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Traffic backed up and schools were shut in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Wednesday after the desert city…


19 killed in Pak road crash 19 killed in Pak road crash

At least 19 people including two children were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck…


South Korea's ruling party to lose parliamentary majority: Exit Polls South Korea's ruling party to lose parliamentary majority: Exit Polls

Seoul:  South Korea's conservative ruling party may have lost its parliamentary majority in…


Chlorine gas leak poisons kids in China Chlorine gas leak poisons kids in China

Beijing:  At least 12 primary school students were today poisoned due to a chlorine gas leak in…


Syria peace talks resume as violence surges Syria peace talks resume as violence surges

Geneva, Switzerland:  A new round of peace talks to end Syria's five-year civil war is set…


Puttingal temple fire: Seven officials detained by police Puttingal temple fire: Seven officials detained by police

Seven more people have been detained for questioning in connection with an explosion and fire at a Hindu…


Australia mum charged over child's murder Australia mum charged over child's murder

An Australian woman who said a drunk man abducted her baby has been charged with murdering the 14-month-old…


Entertainer and producer David Gest found dead Entertainer and producer David Gest found dead

Entertainer, producer and reality television star David Gest has died in a London hotel aged 62, a statement…


Panama Papers Likely to Spark New Prosecutions Panama Papers Likely to Spark New Prosecutions

WASHINGTON—The Panama Papers are likely to spark new prosecutions of people accused of providing…


Pentagon: 12 al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrikes in Somalia Pentagon: 12 al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrikes in Somalia

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. conducted airstrikes Monday and Tuesday in Somalia that killed an…


China says investigating Taiwanese deported from Kenya China says investigating Taiwanese deported from Kenya

BEIJING:  A group of Taiwanese, whose deportation from Kenya to Beijing sparked protests from Taiwan's…


S Korea votes in parliamentary elections

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  Voters in South Korea are electing a new National Assembly with the governing Saenuri party eager…


Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided

Police in Panama have raided the headquarters of the law firm at the centre of a massive data leak.…


Didi is Coming online! Didi is Coming online!

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Thai PM says women in skimpy dress are like unwrapped candy Thai PM says women in skimpy dress are like unwrapped candy

Thailand's blunt-speaking prime minister had some advice Tuesday for his country's young women:…


Blast in southern Lebanon kills local Palestinian official Blast in southern Lebanon kills local Palestinian official

An explosion just outside the southern Lebanese city of Sidon on Tuesday killed a local Palestinian…


2 Russian military pilots killed in Syria helicopter crash: Moscow 2 Russian military pilots killed in Syria helicopter crash: Moscow

Moscow, Russia:  Two Russian military pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed near the…


Taiwan says Kenya to deport another 37 Taiwanese to China Taiwan says Kenya to deport another 37 Taiwanese to China

Taipei, Taiwan:  Taiwan said Tuesday 37 of its citizens in custody in Kenya were set to be deported…


RCBC: SWIFT messages from Bangladesh Bank 'vague,' 'not urgent' RCBC: SWIFT messages from Bangladesh Bank 'vague,' 'not urgent'

MANILA: Of the hundreds of messages from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication…


Bus veers off mountain road killing 13, leaving 26 hurt Bus veers off mountain road killing 13, leaving 26 hurt

A Nepal police official says at least 13 people were killed and another 26 hurt when a bus slipped off…


Sanders lags in delegates but leads candidates in likability Sanders lags in delegates but leads candidates in likability

Bernie Sanders is still behind when it comes to delegates, but he has one clear advantage over his Democratic…


Russian helicopter crashes in Syria, 2 dead Russian helicopter crashes in Syria, 2 dead

Russia says one of its helicopters crashed in Syria, killing the two pilots.   The Defense Ministry…


Heat wave at Odisha in India claims 19 lives, schools closed till April 20 Heat wave at Odisha in India claims 19 lives, schools closed till April 20

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday announced the closure of schools till April 20 in…


Suicide bomber kills 5 Yemen army recruits in Aden: Official Suicide bomber kills 5 Yemen army recruits in Aden: Official

Aden, Yemen:  A suicide bomber suspected of belonging to Al Qaeda killed five Yemeni soldiers when…


Kerry to Promote Benefits of Landmark Trade Pacts Kerry to Promote Benefits of Landmark Trade Pacts

Secretary of State John Kerry will promote the benefits of two trade pacts championed by the Obama administration…


Congressional Panel Recommends Impeachment for Rousseff Congressional Panel Recommends Impeachment for Rousseff

A Brazilian congressional committee Monday recommended that President Dilma Rousseff face impeachment…


Belgium Charges 2 More Linked to Brussels Attacks Belgium Charges 2 More Linked to Brussels Attacks

Prosecutors in Belgium said Tuesday they have charged two more people in connection with the attacks…


Giant Python found on Malaysian building site Giant Python found on Malaysian building site

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:  A quarter-tonne snake that was found nestling on a building site could…


Pirates Take Break in SE Asia, but Busy in Gulf of Guinea: Report Pirates Take Break in SE Asia, but Busy in Gulf of Guinea: Report

A "remarkable" decline in maritime piracy in Southeast Asia has been recorded for the first…


Syrian Cease-fire Fraying; Aleppo in Regime Sights Syrian Cease-fire Fraying; Aleppo in Regime Sights

Rebel commanders and opposition politicians who have been battling to unseat Syrian Presidential Bashar…


A Secretary or a General? UN Seeks New Chief A Secretary or a General? UN Seeks New Chief

While much of the world is watching the U.S. presidential race play out, another contest is taking shape…


Obama Designating Monument for Women's Equality Movement Obama Designating Monument for Women's Equality Movement

President Barack Obama is designating a historic house in Washington as a monument honoring the movement…


Obama to Ask Gulf Nations to Help Finance Iraq’s Rebuilding Obama to Ask Gulf Nations to Help Finance Iraq’s Rebuilding

President Barack Obama will likely ask for contributions to rebuild damaged areas of war-torn Iraq when…


Taliban Launches Anti-Government Spring Offensive Taliban Launches Anti-Government Spring Offensive

The Taliban says it has launched its annual spring military offensive in Afghanistan, titled “Omari…


China deploys drones to monitor sources of pollution China deploys drones to monitor sources of pollution

BEIJING: Three unmanned aerial vehicles have been deployed by China at its environment monitoring station…


Hundreds of Protesters Arrested at US Capitol Hundreds of Protesters Arrested at US Capitol

Police have arrested more than 400 protesters who were demonstrating by the U.S. Capitol in Washington…


India keen to set up a port in Bangladesh: Nitin Gadkari India keen to set up a port in Bangladesh: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: India is keen to set up a port in Bangladesh and a high-level committee will be sent to the…


Venezuela to freeze assets in Panama leaks probe Venezuela to freeze assets in Panama leaks probe

CARACAS, Venezuela –  Venezuela's chief prosecutor has ordered banks to freeze the accounts…


Israel responsible for airstrikes in Syria: Netanyahu Israel responsible for airstrikes in Syria: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel has carried out "dozens"…

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