WikiLeaks founder warns of forthcoming 'significant' Clinton leaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that his anti-secrecy campaign will release new documents concerning Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, which could be "significant" for the...
Assange warns of forthcoming 'significant' Clinton leaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that his anti-secrecy campaign will release new documents concerning Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, which could be "significant" for the...
French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts
France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to ...
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation.
6 terrorists killed as security forces foil attack in Egypt
Six militants were killed today in Egypt after security forces foiled a terrorist attack that targeted a security checkpoint in the restive North Sinai region, officials said.
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war games
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen urged the island's army to improve its performance after a string of accidents, promising to help upgrade equipment as she presided over military drills.
India, US innovation forum to be launched next week
In a bid to facilitate the movement of innovation from discovery to commercialisation, a forum to forge new partnerships between India and the US will be held in New delhi next week.
Trump calls China 'worst abuser', 'currency manipulator'
The 70-year-old real estate tycoon-turned-politician said he will instruct the US trade representative to bring trade cases against China, which is also building a "massive military fortress" in the s...
Support people's right to protest:UN on reports of PoK protest
The UN said it supports people's right to demonstrate their opinions peacefully about issues they care about, amid reports that women in PoK had offered their bangles to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-mo...
Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000: Seoul
South Korea said today that surviving South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II will be eligible to receive around 100 million won (about USD 90,000) e...
Lanka opposition leader seeks Tamil prisoners' release
TNA leader R Sampanthan accused the Maithripala Sirisena-led government of not acting promptly since coming to power.
N Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'
Earlier this month, North Korea fired a land-launched ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters.
New Zealand to launch pizza drone delivery service
Pizza lovers will be among the 1st in world to have their favourite meal delivered by a drone, Transport Minister said.
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group
Key developments in the half-century of hostilities between Colombia's government & the country's largest rebel movement
UNGA president-elect to visit India on Monday
Visit assumes significance with India leading efforts for early completion of the long-pending reforms of the UNSC.
Exhibition at UN in honour of Mother Teresa's sainthood
Exhibition will open days after Mother Teresa is declared a Saint by Pope Francis at a ceremony on September 4.
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war
Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal.
US nominates Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president for 2nd term
US said Kim has ably led responses to major crises, including the Ebola pandemic and addressing the refugee crisis.
Italy quake toll hits 247 as rescuers hunt for survivors
Dozens of emergency services staff and volunteers were determined to attempt to pluck more survivors from the ruins.
Chile issues alert over faulty condoms from China
Chilean authorities are issuing a health alert, saying they distributed more than 712,000 defective condoms.
Clinton's lead over Trump down to 3 points in new poll
Republican National Committee chairman Priebus expects Trump to close the gap further in the next few weeks.
Internet giants 'passing the buck' on terror
MPs said that social media groups were becoming the "vehicle of choice" for terrorists spreading propaganda.
Turkish tanks roll on scorched Syrian earth
Assault with Assad rebels liberates Isil-held border town but it is the Kurds who are the main target
Briton killed in hostel by man shouting 'Allahu akbar'
Police play down any links to extremism and suggest suspect may have been infatuated with victim
Burkini ban fury as French police force woman to remove tunic
French government has warned that the burkini ban must not lead to the stigmatisation of Muslims.
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