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Israel 'assumes' Hezbollah is digging tunnels

An Israeli army general has said his country believes Hezbollah may have dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war, but added that there was no conclusive evidence.<p>"We have no positive information meaning that there are tunnels. The situation is not similar to …

Bahrain court suspends opposition party

A Bahraini court has issued an order suspending the activities of the country's main Shia opposition group just weeks before parliamentary elections are to be held, AFP news agency quoted a court official in the Gulf island kingdom as saying.<p>An administrative court in the capital Manama ruled on …

Spain moves to block Catalonia vote

Spain's central government has said it will ask the country's Constitutional Court to block a symbolic vote by Catalonia on whether the wealthy northeastern region should seek independence.<p>Catalonia's president, Artur Mas, who had planned an official referendum vote on November 9 on the region's …

Russia backs rebel polls in east Ukraine

Russia has announced plans to recognise elections scheduled for next weekend by rebels in east Ukraine, defying the government in Kiev and indicating that the crisis, which began nearly a year ago, is far from abating.<p>In an interview with the <i>Izvestia</i> newspaper on Tuesday, Russia's Foreign Minister …

Kim Jong Un Had Cyst Removed From Ankle: Seoul Spy Agency

South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world. The National Intelligence Service told legislators that a foreign doctor operated on Kim in September or October …

Professor beheaded in what witnesses first thought was Halloween prank

A man with a history of psychiatric problems beheaded his mother in her Long Island, N.Y., apartment late Tuesday and then dragged the body and head out onto a street, where onlookers initially thought they were witnessing a macabre Halloween prank, police and witnesses said.<p>Patricia Ward, 66, was …

Badger campaigners lose Court of Appeal legal battle

<b>Campaigners have lost a legal battle at the Court of Appeal over the culling of badgers.</b><p>The Badger Trust had accused the government of letting the latest pilot culls go ahead without an independent expert panel (IEP).<p>They asked three judges to rule there was a "legitimate expectation" that the …

Zambia's President Michael Sata dies

Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government said.<p>Roland Msiska, secretary to the Zambian cabinet, said in a statement on Wednesday that Sata died late on Tuesday in London, where he was being treated.<p>"As you are …

Sri Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1119000/1119830_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524824249_4c19087256a3440a048c5c021e306dc4<p><b>About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says.</b><p>The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains, …