widespread damage wrought by Typhoon Mangkhut


Woman kills three in Maryland shooting Woman kills three in Maryland shooting

The attacker, Snochia Moseley, 26, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The motive for her attack is unclear


Ghana flooding kills 34 during heavy rains Ghana flooding kills 34 during heavy rains

The authorities open the Bagre Dam's spillways during annual rains, but the excess volumes of water regularly flood communities along the rivers


Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria 42 people dead as ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria

A senior local official told Reuters that 42 people have been confirmed dead, adding that rescue efforts had been suspended until dawn on Friday


Passengers hurt after India pilot ‘blunder’ Passengers hurt after India pilot ‘blunder’

Passenger Darshak Hathi tweeted a video of the interior of the cabin as air pressure dropped and oxygen masks came down


Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans May: No extension of Brexit deadline

There are suggestions the UK will put forward new ideas for regulatory checks to address the current Irish deadlock


Ex-PM Najib Razak faces new corruption charges in Malaysia Najib faces new corruption charges in Malaysia

Najib was detained by the anti-graft agency Wednesday over the transfer of $681 million into his bank account


Afghan Shiite brace for attacks ahead of Ashura celebration

Afghan Shiite brace for attacks ahead of Ashura celebration

The religious holiday, which falls on Thursday, has become a major target for the Islamic State group


Shinzo Abe wins party vote, on track to becoming Japan’s longest-serving premier Abe wins party vote, on track for extended term

Now reconfirmed in power, Abe will head to New York this weekend to attend the UN General Assembly


Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount Paektu Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount Paektu

Moon says relations between the rivals should improve so that more South Koreans can visit the volcano


UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala

UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala

The agreement between Guatemala and the United Nations stipulates that Guterres gets to determine the head of the commission


US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA US, Canada will keep talking Thursday

Trump has said he wants to go ahead with a revamped NAFTA — with or without Canada


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Syrian forces mistake the Russian Il-20 for Israeli aircraft, killing all 15 people aboard Monday night


3 dead, 10 homes buried in Philippine monsoon landslide 3 dead in Philippine monsoon landslide

The new tragedy comes as the Philippines is recovering from 2018’s most powerful storm, Typhoon Mangkhut


Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans May seeks backing for 'serious' Brexit plan

There are suggestions the UK will put forward new ideas for regulatory checks to address the current Irish deadlock


21, including 2 Bangladeshis dead from bootleg liquor in Malaysia 2 Bangladeshis among 21 dead from bootleg liquor in Malaysia

Cheap, homemade liquor is popular among poor, migrant workers in Muslim-majority Malaysia, which has high taxes on alcohol


Storm Ali: Clean-up begins after severe winds lash UK Clean-up begins after Storm Ali

Two people died, thousands of homes were without power and lorries overturned during the severe winds


US 'ready to restart negotiations' with North Korea US 'ready to restart N Korea talks'

Following those talks, Mr Kim agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites

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