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Peacekeeping commander in South Sudan fired by U.N. chief

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday fired his top peacekeeping commander in South Sudan, following the release of a damning internal investigation that faulted the top U.N. brass for failing to come to the aid of thousands of civilians.

South Korea: Protestors demand President Park resignation

Thousands of South Koreans rallied in Seoul Saturday, demanding the resignation of President Park Geun-hye.
Police estimated that around 12,000 demonstrators attended the evening protest, according to the country's semi-official Yonhap news agency.

Hacker who stole nude photos of celebrities gets 18 months in prison

The hacker who stole nude photos of female celebrities in 2014 has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, officials announced on Thursday.In a court in May, Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, plead guilty to federal hacking charges and admitted to a two-year phishing scam to gain passwords of more than 100 people, including actors Jennifer Lawrence and Aubrey Plaza and singers Rihanna and Avril Lavigne.

SEE: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed

US Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump has  come under a lot of attacks for his controversial posturing and comments with the latest being the destruction of is star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Today is World Polio Day

Today, on World Polio Day, polio eradication partners celebrate the successes of the programme to date and rally for the additional support needed to wipe out the disease for good.

'Half-headed' man arrested

A man who was a viral sensation a few years ago because he has half a head is back in the news.

Saudi Arabia executes member of royal family

Saudi Arabia has taken the rare step of executing a member of its royal family after he was found guilty of murder, the Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement.