JOHANNESBURG: Days of violence and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa have left at least two people dead and 153 arrested in the Johannesburg area, police said Friday.
FREETOWN: Sierra Leone on Friday lifted crippling nationwide restrictions on movement put in place at the height of the Ebola crisis, amid signs that the deadly epidemic was retreating.
UNITED NATIONS: The top UN envoy in Congo said Thursday President Joseph Kabila assured him his approval of a joint UN-Congolese military operation against a rebel group that failed to surrender by a
PARIS: France’s top legal body ruled on Friday that stripping a binational convicted militant of his French nationality was lawful, after his lawyer challenged the move just as the country ups its fig
RIYADH: World leaders paid tribute to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on Friday, praising the late ruler as a key mediator between Muslims and the West.
Comments from world leaders in response to the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, who died early Friday in Riyadh.___
KATMANDU: Nepal’s parliament speaker called an emergency meeting of top leaders Thursday in a last-ditch push for agreement on a constitution before a midnight deadline that they look almost certain t
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government pledged Thursday to trace billions of dollars in stolen wealth stashed abroad by members of the previous regime and said experts from the IMF and World Bank had agr
DHAKA: A 2½-year-old victim of a homemade bomb lies in an intensive care unit with burns to his face, head and other body parts.
KARACHI: Thousands of people marched in Pakistan Thursday against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as anger remains high in the Muslim majority country over the publication of blasphemous sketc
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