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Thai court sentences five to death in war-torn south

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court sentenced to death five suspected Muslim separatists convicted of killing four soldiers, prompting Human Rights Watch to accuse the government of applying "double stan

Thousands protest at US embassy in London over Ferguson case

London (AFP) - Thousands protested in London on Wednesday in sympathy with demonstrations across the US over the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer.

Suicide bomber hits British embassy vehicle in Afghan capital, kills at least three

By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber struck a British embassy vehicle in Afghanistan s capital on Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding many bystanders

Militants attack Indian base in Kashmir region, fight still on

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Militants attacked an Indian army base in the disputed state of Kashmir on Thursday, wounding three soldiers, as the leaders of India and Pakistan attended

Greece tows migrant-packed ship to safety off Crete

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek frigate has towed a disabled cargo ship packed with 700 migrants to safety just off the island of Crete on Thursday, in one of the biggest sea rescues mounted by the Mediter

Britain reports big increase in immigration

LONDON (AP) — Britain has reported a big increase in immigration last year despite government efforts to control the numbers of arrivals.

Nine injured in south China knife attack

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people were rushed to the hospital after a man stabbed them at a grocery store in south China on Thursday, state media reported, the latest in a series of knifings that has un

Israel says it busted Hamas cell planning attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a Hamas network in the West Bank that was planning large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem.

EU expects stable gas supply even as Russian shipments yet to start

By Raushan Nurshayeva ASTANA (Reuters) - The European Union expects stable gas supplies this winter under a deal by Russia and Ukraine, a senior EU energy official said, even while Moscow has yet to r

Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos military lawmakers ahead of talks on constitution

By Aung Hla Tun and Jared Ferrie YANGON, November 27 (Reuters) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has invited military lawmakers to dinner in a bid to build ties ahead of a proposed summit o