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4 killed in Chinese school stabbing spree

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A man stabbed three children and a teacher to death and wounded several others on Monday in a rampage at a Chinese primary school that refused to enroll his daughter, state media said.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Libya militias take control of Tripoli govt offices

An Islamist fighter from the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition flashes the V sign for victory at the entrance of Tripoli international airport on August 24, 2014, after capturing it from Zintan force, allies of rogue general Khalifa Haftar, following many days of clashes. AFP

Libya’s toothless outgoing government admitted Monday it had lost control of government offices in Tripoli to armed militias.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Turkey detains dozens of police in new swoop against Erdogan foes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends on August 30, 2014 ceremonies marking the 92nd anniversary of the Victory Day, commemorating the Turkish victory against Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupinar, the final battle of the War of Independence, at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, known as Anitkabir, in Ankara. AFP

Turkish authorities on Monday detained some two dozen police officers in new nationwide raids over an alleged plot to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria

An Indian child poses for a photograph as she holds up a positive malaria testing strip in Lalitpara village, some 170 kms north of Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on June 13, 2014.  AFP FILE PHOTO

A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Head of Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways quits after plane crash

Rescue workers and firefighters search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed the night before near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 24, 2014.  AFP

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways said Monday its president Chooi Yee-Chong had left the firm after staying on to help handle the aftermath of the July crash that killed 48 people.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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