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‘Queen of Scots’ Sturgeon emerges as star of UK election

EDINBURGH: The steely and polished Scottish independence leader Nicola Sturgeon has emerged as an unlikely star of Britain’s unpredictable election...

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Death toll from Nepal’s devastating quake passes 7,000

KATHMANDU: The death toll in Nepal from last weekend’s devastating earthquake has risen to 7,040, an official from the National...

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Prince William’s wife Kate gives birth to girl: palace

London: Prince William´s wife Kate gave birth to a girl on Saturday, sparking celebrations for the royal couple´s new arrival,...

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Chernobyl wildfire extinguished: Ukraine

Kiev: Ukraine said on Saturday that firefighters have extinguished a forest fire that had burned for four days near the...

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U.S. to evaluate uranium mine cleanups on Navajo land -Justice Dept

WASHINGTON: The U.S. government will put $13.2 million into an environmental trust to pay for evaluations of 16 abandoned uranium...

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Three die in grenade attacks in Burundi capital, more than 10 hurt

BUJUMBURA: Two Burundi police officers and a civilian were killed in two separate grenade attacks in the capital late on...

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UNSC emergency session on Yemen ends without any action

UNITED NATIONS: Amid escalating crisis in Yemen, the U.N. Security Council met in an emergency session Friday afternoon but failed...

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Five swept away in Australian floods

SYDNEY: Five people have been swept to their deaths by flash flooding in northeastern Australia, officials said Saturday, after what...

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Nepal death toll passes 6,600, thousands still missing

KATHMANDU: Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to...

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Nepal death toll passes 6,600, thousands still missing

KATHMANDU: Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to...

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UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for bolstered cooperation between the United Nations and regional...
 
 
Five U.S. aircraft landed at wrong airports since 2012-NTSB WASHINGTON: Five U.S. aircraft, including a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 and an Atlas Air  Boeing...
 
 
Bill Clinton defends charity, says won’t give up paid speeches WASHINGTON: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday he will continue to give paid...
 
 
Australia urged to crack down on abuse of migrant labor SYDNEY: Australia faced growing calls Tuesday to crack down on the exploitation of migrants laboring...
 
 
Thai police find graves at second migrant jungle camp BANGKOK: Investigators in southern Thailand have discovered five graves at a second remote jungle camp...
 
 
Tsunami threat as 7.4 magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea SYDNEY: A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Tuesday with hazardous tsunami...
 
 
 
US sending disaster team, initial $1 million to Nepal: Kerry
26th April 2015
WASHINGTON: The United States will send disaster response and rescue teams to Nepal and has authorized an initial $1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed hundreds in the mountainous Asian nation, U.S. Secretary of State John...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over 1,000 foreigners in S. Africa flee homes after attacks
9th April 2015
JOHANNESBURG : Over a thousand immigrants in South Africa have fled their homes following a series of violent attacks by locals in the eastern port city of Durban, police said on Thursday. The immigrants, mostly African, have been...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
India restricts US charity Ford Foundation’s funding
24th April 2015
NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organizations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said Friday A home...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bangladesh arrests chief suspect in US blogger murder
2nd March 2015
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s elite security force said they had arrested a militant Monday over last week’s murder of the atheist American blogger Avijit Roy, accusing him of being behind earlier death threats on social media. “He is the main...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
US aircraft carrier heading away from Yemen: officials
25th April 2015
Washington: A US aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser are leaving the waters off Yemen and heading back to the Gulf after an Iranian naval convoy also turned back from the area, officials said Friday. The carrier and...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Obama gave CIA flexibility for drone strikes in Pakistan
27th April 2015
NEW YORK: President Barack Obama “secretly” approved a waiver to the rules for the U.S. drone programme that gave the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) more flexibility in Pakistan than anywhere else to strike suspected militants, a major American...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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