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Chinese diplomat among 13 victims of hotel blast in Somali capital

Agencies, Mogadishu Somalia’s Shebab insurgents killed at least 13 people Sunday in a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, a security official said Monday, updating an earlier death toll. “The devastation was huge, and...

Inside the whitehouse 9/11 photos

Agencies, Washington The National Archives on Friday released more than 350 never-before-seen photos of the Bush administration during the 9/11 attacks. The photos, which, according to The Boston Globe, were released as part of a Freedom of...

Tokyo plane crash: Three dead and several injured

Agencies, Tokyo The fire department also said five houses and at least two cars had been set ablaze. Three people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a residential area of Tokyo setting fire to homes and cars. The plane was upside...
24Najib Razak

Malaysia Suspends 2 Newspapers Covering Scandal at State-Owned Fund

Hong Kong: The Malaysian authorities have ordered two newspapers to suspend publishing for three months over their reporting on a financial scandal that has embroiled Prime Minister Najib Razak and other members of the country’s elite, the...

Dubai’s towering skyscrapers

A thrill seeking photographer reached new heights after scaling what will be the world’s tallest residential skyscraper. Malaysian daredevil Keow Wee Loong captured these breathtaking images of Dubai’s sprawling landscape on the first day...

Iran nuclear deal: Kerry to face tough questions in Senate

Agencies, Washington US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to face tough questioning when he appears at a Senate committee to sell the nuclear deal agreed with Iran. The US Congress has two months to review the deal, which is opposed...

Bollywood song makes Canada wedding go viral

Agencies, Ottawa Canadian couple Frank Gregoire and Simran Malhotra have started a campaign to spread their “message of love” after their wedding video was a hit on social media. They spoke to the BBC’s Vikas Pandey about their newfound...
23The Soyuz-FG booster rocket

Rocket with Russian, Japanese, US crew reaches ISS

Baikonur cosmodrome Kazakhistan Soyuz rocket carrying cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, US astronaut Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui of Japan docks with International Space Station Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States have docked successfully...