Updated Friday, August 14, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Taliban have condemned a "horrific" video that appears to show fighters from the Islamic State (IS) group blowing up bound and blindfolded Afghan prisoners with explosives.
Bangladesh wildlife officials are mulling a ban on access to the Sundarbans after an alarming rise in poaching of tigers that live in the world's largest mangrove forest, rangers said Wednesday.
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The father of a Palestinian toddler killed last week when their home was firebombed by Jewish extremists died Saturday of his injuries from the attack, which triggered Palestinian protests and an international outcry.
A U.N. human rights envoy said her whirlwind visit to Myanmar was marred by disappointments: She was barred from meeting long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims and talks with several senior officials were denied or canceled at the last minute. And when she met with government critics, security officials were there, quietly snapping pictures.
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A huge truck bomb tore through central Kabul Friday, killing 15 civilians and wounding 240 others in the first major attack in the Afghan capital since the announcement of Taliban leader Mullah Omar's death.
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