Syria to hold June presidential poll

Syria to hold June presidential poll

The speaker of Syria’s parliament has announced that the country will hold a presidential election on 3 June. Mohammed al-Lahham said candidates could register to run from Tuesday. Bashar al-Assad More...

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Kraft recalls Oscar Mayer hot dogs

Kraft recalls 96,000lb of hot dogs

Kraft Foods is voluntarily recalling 43,545 kg of its Oscar Mayer hot dogs in the US because they may have been sold in the wrong packaging. The US food safety authority said Kraft’s More...

Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well

Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well

A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000 feet as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the More...

Hindus worldwide laud Obama for including “Hindus” in Easter greetings

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Hindus world over have applauded American President Barack Obama for including “Hindus” in his “Easter and Passover Greetings” address on April 19. Obama said in this More...

Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine

Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine

At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international More...

French hostages home from Syria

Four French journalists have arrived back in France after their release from 10 months of captivity in Syria. Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres More...

Protesters burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

Masked youths battled police, protesters burned and hung from lamp-posts effigies of President Nicolas Maduro and marchers More...

Brazil cars torched in protest

Brazil cars torched in protest

Residents of a poor neighbourhood near the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro have set fire to vehicles in protest More...

Syria to hold June presidential poll Syria to hold June presidential poll

The speaker of Syria’s parliament has announced that the country will hold a presidential election on...

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo Dozens killed in air strikes on Aleppo, Syria

Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo,...

Gaza rocket salvo hits southern Israel Gaza rocket salvo hits southern Israel

Five rockets fired from the Palestinian-run Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel during the Jewish Passover...

South Korea leader condemns ferry crew

South Korea leader condemns ferry crew

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has condemned the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last More...

Clock ticking for Shinawatra as court verdict nears

A Thai court will decide this week whether to give embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to defend herself against..

Myanmar activist Win Tin dies aged 85

Win Tin, the founder of Myanmar’s opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD) – now headed by Aung San Suu..

Australia PM Abbott at Our Lady of Lebanon church

Australia PM Abbott at Our Lady of Lebanon church, Harris Park

Sydney’s religious leaders have used the metaphor of resurrection in their Good Friday messages to promote More...

Australian premier’s resignation a sign of less, not more, corruption

There are few countries where it is considered a good thing when a powerful state premier resigns for misleading a corruption..

Second airport approved for Sydney, Australia

Australia has approved a second airport for Sydney, in the government’s latest move to improve the infrastructure in the country’s biggest..

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43 Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s,..

Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute

Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute The fashion house Giorgio Armani has paid 270m euros/$374m to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill. A company spokesman..
More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

A cruise ship with more than 100 passengers and crew suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by Norovirus, have arrived in..
Google shares fall on ad concerns

Google shares fall on ad concerns

Shares in Google have dropped 5% despite the technology giant reporting a first-quarter profit rise of 3%. Profits were $3.45bn, but..
Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

Skin cancer rates ‘surge since 70s’

The incidence of the most serious skin cancer in Great Britain is now five times higher than it was in the..
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