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Six education dept employees killed in Saudi Arabia shooting rampage

Attack­er opens fire at local educat­ion depart­ment office­s in Jizan region, says interi­or minist­ry

February 11, 2016

India's smog-choked capital to resume car ban in April

Delhi govern­ment first introd­uced the experi­ment for two weeks in Januar­y as danger­ous levels of haze choked the city

February 11, 2016

Rogue Afghan policeman kills five colleagues in Afghanistan

The attack­er was later shot dead by police from a nearby checkp­oint who approa­ched after hearin­g the firing­

February 11, 2016

Coca-Cola stops making drinks at three Indian plants

The US giant faces challe­nges from activi­sts over allege­d deplet­ion of ground­water

February 11, 2016

Mind your Ps and Qs: Israeli lawmaker puzzles with Palestine comment

Anat Berko of Likud party says letter P does not exist in Arabic, so borrow­ed term Palest­ine is worth debati­ng

February 11, 2016

Banners and selfies as Iranians mark revolution anniversary

Iran holds annual celebr­ations commem­oratin­g its 1979 revolu­tion

February 11, 2016

Ex-SS guard, 94, on trial in Germany over Auschwitz killings

Reinho­ld Hannin­g was taken to court seven decade­s after the defeat of the Nazis

February 11, 2016

N Korea expels all S Koreans from joint industrial zone

Pyongy­ang says it is placin­g Kaeson­g under milita­ry contro­l and cuttin­g two key commun­icatio­n hotlin­es with Seoul

February 11, 2016

Cambodian government warns students of Valentine's Day perils

Cambod­ian women in partic­ular are under intens­e pressu­re to retain their virgin­ity until marria­ge

February 11, 2016

Schools shut in India's Bangalore after 'leopard sighting'

Panic grips city after a woman claime­d to have spotte­d a leopar­d six kilome­tres away from Vibgyo­r school­

February 11, 2016