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Peshawar attack: Imran Khan postpones PTI\'s Dec 18 protests Peshawar attack: Imran Khan postpones PTI\'s Dec 18 protests

ISLAMABAD: Following a deadly terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday that claimed over…


\'I saw death so close\': student recalls Peshawar school carnage \'I saw death so close\': student recalls Peshawar school carnage

PESHAWAR: A teenage survivor of Tuesday's Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, described…


Pakistan Taliban: Peshawar school attack leaves 141 dead

Pakistan Taliban: Peshawar school attack leaves 141 dead

PESHAWAR: Militants from the Pakistani Taliban have attacked a school in Peshawar, killing 141 people,…


Taliban Gunmen hold 500 students hostage in Pakistan

Taliban Gunmen hold 500 students hostage in Pakistan

Gunmen in Pakistan have taken hundreds of students and teachers hostage in a school in the northwestern…


Vivek Murthy: US Senate approves surgeon general

Vivek Murthy: US Senate approves surgeon general

The US Senate has approved Vivek Murthy as the new surgeon general, the first Indian-American to step…


Australia commandos end Sydney cafe siege Australia commandos end Sydney cafe siege

Australian commandos have stormed a cafe in Sydney, ending a 16-hour siege by a gunman identified as…


129 drown after boat sinks on Congo lake 129 drown after boat sinks on Congo lake

Authorities say at least 129 people are dead in Congo after a boat sank on a lake in a remote corner…


Strikes across Belgium cause transport chaos Strikes across Belgium cause transport chaos

A nationwide strike in Belgium has brought air, rail and road transport to a standstill and forced many…


Syria conflict: Rebels capture key Idlib army bases Syria conflict: Rebels capture key Idlib army bases

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria and allied rebel groups have taken control of two key army bases in…


5 people escape from Sydney cafe in hostage crisis 5 people escape from Sydney cafe in hostage crisis

SYDNEY: Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during…


Rio protest: Brazil police demand tougher protection laws Rio protest: Brazil police demand tougher protection laws

Hundreds of Brazilian police officers and their relatives have taken part in a protest in Rio de Janeiro…


Palestinians seek end-of-occupation vote this week Palestinians seek end-of-occupation vote this week

Ramallah, West Bank:  Palestinian officials say that they plan to push for a UN Security Council…


Journalists, police detained in Turkish raids

Journalists, police detained in Turkish raids

Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 24 people — including…


Sydney siege: Hostages held in Lindt cafe Sydney siege: Hostages held in Lindt cafe

SYDNEY: A gunman is holding staff and customers hostage at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. The Lindt cafe…


2,500 tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh snowfall rescued

2,500 tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh snowfall rescued

In one of the largest and toughest rescue operations carried out in Manali in the recent past, about…


10 burnt alive as gas tanker explodes on Jaipur-Delhi highway

10 burnt alive as gas tanker explodes on Jaipur-Delhi highway

At least ten people were charred to death and another 12 got injured when a gas tanker caught fire and…


Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site in retail hub Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site in retail hub

Hong Kong:  Hong Kong authorities started to clear the last of three pro-democracy protest sites…


Hundreds missing after boat sinks in lake Tanganyika Hundreds missing after boat sinks in lake Tanganyika

Beijing:  More than two hundred people were believed missing after a boat sank in Democratic Republic…


13 workers killed at power plant site in Ecuador 13 workers killed at power plant site in Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador:  A sudden collapse at the site of Ecuador's largest-ever infrastructure project…


13 workers killed at power plant site in Ecuador

13 workers killed at power plant site in Ecuador

A sudden collapse at the site of Ecuador’s largest-ever infrastructure project has killed 13 people.…


Australia\'s major banks close Sydney branches due to hostage crisis Australia\'s major banks close Sydney branches due to hostage crisis

Sydney:  Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking…


Sydney siege: Hostages held in central cafe

Sydney siege: Hostages held in central cafe

Several people have been taken hostage by at least one armed man at a Lindt cafe in the centre of Sydney.…


Flights chaos: Transport Secretary faces MPs\' questions Flights chaos: Transport Secretary faces MPs\' questions

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin is due to be questioned by MPs about why the UK's national…


Sydney hostage crisis: dozens held inside cafe, Islamic flag put up on window Sydney hostage crisis: dozens held inside cafe, Islamic flag put up on window

Sydney, Australia:  Hostages were being held inside a cafe in central Sydney Monday with an Islamic…


Two Egypt policemen killed in Sinai drive-by shooting Two Egypt policemen killed in Sinai drive-by shooting

Cairo, Egypt:  Gunmen killed two Egyptian policemen in a drive-by shooting in the Sinai Peninsula…


John Kerry in Rome for talks on Palestinian statehood bid John Kerry in Rome for talks on Palestinian statehood bid

Rome, Italy:  US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Rome on Sunday for a flurry of meetings…


Japan election: Voters back Shinzo Abe as PM wins new term Japan election: Voters back Shinzo Abe as PM wins new term

Japan's ruling coalition has won a new two-thirds majority in parliamentary elections seen as a…


John Kerry to meet Russian counterpart as tensions soar over Ukraine John Kerry to meet Russian counterpart as tensions soar over Ukraine

Rome, Italy:  Top US diplomat John Kerry was to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov Sunday,…


Syria rebels battle to keep key Aleppo hill: monitoring group Syria rebels battle to keep key Aleppo hill: monitoring group

Beirut, Lebanon:  Twenty-one rebels and nine members of Syria's regime forces were killed north…


Haiti prime minister resigns amid political crisis Haiti prime minister resigns amid political crisis

Port-au-Prince, Haiti:  Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation early…


Hostages held inside Sydney Cafe, Islamic Flag held up Hostages held inside Sydney Cafe, Islamic Flag held up

Sydney, Australia:  Hostages were being held inside a cafe in central Sydney Monday with a siege…


Pranab Mukherjee recovering after successful operation Pranab Mukherjee recovering after successful operation

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday confirmed that following a successful angioplasty operation,…


DR Congo: 26 dead after ferry sinks on Lake Tanganyika DR Congo: 26 dead after ferry sinks on Lake Tanganyika

KINSHASA: At least 129 bodies have been recovered from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of…


Police: DNA from beard leads to burglary arrest Police: DNA from beard leads to burglary arrest

VIENNA, N.Y: Police say a suspect was caught by a whisker when DNA from his beard hair led to his arrest.…


Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

AMSTERDAM:  A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing. The unidentified…


Men are idiots who do stupid things! Men are idiots who do stupid things!

NEW YORK:  Men are more likely than women to engage in risky behaviour that is extremely "idiotic,"…


High hopes for tracking software to stop crime High hopes for tracking software to stop crime

It's a law enforcement dream: stopping break-ins before they happen. Software makers claim to be…


President of the European Parliament to receive the 2015 Charlemagne Prize

President of the European Parliament to receive the 2015 Charlemagne Prize

The directorate of the Charlemagne Prize has announced that Martin Schulz is to receive the next award…


The Saudi standoff: Oil-rich nation takes on world’s high-cost producers The Saudi standoff: Oil-rich nation takes on world’s high-cost producers

In the high-stakes contest between the United States, the biggest shale oil producer, and Saudi Arabia,…

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