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'Jungle' migrant camp ablaze as demolition...

'Jungle' migrant camp ablaze as demolition...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

An Eritrean teenager named Yones said Afghans had started the fires. Many migrants could be seen taking...

WEF: Economic gender gap could take...

WEF: Economic gender gap could take...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

World Economic Forum (WEF) has tracked the disparities between the sexes since 2006 in four areas: education,...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Some 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters are believed to be inside Mosul, Iraq's second city, alongside more than...

National Geographic 'Afghan girl' arrested...

National Geographic 'Afghan girl' arrested...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

The iconic photo of Gula was taken in 1984 in a refugee camp in north-west Pakistan at the time of the...

Deadliest insurgent attacks in...

Deadliest insurgent attacks in...

World

Tue, Oct 25 2016

Here is a list of major attacks by militant groups in the country since 2007

Scottish leader frustrated at Brexit...

Scottish leader frustrated at Brexit...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

The nationalist leader has threatened a second vote on independence for Scotland if it does not have...

Tensions in Bulgaria refugee camp as...

Tensions in Bulgaria refugee camp as...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Some 300 people demonstrated at the Harmanli reception centre near the Turkish border, the Bulgarian...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces are pressing a week-old offensive on Iraq's second city, which is also...

Mosul refugees trapped under IS fire...

Mosul refugees trapped under IS fire...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

The wait is long- this group has been stuck on a stretch of Syrian border for 10 days, with IS-held Iraqi...

China's Xi to consolidate power at party...

China's Xi to consolidate power at party...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

The Sixth Plenum, as the meeting is known, comes as the party, which has more than 88 million members,...

Syrian Kurds restore ancient names to...

Syrian Kurds restore ancient names to...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

The names of hundreds of villages and towns were also Arabised in the government's official registers,...

AT&T strikes $108.7bn deal to buy Time...

AT&T strikes $108.7bn deal to buy Time...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

The tie-up includes the vast Time Warner film library, including the Harry Potter franchise, and HBO's...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

93% of the cultivation has taken place in the southern, eastern and western parts of the country

First woman to conquer Everest dies...

First woman to conquer Everest dies...

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Sat, Oct 22 2016

She completed the first conquest of Mount Everest by a woman in 1975, accomplishing the feat via the...

UN picks Wonder Woman as women's...

UN picks Wonder Woman as women's...

World

Sat, Oct 22 2016

The UN tabbed the fictional super-heroine to lead a year-long campaign for the "empowerment of women...

Pakistan SC: Schizophrenia not a mental...

Pakistan SC: Schizophrenia not a mental...

World

Sat, Oct 22 2016

Rights groups slammed the ruling, with Amnesty calling it "a deeply worrying development"

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Government forces still maintain a large presence in the former conflict zones and keep a close watch...

Argentine girl's brutal rape, murder...

Argentine girl's brutal rape, murder...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Prosecutors say the two men drugged, raped and impaled her through the anus, causing pain so excruciating...

Indian court acquits 14 over 2002 Gujarat...

Indian court acquits 14 over 2002 Gujarat...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

The rioters set the house alight, killing 28 people on the spot. Another five later died of their...