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Gun battle in Sri Lanka kills 15

COLOMBO (Sri Lanka): Fifteen people including six children have died during a Sri Lankan security forces operation in the aftermath of the Easter attacks,...

Knives found at Japanese prince’s school desk: Media

TOKYO (Japan): Two kitchen knives have been found at the school desk of Japan’s Prince Hisahito, grandson of Emperor Akihito, with security camera footage...

Antarctic penguins suffer ‘catastrophic’ breeding failure

PARIS (France): The second largest Emperor penguin colony on Earth has suffered a “catastrophic” breeding failure after nearly all chicks born over three years...

Mandela prison drawing goes under the hammer in New York

NEW YORK (United States): A drawing by late South African leader Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island -...

Widespread damage One dead as Cyclone Kenneth pummels Mozambique

BEIRA (Mozambique): A powerful cyclone pounded northern Mozambique on Friday, leaving one person dead and wrecking homes and communications, barely a month after the...

Migrants in Libya shot as fighting rages between rivals

Tripoli (Libya): Migrants and refugees have been shot and wounded in a detention centre south of Tripoli as Libyan fighters battle for control of...

Sex, casinos and tiger parts in Myanmar’s vice-riddled China frontier

MONGLA (Myanmar): Bentleys and BMW convertibles roll up to the “Venetian Casino” in Mongla on the Myanmar-China border, a melting pot of sex, drugs...

Jihadist attacks kill at least 17 Syria pro-regime fighters

BEIRUT (Lebanon): Attacks by two jihadist groups killed at least 17 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early yesterday,...

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