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Pope Francis thanks US nuns after 'radical' claim

Pope Francis (Photo: AP/ File)

I love you all very much: Pope Francis said to US Catholic sisters

Syria car bombs kill 26, including anti-regime Druze Cleric: Monitor

A Syrian soldier looks out from his position in the southern city of Sweida (Photo: AFP/ File)

Terrorism that struck Sweida wants to send a message to its people: Information Minister...

Taylor gets new ‘Power’ from Asian push

Royden Lam, Wes Newton, Phil Taylor and Andy Hamilton at a press conference ahead of the Dart Masters competition (Photo: AFP)

Darts legend Phil “The Power” Taylor has promised “never” to stop playing as he gains a new lease of life from spearheading the pub sport’s ambitious push into Asia.

Messi, Aguero at the double in Bolivia rout

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Argentina thrashed Bolivia 7-0

Johnny Depp wows Venice in mobster mode

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Johnny Depp’s portrayal of James “Whitey” Bulger was tipped on Friday as a potential Oscar winner after Black Mass, an account of the Boston mobster’s life of crime was unveiled to a warm reception at

Google may return to China with Android app shop: report

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This would mark a return for Google that moved from China to Hong Kong in 2010

Drowned Syrian toddler buried


A relative of Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old boy who drowned off Turkey, holds the body of the child during the child’s funeral ceremony in Kobane on Friday. — AFP

47 dead as rebels battle Islamic State in North Syria: report

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Marea is one of the most significant rebel-held towns in northern Aleppo

Hungary enacts law to curb migrants


Hundreds of migrants, intent on walking to the Austrian border, walk across Budapest after leaving the transit zone of the Budapest main train station on Friday. — AFP

“I won’t compare you to a summer’s day That’s some dope-junkie’s metaphor I’m sure I’ll find other things to say Compliments I’ve never used before To describe the way your expressions

The agitation of the Patels in Gujarat has once again brought attention to the infuriating business of reservations in education and jobs.