IS shows purported executions of Ethiopia Christians in Libya

The Islamic State jihadist group has released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

7 Bangladeshis injured in SA attack

At least seven Bangladeshi expatriates are injured and some four of their shops burnt in an attack by local miscreants at Thokoza of Johannesburg.

Middle East

UN envoy quits after criticism

The UN envoy to Yemen has resigned after failing to avert large-scale violence, dealing a blow to hopes of a diplomatic solution to the

ISIS steps up assault on Iraq's Ramadi

Islamic State (ISIS) has stepped up its assault on the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, launching a series of suicide bomb attacks on a

Iran nuke talks on April 22-23 in Vienna: EU

Major world powers and Iran will hold fresh talks in Vienna on April 22-23 to build on the framework accord reached on Tehran's



UN drops 'Isis' from hurricane name list

The UN weather agency announced Friday it was dropping "Isis" -- the name of an ancient Egyptian goddess that also happens to be the

Myanmar water festival kills 11

At least 11 people were killed and 134 injured during Myanmar's annual four-day Thingyan Water Festival which started earlier this week,

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