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Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee jailed for drug offence in China

Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee jailed for drug offence in China

Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.…


Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa admits defeat in election

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa admits defeat in election

Sri Lanka’s long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has admitted defeat in the presidential election.…


Charlie Hebdo attack: Manhunt for gunmen enters third day
Charlie Hebdo attack: Manhunt for gunmen enters third day

A huge manhunt for the two suspected gunmen in Wednesday’s deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine…


Four security personnel killed in Lower Kurram blast Four security personnel killed in Lower Kurram blast

At least four security personnel were killed and three others wounded in an Improvised Explosive Device…


Islamic State attacks checkpoints in Iraq\'s Samarra Islamic State attacks checkpoints in Iraq\'s Samarra

Islamic State militants have attacked Iraqi security forces in the central city of Samarra, killing…


Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria\'s Baga town hit by new assault Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria\'s Baga town hit by new assault

Nigeria's militant Islamists have carried out a second attack on the key north-eastern town of Baga,…


Somalia\'s al-Shabab kills \'CIA and Ethiopian spies\' Somalia\'s al-Shabab kills \'CIA and Ethiopian spies\'

Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab has killed by firing squad four men accused of spying…


Charlie Hebdo: UK police mark minute\'s silence for victims Charlie Hebdo: UK police mark minute\'s silence for victims

Police forces across the UK have marked a minute's silence to show respect for two officers killed…


South Australia fires: Hopes rise of halting Adelaide blaze South Australia fires: Hopes rise of halting Adelaide blaze

Firefighters tackling a large bushfire in South Australia say they are growing more confident they can…


AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather prevents tail retrieval AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather prevents tail retrieval

Strong currents and poor visibility have prevented the recovery of the tail of an AirAsia plane carrying…


Cambodia\'s Khmer Rouge Tribunal Restarts Genocide Trial Cambodia\'s Khmer Rouge Tribunal Restarts Genocide Trial

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal restarted genocide hearings Thursday against the former regime's…


Suicide Attacks Kill 15 in Iraq Suicide Attacks Kill 15 in Iraq

Suicide car bombs targeting security checkpoints killed 15 people in Iraq on Thursday, officials said.…


US news media avoid Islam cartoons linked to deadly attack US news media avoid Islam cartoons linked to deadly attack

  Leading US news outlets mostly declined to show controversial cartoons of the Muslim Prophet…


Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

SANAA: A car bomb tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa Wednesday, leaving…


Midwest and New England are shivering and coping

Midwest and New England are shivering and coping

Chicago, Illinois:  Walk outside, the meteorologists allowed, but don’t stay long. In a mere…


Senior diplomat Atul Khare appointed UN under secretary-general for field support Senior diplomat Atul Khare appointed UN under secretary-general for field support

  United Nations:  UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed senior Indian diplomat Atul Khare as…


Ebola fight has coordination problem, UN mission chief

Ebola fight has coordination problem, UN mission chief

MONROVIA: The three west African countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic should be leading the response…


Terrorists strike Paris paper that lampooned Islam; 12 are killed Terrorists strike Paris paper that lampooned Islam; 12 are killed

Paris:  The police organized an enormous manhunt across the Paris region on Wednesday for three…


Voting begins in Sri Lanka’s presidential election

Voting begins in Sri Lanka’s presidential election

COLOMBO: Sri Lankans began voting Thursday in a tightly fought presidential election, with incumbent…



Youngest gunmen surrenders; 2 sought 
Youngest gunmen surrenders; 2 sought

Paris:  An 18-year-old implicated alongside two brothers in the bloody attack against a satirical…


Weight-loss resolutions go for a toss… Weight-loss resolutions go for a toss…

NEW YORK:  Resolutions to eat better and lose weight soon lose relevance as people end up buying…


Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12 Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12

Gunmen have attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people…


Shooting at newspaper office in Paris kills 11, injures 10 Shooting at newspaper office in Paris kills 11, injures 10

PARIS: Masked gunmen stormed the offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday, killing 11 people…


\'Police trying to frame me in Sunanda\'s death\' \'Police trying to frame me in Sunanda\'s death\'

NEW DELHI: Shashi Tharoor has alleged that Delhi Police was trying to make his staff confess that he…


Photo of Obama\'s Daughter Malia Hits Internet Photo of Obama\'s Daughter Malia Hits Internet

An unauthorized photo of President Barack Obama's 16-year-old daughter Malia is drawing attention…


Beachgoers flee from brown snake at One Mile Beach Beachgoers flee from brown snake at One Mile Beach

SYDNEY: Swimmers at a NSW north coast beach were forced to flee the water when a brown snake unexpectedly…


This ingenious machine turns feces into drinking water This ingenious machine turns feces into drinking water

  I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyer belt and drop into a large bin. They made their…


Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found

JAKARTA: The tail of crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been found in the Java Sea, Indonesian searchers…


Magnitude-6.6 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Panama

Magnitude-6.6 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Panama

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.6 earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of Panama.…


Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan kill 7, including judge Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan kill 7, including judge

  Authorities say insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed seven people, including a provincial…


AirAsia QZ8501: Tail of crashed plane found AirAsia QZ8501: Tail of crashed plane found

The tail of crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been found in the Java Sea, the head of Indonesia's…


14 killed, 20 injured in bus accident in Andhra Pradesh

14 killed, 20 injured in bus accident in Andhra Pradesh

ANANTAPUR: Fourteen people died and 30 others received injuries as an APSRTC rural service bus fell…


Officials say suicide bomber kills at least 15 in Yemen Officials say suicide bomber kills at least 15 in Yemen

Sanaa, Yemen:  A suicide bomber driving a minibus full of explosives killed at least 15 people…


Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans\' clinic Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans\' clinic

El Paso:  Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing…


David Cameron, Angela Merkel set for talks on European Union, immigration David Cameron, Angela Merkel set for talks on European Union, immigration

London:  British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are set to thrash…


Hong Kong takes next step on political reform Hong Kong takes next step on political reform

Hong Kong:  Hong Kong will take the next step in its contentious political reform process Wednesday…


Australian firefighters to battle bushfire in heat wave Australian firefighters to battle bushfire in heat wave

Sydney, Australia:  Australian authorities said Wednesday they had largely contained a destructive…


UN chief Ban Ki-Moon says Palestine will join international court on April 1 UN chief Ban Ki-Moon says Palestine will join international court on April 1

United Nations:  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said late Tuesday that the state of Palestine…


US-led air strikes on IS may have killed civilians, says Pentagon US-led air strikes on IS may have killed civilians, says Pentagon

Washington, United States:  The US military is reviewing several incidents in which civilians may…

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