Nov 1, 2014 05:13 PM
The U.N. report said violence killed 856 civilians and 417 members of Iraq’s security forces. It said attacks wounded 2,010 Iraqis. The United Nations mission in Baghdad says at least 1,273 Iraqis were killed in violence in October 2014, a slight
Nov 1, 2014 04:43 PM
Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said. The blackout was caused by a “techn
Nov 1, 2014 04:38 PM
The leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. In a new video released late Friday n
Nov 1, 2014 11:31 AM
At least seven soldiers and 20 militants were killed on Saturday in separate incidents of violence in Pakistan’s restive northwest tribal region where the military has launched a major offensive against the Taliban. Twenty Taliban militants were kil
Nov 1, 2014 10:27 AM
Two passenger buses collided head-on on Saturday on a highway in Nepal, killing 10 people and injuring 30 others, police said. The pre-dawn collision took place on the East West Highway, about 120 kilometres southeast of Kathmandu. Among the 30 injur
Nov 1, 2014 09:52 AM
"The court is fully aware that people are acting out of fear and that this fear is not entirely rational," the judge added, saying Ms. Hickox is "not infectious." A Maine judge ruled on Friday that a U.S. nurse who treated victims of Ebola in West Afric
Nov 1, 2014 09:06 AM
Lieutenant Colonel Issaac Zida said on Saturday he was taking over as head of state in Burkina Faso, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff Honore Traore, who had earlier said he would lead a transition.Burkina Faso's long-time Presiden
Nov 1, 2014 08:48 AM
Crime comedy-drama ‘American Hustle’ has been sued for defamation by a science journalist over a dialogue in the movie. Crime comedy-drama ‘American Hustle’ has been sued for defamation by a science journalist over a dialogue in
Nov 1, 2014 08:40 AM
Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Canada government said on Friday it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of
Nov 1, 2014 07:55 AM
A man who shot and killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and wounded two others in June has been given five life sentences in prison, with no possibility of parole for 75 years, an unprecedented sentence in Canada, according to several media
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