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Scaffold looms for Pakistani convicted as teen

Condemned for murder when he was a teenager, Shafqat Hussain could be one of the next to go to the gallows in Pakistan's

Essebsi declares win in Tunisia election, rival contests

Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential run‑off vote, seen as the last step in Tunisia's shift to...

Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages in eastern India. Three decades after the mines were...

Spanish princess to stand trial in royal first

A judge Monday ordered Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, to stand trial for alleged tax fraud, the first time a member of the...



Philippines starts evacuations before super typhoon reaches land

Philippine authorities began evacuating provinces in the country’s east, shutting schools and...

Audi plans electric crossover for US to challenge Tesla

Audi AG plans to roll out an electric‑powered crossover in 2017 to challenge Tesla Motors Inc. for wealthy, environmentally conscious consumers.

Fiat Chrysler sales increase tops analyst estimates on Jeep, Ram

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reported U. S. sales for November that exceeded analysts’ estimates...

Glencore-Rio merger will happen, Banker Hannam tells hedge funds

Hedge funds including GLG Partners, DE Shaw & Co, and Pentwater Capital Management were told this...