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Voting is under way in Liberia in an election that was postponed in October because of the Ebola outbreak.…


Ukraine crisis: Russia defies fresh Western sanctions Ukraine crisis: Russia defies fresh Western sanctions

Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canadian…


North Korea seeks joint probe with US on Sony hack North Korea seeks joint probe with US on Sony hack

North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures,…


Dogs will now have designer clothing, poo bags Dogs will now have designer clothing, poo bags

LOS ANGELES: These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit - as well as where…


North Korea seeks join probe with US on Sony hack North Korea seeks join probe with US on Sony hack

North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures,…


Man without use of arms facing gun charge released Man without use of arms facing gun charge released

TRENTON: A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition and faces a gun possession charge…


Antarctic photo science archive unlocked Antarctic photo science archive unlocked

Aerial photos from the 1940s and 1950s are being used to probe the climate history of the Antarctic…


Colombia\'s FARC kills 5 soldiers on eve of truce: army Colombia\'s FARC kills 5 soldiers on eve of truce: army

Colombia's FARC guerrillas killed five soldiers Friday in an attack that came on the eve of a unilateral…


Indian diplomat in US row Devyani stripped of duty Indian diplomat in US row Devyani stripped of duty

NEW DELHI: An Indian diplomat at the centre of a bitter row with the United States has been stripped…


Taliban threaten to kill politicians\' kids next Taliban threaten to kill politicians\' kids next

NEW DELHI: After the gruesome killing of children in Peshawar this week, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has…


Cairns deaths: Children\'s mother arrested for murder Cairns deaths: Children\'s mother arrested for murder

The mother of seven of eight children found dead at a house in Cairns, Australia, has been arrested…


In United States, drones take off as Christmas gifts In United States, drones take off as Christmas gifts

Los Angeles:  Andrew Steele, 15, chose a drone as a Christmas present. And he's not alone.…


Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong and Macau in \'one China\' message Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong and Macau in \'one China\' message

Macau:  Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are…


New York police officer suspended after new video shows brutality New York police officer suspended after new video shows brutality

New York:  A New York City police officer who appears to punch a black youth during an arrest that…


School carnage mastermind warns of more attacks School carnage mastermind warns of more attacks

PESHAWAR: The militant ‘commander’ who supervised the school massacre from afar has threatened…


UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m over oil spill UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m over oil spill

The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon more than $850m (£544m)…


US issues worldwide travel alert for its citizens US issues worldwide travel alert for its citizens

Washington:  The United States issued a worldwide travel alert Friday, warning Americans to be…


Israel launches Gaza air strike on \'Hamas target\' Israel launches Gaza air strike on \'Hamas target\'

Israeli aircraft have bombed a site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce…


Too \'ugly\' to rape: Brazil lawmaker\'s comment sparks fury Too \'ugly\' to rape: Brazil lawmaker\'s comment sparks fury

Brasilia:  A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker's comments on the…


Barack Obama\'s Year-End Message to Americans: I\'m Not a Lame Duck Barack Obama\'s Year-End Message to Americans: I\'m Not a Lame Duck

Washington:  If US President Barack Obama is feeling the pain from a rough year at the office,…


Barack Obama orders US trade ban on Crimea over Russia \'occupation\' Barack Obama orders US trade ban on Crimea over Russia \'occupation\'

Washington, United States:  US President Barack Obama imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia-annexed…


Mother arrested over deaths of eight children at Australian property: police Mother arrested over deaths of eight children at Australian property: police

Cairns, Australia:  The mother of most of the eight children reportedly found stabbed to death…


Pakistan resumes executions after Peshawar school attack Pakistan resumes executions after Peshawar school attack

Pakistan has carried out two executions, the first since a death penalty moratorium was lifted after…


Sonia Gandhi hospitalised for infection Sonia Gandhi hospitalised for infection

The head of India's opposition Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, has been hospitalised for a respiratory…


Pakistani Taliban: Army kills \'59 militants\' Pakistani Taliban: Army kills \'59 militants\'

Pakistan's military says it has killed 59 militants in ground assaults and air strikes on Taliban…


US-Cuba shift: Opponents threaten to block changes US-Cuba shift: Opponents threaten to block changes

Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy have threatened to block his efforts to restore…


Mount Sinjar: Islamic State siege broken, say Kurds Mount Sinjar: Islamic State siege broken, say Kurds

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State (IS) militants.…


Russia warns US over sanctions bill Russia warns US over sanctions bill

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Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue

A cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being seen as…


Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial security bill which saw MPs…


Children, families gather outside school, pray for the dead Children, families gather outside school, pray for the dead

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Pak army chief signs death warrants of six terrorists Pak army chief signs death warrants of six terrorists

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has signed the death warrant of six hardcore…


Kurds ‘ break IS mountain siege Kurds ‘ break IS mountain siege

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State (IS) militants.…


Hang 3,000 terrorists in 48 hours: Pak army chief to Sharif Hang 3,000 terrorists in 48 hours: Pak army chief to Sharif

NEW DELHI: From a Twitter account purported to be of Pakistan Army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif tweeted…


Indonesia closes island airport after volcano erupts

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Indonesia temporarily closed a domestic airport Friday after a volcano in the country’s east erupted,…


Mumbai attack \'mastermind\' Lakhvi detained under MPO Mumbai attack \'mastermind\' Lakhvi detained under MPO

ISLAMABAD: Alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was granted bail…


Drone strike kills eight militants on Khyber Agency border Drone strike kills eight militants on Khyber Agency border

PESHAWAR: At least eight suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Nazyan district…


Sierra Leone\'s leading doctor dies of Ebola Sierra Leone\'s leading doctor dies of Ebola

Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country…


Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home

Eight children have been found dead at a house in Cairns in northern Queensland, say Australian police.…

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