BOSTON: The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the uni
JOHANNESBURG: Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric shocks and pliers used to pull out teeth and nails, Amnest
TAMPA: A 51-year-old Florida man shot dead his daughter and six grandchildren in his home before killing himself on Thursday, authorities said.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of embattled Ukraine to the White House Thursday, but he stopped short of fulfilling his visitor’s urgent request for lethal aid to fight Rus
CAMINO, California: A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said T
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani accountability court Friday dismissed two long-standing corruption cases against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, calling them politically motivated and without merit
MANILA: Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country.
QUETTA, Pakistan: Baluch separatist leaders on Friday called on Pakistan to follow in Britain’s footsteps by holding a referendum similar to Scotland’s on granting independence to the insurgency-wrack
SRINAGAR, India: A top Indian Kashmiri separatist leader Friday urged New Delhi to follow Britain’s lead in allowing Scotland’s independence referendum and let the Himalayan region hold a similar vote
LUSAKA, : Zambia’s elusive President Michael Sata made a rare public appearance Friday, opening a new session of parliament and declaring “I am not dead.”
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