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UN appeals for $434m in Rohingya aid conference

8,000 people escape western Mosul since offensive – UN

The UN on Tuesday said around 8,000 people have fled from western Mosul and surrounding areas since Iraqi forces launched an offensive to dislodge...
Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane –reports

Malaysia says cause of death still unknown in killing of Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had yet to determine a cause of death in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader,...
Australian PM to be sued for $7.7 m for defamation

Australian PM to be sued for $7.7 m for defamation

A mining magnate, Clive Palmer says he plans to sue the Australian Prime Minister for 10 million Australian dollars (7.7 million dollars) for defamation,...
5.6-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s northeast, no tsunami warning issued

497 earthquakes hit North West Turkey in 3 days

A total of 497 earthquakes, mostly minor ones, have stricken Turkey’s north-western province of Canakkale over the past three days local media reported on...
Fire destroys Sokoto old market

15,000 homeless as fire hits slum area in Philippines

More than 15,000 people were left homeless and seven injured by an overnight fire that struck a slum area in the Philippine capital Manila,...
Hajj : 5,286 pilgrims from Kaduna State return home - Official

Man tries to set himself alight at Mecca Grand Mosque: police

A man tried to set himself alight with gasoline beside the Kaaba, the black-clad building towards which the world’s Muslims face to pray, inside...
Somalia’s al Shabaab executes 4 men accused of spying

Somalia’s al Shabaab executes 4 men accused of spying

Al Shabaab militants in Somalia publicly beheaded four men accused of spying for the country’s Western-backed government, the U. S. and neighbouring Kenya, residents...
9 buried in China building collapse

9 buried in China building collapse

No fewer than nine people were buried in debris after four apartment buildings collapsed Thursday near Wenzhou, an industrial city in eastern China, state...
30 flights disrupted at Indonesian airport after plane skids off runway

30 flights disrupted at Indonesian airport after plane skids off runway

No fewer than 30 flights were disrupted after an aircraft operated by national carrier Garuda Indonesia skidded off the runway in the Javanese city...
5 killed in Canada mosque attack

BREAKING: 5 killed in Canada mosque attack

No fewer than five persons on Sunday confirmed killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada. Shots were fired at the Quebec...