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Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark EU pact
09-16 18:37
The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark EU pact that decisively steers the former Soviet state towards the West and away from Russian infl...
Leaders pledge powers in final push before Scottish vote
09-16 18:10
The leaders of Britain's three main parties on Tuesday issued a joint pledge to give the Scottish parliament more powers if voters reject independence, in a f...
Economy at heart of confidence vote for French PM
09-16 16:46
France's prime minister faces a confidence vote in a parliament increasingly frustrated with unpopular President Francois Hollande's handling of the economy -- ...
Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism
09-16 16:39
Several legal groups in South Africa say they are concerned about harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not g...
Australian sailors in court over rubber chicken sex assault
09-16 15:14
Four Australian sailors were allegedly involved in a bizarre "farewell ceremony'' in which a colleague was sexually assaulted with a rubber chicken, in the late...
Thai police hunt killers of two Britons found beaten to death
09-16 11:45
Thai police Tuesday searched for the killers of two British tourists found naked and beaten to death on the southern resort island of Koh Tao, as their bodie...
Quake hits Tokyo
09-16 11:41
Buildings in Tokyo shook Tuesday as a powerful quake hit Japan, AFP reporters in the city said. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the epicentre wa...
US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time
09-16 10:51
US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against t...
Malaysia to send rubber gloves to Ebola-stricken countries
09-15 19:17
Malaysia will send more than 20 million medical rubber gloves to five African nations stricken by the Ebola virus, the government said on Monday. Malaysia...
UK's Phones 4U collapses with 5,500 jobs at risk: company
09-15 18:46
British mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has collapsed into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk, the group said on Monday. The company said ...
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