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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


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.

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.

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.

Caracas (AFP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed Tuesday to jail opposition leaders if they incite violence at upcoming protests to pressure authorities to allow a referendum on removing him …

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Bogota (AFP) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree Tuesday setting out the question voters will answer in a decisive referendum on the government's historic peace deal with the …

Libreville (AFP) - Security forces deployed on the deserted streets of Libreville Tuesday as Gabon awaited official results of the weekend presidential election that both the incumbent Ali Bongo and …

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