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Police knew of injured at Texas school while waiting: Report

Police waited more than hour to confront the gunman, even as anguished parents outside the school urged officers to go inside.

3 foreigners who fought for Ukraine sentenced to death

The two British citizens and a Moroccan have been sentenced to death by pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine for fighting on Ukraine's side.

Thailand 1st Asian country to legalise cannabis, but you still can't smoke a joint in public

Thailand decriminalised cannabis on Thursday for plantation, trading and medical use, but smoking in public still remains a crime.

Republicans call US Capitol riot hearings a 'smokescreen' to push 'radical agenda'

US Republican leader Kevin McCarthy called the congressional hearings on the January 6 Capitol Riot a Democratic “smokescreen to promote a radical agenda.” The House committee attempts to persuade citizens that the riot was a planned attack on democracy.

At least 3 killed after shooter opens fire at Maryland factory in US

At least three people were killed after a shooter opened fire in northern Maryland. The shooter has been taken into custody.

Can't go for polls until economic crisis is addressed: Sri Lanka's Election Commission Chairman

Sri Lanka's Election Commission Chairman Nimal G Punchihewa said that if an election is held, it will be free and fair only if there is an environment to support it.

Five countries elected to UNSC as non-permanent members

Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland will replace India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway at the horse-shoe table from January 1 next year.

China slams US General for criticising its military build-up at Sino-India border as 'alarming'

China has slammed the US General for criticising its military build-up at Sino-India border as 'alarming'.

Hindu temple vandalised by unidentified people in Pakistan's Karachi city

A Hindu temple has been vandalised by a group of unidentified people in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.

Pakistan court upholds death sentence of Christian brothers in blasphemy case

A Pakistani high court has upheld the death sentence of two Christian brothers in a blasphemy case.

Sri Lanka's ex-finance minister Basil Rajapaksa resigns from Parliament

Sri Lanka's ex-finance minister Basil Rajapaksa has resigned from the Parliament on Thursday.

Chinese military plane crash kills 1, injures 2

A Chinese military jet crashed in a residential area on Thursday, killing one person and injuring two others.

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