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Princess Cristina to be tried for fraud

A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud — making her the first member of the country's...
 

S. Korean nuclear plant hacked

Computer systems at South Korea's nuclear plant operator have been hacked, the company said on Monday, sharply raising concerns about safeguards around nuclear facilities in a country that...
 

Australian massacre house to be torn down

The house where an Australian mother allegedly killed eight children, most of them her own, will likely be demolished in keeping with indigenous culture to make way for a memorial, a government...
 

Ex-regime official is Tunisia's new president

Tunisian polling firms have declared Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old official from previous regimes, as the winner of Sunday's presidential runoff, cementing his dominance over a country where...
 

Pakistan makes arrests in Taliban school carnage

Authorities made several arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar, on Sunday, officials said.

"Quite a few suspects who were...
 

Europe banks face squeeze

European regulators could raise the bar on capital for banks like Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas in response to tough US proposals to make banks less risky, potentially depressing profitability,...
 

Lebanon says it needs French helicopters quickly to fight jihadis

Lebanon hopes France will deliver helicopters to its army faster than planned so it can fight jihadis encroaching from neighbouring Syria, Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam said in an interview on...
 

Water fight

Myanmar’s government calls them signposts of modernity: a string of huge dam projects along the mighty Salween River, one of Asia’s last untamed waterways, needed to meet economic...
 

Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children

An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.
Mersane Warria, 37, was charged...
 

2 NYC police officers killed in ambush shooting

The two New York City police officers who were ambushed and shot to death in their vehicle were "quite simply, assassinated," and the suspect had made Instagram posts that were very...