Fire kills eleven at oil worker housing in Alkhobar,...
A fire in the eastern Saudi city of Alkhobar tore through a housing complex for oil workers yesterday, killing eleven, ...
Cairo court retrial: Al Jazeera journalists sentence...
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Today's hearing took place at the Palace of Justice in Kecskemet, pictured here from file. (Image: Tothsandor92.)Four men go before Hungarian court after 71 found de...
Four foreign men have today gone before a court in Hungary on suspicion of people smuggling. Their detention relates to Thursday's discovery of a lorry full of corpses in Austria. The death toll was yesterday finalised at 71. Today's hearing took place at the Palace of Justice in Kecskemet, pictured here from file. Image: Tothsandor92. The lorry had bee...

Some of the flags, including Israel's, at the UN's New York headquarters. (Image: Damzow.)Vatican to Palestinians: Remove us from your Draft R...
The draft Palestinian resolution, intended for presentation to the UN General Assembly, refers to the Vatican but reports suggest no approval was sought beforehand. The Vatican stated it would not object to the Palestinian proposal, but asks not to be included in it. A message from the Vatican delegation to several members of the UN, quoted by Reuters, says "...

 ()Gujarat quota protests turn violent
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Salva Kiir in the United States last year. (Image: U.S. Department of State.)South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signs peace deal
Salva Kiir, the President of South Sudan, yesterday signed a deal designed to end a civil ethnic conflict that has killed thousands and displaced over two million. Under the deal Kiir will share power with Riek Machar. Machar was Vice President but Kiir sacked him in 2013. December that year saw the dispute turn to war. Kiir is a Dinka while Machar is a Nuer....

The turning for Parndorf off the A4, from file. The lorry was found on the road nearby. (Image: My Friend.)Austrian police find dozens dead inside lorry
Austrian police today found an estimated 20–50 decomposing corpses in an apparently abandoned lorry. Roadworkers who spotted the vehicle, which had been there since yesterday at least, alerted police. Responding officers found it full of corpses. The lorry is on the so-called "Eastern Motorway", the A4, close to the Hungarian border. It was on the hard should...

 ()Virginia reporter, cameraman killed on live TV, alle...
Two members of a news crew for Roanoke, Virginia station WDBJ were shot and killed on live television this morning. The suspect, a former reporter for the news station, later shot himself after a manhunt of several hours, authorities said. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were conducting an interview at a local outdoor shopping mall wh...