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BEIRUT (AP):A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus yesterday killed 13 people, as world leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has left hundreds of...

MONTREAT, NC (AP):The Rev Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died yesterday. He was 99.Graham, who...

BERLIN (AP):Scientists in Germany who developed a new way to make a key malaria drug several years ago said yesterday they have come up with a technique to make the process even more efficient, which should increase global access and reduce the cost...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP):A Venezuelan opposition official says the largest parties in the broad anti-government coalition have decided to boycott an upcoming presidential election they say won't be free or fair.Lawmaker Edgar Zambrano told The...

Cash-strapped Venezuela has become the first country to launch its own version of online currency, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on the world’s technological forefront. In its first hours on the...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP): Thousands of students have converged on Florida's Capitol to urge legislators to pass tougher gun laws. Students from Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School spoke Wednesday to reporters inside the Capitol while several...

MONTREAT, North Carolina (AP): The Rev Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday...

LONDON (AP):Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken.The company is blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL.KFC says those branches that are...

Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital yesterday, killing as many as 17 people who were buried by debris.Authorities believe more bodies could be buried at the Hulene garbage dump on the...

LONDON (AP):A British judge sentenced a prolific paedophile to 32 years in prison yesterday in what the UK's national law enforcement agency described as a watershed moment for coming to grips with technology's ability to support and spread...
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