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Death toll from Rohingya boat capsize likely to top 60: UN

The death toll from a boat which capsized off Bangladesh carrying Rohingya refugees is set to pass 60, the UN migration agency said Friday....

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour Friday killed at least 22 people,...

Japan’s Abe kicks off ‘difficult’ election battle

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament Thursday, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from...

Students rally in Barcelona to defend Catalan vote

At least 10,000 striking high school and university students rallied in Barcelona on Thursday to defend Catalonia's right to hold an independence referendum which...

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh on Thursday, as...

Brexit negotiators hail progress but ‘not there yet’

Britain and the EU took "decisive steps forward" in Brexit talks following a key speech by Prime Minister Theresa May but more work is...

North Korea accuses ‘old lunatic’ Trump of exploiting Warmbier death

North Korea on Thursday accused Donald Trump of exploiting Otto Warmbier's death, calling the US president an "old lunatic" for alleging that the American...

More than 120,000 flee rumbling Bali volcano

More than 122,000 people have fled their homes on the resort island of Bali, fearful that a rumbling volcano could erupt at any time,...

Trump worries most African-Americans: survey

Nearly two-thirds of African-Americans are worried by President Donald Trump and even more believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to...

A week after quake, thousands still homeless in Mexico

A week after an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, thousands of Mexicans were still unable to return Tuesday to their badly damaged...
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