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GARISSA, Kenya: Somalia’s Shabab Islamists on Saturday ambushed a bus in Kenya and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of...
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Pak military jet crash kills pilot

KARACHI: A pilot with the Pakistan Air Force was killed when his plane crashed in the southern city of Karachi, officials said.



Pakistan protests soldier’s death in fresh Kashmir firing

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest through diplomatic channels with India over the killing of a soldier in the disputed Kashmir region.



Five years after Philippine massacre, anger at slow justice

MANILA: Five years after 58 people were killed in the Philippines’ worst political massacre, anger among victims’ relatives is building, with no one yet convicted and the alleged masterminds still enj



Court orders former PM charged in Musharraf case

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge she



Japan’s Parliament dissolved

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan’s Parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so he ca



6.5-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesian islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), but no tsunami alert was issued.



Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva for Ebola treatment

BERLIN: A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday.




11 die in Zimbabwe church stampede

KWEKWE, Zimbabwe: At least 11 people died and many were injured in a stampede at a stadium in Zimbabwe as thousands attending a church service tried to leave through the only open exit, police said Fr



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