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Syria: UNESCO condemns destruction of Palmyra’s ancient temple

Syria: UNESCO condemns destruction of Palmyra’s ancient temple

ntific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said. He also condemned the destruction...

Ten civilians killed as India and Pakistan exchange fire

Ten civilians killed as India and Pakistan exchange fire

er border dispute, officials have said. The fighting on Friday comes less than a week after...

71 bodies found in Austria lorry

71 bodies found in Austria lorry

n, 8 women and 4 children were dead for at least two days. The victims are believed to be from...

Protesters in Guatemalan calls for President Otto Perez Molina resignation

Protesters in Guatemalan calls for President Otto Perez Molina resignation

tion of President Otto Perez Molina over a corruption scandal. Businesses, including...

Nigeria marks 500 days since school girls abduction

Nigeria marks 500 days since school girls abduction

ing despite efforts to end insurgency. Parents of the missing girls are unhappy at what they...

UNICEF appoints Tennis player Novak Djokovic as Goodwill Ambassador

UNICEF appoints Tennis player Novak Djokovic as Goodwill Ambassador

nited Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday, after having served as the...

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Aug.28, Vienna: Austrian police say that 71 dead bodies of refugees were found in the abandoned... Full article
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Aug.28, Abuja: It has been 500 days since the abduction of 200 Nigerian school girls but the... Full article
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Aug.28, Abuja: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that he plans to set... Full article
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Aug.28, Dhaka: Two suspected members of a banned militant group have been arrested behind their involvement in killing blogger Niladri Chottopadhay Niloy in Bangladesh. The police arrested Kausar Hossain Khan, 29, and Kamal Hossain Sardar, 29, on late Thursday. They were suspected member of the Ansarullah Bangla Team blamed for attacks on atheist bloggers and writers. The latest arrests were made after two other suspects who were held in the police custody revealed the names of Khan... Full article
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Aug.28, Hanio: More than 18,000 prisoners from Vietnam were granted to Amnesty International to mark the 70th anniversary of its independence from France. Deputy chairman of the President's Office, Giang Son told a news conference Friday that 18,539 inmates were granted amnesty under two directives signed by President Truong Tan Sang. They will be released from prisons starting Monday. He said that the amnesty reflects a tradition for mercy in Vietnam as well as the... Full article