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All casinos in Nepal declared illegal

The decision brings an end to the gaming business that began in the country for over four-and-a-half...

US teacher fired over comment on black president
A U.S. teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted ...

In worst disaster on Everest, avalanche kills 12 Sherpas

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese...

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricade...

US teen suspended for asking Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

A school student has been suspended after he asked Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri to be hi...

Racist online forums linked to deadly U.S. hate crimes - rights group

Another was Anders Behring Breivik, a Norwegian extremist who massacred 77 people in a bombing and s...
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Boko Haram leader claims Nigeria capital bombing
The leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in...
China home price inflation cools to 8-month low in March
Analysts said the cooling of the property market is an initial indication of stabilisation and they ...
Death toll climbs to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Everest
Ice avalanche sends house-sized blocks falling - climber
Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir shot at in Karachi
Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from Taliban and other terror groups, wa...
Florida man smothered crying son over video game
A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV...
Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert
The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday until ...
Two Indian peacekeepers injured in attack on United Nations base in South Sudan
Two Indian peacekeepers were injured in a “deadly and unprovoked” attack, that killed at least 58 an...
Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait
The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough
Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight
After screening passengers, crew and the plane, authorities said by 10 p.m. local time all travelers...
Exchanges, brokerages hit with high-speed trading class action
Dozens of the largest U.S. stock exchanges, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms were hit wit...
Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession
Wearing a plain white cassock, Francis silently observed the nighttime procession as a male choir sa...
Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down
The Group of 20 leading economies has vowed to crack down on corporate tax avoidance and the practic...
US judge upholds charges against financier's kin
Federal prosecutors said Rengan Rajaratnam had earned nearly $1.2 million illegally on 2008 trades i...
"Leopard King" Roberto Cavalli nears 450 mln euro sale to Permira -sources
A sale would mark the end of more than 40 years on the haute couture scene for Cavalli, known as "Th...
Sharks are not 'living fossils': study
The newly discovered fossil skull of a shark-like ancestor of all jawed vertebrates adds to evidence...
Pistorius forensic expert continues testimony
The prosecutor at the murder trial of double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius is continuing his cros...
Snowden surprise guest on Putin phone-in
Edward Snowden, the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of US intelligence e...
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday
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