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Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore holds funeral procession

Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore holds funeral procession

Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. 00    Read More »

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

(BBC) – Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. 00    Read More »

Vanuatu patients in dire need in hospital hit by Tropical Cyclone Pam

Vanuatu patients in dire need in hospital hit by Tropical Cyclone Pam

Jacobeth Nilah wails in pain in the storm-battered hospital. 00    Read More »

India bans film in which rapist blames victim

India has banned the broadcasting of a controversial documentary in which one of the men convicted for gang-raping and murdering a female student is shown blaming the victim mainly because of her gender – a move the film’s maker called “arbitrary censorship”. 00    Read More »

US ambassador to South Korea injured by knife-wielding attacker

US ambassador to South Korea injured by knife-wielding attacker

The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, has been injured by a knife-wielding attacker in Seoul. 00    Read More »

US-Bangladesh blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death

US-Bangladesh blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death

A knife-wielding mob has hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writing on religion had brought threats from Islamist hardliners. 00    Read More »

22 dead, 38 injured as bus overturns in Xinjiang

22 dead, 38 injured as bus overturns in Xinjiang

(Xinhua) — A long-distance bus overturned on an expressway in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region late Tuesday night, killing 22 people and injuring 38 others, local authorities confirmed Wednesday. 00    Read More »

Pakistani Taliban attack Shia mosque in Peshawar

Pakistani Taliban attack Shia mosque in Peshawar

Taliban militants have attacked worshippers at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar with guns and grenades, killing at least 19. 00    Read More »

China executes two cult members for McDonald’s murder

China executes two cult members for McDonald’s murder

(Reuters) – China on Monday executed two members of a banned religious cult, a father and his daughter, for murdering a woman in a McDonald’s restaurant after she rebuffed an apparent recruitment attempt by the group, state media said. 00    Read More »

Kenji Goto: Video ‘shows IS beheading Japan hostage’

Kenji Goto: Video ‘shows IS beheading Japan hostage’

(BBC)  – A video has been released online purporting to show the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants. 00    Read More »

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