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North Korea warns 'catastrophic consequences' over UN rights ruling



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Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in Ukraine

Ukraine said Russia has thousands of troops in its conflict‑ravaged east and vowed to boost its own military capacity, ratcheting up tensions...

Indonesia's new president causes a buzz by flying economy class

Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo caused a stir this weekend by opting to fly economy class to...

Zambia's President Scott suspended as ruling party leader

Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front said on Friday it had suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the party for "unconstitutional...

Sri Lanka minister defects to challenge president

A senior member of Sri Lanka's government announced Friday he is quitting the ruling party to stand as the main opposition's candidate against...

Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, paving the way for a general election next month.

Obamacare website up and running as attention turns to demand

Healthcare.gov works. Now, the Obama administration will find out how many people care.

Juncker's EU investment plan risks disappointing

New European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker has made a 300-billion‑euro investment plan a centrepiece of his five‑year agenda, but days...

No nukes

A demonstrator holds a mock‑up of a nuclear missile with the lettering 'No nuke to the mullahs' as he protests against Iran's nuclear program and regime in front the Palais Coburg in...

National Cadet Corps

An Indian National Cadet Corps member performs during a cultural programme during the 66th NCC day celebrations in Secunderabad