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Suicide bomber kills three, wounds 14

Suicide bomber kills three, wounds 14

At least three people were killed and 14 wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a bus filled with Afghan army personnel in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

Quake death toll likely to exceed 100 - mayor

Quake death toll likely to exceed 100 - mayor

Rescuers pulled two survivors from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block more than 48 hours after it was toppled by an earthquake, but the mayor of the southern city of Tainan warned the death toll was likely to exceed 100.

N Korea sends object into space

N Korea sends object into space

North Korea drew renewed international condemnation and the threat of more sanctions on Sunday, after launching a long-range rocket in defiance of United Nations rules just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

Pair questioned after German raids

Pair questioned after German raids

German police have raided the apartments of two men suspected of having links to a militant organisation, officials say.

Trump: I'll bring back waterboarding

Trump: I'll bring back waterboarding

US Republican White House front-runner Donald Trump says he would be open to harsh measures to deal with the threat from Islamic State, including going beyond the controversial interrogation tactic known as waterboarding.

More survivors pulled from toppled tower

More survivors pulled from toppled tower

Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for more than 100 people still believed trapped in the rubble a day after a strong earthquake shook the island.

Pope to tour poor, violent corners of Mexico

Pope to tour poor, violent corners of Mexico

Pope Francis is to visit some of the poorest and most violent corners of Mexico on his first visit as pontiff, and will also head to the northern border to address the plight of migrants trying to reach the United States.

130 still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower

130 still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower

Hundreds of Taiwanese rescuers swarmed over a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday, searching for more than 130 people believed trapped more than 24 hours after an earthquake toppled the 17-storey building, burying them in rubble.

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