SYDNEY: An Australian woman was arrested in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman’s home.
WASHINGTON: Israel was asked by the UN General Assembly on Friday to compensate Lebanon for $856.4 million in oil spill damages it caused during its 2006 war with Hezbollah.
NEW DELHI: India’s ruling party chief on Saturday called for a law to ban “forced religious conversions” amid increasing uproar over the right-wing government’s perceived pro-Hindu tilt.
PESHAWAR: Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hide-outs in the restive northwest Saturday morn
ISLAMABAD: Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan’s decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taleban school
KIEV: Russia accused the West on Saturday of fueling unrest in Ukraine by adopting anti-Kremlin sanctions that further erode the prospects of peace talks to end the separatist war.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Extremists in northeast Nigeria are turning their guns on elderly people, killing more than 50 this week in a new tactic that has instilled more fear in areas the militants call an
GENEVA, Switzerland: The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Sat
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama declared that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the US would respond “in a place an
CAIRNS, Australia: Police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the trage
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