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3 people rescued alive 8 days after Nepal earthquake

They were rescued on Sunday at Kerabari Village in the Syauli Area.

1​0 militants sentenced to life over Malala attack

Malala was shot in 2012​,​ as she returned with two classmates from school in Mingora town of the Swat District in the northwest.

Former U.S. CIA director, Petraeus, gets two years sentence, fine for leaking official secret

Prosecutor says Petraeus was entrusted with the government’s highest secrets but that he betrayed that trust

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Multichoice condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The company urges Africans to see themselves as one irrespective of differences in nationalities, traditions and religions

15 Nigerians, Ghanians killed in Mediterranean by Ivoriens, Malians, Senegalese

The victims were thrown in the water for being Christians.

Passengers forgot $675,000 “change” at U.S. airports in 2014

The money, all in pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, was left behind in bins that pass through X-ray machines at airport security checkpoints.

Syrian journalist, Mazen Darwish, wins UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

The annual award honours a person, organization or institution that has made outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world

Ban Ki-Moon, Turkish PM, others congratulate Buhari

The President-elect assures world leaders Nigeria will always act as responsible member of the international community

France moves to ban ultra-skinny models

“Images of bodies that valorise excessive thinness or emaciation and that stigmatise curves undoubtedly contribute to unwellness.”

Palestine becomes 123rd member of International Criminal Court

The ICC handles war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed plane — Prosecutor

One pilot was barred from entering the cockpit.

Angolan journalist slapped with 15 new criminal defamation charges

Marques de Morais’s trial stems from a criminal defamation suit filed against him following the release of his new book

Pakistan commends Nigeria military over success against Boko Haram

Pakistan said it would support Nigeria in her fight against terrorism.

Israeli Poll: U.S. restates commitment to Palestinian statehood

Mr. Netanyahu stressed he would not allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

How we crippled terrorism in Indonesia – Ambassador

“We have already brought more than a thousand to justice and more than 400 are already the prison.”

Malaysian Airlines

Package found on Australian beach could hold clues in MH370 disappearance — Police

Last Sunday was the one-year anniversary of the plane’s disappearance.

Indonesian court rejects fresh challenge against execution of Nigerian

An Indonesian court refuses to block a challenge brought by a Nigerian on death row.

​Russia arrests two over murder of opposition

Mr. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister, was shot in the back four times on February 27.

Bill Gates tops Forbes’ list of billionaires

Forbes says Mr. Gates now has an estimated fortune of 79.2 billion dollars.

Venezuela announces visa ban for George Bush, other U.S officials

The South American country also unveiled a series of tit for tat measures, such as drawing up an “anti-terrorist” list that bars certain U.S. officials from entering Venezuela.

Photojournalist, Serhiy Nikolayev, killed by shelling in Ukraine

At least six journalists and two media workers have been killed in Ukraine since 2014, most of them covering the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to CPJ research.

Saudi diplomat released after years as al-Qaeda captive in Yemen

Al-Khalidi, Saudi consul in Aden, was seized in March 2012.

Blogger hacked to death, another seriously injured in Bangladesh

The blogger had covered secular issues including science, homosexuality, atheism, and free expression on his blog, Mukto-Mona

UN chief urges international community to implement de-colonisation processes

2015 marks the 55th anniversary of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples

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Angry Indian bride marries guest after groom has seizure

Violence broke out after the 23-year-old bride, apparently angered that she did not know about her groom’s condition, said she would instead marry a guest.