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3,000 migrants saved off Libya

Rescuers saved 3,000 migrants in the waters off Libya on Tuesday as they tried desperately to reach Europe


Naypyidaw (Myanmar) (AFP) - Peace talks between Myanmar's government and warring ethnic minorities open Wednesday seeking to end decades of bloodshed and bring investment to Southeast Asia's poorest …

When Sara Connor was brought down to Kuta Beach to re-enact "scenes" from the alleged murder of a Bali cop, her lawyers say she didn't know some of them.

Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group said Tuesday its spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo, as the US confirmed it had targeted him in the same area.

New York (AFP) - Fiery Australian star Bernard Tomic was at the centre of a foul-mouthed US Open controversy on Tuesday when he became embroiled in a lewd exchange with a heckler.

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against Saudi defendant Abd al Rahim al Nashiri on a 2-1 vote.

Three Danish politicians have been refused a visit to Australian detention centres in Nauru by the Pacific island nation.

Beirut (AFP) - Kurdish-backed militias in Syria agreed Tuesday to a US initiative to stop fighting Turkish forces whose week-old incursion in the country has stoked tensions between Washington and …

Rhino horn is prized in Asia for use in traditional medicine and surging demand has led to more poaching with dehorning now common in a bid to stop poachers.

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