PARIS: The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face “immediate danger.”
BERLIN: Germany’s foreign minister said Friday that new allegations of US eavesdropping on senior German government officials’ telephones need to be clarified “as quickly as possible.”
SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina: Day after day, Ramiz Nukic goes into the woods around Srebrenica in search of a tragic quarry: human bones.
PARIS: A French judicial probe has found a series of “tragic” errors caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in the Malian desert last year with 116 people on board, Le Figaro reported.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says it summoned the Afghan envoy to Islamabad to convey its concern over the detention of a Pakistani official in the Afghan city of Kandahar.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military said on Friday the death toll from an accident to a special train that plunged into a canal because of a bridge collapse has risen to 17.
BANGKOK: Thai forces have shot dead seven suspected drug smugglers and seized six bags of heroin after a firefight near the Myanmar border, an official said, in the latest clash over narcotics in the
MANILA/ORMOC: The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 on Friday as rescuers tried to right the overturned vessel and found more bodies, a coast guard official said.
SRINAGAR: India’s army killed three suspected rebels on Friday in Kashmir during a gunbattle near the
PATNA: Some 1,400 primary schoolteachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official said Friday.
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