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Myanmar pledged that Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh by the hundreds of thousands would start their journey home later this month. However, few believe that will happen.
A store in Australia has been told it has to pay an employee A$17,000 after she was seriously attacked by a bird outside the shop.
Vinod Moorjani denies the allegations, claiming that a phone call he made requesting the "BOM-DEL status" – the status of his Bombay to Delhi flight – was misheard.
According to police, the 27-year-old had a skin problem that affected his scalp and caused severe hair loss.
Pakistan's civilian and military leadership is also set to meet to come up with an appropriate response after Donald Trump threatened to cut financial aid.
A convicted murderer who killed an autistic teenager for the thrill of it has been attacked behind bars on New Year's Day.
Police said that most of the girls were sent to a women protection home, but 10 of them left for their homes with their families.
The group had reportedly been swimming about one kilometer south of safety flags at the Birubi Beach in Port Stephens when they were caught in the undercurrents.
Kim Jong-un said he's willing to send a delegation to the Olympics, though he also repeated nuclear threats against the United States.
Around 2,000 to 8,000 pounds of debris from the Chinese satellite is expected to crash on Earth.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull cast a shadow over Prince Charle's future role as his country's king and head of state.
The same model of the seaplane that crashed killing five Britons had also caused the deaths of another British family two years before.
A Zimbabwean family has been living in an airport terminal for two months in what many are describing as a real life version of The Terminal film, which starred Tom Hanks.
In a separate incident, a bomb went off in the same Nagarhar province killing as many as 18 people.
Richard Cousins, a FTSE 100 chief executive, his fiancee, and her 11-year-old daughter were among the six people killed in the tragic accident.