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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…


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…

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