Bangladesh

India offers $5 billion credit line to Bangladesh for development projects including defense

India offered a $4.5 billion line of credit to neighboring Bangladesh on Saturday to help it implement development projects in priority areas such as...
Venezuela / Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela: Protesters clash with police in new anti government demonstration

Protesters throwing rocks clashed with Venezuelan police firing tear gas Saturday in 's fourth demonstration in a week against President Nicolas Maduro and his...
North Korean banks

SWIFT takes off last North Korean banks from global financial transfer system

SWIFT, the inter-bank money transfer system, said Friday it has cut off the last North Korean banks on the network, as international pressure mounts...
Somali refugees

Over 40 Somali refugees dead in attack on boat off Red Sea in Yemen

More than 40 people including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat carrying Somali refugees in the Red Sea off war-torn...
garbage dump

Ethiopia garbage dump landslide kills over 35 in Addis Ababa

Over thirty-five people have been killed in a landslide at a vast garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, officials say. Reports...
Helicopter crash / S-76 Istanbul

Seven dead including Russians in Istanbul after helicopter crash into TV tower near airport

Seven people were killed including four Russians when a privately-owned helicopter crashed in Istanbul after hitting a television tower on Friday, local media reported,...
Park Geun-Hye

Park Geun-Hye, South Korean President fired by top court

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was fired Friday as a court upheld her impeachment over a corruption scandal that has paralysed the nation at...
North Korea

North Korea launches another missile into sea of Japan off its east coast, South...

North Korea may have fired a few inter-continental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the US mainland Monday morning, South Korea’s military said after it...
Arkansas Death Row

Arkansas is going to execute 8 death row inmates over 10 days

Eight inmates are to be executed over the next 10 days in the state of Arkansas. The pace of executions, which is unprecedented in...
Jordan

Jordan hangs 15 death row prisoners in mass execution including convicted terrorists

Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners including convicted "terrorists" at dawn on Saturday, its information minister said, in a further break with a moratorium...

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Quincy Jones, Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival

Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
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Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...
Oil tanker truck explosion / Pakistan / Bahawalpur

Oil tanker truck explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan kills at least 135

A devastating accident involving an oil tanker truck explosion has left at least 135 people dead in Bahawalpur, eastern Pakistan, the country's Oil and Gas...