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Credit Suisse Appoints African CEO

Credit Suisse, the seventh largest investment bank in the world, has appointed African Tidjane Thiam as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

'Michelangelo Of Buttocks Injections' Convicted Of Murder

A transgender woman who claimed to be "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" has been convicted for the death of a British dancer in a botched 2011 operation.

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Operation Cross Check: ICE Arrests More Than 2,000 Immigrant Convicts

Immigration agents have arrested more than 2,000 convicts who have been illegally staying in the United States, in a five-day nationwide operation dubbed as Operations Cross Check.

Twitter Opens Hong Kong Office To Make Money From Chinese Businessmen

Twitter's Hong Kong office finally opened today, despite being banned in mainland China since 2009.

Argentina Helicopter Crash Kills 10, Reality TV Show Cast Among Dead

Two helicopters crashed on Monday in a secluded area in northwest Argentina, killing all ten passengers including eight French citizens who were members of the cast of a reality TV show, and two Argentine pilots.

Crufts Organizers: Heads Will Roll If Sabotage Proven Behind Jagger's Death

Officials of the prestigious dog show, Crufts, said there would be no stones left unturned in the ongoing probe into the death of Irish setter Jagger, as they verify reports that other dogs were poisoned as well.


Crufts Dog Was Poisoned With Slug Killer, Autopsy Reveals

An investigation continues into the death of one of the world's best dogs at the Crufts 2015, as the latest autopsy report revealed the dog was poisoned with slug killer.

42 Charged Over Lynching Of Rape Suspect In India

Dozens of people have been arrested and charged Monday, in connection to the lynching of a jailed rapist, who was pulled out of prison by an angry mob.


Detained Chinese Passengers Released after Tofu Shipment Mistaken For Drugs

Thirty-nine detained Chinese nationals had been released by Russian airport authorities after being mistakenly accused of smuggling drugs into Russia.

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Boris Nemtsov Murder: Two Charged Including Former Chechen Policeman

Two men are facing charges for the killing of Russian opposition leader and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, after one of them -- a former policeman, confessed to the crime.

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GSK Fires More Than 100 Employees Over China Bribery Scandal

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline sacked more than a hundred of its employees in China - its biggest round of dismissals after getting embroiled in a bribery scandal.

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Foreigners Feared Kidnapped After Oil Field Attack In Libya

Nearly a dozen foreign nationals are feared to have been held hostage by militants following an oil field attack in Libya.

Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance To ISIS, Becomes Terror Group's Major Arm

Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic state, allowing it to shift from a local jihadi group to a major arm of the ISIS.

Maiduguri, Nigeria

54 Dead In Multiple Suicide Bombings in Nigeria

It was a bloody Saturday for Nigeria after five suicide bomb attacks hit the city of Maiduguri killing at least 54 people. 143 others were wounded.


MH370 Search To Go Back To Square One If Plane Not Found By May

After Australia announced that the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may soon come to an end, Malaysia now says, it will come up with a new search plan if the plane is not found by end of May.

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