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S. African Nobel laureate Tutu likens Gaza crisis to apartheid

CAPE TOWN: Two South African winners of the Nobel Peace Prize urged Israel and the Palestinians on Friday to negotiate peace, with former archbishop Desmond Tutu comparing the regional crisis to apart



Appalling, shocking, horrific: Cameron

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday it seemed possible that the Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board that crashed in eastern Ukraine was shot down and that, if proven, t




Most passengers were Dutch

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least 10 countries.



Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters

SYDNEY: In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the pl



Obama: Missile came from rebel-held area

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Friday that a surface-to-air missile fired from separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine was to blame for the “unspeakable” downing of a Malaysian airlin




Sri Lanka jails killers of British tourist

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan ruling party politician and three accomplices were Friday sentenced to 20 years in jail for murdering a Britisher and raping his Russian partner.



8 troops, cop killed in Pakistan unrest

PESHAWAR: At least eight paramilitaries were killed in a gunfight with militants in Pakistan’s restive northwest early on Friday, while a policeman died when a hidden bomb exploded in a city center, s



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