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KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power said Thursday they would delay their announcement of a transitional civilian government after having resumed talks with the...

VLADIVOSTOK (AP): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stepped off his khaki-green armoured train in far-eastern Russia on Wednesday, smiling and upbeat ahead of a much-anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government apologised yesterday to tens of thousands of people who were forcibly sterilised under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law which was designed to "prevent the birth of poor-quality descendants," and promised to pay...

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP): Witnesses described hearing a twin-engine plane sputter and seeing its tail dragging before the small aircraft flipped over and crashed in central Texas, killing all six people on-board. The Texas Department of Public Safety...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A top Sri Lanka official said Tuesday the Easter bombings that killed 321 people were carried out by a Islamic fundamentalists in apparent retaliation for the New Zealand mosque massacres last month by a white...

COLOMBO (AP): At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Sri Lankan authorities say at least 30 foreigners died in the attacks. A look at some of the countries whose citizens...

KHARTOUM (AP): Tensions escalated in Sudan yesterday after talks broke down between protesters and the country’s military rulers, who called for the reopening of roads blocked by sit-ins established during the uprising that drove President Omar al...

PARIS (AP): Dozens of public housing advocates protested outside the gutted Notre Dame in Paris yesterday to demand that France’s poorest be remembered after donors pledged $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof. Around 50...

COLOMBO (AP): More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody...

COLOMBO (AP): A group that monitors Internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social-media services in the country following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed more than 200 people. The NetBlocks observatory said it...
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