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  • Apparent Hollywood hack attack nabs stars’ nude pix

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 1 - Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media Sunday, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported. "It's so weird and hard how people take your... Read more

  • Search for survivors after six die in Paris building explosion

    BOBIGNY, September 1- Rescue workers searched throughout the night for two people missing after an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, killing six and reducing half a residential block to rubble. Among the victims were a 10 year old boy and a mother... Read more

  • Mass demo cancelled as Lesotho faces power vacuum

    MASERU, Sep 1 - A mass demonstration in Lesotho planned for Monday has been cancelled after an apparent coup left the country leaderless and prompted regional powers to hold a crisis meeting. Maseru district police commissioner Mofokeng Kolo told AFP a mass rally planned... Read more

  • Regional powers to hold Lesotho crisis meeting

    MASERU, Aug 31 - Regional ministers were set to hold talks to resolve the political crisis gripping Lesotho on Sunday, as the country's fugitive prime minster remained in South Africa after an apparent coup. Top diplomats from the Southern African Development Community... Read more

  • Western militaries drop food, water in besieged Iraq town

    WASHINGTON, August 31- Western militaries have airdropped humanitarian aid to the besieged Iraqi town of Amerli, home to thousands of Shiite Turkmen cut off by jihadists from receiving food, water, and medical supplies. "At the request of the government of Iraq, the United... Read more