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Nepal's proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are being curtailed by the document designed to draw a line under centuries of inequality.   Lawmakers tabled a draft in...
The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan, Massud Barzani, promised Monday to avenge the Yazidi minority brutally attacked by the Islamic State group a year ago. "We will hunt down those who committed this crime until the last...
Workers were busily returning a beach in southern France to its previous condition on Monday after the departure of Saudi King Salman, whose commandeering of the coastline had caused uproar among locals. A few sun-lovers were replanting their...
A 27-year-old Moroccan man suffocated to death while trying to illegally enter Spain hidden inside a suitcase in the trunk of a car, police said Monday. The man's older brother appears to have tried to smuggle him into Spain by ferry. The older...
Hundreds of Gulf Arab troops from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen have entered the southern port of Aden, a military source told AFP on Monday. The source said the troops arrived in Yemen's second city on Sunday with...
A newborn baby girl was abandoned in a Beijing public toilet and fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after her mother apparently gave birth in the facility.   Members of the public were alerted by the baby's cries, the...
A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display.   The "Projecting Change on the Empire State Building...
A teenage girl stabbed along with five other people at a Jerusalem Gay Pride march by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew died of her wounds on Sunday, a hospital said. Shira Banki, 16, had been in critical condition since being...
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting Daesh group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that is one of the jihadists' strongest weapons. Two men with fake beards walk into a bar and ask for...
The United Arab Emirates is to try 41 people on charges of seeking to overthrow the government to set up an Islamic State group-style caliphate, prosecutors said on Sunday. Such mass trials on terrorism charges are rare in the UAE which has largely...