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Liberia releases last known Ebola patient from hospital

ebolaMONROVIA--Liberia's last Ebola patient left hospital on Thursday to cheers of delight from friends and family, a year after the West African country reported its first case.

Liberia's capital, Monrovia, was once at the heart of an epidemic that has killed nearly 10,000 across West Africa. Liberia has reported no new Ebola cases in 13 days, but can be deemed Ebola-free only after 42 days have...

Two Germans to be caned, jailed for Singapore train graffiti

graffitiSINGAPORE--A Singapore court sentenced two Germans to nine months in prison and three strokes of the cane on Thursday...

Modi set to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations

NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer island nations in the Indian Ocean a broad range of military and...

Iran foreign minister says nuclear deal could be close

iranWASHINGTON--Iran's foreign minister said in a U.S. television interview on Wednesday he believed "we are very close"...

Mexico seizes Zetas drug kingpin in blow to cartels

topboxMEXICO CITY--Mexican security forces on Wednesday arrested the leader of the bloody Zetas drug cartel, the second...

China defence budget 10 pct rise to defy slowing economy

BEIJING--China's defence budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, a top government official...

Netanyahu draws clear rebuke from Obama over Iran speech

netanyahuWASHINGTON--Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Tuesday that it was negotiating a...

Western leaders hint at more Russian sanctions over Ukraine

ukraineWASHINGTON--U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday warned Russia that they were ready to step up...

Obama, Netanyahu clash over Iran diplomacy

aipacWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu clashed over Iran nuclear diplomacy on Monday on the eve of...

Nemtsov's shaken girlfriend recalls she didn't see killer

girlfriendMOSCOW--Boris Nemtsov's girlfriend has broken her public silence on the murder of the Russian opposition activist...

Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic

nemtsovMOSCOW--Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday, carrying banners declaring "I am not...

Tabare Vazquez replaces folksy Mujica as Uruguay president

uruguayMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay--One leftist leader replaced another in Uruguay on Sunday, a change seemingly marked more by...

Kurdish rebels call disarmament move historic, want Turkey to step up reforms

ISTANBUL--Kurdish militants on Sunday described as "historic" a call by their jailed leader to hold a disarmament...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

nemtsovMOSCOW--Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's...

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin

druglordMEXICO CITY--Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando "La Tuta"...

American blogger killed in Bangladesh machete attack

DHAKA--Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death an American critic of religious extremism in the Bangladeshi...

Khodorkovsky: Putin is a naked king facing ruin

russianLONDON--Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a "naked king" presiding over...

Sudan's Bashir will quit in 2020 if re-elected president

bashirPARIS--Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said he will stand aside in 2020 if he is elected for one more term in...

Killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as British graduate

LONDON/WASHINGTON--The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as...

Mujica says Guantanamo turned inmates halfway into vegetables

uruguayMONTEVIDEO--Six former Guantanamo Bay prisoners sent to Uruguay as part of a push by President Barack Obama to close...

Japan education minister may also have received illegal funds

ministerTOKYO--Japan's education minister possibly received illegal funds, a weekly magazine said in a report to be published...

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Prison saves money through electronic monitoring system
Friday, 06 March 2015
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Liberia releases last known Ebola patient from hospital
Thursday, 05 March 2015
MONROVIA--Liberia's last Ebola patient left hospital on Thursday to cheers of delight from friends... Read more...
Two Germans to be caned, jailed for Singapore train graffiti
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SINGAPORE--A Singapore court sentenced two Germans to nine months in prison and three strokes of... Read more...
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Friday, 06 March 2015
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Friday, 06 March 2015
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Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash
Friday, 06 March 2015
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Notices March 6
Friday, 06 March 2015
MOT session MOT will be holding an information session on Wednesday, March 11 for the real estate... Read more...
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Wednesday, 04 March 2015
School Registration Clay Montessori Academy Foundation is now registering for the 2015/2016 school... Read more...