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Trump downplays Turkey’s assault in Syria, says sanctions better than fighting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against US-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was...

Sri Lanka’s survivors tormented by horrors of war

RANJINI wakes up screaming. Her mother`s body is on fire, her teenage sister is covered in blood and the mutilated, charred corpses of her...

Hawaii volcano erupts again, prompting new evacuations

The Kilauea volcano erupted again on Tuesday, spewing toxic gases out of two new vents and prompting authorities to call for an immediate evacuation...

Thousands in Pakistan protest over US bounty

THOUSANDS of Islamist activists hit the streets of Pakistan on Friday (April 6), demanding holy war and torching US flags to condemn a $10m...

97 dead, two survivors in Pakistan plane crash

All but two of the 99 people on board a Pakistan passenger plane were killed when it crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi,...

Italian marines’ Indian murder case may go to arbitration

A CASE in which two Italian marines are accused of killing two Indian fisherman could now be heard before an international court, offering a...

Giving world’s poor livestock, training improves lives: study

GIVING the poor goats, chickens or cows and offering regular training in how to make a living has helped improve conditions in five countries...

Audi CEO Arrested On Suspicion Of Fraud In Diesel Emission Scandal

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, German prosecutors said Monday. The dramatic...

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end Wednesday as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate its...

Imran Khan to be sworn in as Pak PM before Aug 14

Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's Independence Day on August 14, his party has announced as...