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Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops

Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers at a...
Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Hundreds of passengers escaped after an Emirates flight skidded on a runway and burst into flames Wednesday at Dubai International Airport. Thirteen passengers suffered minor...
N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters for the first time Wednesday, drawing an outraged response from Tokyo and ramping...
UPDATE: Death toll in China flood rises to 200 – official

UPDATE: Death toll in China flood rises to 200 – official

Death toll in the north and central China floods have risen to 200 people, with scores still missing and hundreds of thousands forced from...
China floods: 78 killed, scores missing

China floods: 78 killed, scores missing

No fewer than 78 persons has died in the north and central China flood with scores of others reported missing, officials and state media...
Death toll rises to 165 in Baghdad suicide bomb blast

Death toll rises to 165 in Baghdad suicide bomb blast

The number of people killed in Sunday's suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has risen to 165, interior ministry officials have said. The...
Brazil: Rousseff calls Senate vote for her impeachment 'coup'

Brazil: Rousseff calls Senate vote for her impeachment ‘coup’

"It's a coup," Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Thursday in her first public remarks since senators voted to begin an impeachment trial against her....
2015 Afghan air strike: US military suspends 16 personnel

2015 Afghan air strike: US military suspends 16 personnel

  The U.S. Military disciplined 16 personnel for 2015 airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan, the Defence Department said on Friday. It...
UN launches $313m fund for Libya

UN Envoy says parties in Syria have now accepted need for political transition

The Syrian parties have now accepted the need for a political transition that will be overseen by a new and inclusive transitional governance that...
Bomb blast kills one killed in Saudi Arabia

Bomb blast kills one killed in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi national has been killed after a booby-trapped police vehicle exploded in the kingdom’s central city of al-Dalam, local media report. The Saudi Press...