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Teen dies after 68-day fast; family faces homicide charges

For more than two months, a 13-year-old in India took part in an extreme religious fast, reports the BBC.              
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Two more bodies washed ashore in Malaysia Tuesday after the sinking of a boat overloaded with illegal Indonesian immigrants, raising the death toll to 12 with about 25 still feared missing
British Prime Minister Theresa May will learn Tuesday whether parliament must agree to the triggering of Britain's exit from the European Union, potentially giving lawmakers who oppose her plans a cha
Governor Jerry Brown late Monday declared a state of emergency for counties across California to help deal with damage from powerful December and January storms
The departure of the frail leader could complicate negotiations over the timetable for a New Year's Eve deal under which Kabila will stay in office before new elections are held in late 2017.
Bangladesh has begun planting one million palm trees nationwide to help prevent hundreds of people being killed by lightning strikes every year, a top official said Tuesday
U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region ri
As of today, nearly 3,100 people have been found and freed from captivity, 110 people are kept hostages and 490 people are still missing, advisor to the SBU chief Yuriy Tandit said. “The publica
Road haulage workers have staged roadblocks on Danube Bridge 2, connecting Vidin in Bulgaria to Calafat in Romania, private NOVA TV broadcaster reports.Protesters have moved to vent their anger at Rom
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been Europe’s main target of fake news articles, the majority of them directed at her open-door policy toward refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East, s
Australia and New Zealand said Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump ke
Australia said Tuesday it was working to recast the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United States and opened the door for China to sign up after President Donald Trump ditched the huge trade pac
It has been an inauspicious return to crisis-plagued South Korea for former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, once the odds-on favorite to be the next president, who has been ensnared in a family corruption sca
Britain's Prince Harry spoke of soldiers' need for "a dark sense of humor" to cope with the aftermath of serving in conflict zones as he visited a support center for ex-servicemen suffering from anxie
To make ends meet, women have had to find new sources of income.
As newly sworn-in U.S. President Donald Trump made his inauguration address in Washington, he promised to break with the foreign policy of outgoing President Barack Obama. Nowhere is the threatening a
Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has registered three criminal proceedings on the analysis of the information entered in the register of e-declarations, and thus, th
The figures released by Dubai International Airport fall short of an estimate of 85 million passengers authorities had hoped to have.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Jan. 23 that openness, not populism, polarization or isolation, was the answer to the world’s challenges of globalization and digitalization. “I thi
The Indonesian peacekeepers have not been allowed leave Darfur pending the outcome of the UN investigation. An Indonesian police team will be sent to the region to provide assistance.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that any decision by the United States to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan would worsen the situation in the country, Interfax news age
Red roses, paper hearts, Cupid’s bow, and boxes of chocolates wrapped in ribbon. You know what that means: Valentine’s Day is in the air! It also signals another awkward shopping moment on the annual
Fatoumata Tambajang Jallow is former UN diplomat who has served former President Yahya Jammeh as a health minister.
University of East Anglia also to offer discounted tuition fees for students with Education Ministry scholarships
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least four soldiers were killed and five wounded on Tuesday when a roadside bomb that Islamist insurgents said they planted exploded outside a military camp in a town near Mog
The bodies of three men were found less than 24 hours after search and rescue teams found the bodies of two men and a woman.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's tourism administration has urged tour operators to sever ties with a Japanese hotel chain after an escalating row over the hotelier's denial of the 1937 massacre by Japane
ASTANA (Reuters) - Russia, Turkey and Iran on Tuesday were working on a statement to reaffirm a fragile ceasefire between Syrian warring parties that could agree to establishing a mechanism to observe
Satellite collars meant to avoid incidents like last year's killing of 13-year-old lion who wandered out of park
European leaders want to get talks underway, and some British voters who backed Brexit in a June referendum are getting impatient.
President Trump’s cabinet is shaping up to have a smaller percentage of women and nonwhites than the first cabinets of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush. If Mr. Trump’s nomine
ASTANA (Reuters) - The Syrian rebel delegation has no plans to sign a communique at the Astana talks, its spokesman Yahya al-Aridi told reporters on Tuesday, the second day of indirect negotiations be
Talks in 'very early stages', White House says
U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Jan. 23, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China’s influence in the re
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union. The 11 just

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