NEW YORK: Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan’s civil war have become so widespread that a two-year-old child was among the victims, the UN special representative on se
NEW DELHI: The Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda do not yet pose a threat to India, the national security adviser said on Tuesday, despite attempts by some groups to enlist support from among India’s hu
KANO: Nigeria’s government may have negotiated a supposed cease-fire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far northeast.
STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days.
OLONGAPO: A US Marine accused of murdering a person in the Philippines snubbed a summons by prosecutors Tuesday, sparking outrage by the victim’s family who said they feared he would evade justice.
COLOMBO: The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap presidential polls, amid fears the polls will scupper a planned visit by the Pope.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taleban have sacked the movement’s influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured g
OTTAWA: One of two Canadian soldiers run down by a car driven by a suspected Islamic State (IS) militant has died, police said on Tuesday, the first such incident in Canada since the country joined th
LONDON: A paralyzed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man
PRETORIA: South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world.
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