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Adele to perform on 'The X Factor'?

London , Aug 22

If all goes as "The X Factor" bosses are planning, award winning songstress Adele could be a major attraction of the live shows of the British version of the music reality show later this year.

10 killed as Ukrainian troops battle rebels

Kiev , Aug 22

At least 10 people were killed in Ukraine as government troops stepped up their offensive against independence-seeking rebels, authorities said Thursday.

Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate accepts court ruling

Jakarta , Aug 22

Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia's presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday.

Two US Ebola patients released from hospital

Washington , Aug 22

Two US aid workers who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in west Africa have been discharged from the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, the hospital said Thursday.

Former Brazialian minister Silva enters presidential race

Brasilia , Aug 21

The Brazilian Socialist Party named former environment minister Marina Silva as its candidate for the Oct 5 presidential election, replacing Eduardo Campos, who died last week in a plane crash.

Syrian army kills 140 IS fighters

Damascus , Aug 22

At least 140 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed Thursday in an ambush by the Syrian army near an airbase in al-Raqqa province, a media report said.

Young Europeans less informed about 'legal highs': Survey

Brussels , Aug 22

Young Europeans are less informed about "legal highs" and the effects of drugs compared to a few years ago, a survey said.

Local polls announced in Taiwan

Taipei , Aug 22

Electoral authorities in Taiwan Thursday announced the island's local polls in which over 10,000 public officials will be elected Nov 29.

Not interfering in Pakistan crisis, says US

Islamabad , Aug 21

The US Thursday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's comment that Washington was interfering in the country's affairs.

Medical student held in Madhya Pradesh exam scam

New Delhi , Aug 21

A 31-year-old final year MBBS student has been arrested in connection with a scam related to medical college entrance examinations in Madhya Pradesh, police said Thursday.