WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key has apologized to a cafe worker for repeatedly pulling her ponytail when he visited the cafe over several months, even after she’d told him to stop.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka police have arrested former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s brother over alleged misappropriation of state funds.
BALTIMORE: Demonstrators launched a week of protests to demand justice for a Baltimore man who died from a spinal injury he suffered while in police custody.
PHOENIX: A father was arrested on manslaughter and child abuse charges after police said he left his toddler son in a hot car during a day of heavy drinking in the southwestern city of Phoenix.
MINEO, Italy: For 16 of the survivors of Sunday’s horrific migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean — in which 800 of their comrades died — the nightmare is far from over.
MANILA: The Philippine Justice Department on Wednesday recommended murder charges against 90 Moro fighters, even though such a move could jeopardize a peace process championed by President Benigno Aqu
MANILA: Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso faces imminent execution in Indonesia, but relatives say her only crime was to fall victim to international drug gangs who are threatening to kill them if they s
PARIS: An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was only prevented from opening fire on churchgoers because he accidentally shot himself in the leg, French officials said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: A farmer hanged himself in front of hundreds of protesters gathered in the center of the Indian capital on Wednesday to rally against the government’s contentious reform of land purchasing
MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that the Islamic State group was Moscow’s greatest enemy, notwithstanding the strained relations with the United States over the Ukraine c
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