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United States drone strike in Syria kills top al-Qaeda leader

Al Qaida's second in command was killed in a USA drone strike in Syria on February 26, according to reports. The 59-year-old Egyptian national, the deputy of ...


Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to Visit South Sudan?

Francis in his homily acknowledged that Anglicans and Catholics "viewed each other with suspicion and hostility" in past centuries. Pope Francis delivers his ...


Afghan Taliban kill 11 police officers in Helmand province attack

Afghan security forces now control less than 60 percent of the country, according to USA estimates, with the Taliban holding about 10 percent and the remainder ...


How a Holocaust Historian Was Nearly Deported From the US

While Customs and Border Protection officials have stayed mum, a $2,000 honorarium due to Rousso appears to have been a source of confusion, the New York Times...


Russian Federation has 'heavy responsibility' after UN Syria veto

Traveling with Putin, Gennady Gatilov, deputy foreign minister, offered optimism about the Geneva talks, saying, "Let's hope that in this round we will be abl...


99-Year-Old Woman Crosses 'Get Arrested' Off Her Bucket List

A "smooth criminal" indeed. The woman named Annie says she had always wanted to "experience a police cell from within". OK spending the night in a police ce...


Iran tests missiles in naval exercises

He did not unveil any details about the missile. The drills cover an area of 2 million square kilometers, stretching from the Strait of Hormuz and Oman Sea to...


Iraqi forces enter western Mosul, take airport from Islamic State militants

Iraqi forces launched a fresh push from the south on February 19, almost a month after the eastern side of Mosul was declared "fully liberated". Commanders ex...


Saudi Foreign Minister makes surprise visit to Baghdad

It is the first of its kind, ' a spokesman for the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said. Abadi, who has been at the helm since 2014, has supported efforts to improve s...


Indonesia, Australia agree to closer naval cooperation

Indonesian president Joko Widodo, right, receives a military salute during a ceremonial welcome as he arrives at Admiralty House in Sydney on Sunday. "We [Aus...


Nigerians in SA are 'living in fear'

He also said that the South African government had taken measures to ensure that these attacks perceived as hate crimes against Nigerians and other foreign na...


US Democrats Decry White House Pressure On FBI Over Trump-Russia Contacts

The FBI is continuing to examine the evidence as part of its investigation into Russia's interference in the election, a campaign intelligence agencies say was ...


Anti-migrant protests in South Africa turn violent

Local police has had to use rubber bullets, water, and tear gas to disperse a local protest against immigration in Mamelodi, a suburb of Pretoria . South Afr...


Israel denies Human Rights Watch visa over 'bias'

Omar Shakir , HRW Israel-Palestine director, has been refused entry to the country over criticism that the human rights organisation is biased towards Palestine...


Nancy Kerrigan to Go Dancing with the Stars!

Also joining the cast: Actor Laurence Tureaud, better known as Mr. T. The 64-year-old hasn't appeared on television since 2014, per the report. In less than...


European Union against 'hard border' between Northern Ireland, Republic, says Juncker

Kenny is expected to stand down as Taoiseach after this year's St. Patrick's day celebrations. Internal documents uncovered by the Irish Examiner showed off...


Siouxland under blizzard warning; events cancelled, postponed

Snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible from this storm system. Winds will increase from the north around 25 to 35 miles per hour Thursday night, with...


Trump picks Lt. Gen. HR McMaster to be national security adviser

In announcing Trump's choice of McMaster, the White House also highlighted - correctly - that another well-regarded three-star general, Colin Powell, served as ...


Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline

Used by native people ceremonially since time immemorial to heal and to cleanse, demonstrators are setting ablaze their tents, tepees and other structures remai...


Supreme Court Hears Case on Fatal Border Shooting

Since coming into office, President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to be the ninth justice. Two U.S. investigations found there were no grounds on wh...


Today Only: Take $8.63 Off Amazon Purchases of $50 or More

Amazon's offering a one-day sale, and it's a pretty decent offer. For example, the discount only applies to items sold by Amazon , it doesn't apply to digital...


Donald Trump's Russia Ties to Be Probed by Democrats and Republicans

Trump's national security adviser, retired Gen. Michael Flynn, resigned at Trump's urging this week after a series of reports revealed Flynn held addressed th...


Kim Jong Nam murder | Pyongyang envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

The half-brother of Kim Jong Un did not die of a heart attack and his body showed no puncture wounds, but laboratory test results are needed to establish a caus...


Pilot, 4 American tourists killed when plane crashes into mall in Australia

A witness to the incident told 3AW's Neil Mitchell , "I saw a ball of flames". It comes as the fifth victim of the doomed flight has been identified as 67-ye...


Australia ready for 'big challenge' against India: Lyon

I definitely changed my approach to the subcontinent conditions as compared to four years ago. We had injuries in the past just before the game or on day of mat...


Pakistan moves towards Afghan Border with heavy artillery

The matter under discussion was the existing volatile situation on the western border after Pakistan Army, today, tightened security at Pak-Afghan border to str...


Russia's Ambassador To UN Dies Suddenly In New York

However, New York Post quoted sources as saying that the ambassador had died after suffering heart problems. "It is with deep sorrow that Russian President ...


Somalia:Car bomb blast in Somali capital kills at least 25 people

The attack was the first in the capital since the February 8 election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a Somali-American citizen from Buffalo, New York...


Trump Says He Didn't Direct Michael Flynn To Discuss Sanctions With Russia

But in the White House's retelling of Flynn's stunning downfall, his error was not that he discussed US sanctions with the Russian before the inauguration - a p...


Germany encouraged over Opel jobs, but United Kingdom union worries

GM said last week that it's in talks to sell its Opel and Vauxhall-branded operations to Peugeot owner PSA Group, prompting a flurry of diplomatic activity as...