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  • 3 May 2015

    Mercy Corps is the only global humanitarian organisation to have its European Headquarters in Edinburgh.

  • 3 May 2015

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday the United States wanted to renew ties with Sri Lanka and announced the start of an annual bilateral dialogue after years of tensions with the island nation's former government.

  • 3 May 2015

    A massive march planned to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a "victory rally" after Baltimore's top prosecutor filed criminal charges against the six officers involved in the man's arrest.

  • 3 May 2015

    Dozens of police and volunteers exhumed six more bodies yesterday in the second day of digging out a mass grave near a suspected human trafficking camp on a hillside deep in a southern Thai jungle.

  • 3 May 2015

    Forty people were arrested in Seoul when protests over government labour policies and the handling of last year's ferry disaster spiralled into violence.

  • 3 May 2015

    The death toll from an air strike by US-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Friday has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said yesterday.

  • 3 May 2015

    The trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the mob killing of an Afghan woman started in the capital Kabul yesterday.

  • 3 May 2015

    Burundi protest organisers yesterday called for a two-day halt to demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's move to seek a third term, which they say violates the constitution and endangers the peace deal that ended a civil war in 2005.