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Afghan policewoman shoots dead foreign adviser

A female Afghan police officer on Monday shot dead a foreign civilian adviser in Kabul police headquarters, officials said, in the first "insider" attack to be carried out by a woman.

Afghan policewoman shoots dead foreign adviser
Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans
Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans

Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall in the Balkans, that seriously affected traffic throughout the region, claimed a second victim on Sunday as a man died from cold in northern Serbia.

Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans
115 killed in Philippines typhoon
115 killed in Philippines typhoon

The death toll from a powerful typhoon that struck the Philippines has risen to 115, as confirmation of more victims filtered in from isolated areas.

115 killed in Philippines typhoon
90 sent to hospital after Singapore oil rig incident
90 sent to hospital after Singapore oil rig incident

About 90 workers were sent to hospital Monday after an oil rig being built at a shipyard in Singapore tilted to one side, forcing many of them to jump into the water.

90 sent to hospital after Singapore oil rig incident
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Mexico beauty queen killed in shootout was 'human shield'

A 22-year-old Mexican beauty queen killed during a gunfight between a suspected drug gang and soldiers appeared to have been used as a human shield.

Mexico beauty queen killed in shootout was 'human shield'
Two wounded by Israeli gunfire in southern Gaza
Two wounded by Israeli gunfire in southern Gaza

Two Palestinians in their 20s were moderately wounded by Israeli gunfire on Monday as they walked near the border fence in southern Gaza.

Two wounded by Israeli gunfire in southern Gaza
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125 victims of human trafficking found in Kazakhstan in 2012

In cooperation with public organizations and law-enforcement authorities, the International Organization for Migration has detected 125 victims of human trafficking in 2012: IOM.

125 victims of human trafficking found in Kazakhstan in 2012
Map of West Nile virus activity in the US. Photo courtesy of examiner.com
Third person dies from Yosemite park virus

A third victim has died from a rare rodent-borne virus contracted in Yosemite National Park, out of eight cases now confirmed with the disease.

Third person dies from Yosemite park virus
Four dead, 12 missing as typhoon pounds South Korea
Four dead, 12 missing as typhoon pounds South Korea

Four Chinese crew members were confirmed drowned and 12 were missing after a strong typhoon battering South Korea pushed their ships onto the rocks Tuesday.

Four dead, 12 missing as typhoon pounds South Korea
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Well-wishers donate $4.4 mn to US cinema shooting victims

Well-wishers from the US and around the world have donated $4.4 million to a fund for the victims of a mass shooting at a US movie theater.

Well-wishers donate $4.4 mn to US cinema shooting victims
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Severed head, foot found in Canada

Canadian police found Thursday the head from what is believed to be a woman's dismembered body in eastern Ontario province near Toronto, after retrieving a severed foot from the same river.

Severed head, foot found in Canada
Ernesto kills nine in Mexico
Ernesto kills nine in Mexico

Ernesto killed at least nine people in Mexico, officials said Friday, with the dissipating storm threatening more heavy rain and possible flooding.

Ernesto kills nine in Mexico
Japan braces for more rain after at least 19 die
Japan braces for more rain after at least 19 die

Southwestern Japan was bracing for the effects of more torrential rain Friday, on top of "unprecedented" downpours that swamped whole neighbourhoods, leaving at least 19 dead and eight missing.

Japan braces for more rain after at least 19 die
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PHOTO: Nursultan Nazarbayev opened a memorial to famine victims in Astana

An official opening of the memorial called "To victims of famine of 1932-1933" at the crossing of Republic and Abai streets in Astana was held on May 31.

PHOTO: Nursultan Nazarbayev opened a memorial to famine victims in Astana
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Kazakhstan men become human trafficking victims more frequently than women

Kazakhstan men become victims of human trafficking in two thirds of the cases.

Kazakhstan men become human trafficking victims more frequently than women
Floods in South Kazakhstan oblast. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Serik Akhmetov met with flood victims in South Kazakhstan

Akhmetov arrived to South Kazakhstan oblast under instruction of the Prime-Minister.

Serik Akhmetov met with flood victims in South Kazakhstan
Mangistau oblast Akim Baurzhan Mukhametzhanov. Photo courtesy of lada.kz
7 families of Zhanaozen victims received 1 million tenge each

Seven families of the victims of Zhanaozen clashes have already received the compensation in the amount of 1 million tenge each.

7 families of Zhanaozen victims received 1 million tenge each
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One person killed in the fire in Astana mosque

The fire has been brought under control at 5:01 p.m. Firefighting operating still continues.

One person killed in the fire in Astana mosque
Umirzak Shukeyev. ©RIA Novosti
Families of Zhanaozen victims will receive 1 million tenge each

Families of the victims killed in Zhanaozen clashes will receive 1 million tenge and injured will received 0.5 million tenger.

Families of Zhanaozen victims will receive 1 million tenge each
Ozenmunaigaz building. Photo by Maksim Popov.
KazMunaiGaz condoles with families of killed in Zhanaozen

KMG condemn the unrest causing victims, and all attempts to justify it by linking to labor arguments in oil companies in the region.

KazMunaiGaz condoles with families of killed in Zhanaozen