Category : World

El Chapo: Mexico officials confirm son of drug lord Joaquin Guzman kidnapped from restaurant

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A son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was among a group of people kidnapped from a restaurant in the Pacific Mexican tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta this … Read More >>

‘Tens of people’ killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says

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Tens of people are killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency says, with one journalist putting the death toll at 100.

Top Syrian rebel leader killed in Damascus air strike

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A top Syrian rebel leader and head of the most powerful insurgent group in Damascus is killed in an aerial raid, rebel sources and the Syrian army say.

Indian PM Narendra Modi makes surprise visit to Pakistan

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a surprise stopover in Pakistan to meet his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, the first time an Indian premier has visited the rival nation in over a decade.

Queen hails triumph over ‘moments of darkness’ in Christmas message

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In her annual Christmas message, Queen Elizabeth II highlights the triumph of good over evil, citing the world’s response to last month’s attacks in Paris as an example.

Finding Divya: The search for one girl under a bridge in India

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Two Australians are sent on what seems to be an impossible mission, to find an unknown girl under a bridge in India.

British astronaut dials wrong number on Christmas call home from space

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Tim Peake, the first British astronaut on the International Space Station, hits a couple of snags trying to phone home to wish his wife a merry Christmas.

Indonesian ferry death toll climbs above 60 as search winds down

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The death toll from a ferry disaster in central Indonesia rises to 63, an official says, with a handful of people still missing and the search and rescue operation winding down.

Asylum seeker boat sinks off Turkish coast, 18 drown

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Eighteen people, including six children, drown after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank off Turkey’s coast. 

Pilgrims prepare for Christmas in Middle East amid violence

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People in the Middle East are celebrating Christmas against a backdrop of violence in the Holy Land and a growing jihadist threat.