Stories By 'Agencies'
Rescuers searched Indonesia’s Lake Toba on Tuesday for dozens of passengers still missing after a ferry capsized at the popular tourist destination. Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.
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India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quit the ruling coalition in Jammu and Kashmir state on Tuesday where militant violence has worsened in recent months, the party announced.
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Two UN rights experts urgently appealed to Iran on Tuesday to halt the planned execution of a man sentenced to death for a murder committed when he was 15 years old. The experts said they had received word that Mohammad Kalhori would be executed shortly after the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which concluded last week.
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A Cambodian prince hurt in a car crash that killed his wife was flown to Bangkok for treatment Monday and is expected to recover, a member of his political party said.
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Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and to rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August.
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Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its “human cargo” at an Italian port.
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A US federal judge sent Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, to jail on Friday ahead of his trial on money laundering, tax and bank fraud charges.
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