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Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker killed in commando operation Army

Bangladesh commandos on Sunday killed an armed man, who allegedly made a foiled bid to hijack a Dubai-bound flight of the state-run Biman Airlines...

Vladimir Putin Ordered Downing Passenger Plane Over 2014 Olympics Threat

Russia's Vladimir Putin in 2014 ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter...

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the...

New Zealand mosque gunman published manifesto, livestreamed shooting

An Australian gunman involved in attacks on New Zealand mosques Friday that left at least 40 people dead published a racist manifesto on Twitter...

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year: WHO

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to...

Ex-Bangla PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Bangladesh's ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case. Zia, 72, was sentenced...

1.5 million penguins discovered on remote Antarctic islands

A thriving hotspot of some 1.5 million Adelie penguins has been discovered on the remote Danger Islands in the east Antarctic, surprised scientists announced...

France sets 15 as legal age of sexual consent

France plans to make 15 the age of sexual consent after a public outcry over two cases of sex involving 11-year-old girls, Equality Minister...

Putin files nomination for 2018 re-election bid

Russian President Vladimir Putin today filed documents with electoral officials to run for re- election next year, a day after hundreds of politicians, celebrities...

‘Adults only’: Sexually charged ads, videos aim to sex up Russian election

A topless model lies in front of a Russian flag, apparently studying a campaign brochure, as a second young woman prepares to cast a...