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Afghanistan: how to widen access to justice

Getting justice in Afghanistan is a complicated business. Two main justice systems - state laws based on the civil law ...


Power Outage Leaves Kazakhstan's Largest City Without Electricity

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A blackout has left Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, without power.Almost all of the districts of the city ...


Uzbek Chief Of Amateur Boxing Federation Resigns

The head of world amateur boxing's governing body (AIBA) -- Uzbek businessman and alleged drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov -- has ...


Afghan Dies in Australian Immigration Center

SYDNEY - A 23-year-old man who fled conflict in Afghanistan six years ago has died at an Australian immigration detention ...


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U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

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North Korea angry at South Korea over F-35A purchases

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has taken a swing at its southern neighbour over its purchase of F-35A fighter ...


South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...


UN: Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says more than 820 million people around the world are hungry, while at same ...


Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...


Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe

Barcelona - Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima ...


Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh ...


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