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Two bystanders have been killed in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir after militants attacked the convoy of a minister. Naeem Akhtar, the minister who was targeted, escaped unhurt while several others were also injured. According to local police, a grenade was hurled at the Jammu and Kashmir’s Public Works Minister’s motorcade while he […]

Several people are reported dead and many others missing after heavy rains caused flooding in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Congolese officials in the North Kivu province say emergency teams have been dispatched for a search and rescue mission. Our Correspondent Michael Baleke reports from Kampala

A German court has sentenced a Syrian man to three-and-a-half years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of a UN peacekeeper near Damascus in 2013. The kidnapped man, a lawyer from Canada, managed to escape captivity after eight months. Ira Spitzer has more from Berlin

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday urged Catalan separatist leaders to abandon their plans for a referendum on October 1. “Stop this escalation of radicalism and disobedience once and for all,” Rajoy said in a televised statement as thousands took to the streets of Barcelona to protest Madrid’s attempts to stop the vote.  An estimated […]

A Red Cross truck carrying aid for Rohingya refugees crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday killing at least nine people and injuring 10 others. The accident happened near the border town of Cox’s Bazar where Rohingyas have been arriving to escape violence in Myanmar. Police said the victims were mainly labourers who were to distribute the […]

North Korea’s foreign minister has brushed aside US President Donald Trump’s threat to destroy his nation and compared it to “the sound of a barking dog”. During his stormy debut at the UN General Assembly, Trump warned the North that it would be “totally destroyed” it if it attacked the US or its allies. Foreign Minister […]


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