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Thousands of migrants cross Macedonia, Serbia heading for EU
Thousands of migrants cross Macedonia, Serbia heading for EU

Thousands of migrants, mostly Syrian refugees, travelled through Macedonia and Serbia towards western Europe, as Italy's foreign minister said the escalating crisis threatened the bloc's "soul".

Thousands of migrants cross Macedonia, Serbia heading for EU
Don't ever 'stand by', US 'heroes' plead after train attack
Don't ever 'stand by', US 'heroes' plead after train attack

Three American friends who overpowered a heavily-armed gunman in a train poured cold water on his claim that he had no intention of waging a bloody attack.

Don't ever 'stand by', US 'heroes' plead after train attack
North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions
North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions

North and South Korea sat down to urgent top-level talks, seeking some way out of an escalating crisis that has pushed both their militaries to the brink of an armed conflict.

North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions
Ban Ki-moon to mark jihadist attack on UN in Nigeria
Ban Ki-moon to mark jihadist attack on UN in Nigeria

UN chief Ban Ki-moon begins a visit to Nigeria at the weekend to commemorate a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants and meet the country's new leader.

Ban Ki-moon to mark jihadist attack on UN in Nigeria
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests

Thailand's police chief insisted his officers were making "a lot of progress" in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over the attackers' motives.

Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Six-year old Malaysian boy Lee Jian Han (R) looks on as he stands near the coffins carrying the remains of his father Lee Tze Sian and sister Lee Jing Xuan who were killed in the Bangkok bomb blast. ©
Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police

The deadly Bangkok bomb took over one month to plan and was executed by more than 10 people, as more details emerged of the suspected network behind an attack that killed 20 people.

Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Thai monks led prayers for the reopening of a Bangkok shrine where a blast killed 20 people, as police hunted a man shown on security footage calmly planting what is believed to be the bomb.

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing

Hong Kong warned its residents to avoid travel to Bangkok while other governments in Asia advised citizens to be extra vigilant, after a bomb attack in the Thai capital killed at least 20 people.

Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
Pakistan air strikes kill 50 militants in tribal area: military
Pakistan air strikes kill 50 militants in tribal area: military

At least 50 militants were killed and their ammunition dump destroyed Monday in air strikes on hideouts in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border.

Pakistan air strikes kill 50 militants in tribal area: military
Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Brazilians rage against president, corruption

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption,

Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Pakistan provincial minister among 16 killed in suicide attack: officials
Pakistan provincial minister among 16 killed in suicide attack: officials

Two suicide attackers killed a Pakistani provincial minister, who had campaigned against militants, and at least 15 other people, after detonating a bomb at a meeting the minister was attending.

Pakistan provincial minister among 16 killed in suicide attack: officials
India summons Pakistan envoy over civilian deaths in Kashmir
India summons Pakistan envoy over civilian deaths in Kashmir

India summoned Pakistan's envoy in New Delhi Sunday to protest against civilian deaths in recent troop firings along their disputed border.

India summons Pakistan envoy over civilian deaths in Kashmir
Pakistan's answer to 'The Onion' tackles tough topics with satire
Pakistan's answer to 'The Onion' tackles tough topics with satire

From a mullah who wants a military operation against women wearing jeans to "uncircumcised" Islamic State fighters, a satirical Pakistani website is using humour to shine a light on current affairs in the turbulent nation.

Pakistan's answer to 'The Onion' tackles tough topics with satire
UN chief sacks C.Africa mission head over peacekeeper sex abuse claims
UN chief sacks C.Africa mission head over peacekeeper sex abuse claims

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced he had fired the mission chief in the Central African Republic, declaring "enough is enough" after a string of allegations of child sex abuse by peacekeepers.

UN chief sacks C.Africa mission head over peacekeeper sex abuse claims
Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military
Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military

Pakistani security forces said they had foiled a plot to bomb Independence Day celebrations in Karachi after arresting a Taliban gang in the city.

Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military
Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution
Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution

Nepali politicians including Prime Minister Sushil Koirala appealed for calm as hundreds protested against a new constitution for a second day.

Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution
State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout
State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout

St. Louis County declared a state of emergency after a night of unrest in Ferguson, as a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout
Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road
Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road

At least five people were killed when a Taliban suicide car bomber struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport, the latest in a wave of lethal bombings in the Afghan capital.

Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road
Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan
Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan

A Taliban attack killed up to 29 people in northern Afghanistan, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency escalates following a bitter power transition.

Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan
35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul
35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul

Multiple bombings rocked Kabul, killing at least 35 people and wounding hundreds more in the first major attacks in the Afghan capital.

35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul