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Blast Kills Scores at Mosque in Southern Pakistan

published about 3 hours ago
Blast Kills Scores at Mosque in Southern Pakistan
At least 50 people were wounded in what the police called an apparent suicide bombing, the country’s worst sectarian attack in months.

Litchi Toxin May Give Rise to Mysterious Epidemic in India, Inquiry Finds

published about 3 hours ago
An investigation of an illness that caused thousands of children to suffer convulsions, lapse into comas and die has found that a toxin found in litchi fruit may be the cause.

Gunman Who Killed 3 Americans Was Said to Wear Afghan Military Uniform

published about 4 hours ago
The attacker who killed three military contractors at the airport in Kabul is believed to have been a member of the security forces, official said.

Oil-Price Slide Hits LNG Markets

published about 11 hours ago
Oil-Price Slide Hits LNG Markets
The collapse in oil markets in recent months is now being mirrored in Asian liquefied natural gas markets, where prices have nearly halved in the last four months.

Missing Flight 370: Sonar Problems Slow Search

published about 11 hours ago
Missing Flight 370: Sonar Problems Slow Search
The hunt for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is falling behind schedule as the lead contractor, an oil and gas firm with little experience in searching for deep-sea wreckage, battles issues with its equipment and bad weather.