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British teacher Lauren Patterson, murdered in Qatar, was burnt beyond recognition

British teacher Lauren Patterson, murdered in Qatar, was burnt beyond recognition

Oct 19, Doha: The body of a British teacher murdered in Qatar was burnt beyond recognition deep in the desert, her family has revealed. Lauren Patterson, 24, is believed to have been stabbed to death by a local acquaintance who offered her a lift home after a night out at a club popular with expats. […]

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Plane crash near Laos tourist hub kills 44

Plane crash near Laos tourist hub kills 44

Oct 16, – A flight of Laos’ national airline has crashed into the Mekong River. Officials in neighboring Thailand say all 44 people on board were killed. The turboprop was approaching Pakse, a hub for tourists in southern Laos. A Lao Airlines plane flying from the capital Vientiane and carrying 44 people crashed on Wednesday […]

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European Crisis: Migrant tragedies sharpen calls for safe passage

European Crisis: Migrant tragedies sharpen calls for safe passage

Oct 13, – VALLETTA, Malta Three deadly Mediterranean shipwrecks that claimed the lives of hundreds of would-be asylum-seekers fleeing war and repression sharpened calls Saturday for humanitarian corridors to allow safe passage to Europe. At least 34 people drowned in Maltese waters south of the Italian island of Lampedusa when a boat packed with hundreds […]

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Philippines warns rebels to end hostage standoff

Philippines warns rebels to end hostage standoff

Sep 12, – ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Thursday warned Muslim rebels who have been holding more than 100 people hostage in a southern port city to peacefully end the four-day standoff “at the soonest possible time,” saying its forces are ready to demonstrate the state’s resolve. It was the toughest talk by […]

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French UN draft to give Syria ultimatum

French UN draft to give Syria ultimatum

Sep 11, – United Nations: An initial French draft UN Security Council resolution would demand that Syria make a complete declaration of its chemical weapons programme within 15 days and immediately open all related sites to UN inspectors or face possible punitive measures. The elements of the draft resolution, seen on Tuesday, adds that the […]

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UN report finds widespread sexual assault in Asia-Pacific region

UN report finds widespread sexual assault in Asia-Pacific region

Sep 10, – A quarter of men surveyed in six countries in the Asia-Pacific region have admitted to committing rape. The prevalence of rape varied widely between locations, according to a UN report. In the first regional study of its scale, “Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?,” […]

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107-year-old man killed in US shootout

107-year-old man killed in US shootout

Sep 08, – A 107-year-old Arkansas man was killed during a shootout with US police and SWAT team members, local authorities said. Police were responding to a disturbance at a house in Pine Bluff city on Saturday afternoon and determined that suspect Monroe Isadore had pointed a gun at two people, according to a statement […]

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Tony Abbott defeats Kevin Rudd in Australia elections

Tony Abbott defeats Kevin Rudd in Australia elections

Sep 07, – Preliminary results from Australia’s national election show conservative challenger Tony Abbott set to win a landslide victory. Incumbent prime minister Kevin Rudd has already accepted defeat and congratulated his rival. Speaking at a party function in Brisbane in his home state of Queensland, Rudd said he had telephoned Abbott to concede defeat. […]

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G20 ‘divided’ on Syria as US envoy Samantha Power criticises Russia

G20 ‘divided’ on Syria as US envoy Samantha Power criticises Russia

Sep 06, – G20 leaders remain divided over the Syrian conflict as they enter the final day of their Russian summit. Italian PM Enrico Letta said the splits were confirmed during a working dinner in St Petersburg on Thursday. A spokesman for the Russian presidency said a US strike on Syria would “drive another nail […]

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Human Rights Magazine: Deadly bombings in northern Pakistan market kill 39

Human Rights Magazine: Deadly bombings in northern Pakistan market kill 39

July 26, – At least 39 people have been killed after two bombs exploded in a market in northern Pakistan, reports say. The explosions took place in Parachinar, the main town of the Kurrum tribal region, near the Afghan border. The two blasts occurred close to two different mosques in the town, according to Reuters […]

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