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Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Asia Pacific Jan 19, 2019

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday, capping a week of deadly violence as the prime minister vowed to "punish" those responsible. Black-clad assailants carrying rifles crept into Rattanaupap temple in Narathiwat ...

World Jan 16, 2019

Egypt university overturns expulsion of student over hug

An Egyptian university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman ...

Border plan sparks fear in Kosovo's Serb enclaves

World Jan 13, 2019

Border plan sparks fear in Kosovo's Serb enclaves

A possible land swap between Serbia and Kosovo, suggested by their leaders to end one of Europe's most volatile territorial disputes, has sparked concerns that the border could be redrawn along ethnic lines and reignite festering communal animosities. With few details made public, media reports ...