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State media says Syrian troops have killed nearly 50 fighters in an ambush in largely rebel-held village near Damascus.
Tributes paid to Phillip Hughes, who never regained consciousness after being struck by ball during match in Sydney.
Palestinian group yet to comment on alleged arrest of 30 members in the West Bank for planning attacks in Jerusalem.
Investigators conclude that two girls found hanging earlier this year committed suicide and were not raped and murdered.
An estimated 30,000 people, mostly Syrian war refugees, are expected to cross into Greece this year.
Vice President Mujuru's committee ouster signals factional power-play as president's 91st birthday approaches.
Farmers have suffered losses as high as 67 percent in crop production while valley became a no-go area for tourists.
Official government document reveals undocumented Rohingya could be put in temporary camps, then sent back to Myanmar.
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New government report fails to address allegations of torture complicity and MI5 harassment of Lee Rigby's killer.
Some 473,000 Ukrainians have been displaced as fighting continues - nearly double from two months ago, UN says.
Black teen's killing fits into a narrative of deep-seated race problems in the US that stretches back to slavery era.
Cheap method of refracting sunlight, lights up poor homes and schools and provides solution to recurrent power cuts.
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Two journalists go undercover to delve into the disturbing world of West Africa's quack doctors.
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Two brothers fight to save their family business, the oldest auction house in India, a piece of Kolkata's heritage.
Peaceful demonstration quickly turned violent after a grand jury decision cleared white officer of killing black teen.
Paying the price: Tatars detained, interrogated, and harassed after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Mass alms ceremony to assist Buddhists in southern Thailand facing a bloody decade-long Muslim insurgency.
Nepal's government launches a $20m beautification project for the capital ahead of the South Asian summit.
Racial divide widens under Obama administration as protests erupt in several cities over fatal shooting of black teen.
Death penalty against former member of parliament risks weakening Sunni support needed in the fight against ISIL.
Gynaecologist receives prestigious Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg for treating thousands of victims of sexual assault.
Thousands of Pakistanis who crossed border amid army offensive fear already harsh conditions in camps are set to worsen.
Many in Indian-administered Kashmir have criticised start of voting for state government so soon after natural disaster.
City's tram system is one of the few places where you can still find both Israelis and Palestinians in the same place.
Environmentalists say project to protect reclaimed land in Indonesia could wipe out coastal and fishing communities.
Libya's Tobruk-based government says it carried out air strikes on rival-held Mitiga airport in the capital.
A photographic exploration of the power of yoga to unite people across cultural and physical divides.
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