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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…


Rare glimpse of Barack Obama\'s daughter causes online stir Rare glimpse of Barack Obama\'s daughter causes online stir

Washington, United States:  After years of careful White House control over her few public appearances,…


Shell agrees $84m deal over Niger Delta oil spill

Shell agrees $84m deal over Niger Delta oil spill

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo…


All 13 aboard plane survive crash in New Zealand All 13 aboard plane survive crash in New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand:  All 13 people on a New Zealand skydiving plane that got into trouble…


Syrian government used chlorine gas on civilians: OPCW report Syrian government used chlorine gas on civilians: OPCW report

United Nations:  The latest report on Syria by the global chemical weapons watchdog offers further…


Iran nuclear talks with six powers to resume in Geneva Iran nuclear talks with six powers to resume in Geneva

Dubai:  The next round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will begin on January…


The Louvre is world\'s most-visited museum The Louvre is world\'s most-visited museum

  Paris:  The famous Louvre in France received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining its…


Burundi CNDD-FDD supporters shot dead in bar Burundi CNDD-FDD supporters shot dead in bar

Three ruling party activists have been shot dead by gunmen in a bar in eastern Burundi, police say.…


Republicans take control of US Congress after eight years Republicans take control of US Congress after eight years

Republicans are set to take control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years.…


Female suicide attacker hits Istanbul police station Female suicide attacker hits Istanbul police station

A female suicide bomber has blown herself up in the Turkish city of Istanbul, injuring two police officers,…


Australia records third-warmest year in 2014 Australia records third-warmest year in 2014

Australia has recorded its third-warmest calendar year since national records began in 1910, the Bureau…


Kashmir: Civilians flee as border fighting continues Kashmir: Civilians flee as border fighting continues

Thousands of villagers have fled their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani…


UK college offers first ever course on the art of taking selfies UK college offers first ever course on the art of taking selfies

LONDON: A UK college here is offering its students a new course on the art of selfies and chance to…


Pakistan votes for insurgents to face military trials Pakistan votes for insurgents to face military trials

Pakistan is set to try terror suspects in military courts as part of plans to tackle insurgents after…


Islamic State: Kurds \'seize key Kobane district\' Islamic State: Kurds \'seize key Kobane district\'

Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) in Kobane, northern Syria, have seized a key district and…


New York mayor rebukes police over funeral snub New York mayor rebukes police over funeral snub

The mayor of New York has rebuked hundreds of the city's police officers who turned their backs…


World\'s Largest Rubik\'s Cube solved in only 7.5 hours World\'s Largest Rubik\'s Cube solved in only 7.5 hours

You thought solving a regular 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube was too hard? Let "twisty puzzles" lover…


\'Sunanda Pushkar was murdered\' \'Sunanda Pushkar was murdered\'

NEW DELHI: Almost an year after Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a five-star hotel in New Delhi, the…


Germany Pegida protests: Rallies over \'Islamisation\' Germany Pegida protests: Rallies over \'Islamisation\'

DRESDEN: Supporters and opponents of a group campaigning against what it sees as the "Islamisation"…


Australians warned to avoid Bali due to terror fears

Australians warned to avoid Bali due to terror fears

The Australian government on Monday warned Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia,…


AirAsia flight QZ8501 search area expanded

AirAsia flight QZ8501 search area expanded

Indonesian officials have expanded their search area as the hunt for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 goes…


One BSF jawan killed in fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan One BSF jawan killed in fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan

  Pakistan has begun a fresh round of ceasefire violations across the international border in the…


Australian wildfire razes 26 homes, 29 people seek treatment Australian wildfire razes 26 homes, 29 people seek treatment

  Sydney:  Officials say more than two dozen homes have been destroyed or badly damaged and…


2 killed, another injured in aircraft crash in UK 2 killed, another injured in aircraft crash in UK

  Two people were killed and another suffered serious injuries after a light aircraft crashed near…


Barack Obama back in Washington after 2-week Hawaii trip Barack Obama back in Washington after 2-week Hawaii trip

Washington:  President Barack Obama is back in Washington after spending two weeks with his family…


Barack Obama, John Kerry to kick off their 2015 foreign trips with India Barack Obama, John Kerry to kick off their 2015 foreign trips with India

Washington:  As US President Barack Obama arrived at the White House after vacationing in picturesque…


6 UN peacekeeping troops injured in Mali blast 6 UN peacekeeping troops injured in Mali blast

Bamako:  Six UN peacekeeping troops were injured in a blast Sunday in northeastern Mali, where…


Syrians entering Lebanon face new restrictions Syrians entering Lebanon face new restrictions

  New restrictions on Syrians entering Lebanon come into force on Monday, further tightening the…


Blast at playground leaves five dead, 10 injured in Orakzai Blast at playground leaves five dead, 10 injured in Orakzai

At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in a blast at a playground in Kadda Bazaar area…


Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals

Pope Francis has named 20 new cardinals, including churchmen from Tonga, Ethiopia and Myanmar. Fifteen…


Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga

The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern…


Sony cyber-attack: North Korea calls US sanctions hostile Sony cyber-attack: North Korea calls US sanctions hostile

North Korea has described new sanctions imposed in response to a major cyber-attack against Sony Pictures…


Bushfires in South Australia \'destroy dozens of homes\' Bushfires in South Australia \'destroy dozens of homes\'

More than 30 homes are feared destroyed in South Australia as crews continue to battle out-of-control…


NIA approaches US for evidence against IS recruit from Kalyan NIA approaches US for evidence against IS recruit from Kalyan

NEW DELHI: A probe into the activities of AreebMajeed, an alleged recruit of the dreaded terror group…


Migrants clash in French port city amid tensions, 7 injured
Migrants clash in French port city amid tensions, 7 injured

  PARIS: A clash between about 200 migrants trying to get to Britain from the northern French port…


Obama aims to start 2015 on his own terms

Obama aims to start 2015 on his own terms

HONOLULU: President Barack Obama is aiming to set the agenda for the new year on his terms despite emboldened…

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