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25 dead in Central African gold mine collapse
August 23, 2014 - 2:13:47 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic: At least 25 people died when an illegally operated gold mine collapsed for a second time in two years in t...
Body of woman pilot found after Italy fighter jet crash
August 23, 2014 - 1:20:45 pm
ROME: Italian authorities said Saturday they had found the body of a woman pilot, one of four flyers who died when a pair of Tornado fighter...
Iraq works to ease tensions after mosque attack kills 70
August 23, 2014 - 1:21:14 pm
BAQUBA: Iraqi officials worked Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the...
Kuwait eyes 500,000 bpd crude exports to China in 3 years
August 23, 2014 - 1:20:42 pm
KUWAIT: Kuwait plans to increase the volume of crude oil exports to China to 500,000 barrels a day (bpd), and eventually to 800,000 bpd, an ...
Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag record
August 23, 2014 - 1:18:41 pm
An aerial view of the Nepalese national flag, formed by over 35,000 people, is seen at the Tudikhel open ground in central Kathmandu on ...
Kids grapple with Ferguson shooting
August 23, 2014 - 1:03:12 pm
FERGUSON, United States: Six-year-old Elijah grabs hold of a reporter's microphone, faces the video camera, and sums up the news that ha...
Two killed in India-Pak border firing
August 23, 2014 - 1:02:23 pm
ISLAMABAD: Firing by Indian security forces security along the working border on Saturday killed at least two people including a woman, and ...
Hamas signs Palestinian application for ICC membership
August 23, 2014 - 12:32:43 pm
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Hamas has signed a proposal for the Palestinians to apply to join the International Criminal Court at wh...
Yemen government offers to resign within a month to end Houthi protests
August 23, 2014 - 12:31:53 pm
SANAA: Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies in an a...
Israel attack kills family of 5 in Gaza
August 23, 2014 - 10:12:11 am
GAZA CITY: An Israeli air strike hit a house in central Gaza before dawn on Sunday killing five family members, including two women and two ...
Philippines to repatriate UN troops in Golan, Liberia
August 23, 2014 - 10:11:41 am
MANILA: The Philippines said Saturday it will repatriate over 400 of its troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights and Liberia ...
Two Pakistani civilians die in Indian border fire
August 23, 2014 - 9:53:33 am
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani officials on Saturday accused Indian troops of killing two civilians in "unprovoked firing" across the border...
Google buys product design firm Gecko
August 23, 2014 - 8:38:39 am
SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Friday confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects such as se...
Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad business
August 23, 2014 - 8:37:34 am
NEW YORK: US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal...
Eight people killed in heavy rains in Peshawar
August 22, 2014 - 3:00:05 pm
PESHAWAR: At least eight people were killed and 28 injured due to heavy rain in Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwes...
Oil prices fall
August 22, 2014 - 2:45:28 pm
LONDON: Oil prices fell on Friday amid downbeat Chinese manufacturing data and the low likelihood of supply disruptions in conflict-hit Iraq...
Jetstar Hong Kong sells 3 aircraft as it awaits approval
August 22, 2014 - 2:31:45 pm
HONG KONG: New budget airline Jetstar Hong Kong said Friday it has sold a total of six of its aircraft because it is taking longer than expe...
WHO says drawing up 6-9 month strategy to combat Ebola
August 22, 2014 - 1:39:30 pm
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that it had drawn up a draft strategy plan to combat Ebola in West Africa over th...
Mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25
August 22, 2014 - 1:39:07 pm
BANGUI: At least 25 people have died in a collapse at a gold mine 60 km (40 miles) north of the Central African Republic town of Bambari, Ah...
Kuwait signs biggest crude supply deal with China
August 22, 2014 - 1:38:49 pm
KUWAIT CITY: State-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and China's UNIPEC signed a landmark deal on Friday that will almost double cr...
Five police, one NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan
August 22, 2014 - 1:38:28 pm
KABUL: Taliban militants attacked a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan, killing five policemen, officials said Friday. "The incident...
US casual-wear giant Gap to launch 40 stores in India
August 22, 2014 - 1:37:45 pm
NEW DELHI: US casual-wear retail giant Gap Inc says it will open 40 stores in India, calling the expansion "an important next step"...
Philippine police smash online child 'sextortion' ring
August 22, 2014 - 1:01:23 pm
MANILA: Philippine police on Friday arrested eight people suspected of running an online sexual extortion racket involving children and prey...
Pope Francis calls parents of journalist James Foley
August 22, 2014 - 12:59:01 pm
ROME: Pope Francis called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, to offer his condol...
70 IS jihadists killed in Syria clashes
August 22, 2014 - 12:48:20 pm
BEIRUT: At least 70 Islamic State jihadist fighters have been killed in 48 hours of clashes with Syrian army troops in the northern province...
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Qatar in top tier of global peace i...
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