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2 ‘Bengali youths’ face ‘acid attack’ in UK

Dhaka, July 26 (UNB) - Two Bengali men suffered scorched and bleached skin after having acid thrown in their faces in the latest London 'face-melter' attack.

EU court advised to reject Hungary, Slovakia refugee case

Budapest, Jul 26 (AP/UNB) — The European Court of Justice should dismiss lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia challenging a European Council decision that EU nations must take in hundredsRead More...

Fires force evacuation of 12,000 in 3 French Riviera towns  

France, Jul 26 (AP/UNB)- French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d'Azur region as fires hopscotched around theRead More...

President says Iran will 'respond' if US missile law passes  

Tehran, Jul 26 (AP/UNB)- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country will respond if a bill in the U.S. Congress imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missileRead More...

48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India  

New Delhi, Jul 26 (AP/UNB)- At least 48 people have been killed as large swathes of western India are lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week.

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Quake damages buildings on Greek island; 2 killed, 100 hurt  

Kos, Jul 21 (AP/UNB)- A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities ...

Taliban claim deadly suicide attack in Kabul that kills 24 

Kabul, Jul 24 (AP/UNB) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people ...

Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis 

Jerusalem, Jul 24 (AP/UNB) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over ...

Cops: Customer threatened to shoot someone over bad sandwich 

South Euclid, Jul 20 (AP/UNB) — Police in suburban Cleveland say a fast-food restaurant customer angry about the way his sandwich tasted and looked threatened to shoot somebody over it.

Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking 

Bangkok, Jul 20 (AP/UNB) — A Thai army general was one of dozens of people convicted in a major human trafficking trial that included 103 defendants accused of involvement in ...

Bus falls into gorge in north Indian hill state, killing 25 

New Delhi, Jul 20 (AP/UNB) — Police say an inter-city bus has fallen into a gorge in a northern Indian hill state, killing at least 25 people and injuring nine ...

Ram Nath Kovind chosen India's new president

New Delhi, Jul 20 (AP/UNB) — A Hindu nationalist leader has been chosen India's new president, a largely ceremonial position.

In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit  

Figueres, Jul 21 (AP/UNB)- Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples ...

6 killed as tensions over shrine turn violent in Israel  

Jerusalem, Jul 22 (AP/UNB)- Three Palestinians were killed in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis died in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement as tensions turned into ...

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after quake 

Kos, Jul 22 (AP/UNB) — Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured ...