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'Overwhelmed' Nobel peace winner describes Tunisia's danger

Houcine Abassi,leader of the powerful UGTT union confederation (Photo: AFP)

The prize 'is an honor ... for all of Tunisia,' Houcine Abassi said

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo: AFP)

Nobel Peace Prize, worth 8 million Swedish crowns ($972,000), will be presented in Oslo on Dec 10

Johnson & Johnson starts Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone

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There is currently no licensed vaccine, treatment or cure for the Ebola virus

Nepal's Parliament to choose new prime minister on Sunday

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Sushil Koirala, is stepping down as required by the new constitution that was adopted...

A look at the winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

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The group was cited "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic...

Pakistan probably most dangerous country for world: Ex-CIA official

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'A large percentage of Pakistanis does not view jihadi groups as dangerous elements'

Rupert Murdoch suggests Barack Obama isn’t ‘real black President’

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The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, is suggesting that President Barack Obama isn’t a “real black President.”

Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in Jerusalem clashes

Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces clash in the West Bank village of Tuqua (Photo: AP)

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in east Jerusalem Thursday on their way to the home of a man accused of an earlier stabbing attack, medics said.

‘ISIS overtakes Al Qaeda as leader of extremists’


A file picture taken on September 11, 2015, shows smoke rising in the distance behind an ISIS group flag and banner after Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reportedly captured several villages from ISIS jihadists in the district of Daquq, south of the northern Iraqi multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk. (Photo: AFP)

IMF chief: We’re cooked if we fail on climate

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said that failure to take urgent action on global warming will condemn humanity to the same fate as the Peruvian poultry that so many delegates to t

Old Bombay-Delhi battles used to go like this. Delhi : Look at our wide roads, our grand homes, our lovely winter. Bombay: You are an overgrown village. This then changed to —

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is developing the habit of responding only to prodding of the presidential variety. The credit for securing the first response goes to American President Barack Obama.