Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions.

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Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', three civilians in Yemen: security

The strike killed 15 Al Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province.

Boko Haram claims bomb attack in Nigeria's capital

Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria's capital in a video obtained Saturday.

Modi prefers defeat to communalism

“My mantra is that all are one. I cannot accept a divide between brothers of the country in the name of secularism."

At least 58 killed in attack on UN base in South Sudan: UN

Armed mob forced entry into the site and opened fire on the internally displaced persons sheltering inside the UN base.

Taliban inmates break out of Afghan prison

Insurgents escaped using weapons smuggled into the facility in a jailbreak that killed three police guards.

Boat capsizes in Indonesia; seven dead, 30 rescued

Police say a boat loaded with people in a Good Friday procession capsized in Indonesia killing at least seven people.

India's election commission lifts ban on top Modi aide

Election commission lifts a ban on Modi's top aide, who threatened to hobble his efforts to win votes in Uttar Pradesh.

Avalanche on Everest kills 12, three missing

An avalanche swept down on Mount Everest, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing.

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Mamata sees short-circuit as plot to kill her

Banerjee was referring to a fire in her Malda hotel room, which she said wasn't the result of a short-circuit.

Why do so many people die in ferry accidents?

Ferries in developing countries are often old vessels, sometimes operating in waterways for which they weren’t designed.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Widely considered the most popular Spanish writer since de Cervantes in 17th century, he died at home in Mexico City.

Afghan govt not yet ready to govern: report

The confidential US report says that the Afghan govt was not ready to govern Afghanistan after the US withdrawal.

Malala portrait up for auction in New York

The portrait is expected to fetch up to $80,000 for the young girl's charity when it is auctioned next month.

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Modi prefers defeat to communalism

“My mantra is that all are one. I cannot accept a divide between brothers of the country in the name of secularism."

Taliban inmates break out of Afghan prison

Insurgents escaped using weapons smuggled into the facility in a jailbreak that killed three police guards.

Avalanche on Everest kills 12, three missing

An avalanche swept down on Mount Everest, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing.

India's election commission lifts ban on top Modi aide

Election commission lifts a ban on Modi's top aide, who threatened to hobble his efforts to win votes in Uttar Pradesh.

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