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Australia to deploy police to secure MH17 site

SYDNEY: The deployment of an international police force to secure the MH17 crash site in Ukraine is moving closer, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday, with 50 Australian officers on standby in L



Islamabad working to give New Delhi MFN status

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said it would re-start work on improving trade ties with arch-rival India when the two nations’ foreign ministers meet in Islamabad next month.



Troubled Myanmar state invites back aid groups

YANGON: Authorities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have said international aid organizations are welcome to return to the area they left in April after Buddhist mobs disrupted their work helping displaced



Pak-American teen pilot who crashed in ocean ‘knew risks’

PLAINFIELD, Indiana: As plans for welcome-home celebrations shifted to mourning, family and friends defended the father-son team whose plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean, saying they had known the d



Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence arrives in Italy

ROME: A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, then acquitted after intense international pressure, arrived on Thursday in Italy with her family en route to the Unit



German midwife suspected of attempted murders

BERLIN: Police in Germany have arrested a midwife on suspicion of attempted murder, alleging that she administered a blood thinner to women undergoing cesarean sections.






Train rams school bus in south India; 20 dead

NEW DELHI: A train slammed into a school bus in southern India, killing at least 19 children and the driver, police said.

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