Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   




Jungle gives up another two camps
Two more suspected human trafficking camps have been discovered in Thailand near the Malaysian border.

UK parties for final poll push
Britain's political leaders yesterday began a final push for votes ahead of tomorrow's knife-edge election, even as they prepared for the likelihood of protracted coalition talks once polls close.

Leader offers olive branch after ruling
Burundi's constitutional court cleared President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a controversial third term as the government offered to release protesters if days of deadly demonstrations stopped.

Le Pen family split deepens as dad kicked out
France's far-right National Front suspended founder Jean- Marie Le Pen over a string of controversial remarks and amid a deepening feud with his daughter Marine, who now leads the party.

Bodies of 100 found buried at trek village
Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake and were digging through snow and ice for signs of dozens more missing.

Most-wanted Filipino killed
A Filipino on a US list of most-wanted terrorists was shot in odd circumstances.

Suspected jungle camp boss held
A suspected key figure behind a brutal human trafficking network that ran a jungle camp in Thailand, where dozens of bodies have been found, has been arrested.

Firing squad gran writes final letters
A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she may be executed at any time.

Terror suspect link to US attack
Texas police shot dead two suspected Islamist extremists who opened fire outside an exhibition of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed staged by an anti- Muslim group.

'Busy day' after thousands rescued
More than 3,400 migrants have been rescued at sea, mainly off Libya, as Europe seeks ways to deal with the flood of people trying to reach its shores following a series of deadly shipwrecks.



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