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Tuareg separatists in Mali have accepted a ceasefire agreement proposed by African Union and United Nations officials, according to a senior Tuareg official. ...

Yingluck Shinawatra Bangkok — Thailand’s military junta said yesterday it had disbanded the Senate and placed all law-making authority in the army chief’s hands, dramatically tightening its grip after a coup that has sparked Bangkok protests and drawn international condemnation. ...

Tehran — Iranian state television says a billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2,6 billion state bank scam, the  largest fraud case since the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, has been  executed. ...

Paris — A jealous man castrated and murdered the mayor of a hamlet in northern France whom he suspected of having an affair with his girlfriend, officials said  Friday. ...

A TRIAL in Italy had to be suspended after the judge and jury spotted a pair of court employees being intimate in an adjoining room, behind a frosted glass window. ...

PARIS – French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday the Nigerian rebel group Boko Haram was now a threat to west and central Africa and it was linked to other militants, including al Qaeda’s North African arm. ...

Two explosions have killed at least 10 people in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, according to the country’s National Disaster Operations Centre. ...

SOMA (Turkey) – Rescue workers began winding up their operations yesterday after finding the bodies of two more miners, believed to be the last remaining in the mine, bringing the death toll in Turkey’s worst industrial disaster to ...

Tensions have flared up on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea issued its latest nuclear threat two days after Seoul said Pyongyang was making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test. ...

AFTER a long and arduous election campaign, President Jacob Zuma now has to summon up fresh energy to plan his second term. Before his May 24 inauguration in the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings in ...