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US lawmakers postpone summer recess to deal with immigration

In a last‑ditch effort to schedule a vote dealing with a influx of undocumented Central American children, the US House of Representatives postponed...

Hacking attack in Canada bears signs of Chinese army unit

The recent hacking attempt on a sensitive Canadian government computer network is similar to attacks mounted by an elite unit of the Chinese army based in...

Spain's Supreme Court receives paternity suit against former king

A paternity suit against Spain's recently abdicated king Juan Carlos of Spain has been lodged with...

Pakistan acid attacks on women cast pall of fear

A recent spate of acid attacks in a region of Pakistan previously untouched by the crime has sparked an impassioned debate about rising Islamisation that...

US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama

The Republican‑led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly...

UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon condemned the attack on a U. N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as...

Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27b for 'Hustle' fraud

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay a $1.27 billion (£750.75 million) penalty for fraud over shoddy mortgages sold by...

Ten jailed over India school fire that killed 94 children

A court in India on Wednesday sentenced a headmistress and nine others to jail over a school fire that killed 94 children a decade ago, in the first...

India's meth addiction grows as criminals tap chemical hub

The teenager sits quietly in a Mumbai rehab clinic, a victim of India's emerging fad for the drug crystal meth, which experts say is spurred by...