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Egypt hangs five for murder and theft: ministry.

Cairo - Authorities in Egypt have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the i...

Putin says can picture leaving Kremlin for 'ordinary flat'.

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he can "completely imagine" leav...

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups.

Hong Kong - Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthqu...

Robbery saved 9 Greek climbers from Nepal quake.

Athens - Nine Greek climbers who were robbed by a sherpa guide in Kathmandu told Sunday o...

Turkish Cypriots elect new leader for breakaway enclave.

Nicosia - Turkish Cypriots voted in a new leader Sunday, with challenger Mustafa Akinci b...

At least 20 killed after heavy rains in Peshawar, Pakistan: officials.

Peshawar, Pakistan - Sunday after heavy rain and winds in Pakistan's northwest city o...

Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

KATHMANDU: Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's c...

Benin votes in election dominated by presidential third-term suspicions

Cotonou - Benin went to the polls Sunday in legislative elections seen as a key test for ...

Turkey detains 350 migrants en route to Europe: report

Istanbul - The Turkish coastguard has rounded up 350 mainly Syrian migrants in an operati...

Two protestors shot dead in Burundi clashes

Bujumbura, Burundi - Two demonstrators were shot dead in clashes with police in Burundi&#...

Putin says 'no regrets' on Crimea

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he h...

Seven in ten Greeks want a debt deal: survey

Athens - Seven out of ten Greeks want their leaders to reach an agreement with their cred...

New UN Yemen envoy looks to revive talks as fighting rages

Sanaa - A new UN envoy was looking to kickstart peace talks in Yemen as battles raged Sun...

Turkish Cypriots vote in poll that could speed peace talks

Nicosia - Voters in the breakaway Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus went to the polls S...

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

Kathmandu - Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that...

Air raids on Syrian market kill 34 civilians: monitor

Beirut - Syrian government air strikes on a marketplace Sunday killed at least 34 civilia...

Kazakhstan strongman Nazarbayev 'confident' of poll victory as turnout hits 89%

Astana, Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan's citizens turned out in force Sunday for a president...

Bahrain again extends top rights activist's detention

Dubai - Bahrain on Sunday extended by two weeks the period of detention for prominent rig...

France's Strasbourg to keep EU capital status: Hollande

Strasbourg, France - France would never allow Strasbourg to be stripped of its status as ...

India rushes 13 military aircraft with aid to quake-hit Nepal

New Delhi - India on Sunday dispatched 13 military aircraft to Nepal loaded with tonnes o...

25 dead in Syria regime strikes in Idlib province: monitor

Beirut - At least 25 people were killed on Sunday in Syrian government air strikes on the...

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