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Libya sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during a 2011 uprising, according to a statement from the justice ministry.


Walk in the woods

A two-year-old boy who went missing in woods in western Japan has been found unharmed after three days alone, apparently surviving on river water as volunteers hunted desperately for him.

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pak House

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pak House

A staunch ally of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected speaker of Pakistan's lower house yesterday, a key position to support Khan's legislative agenda after he won a disputed election last month.

Brace for more warm weather through 2022

Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published Tuesday.

Floods death toll hits 43 in Kerala

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 yesterday as rising water stranded tens of thousands of people and forced the closure of one of its main airports.

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