Khalid Sarwary

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Canada floods: Three killed as waters threaten Calgary

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Canada

Palestinians back Mohammed Assaf to win Arab Idol final

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Israel

Nelson Mandela ambulance broke down on way to hospital

<b>The emergency ambulance carrying Nelson Mandela to hospital two weeks ago broke down, the South African presidential spokesman says.</b><p>Mac Maharaj confirmed that the vehicle had engine trouble and that the former president was transferred to another ambulance.<p>But he said there was no threat to Mr …

South Africa

India floods: Rescue efforts intensify, as death toll rises

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India

Japan's Mount Fuji wins Unesco world heritage status

<b>Japan's cone-shaped, snow-topped volcano, Mount Fuji, has been granted World Heritage status, at a Unesco meeting in Cambodia.</b><p>The United Nations body selected the mountain as a "cultural" rather than a "natural" heritage site.<p>Unesco said Mount Fuji had "inspired artists and poets and been the …

Japan

John Kerry cautious on Taliban talks in Qatar

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed caution over whether peace talks on Afghanistan with the Taliban can take place.</b><p>A row over the status of a Taliban office in Qatar's capital Doha has overshadowed efforts to start peace negotiations there.<p>Mr Kerry said he did not know if the talks …

Afghanistan

Syria 'friends' agree urgent support for rebels

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Middle East

NSA leaks: US charges Edward Snowden with spying

<b>The US justice department has filed criminal charges against a fugitive ex-intelligence analyst who leaked details of a secret surveillance operation.</b><p>The charges against ex-National Security Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden include espionage and theft of government property.<p>In May, Mr Snowden …

Surveillance

Danish driver Simonsen killed in Le Mans endurance race

<b>Danish driver Allan Simonsen has died after crashing his car during the Le Mans endurance race in France, the organisers say.</b><p>They say the 34-year-old spun off after about 10 minutes of the race in his Aston Martin and hit the safety barriers at the Tertre Rouge bend.<p>He was taken to the medical …

Sports Cars

Sirena Seaways ferry damaged hitting Harwich dock

<b>Almost 500 passengers were stranded on a ferry for more than two hours after it struck the quay while docking and started to let in water.</b><p>The DFDS ferry Sirena Seaways, with 489 passengers on board, hit Parkeston Quay, in Harwich, Essex, just after midday.<p>Eyewitnesses said the ship was listing …

Jutland