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61 people killed, 300 injured in Iran after 7.3 magnitude earthquake

61 people killed, 300 injured in Iran after 7.3 magnitude earthquake

At least 61 people were killed and 300 injured by a quake…

Mass graves holding ‘400 IS victims’ found in Iraq

Mass graves holding ‘400 IS victims’ found in Iraq

Iraq – Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group…

Mexican toddler weighing 28kg baffles doctors

Mexican toddler weighing 28kg baffles doctors

Mexico – Like any other 10-month-old, Luis Manuel Gonzales babbles and touches anything…

Singaporean jailed for posting neighbour’s naked pictures outside her flat

Singaporean jailed for posting neighbour’s naked pictures outside her flat

Singapore – He created a Facebook account to try and lure women…

Trump, Putin agree ‘no military solution’ in Syria

Trump, Putin agree ‘no military solution’ in Syria

Vietnam – The United States and Russia issued a presidential joint statement…

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss face sexual misconduct claims

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss face sexual misconduct claims

Washington – Star Trek icon George Takei took to social media Saturday…

Mass protest in Barcelona demands freedom for Catalan leaders

Mass protest in Barcelona demands freedom for Catalan leaders

Barcelona – Tens of thousands of Catalans gathered Saturday to demand the…

US Marine gets 10 years for abusing Muslim recruits

US Marine gets 10 years for abusing Muslim recruits

Washington – A US Marine Corps drill instructor was sentenced yesterday to…

Sacked Catalan parliament speaker is freed on bail

Sacked Catalan parliament speaker is freed on bail

Madrid – The sacked speaker of Catalonia’s parliament left a prison near…

Singapore official charged with leaking info to journalist

Singapore official charged with leaking info to journalist

Singapore – A Singapore civil servant was charged today with leaking confidential…

US Senate candidate accused of sexual contact with minor in 1979

US Senate candidate accused of sexual contact with minor in 1979

Washington – The Republican candidate for a vacant US Senate seat initiated…

Italian priest tells raped girl she asked for it

Italian priest tells raped girl she asked for it

Rome – An Italian priest prompted outrage Thursday by going on Facebook…

India court sentences man to life in jail for raping 71-year-old nun

India court sentences man to life in jail for raping 71-year-old nun

Kolkata – A Bangladeshi man who raped an elderly nun was sentenced…

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Chicago – Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday,…

US House panel advances bill aimed at limiting NSA spying programme

US House panel advances bill aimed at limiting NSA spying programme

Washington – A US House panel on Wednesday passed legislation seeking to…