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Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms

HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Hong Kong's leading democracy activists were in court Tuesday to appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for t...More...

Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur

MANAGUA, Jan 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Nicaragua on Monday joined the international chorus of criticism directed at US President Donald Trump over his reported slur against so...More...

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A California couple has been arrested after authorities found a dozen of their malnourished children held captive in their home, wit...More...

Talks in Myanmar to 'settle issues' on Rohingya return

YANGON, Jan 15, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Talks were held Monday to "settle issues" over the repatriation of Rohingya people to Myanmar, Bangladeshi officials told AFP, as doub...More...

World's fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

MASERU, Lesotho, Jan 15, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said ...More...

Madagascar cyclone death toll hits 51, 22 missing

ANTANANARIVO, Jan 15, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The cyclone that slammed into Madagascar earlier this month has claimed 51 lives, with 54,000 people displaced by flooding, heav...More...