JOHANNESBURG: At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while traveling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday.
BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping granted an amnesty on Saturday to jailed war veterans and bedridden or disabled elderly prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, the of
JUBA: South Sudan’s army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting Saturday in the north-east despite a peace agreement to end a brutal 20-month civil war.
SIALKOT: Pakistan will respond "with full force" if India continues to target the civilian population, Islamabad's defense minister said Saturday, after 13 people died when rivals traded fire across t
DHAKA: Police in Bangladesh announced Saturday they have made additional arrests in the killings of secular bloggers by suspected radicals that have raised concerns about the government’s ability to p
KECSKEMET: A Hungarian court on Saturday remanded in custody until at least Sept. 29 four suspects in the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria.
BEIJING/ROSEAU: China is offering $300,000 as emergency humanitarian assistance for storm-devastated Dominica, the Commerce Ministry announced Saturday.
N’DJAMENA: A court in Chad sentenced 10 suspected members of Boko Haram to death Friday for a double suicide bombing that killed 38 people in the country’s capital N’Djamena in June.
PARIS: European ministers gathered in Paris on Saturday to discuss beefing up security on public transport following last week’s foiled attack on a high-speed train.
COLUMBUS, Ohio: A former deputy treasurer in the state of Ohio who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge on
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