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Rogue elephant 'Bin Laden' dies in captivity after killing villagers

Rogue elephant 'Bin Laden' dies in captivity after killing villagers

A rogue elephant named after the late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has died in captivity after he was captured following a massive hunt in northeastern India, officials said Sunday.

Russia begins moving captured Ukrainian ships before possible handover

Russia begins moving captured Ukrainian ships before possible handover

Russia began moving three captured Ukrainian navy ships on Sunday after a Russian newspaper reported Moscow would return them to Ukraine

Botulism feared responsible for India migratory bird deaths

Botulism feared responsible for India migratory bird deaths

Thousands of birds have died at India's largest inland saltwater lake from suspected botulism, officials said Sunday.

No injuries as planes collide at Frankfurt airport Berlin

No injuries as planes collide at Frankfurt airport Berlin

A Korean Air plane collided lightly with an Air Namibia aircraft after landing at Frankfurt Airport, South Korean news agency Yonhap cited the Asian carrier as saying on Sunday.

Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte

Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its "toll on my health", as speculation swirls over the 74-year-old's prolonged absences from the public eye.

Devastated Venice braced for third major flood

Devastated Venice braced for third major flood

Venice was braced Sunday for an unprecedented third major flooding in less than a week, with sea water due to swamp the already devastated historic city

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Protesters shot arrows and lobbed petrol bombs at police on Sunday as fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus

'Terminator' Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka

'Terminator' Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of Tamil Tigers a decade ago, stormed to power Sunday but promised to be a president for all Sri Lanka's races

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven killed in gas explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven people were killed and eight injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police official said.

Asylum-seekers detained on trespassing charges in S Africa

Asylum-seekers detained on trespassing charges in S Africa

South African police yesterday detained more than 180 foreign nationals for storming the UN refugee agency in Pretoria, where they had been staging a sit-in protest.

SA carrier opens talks with striking unions

SA carrier opens talks with striking unions

South African Airways yesterday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

WH budget official testifies in Trump impeachment probe

WH budget official testifies in Trump impeachment probe

A White House budget official yesterday walked into a closed session of the US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, where he testified about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine.

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