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Terror suspect had passport axed

A man shot dead after he stabbed two Australian anti-terror police officers had his passport cancelled on national security grounds, it has emerged. Some...

Afthermath of powerful 6.9 magnitude equake that struck western China

A powerful earthquake struck a sparsely populated area of China's far western region of Xinjiang, damaging buildings, although no casualties were reported. The US...

Earth to face a 6-day blackout, viral hoax cites NASA as saying

The latest space hoax claiming NASA confirmed six days of 'total darkness' in December has been debunked – but not before it had been...

US strikes Islamic State in Syria

The US and allies said to include Arab nations have launched the first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. The strikes were...

Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Crashed in Mali, Airport Official Says

A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people crashed on Thursday after adjusting its route due to a storm and vanishing in western Africa, an official...

Bolivia’s Morales coasts to 3rd term as President

Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia's president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability the coca growers'...

Eurozone unemployment hits another record high

Figures released Friday by Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, showed that the recession in the eurozone pushed unemployment up in the currency bloc to...

Haiti’s inhumane prison conditions

Prisoners in Haiti's largest prison are crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in cellblocks so overcrowded they have to sleep in makeshift hammocks suspended from the ceiling or...

‘Mass rape’ video shocks Brazil

Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend....

Bus fire near Ulsan leaves 10 dead

In South Korea 10 passengers of a tour bus were killed when the vehicle caught fire on a highway near Ulsan, 414 kilometres southeast...