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Police officer kills nine colleagues in northern Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Scottish Parliament

Scottish parliament suspends independence debate after London attack

Scottish parliament suspends independence debate after London attack

Police at Westminster [Photo Credit: Daily Express]

Woman pulled alive from River Thames after London attack

An assailant had stabbed a policeman and was shot by police just outside Britain’s parliament building.

Santo Vottari [Photo: LACNEWS24]

Italian police capture fugitive Italian Mafia boss after 10-year chase

Santo Vottari, 44 was on Europol’s most wanted list.

Turkish Airlines

Confusion trails U.S. electronics ban for Middle East flights

The new measures affect 10 airports in eight countries.

Heathrow airport [Photo: uktravelpal.com]

UK set to ban passengers from carrying laptops, tablets on flights

The move follows a similar ban by the U.S. government.

Tissue rolls [Photo: The Gazette Review]

Authorities in Beijing install face scanners in toilets to stop paper theft

After three days of testing the new machines, the amount of toilet paper consumed dropped from 20 to four per day.

The turtle was operated on at a veterinary hospital in Bangkok [Photo Credit: BBC]

Turtle dies after swallowing 915 coins

Tossing coins into ponds with turtles is believed by many to bring longevity.

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U.S. to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

The rule would cover around eight to 10 foreign airlines.

US Embassy in Thorndon

New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat – Media

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy said it was in touch with New Zealand authorities.

Norwegians [Photo: ThorNews.com]

Norway unseats Denmark as world’s happiest country — Report

South Sudan, Liberia, Guinea, Togo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Central African Republic are at the bottom.

Pilgrims at the Hajj in Saudi Arabia
Photo: AlJazeera

Saudi Arabia says Iranians will rejoin Hajj

Relations between the two regional rivals reached a low point in 2016.

Rex Tillerson [Photo: The New Yorker]

U.S. says policy of ‘strategic patience’ with North Korea over

U.S. says it will respond if North raises its threat level to a certain point.

U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers [Photo Credit: Reddit.com]

Trump seeks extra $30 billion to rebuild U.S. military, fight ISIS

The request was for 2017 fiscal year, which ends on September 30.

Late, Kim Jong Nam

Interpol goes after North Koreans over Kim Jong Nam’s murder

Four North Koreans present at the airport on the day of the murder are being sought.

Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017.        REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Letter bomb at IMF office injures 1 – Police

A militant Greek group claimed responsibility for a parcel bomb recently mailed to German finance minister.

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Cambodia deputy prime minister dies at 66

Sok An died in Beijing after a long illness.

Snoop Dogg

Trump blasts rapper Snoop Dogg for music video

Threats to kill or injure the president are illegal under federal law.

Doctors protesting the neglect of health sector in Ogun State

Ogun doctors protest poor state of healthcare infrastructure, personnel

The government agreed the demands of the doctors are genuine.

President Trump (Photo credit: France24.com)

Courts to hear arguments challenging Trump’s new travel ban

The ban affects six Muslim-majority countries.

The woman was quoted as saying in the statement that “they were sparking and had small amounts of fire [Photo Credit: news.com.au]

Passenger’s headphones explode mid-flight

The bureau did not mention which company had manufactured the headphones.

The case went to trial after Ms. Hodne refused to pay an initial fine. [Photo: express.co.uk]

Norwegian court orders hairdresser to pay fine for discriminating against Muslim woman

The case went to trial after Ms. Hodne refused to pay an initial fine.