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Scores dead in migrant boat disaster off Italy


At least 92 people drowned and around 200 were believed missing after a boat carrying up to 500 African asylum seekers caught fire and sank off the Italian coast on Thursday, officials said.

UK tabloid suspends staff in row with Miliband

A British newspaper suspended 2 journalists and apologised to opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband on Thursday, after it sent an uninvited reporter to a family memorial service in a “terrible lapse of judgment”.

8 dead in Tennessee crash horror

Eight people were killed when a bus packed with members of a church group blew a tire and slammed into oncoming traffic, officials in the US state of Tennessee said Wednesday.

Home girl Li enters semis

Li Na’s bid to claim her first major tournament on home soil remained on course Wednesday as she progressed to the quarter-finals of the China Open after defeating Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki.

Tsonga ousted at Japan Open

Former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the Japan Open in the second round on Wednesday, ambushed 6-4, 7-6 by Croatia’s Ivan Dodig in the tournament’s first major upset.

Four-midable Vettel takes aim at Korean GP


Runaway leader Sebastian Vettel can put one hand on the Formula One world title this week as he aims to stretch his astonishing winning streak to four races at the Korean Grand Prix.

Top member of Britain’s Conservatives held over rape claim

A top member of prime minister David Cameron’s Conservative party has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl, British police said on Saturday.

Kenya vows no Somalia pullout after Shebab attack


Kenya has vowed not to bow to Shebab threats of more attacks if troops are not pulled out of Somalia, following a devastating mall attack in Nairobi by the Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents.

Italy PM delivers ultimatum to warring governing parties

Italy’s PM Enrico Letta will call for parliament to express support for the government next week in a bid to end a crisis which has driven the bickering ruling coalition to the brink of collapse.

Kvitova books final date with Kerber in Tokyo


Petra Kvitova ended the run of a resurgent Venus Williams at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday, winning a high-octane shootout 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 to reach the final of the $2.3 million event, where she will f

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