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As the economic crisis sweeps through Russia, a dangerous trend is emerging in this heavy-drinking country: the rise in consumption of potentially lethal moonshine, medical alcohol or even cleaning products.Layoffs, wage cuts and price increases are...

SANAA (AP):Yemen's embattled president fled his palace in Aden for an undisclosed location yesterday as Shiite rebels offered cash bounty for his capture and arrested his defence minister.President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi left just hours after the...

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP):A top Nigerian official says that hundreds of civilians, including many children, have been kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists who are using them as human shields.Mike...

PARIS (AP): A passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed today in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams struggled to get to the remote, snow-covered region, France's president...

TUNIS, (AP): Tunisia's prime minister has fired five leading security officials after three gunmen attacked a Tunis museum, killing 21 in the deadliest attack on tourists in Tunisia in 13 years, the government said yesterday.The ousted officials...

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC): Police said they are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death after three bodies, including two children, were found in a vehicle pulled from the waters at...

PORT OF SPAIN (CMC):The Mayor of the Central city of Chaguanas, Gopaul Boodhan, has appealed to motorists to exercise more caution on the road after four friends died instantly when their vehicle smashed into a wall...

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC): The Bahamas government insists there is "a sophisticated criminal enterprise" behind an illegal migration scheme targeting the country and appealed to everyone, including the...

PARIS, (AP):Paris authorities imposed 24-hour emergency measures yesterday to limit traffic after record levels of pollution, banning cars with even-numbered plates from operating within the French capital.Pleased with the sharp reduction in traffic...

Saudia Arabia says the oil price is unlikely to reach again the record levels seen in the past few years. Mohammed al-Madi, Saudi's Opec governor, told an energy conference that hitting the US$100 to US$120-a-barrel mark again would be “...
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