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Inmates share child porn

2 days ago - 28 April 2017 | International

Five inmates serving sentences for child pornography used contraband cell phones and removable storage cards to share child pornography with others inside a prison, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.The inmates at Fort Dix in New...

N. Korea, US tension mounts

4 days ago - 26 April 2017 | International

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a conventional firing drill, reports said, as the South announced joint naval exercises with a US aircraft carrier in the flash-point region.Speculation had mounted that...

S. Sudan's kids too hungry to learn

6 days ago - 24 April 2017 | International

In South Sudan, where hundreds of thousands are on the brink of starvation and famine has been declared in two counties, children are struggling to learn because of lack of food.“I can't do my homework...

Two drug lords shot dead

6 days ago - 24 April 2017 | International

Two top drug traffickers have been killed in pre-dawn shootouts on Saturday with federal forces in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities reported.The Tamaulipas security spokesperson's office said the men were killed in...

Venezuelan riots to continue

1 week ago - 21 April 2017 | International

Opponents of the Venezuelan government held fresh huge protests on Thursday, upping the ante in their bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro after a day of deadly clashes in the oil-rich but beleaguered nation.A 17-year-old...

Erdogan's fragile grip on power

1 week ago - 19 April 2017 | International

Donald Trump has congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in Sunday's referendum that gave him sweeping new powers.The US president's phone call...

Tensions spike over N. Korea

1 week ago - 18 April 2017 | International

US Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea Monday not to test Donald Trump's resolve, declaring that “all options are on the table” in curbing...

Syrian govt has no chemical weapons

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | International

Militants “are suffering one defeat after another and are leaving the territories they once controlled. Under such circumstances, the government of Bashar Assad has no...

New bid to end W. Sahara dispute

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | International

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres is proposing a new diplomatic push to end the decades-old dispute over Western Sahara, possibly by holding a referendum on Morocco's...

El Nino can pin down cholera

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | International

El Nino, the cyclical climatic phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean, is linked to shifts in cholera cases in Africa, providing an early warning that could...

Catch the killers - Rwanda genocide survivors

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | International

Survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda under their umbrella association “Ibuka” have appealed to the international community to cooperate in apprehending genocide suspects still...

Hamas to execute 26

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | International

Hamas is to carry out 26 executions of Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel and committing other crimes, in Gaza, according to reports. Public prosecutor...

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Open-door policy blamed

2 weeks ago - 10 April 2017 | International

One brutal attack by a man who drove a stolen truck into shoppers in Stockholm has brought Sweden's open-door immigration policies under increased scrutiny —...

Syrian conflict changed forever

3 weeks ago - 07 April 2017 | International

Western powers pushed ahead Thursday with efforts to take action over the suspected chemical attack in Syria after US President Donald Trump warned the "affront...

'Chinese love and adore wildlife'

3 weeks ago - 05 April 2017 | International

Chinese deputy minister of foreign affairs Zhang Ming has announced that a new ambassador to Namibia will soon be seconded. He also expressed his regret...

US teen, 15, tried to...

3 weeks ago - 05 April 2017 | International

A New Jersey teen pleaded guilty on Monday to a plot allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group to kill Pope Francis during his 2015...

Attack in Russia was retribution

3 weeks ago - 05 April 2017 | International

A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 14 people and wounded 49 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen...

PG calls for mass mobilisation

3 weeks ago - 03 April 2017 | International

Axed finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, proved himself the darling of the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Johannesburg on Saturday, with his self-deprecating humour as well as...

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