SEOUL: North Korea’s army chief of staff has been executed, South Korean media reported Wednesday, in what would amount to the latest in a series of purges and executions of top officials by leader Ki
JOHANNESBURG: Traditional leaders in South Africa have expressed “disquiet” over chief Mandla Mandela’s conversion to Islam.
BEIJING: China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently traveled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency said.
PARIS: Veteran French politician Laurent Fabius bowed out of government Wednesday after a career spanning more than three decades that saw an early string of scandals but ended with his shepherding a
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U
KOLKATA: A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running.
LAHORE: A Pakistani court is set to hear on Thursday a petition asking Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond more than 150 years after it was taken from Lahore by colonial forc
PRAGUE: President Milos Zeman says the Czech Republic paid a ransom for the release of two Czech women who were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013.
NEW DELHI: Police in northern India will soon use slingshots loaded with chilli powder and marbles to tackle unruly protesters in the world’s largest democracy, an inspector said on Wednesday.
ROME: A Roman Catholic prelate has been arrested for allegedly defrauding hundreds of elderly people out of millions of euros through an elaborate money-laundering scheme, Italian police said on Wedne
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