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Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9

Nine people were killed, 265 injured and 62 still missing as of Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Taiwan's Hualien County. The victims...

Bangladesh on high alert ahead of verdict against ex-PM Zia

Bangladesh was on high alert ahead of handing down a verdict Thursday against opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a politically...

Several injured as hot air balloon makes hard landing in Australia

Several people were injured after a hot air balloon made a hard landing in Australia's Yarra Valley .Police on scene said the passengers were...

Heavy snowfall wreaks havoc in Paris region

A snap cold and intensified snowfall plunged Paris and its surrounding areas into chaos overnight, causing railway disruption and traffic jams on icy roads....

North Korea to hold military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

North Korea is set to hold its 70th anniversary military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The annual parade,...

Series of powerful aftershocks hit Hualien

Aftershocks continue to rattle Taiwan after a strong earthquake that killed at least four people and injured more than 200 others. The powerful 6.4-magnitude...

Carnival fashion fairs booming as Rio gets in the party mood

It's carnival season in Rio de Janeiro and fashion fairs selling costumes and accessories are booming. Street parties and carnival balls are getting increasingly...

Maldives court throws out case against Mohamed Nasheed

A court in the Maldives has thrown out a "terrorism" conviction against the island nation's former President Mohamed Nasheed, and ordered the release of...

Fidel Castro’s son ‘takes own life’

The 68-year-old son of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has died in Havana after taking his own life. Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was found...

Two shot after girl, 12, opens fire at Los Angeles school

Two teenage students have been shot at a Los Angeles school and police say that a 12-year-old girl is in custody and her weapon...