ISIL kills at least 80 in first attack on Afghan capital 8:43 pm, July 24, 2016 KABUL (AP) — The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at le…

ISIL kills at least 80 in first attack on Afghan capital
8:43 pm, July 24, 2016
KABUL (AP) — The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at le…
Soda and other sweet drinks tied to risk for some rare cancers
1:07 pm, July 24, 2016
People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bile ducts around the liver, a recent Swedish study suggests. Little i…
Self-assured Kaine to bring steady hand to Clinton ticket
12:15 pm, July 24, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours o…
Poll: Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton
2:36 am, July 24, 2016
NEW YORK (Reuters) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled nearly even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll taken …
Clinton picks Kaine as running mate
8:41 pm, July 23, 2016
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ti…
Johnson says Britain wants greater global role
8:22 pm, July 23, 2016
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, said Friday he came to the United Nations to show that far from withdrawing into iso…
Canadian teens detained for ‘Pokemon Go’ border breach
7:44 pm, July 23, 2016
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon …
Obama: Trump vision doesn’t jibe with facts
7:39 pm, July 23, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The dark vision of America under siege described by Donald Trump in his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination does not mesh with reality, U.S. Presiden…
Munich shootings kill 9; Police say suspect dead
11:28 am, July 23, 2016
MUNICH (AP) — An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himse…
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up
2:36 am, July 23, 2016
ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Thursday to restructure the military and give it “fresh blood” as emergency rule took hold across the NATO member country after l…
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with U.S. policy
9:47 pm, July 22, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that the suggestion by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that he might abandon NATO’s pledge to auto…
Kerry calls for new measures to counter changing ISIL
8:58 pm, July 22, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. officials on Thursday called on partners in the coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group to increase intelligence sharing as the milit…
Trump tells convention: ‘America 1st’
8:38 pm, July 22, 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) — Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of “death, destruction, terrorism and weakness” as U.S. secretary of state and vowed to be tough on crime …
Truck attacker in Nice had accomplices, planned for months
8:29 pm, July 22, 2016
PARIS (AP) — The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday, citing text mess…
10 held for Olympics terror plot
8:02 pm, July 22, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as “am…
Hollande urges May to state EU exit strategy
7:57 pm, July 22, 2016
PARIS (Reuters) — French President Francois Hollande urged Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to quickly come up with a negotiating stance for Britain’s departure from the European Union but …
Police ‘shoot black therapist with his hands raised’
7:50 pm, July 22, 2016
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A black therapist who was trying to calm an autistic man in the middle of the street said he was shot by police even though he had his hands in the air and repeatedly told …
Defense, foreign ministers to plan next steps against ISIL
2:07 am, July 22, 2016
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Defense leaders at a counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) meeting expressed concerns about what happens after the expected defeat of the militant group,…
U.S. set to seize $1 billion taken from Malaysian fund
10:33 pm, July 21, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian wealth fund by people close to Prime Minister Najib Razak….
Erdogan declares state of emergency after failed coup
8:40 pm, July 21, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Turkey’s president on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the “virus” of subversion and …
U.K.’s May says Brexit talks won’t start in 2016
7:56 pm, July 21, 2016
BERLIN (AP) — Britain will not start exit talks with the European Union until “our objectives are clear” — and that won’t be this year, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, at her fir…
French to extend state of emergency
7:53 pm, July 21, 2016
PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of extending the nation’s state of emergency for another six months and jittery Paris officials cancelled some summer events due to security…
Renowned journalist killed by car bomb
7:36 pm, July 21, 2016
KIEV (Reuters) — An award-winning journalist working for the online investigative website Ukrayinska Pravda was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev early on Wednesday morning, in what President Pe…
Delegates boo Cruz; Pence tries to unite at convention
7:32 pm, July 21, 2016
CLEVELAND (AP) — Delegates at the Republican National Convention thunderously booed Ted Cruz for refusing to endorse Donald Trump on Wednesday — clouding an evening intended to highlight vice pres…
Trump’s wife speechwriter takes blame for plagiarism
7:31 pm, July 21, 2016
CLEVELAND (AP) — With Donald Trump’s campaign reeling from charges of plagiarism, a speechwriter for his company took the blame and offered to resign over nearly identical passages from Melania T…
Brazil probes Olympics threats after domestic group backs ISIL
3:15 am, July 21, 2016
BRASILIA (Reuters) — Brazil’s intelligence agency said on Tuesday it was investigating all threats to next month’s Rio Olympics after a presumed Brazilian Islamist group pledged allegiance to th…
Many Brazilians polled think Games not good for country
3:00 am, July 21, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two weeks away from the Olympics, nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting them will cause the country more harm than good, an opinion poll said Tuesday as worr…
Zika’s spread still confounds researchers
2:45 am, July 21, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The case of a Utah man who contracted the Zika virus after caring for his infected father raised new questions for health experts who said Tuesday that the investigation could…
North Korea: Missiles test for attack on South’s ports
2:00 am, July 21, 2016
SEOUL (Reuters) — North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military, a lik…
Johnson refuses to apologize for ‘thesaurus’ of past insults
1:00 am, July 21, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday it would take far too long for him to apologize for the “rich thesaurus” of rude comments and insults he has directed …
Kerry meets May for 1st time with a bang
12:45 am, July 21, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry entered 10 Downing Street with a bang on Tuesday, before expressing amazement at the rapidity with which new British Prime Minister Theresa May…
U.S. GOP platform takes tougher stance on China than in 2012
11:45 pm, July 20, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party’s new policy platform takes stock of four years of change in China, and its assessment is not pretty. China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea ar…
Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge
10:45 pm, July 20, 2016
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey vowed to root out allies of the U.S.-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to univer…
German train attack dents Merkel’s migrant policy
10:10 pm, July 20, 2016
MUNICH (Reuters) — A young Afghan who attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria with an ax had entered Germany last summer with a wave of migrants, officials said on Tuesday, raising more questions…
Trump officially made Republican nominee
8:33 pm, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) — Thirteen months after launching an improbable bid for the White House, Donald Trump captured the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, having vanquished 16 party …
GOP attempts to sell Trump as tough on crime, militants
2:40 am, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) — Republicans meeting this week to anoint Donald Trump as their presidential candidate will try to sell the combative businessman to voters as a strong leader who can shield Amer…
U.K. votes to renew submarine-based nuclear arsenal
1:45 am, July 20, 2016
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted Monday to replace the country’s aging fleet of nuclear-armed submarines with new vessels, heeding Prime Minister Theresa May’s warning that relinquishing a…
French govt jeered as Nice mourns dead
1:15 am, July 20, 2016
PARIS/NICE, France (Reuters) — Crowds jeered France’s leaders at a tribute on Monday to victims of last week’s truck attack in Nice and an opinion poll showed a sharp drop in confidence in the …
Gunman kills 3 Louisiana police in ‘assassinations’
12:55 am, July 20, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) — An Iraq war veteran who gunned down six policemen in Baton Rouge targeted the officers in a brutally calculated ambush, officials said on Monday, deepening their invest…
Afghan refugee with ax attacks passengers on German train
12:10 am, July 20, 2016
BERLIN (Reuters) — A 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an ax and a knife attacked passengers on a train in southern Germany on Monday evening, severely wounding four, before he was shot dead by p…
Turkey widens post-coup purge to thousands
11:00 pm, July 19, 2016
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the Un…
N. Korea fires missile trio into Sea of Japan
10:15 pm, July 19, 2016
SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, in further defiance of the international community and in apparent reaction to the planned deployment of a U.S. defense…
GOP convention starts; chaos erupts
8:45 pm, July 19, 2016
CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Republicans kicked off Donald Trump’s general election campaign with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who emotionally assured G…
Beijing vows to continue S. China Sea construction
8:28 pm, July 19, 2016
BEIJING (AFP-Jiji) — Beijing will “never” stop building in the South China Sea prematurely, a top military official has vowed, despite an international ruling that its actions were illegal. Th…
Who is cleric being blamed for coup attempt?
8:42 pm, July 18, 2016
A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that “there are indications of direct involvement” in the coup attempt by Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pe…
3 Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead
10:30 am, July 18, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot b…
Failed coup bolsters Erdogan
3:17 am, July 18, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Rather than toppling Turkey’s strongman president, a failed military coup that left more than 250 dead appears to have bolstered Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s immediate grip on power and…
Questions swirl about Turkey as ally
7:38 pm, July 17, 2016
Turkey’s pivotal roles as an ally in the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group and a guarantor of refugee agreements are likely to remain intact for now…
Erdogan’s divisive rule in Turkey
10:48 pm, July 16, 2016
ISTANBUL (AFP-Jiji) — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the most divisive leader in the history of the modern republic. Adored by his supporters as a transformative figure who modernized…
Turkish military has history of coups
10:20 pm, July 16, 2016
Turkish military jets have flown over Turkey’s capital, Ankara, and deadly fighting has been reported in what appears to be an attempted military coup. Meddling in politics before? Yes. The …
Study: Tickling the brain can boost immunity
10:13 pm, July 16, 2016
France probes whether attacker acted alone; driver ‘linked to radical Islam’
9:00 pm, July 16, 2016
NICE, France (Reuters) — French authorities were trying to determine on Friday whether a Tunisian who killed at least 84 people by ploughing a truck into Bastille Day crowds had acted alone or with…
161 dead in Turkey coup attempt / Erdogan declares he is in control as uprising quashed
8:50 pm, July 16, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Forces loyal to Turkey’s president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands of people a…
In Scotland, May discusses ‘U.K. approach’ to EU divorce
8:29 pm, July 16, 2016
EDINBURGH (Reuters) — Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Britain would not trigger formal divorce talks with the European Union until a “U.K. approach” had been agreed, bidding to a…
Gov. Pence announced as Trump running mate
8:26 pm, July 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — After frenzied, final decision-making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced politician with deep Washington connections…
Thumb sucking, nail biting may be behind fewer child allergies
8:00 pm, July 16, 2016
Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails are less likely than others to have allergies later, according to a new study. According to the “hygiene hypothesis,” early life exposure to m…
Turkish officials say coup plotters being arrested
11:30 am, July 16, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the…
UNESCO puts 5 Libya sites on danger list
2:05 am, July 16, 2016
ISTANBUL (AFP-Jiji) — The U.N.’s cultural agency on Thursday added Libya’s five World Heritage sites to its danger list, saying armed militias posed a grave danger to the archaeological treasur…
Gut bacteria pill could soon cure your diseases
11:05 pm, July 15, 2016
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Everybody’s talking about gut bacteria. Pick a disease or disorder, and somebody, somewhere, has said that a probiotic supplement — an over-the-counter, unregulated pill …
Attack in Nice overshadows ASEM
10:54 pm, July 15, 2016
ULAANBAATAR (AFP-Jiji) — Sympathy and condemnation for the Nice attack dominated the opening of an Asia-Europe summit in Mongolia Friday, drawing attention away from Beijing’s rejection of a tribu…
Screams, flying debris as truck plows into Nice crowd
10:03 pm, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (AFP-Jiji) — Terrified revelers screamed as a truck careered into a crowd of fireworks spectators in Nice, turning Bastille Day celebrations into a night of horror. AFP correspondent R…
Truck attacker kills more than 80 in Nice
8:36 pm, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (Reuters) — A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice on Thursday, killing at least 84 people and injuring scores …
U.S. offers Russia partnership on Syria
8:20 pm, July 15, 2016
MOSCOW (AP) — The United States on Thursday offered Russia a broad new military partnership in Syria, hoping the attraction of a unified campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant mi…
Europe gives Britain’s Johnson hostile welcome
8:00 pm, July 15, 2016
BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Branding him a liar, a coward or a joker, Europe’s political class greeted Euroskeptic Boris Johnson’s appointment as Britain’s foreign minister with a chorus of dismay o…
China irked by Australia remarks on S. China Sea; Philippines eyes talks
7:57 pm, July 15, 2016
BEIJING (Reuters) — China said on Thursday it had issued a formal protest after Australia announced it would continue to exercise its right to freedom of navigation and overflight in the South Chin…
Truck slams into revelers in Nice, dozens believed dead
9:10 am, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (AP) — A truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers who’d gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what …
Barroso asked to drop plan for Goldman Sachs job
2:13 am, July 15, 2016
PARIS (Reuters) — The French government called on former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso on Wednesday to drop plans to take a senior job at U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs, part of…
NATO, Russia considering risk reduction plan
1:27 am, July 15, 2016
BRUSSELS (AP) — The North Atlantic Treaty Organization remains at loggerheads with Russia over Ukraine but will consider a Kremlin proposal for reducing the risk of air accidents in the crowded ski…
Trump to announce running mate Friday
1:04 am, July 15, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday entered the final phase of his high-profile search for a running mate, arranging last-minute meetings with his finalists and family members …
New PM May takes office, gives Johnson big job
9:05 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday with the task of leading it out of the European Union, and quickly named leading Brexit supporters including former Lon…
After taking power, May faces Brexit divorce battle
8:08 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Having fought her way to the top of British politics, new Prime Minister Theresa May will face an even tougher battle in power: plotting a divorce from the European Union that she…
Known for jokes, Johnson takes helm of diplomacy
8:06 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Boris Johnson, Britain’s most colorful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Min…
U.S. adopts quiet diplomacy to ease S. China Sea tensions
8:02 pm, July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States is using quiet diplomacy to persuade the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and other Asian nations not to move aggressively to capitalize on an international c…
China threatens to resort to ADIZ after maritime ruling
3:45 am, July 14, 2016
BEIJING (AP) — China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its security in the South China Sea after an international tribunal handed the Philippines a victory by saying Beijing had n…
Taiwan sends warship to protest court ruling
3:15 am, July 14, 2016
TAIPEI (AFP-Jiji) — A Taiwanese warship set sail for the South China Sea on Wednesday “to defend Taiwan’s maritime territory,” a day after an international tribunal ruled China has no histori…
Seoul unveils THAAD site
2:00 am, July 14, 2016
SEOUL (AP) — An advanced U.S. missile defense system will be deployed in a rural farming town in southeastern South Korea, Seoul officials announced Wednesday, angering not only North Korea and Chi…
In Dallas, Obama urges Americans to reconcile
1:30 am, July 14, 2016
DALLAS (Reuters) — They stood in a line, clasping hands as a choir sang, Democrat and Republican, black and white, politician and cop. Led by President Barack Obama and his predecessor, George W. B…
Sanders, still in race, backs rival Clinton
1:00 am, July 14, 2016
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their “political revolution” must now tur…
Italy train collision kills at least 25
11:50 pm, July 13, 2016
BARI, Italy (Reuters) — At least 25 people died and dozens were injured on Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in southern Italy, sending debris flying into surrounding…
Debates on TV, but U.N. chief ballots still secret
11:15 pm, July 13, 2016
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — Ten of the 12 candidates vying to be the next United Nations secretary general took part in live televised debates on Tuesday, a first for the world body, but attempts to…
Despite changes, Larry the cat staying put at Downing St.
10:25 pm, July 13, 2016
LONDON (AFP-Jiji) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is leaving his official 10 Downing Street residence this week to make way for Theresa May, but one resident is staying put: Larry the cat. L…
Beijing wary of isolation over S. China Sea decision
8:40 pm, July 13, 2016
BEIJING — An arbitration court’s rejection of China’s claims to the South China Sea is expected to strengthen the diplomatic encirclement of China. Since it is hosting a summit meeting of the …
Dallas sniper’s family says military made him hermit
1:30 am, July 13, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday. Micah Johnson’s mother, Delphine Johnson, tol…
Arrest of U.S. nurse becomes iconic photo
1:00 am, July 13, 2016
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) — The black woman in the photograph stands in calm protest, her long dress fluttering in the breeze as two policemen clad in the heavy black padding and helmets of riot…
N. Korea to use ‘wartime law’ for U.S. detainees
12:20 am, July 13, 2016
SEOUL (Reuters) — North Korea said on Monday it had told the United States it will cut the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blackliste…
Cameron hums merrily away
11:50 pm, July 12, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared in high spirits when he appeared briefly outside his Downing Street office on Monday to outline this week’s timetable for his resi…
Labour leadership challenge triggered
11:45 pm, July 12, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British opposition Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle launched her bid to take over the leadership of the party on Monday, saying current leader Jeremy Corbyn was not up to the task of…
Rival leaders order South Sudan ceasefire
10:35 pm, July 12, 2016
JUBA (Reuters) — South Sudan’s president and vice president ordered their loyalists to cease hostilities on Monday after days of fighting threatened to plunge the country back into civil war and b…
Taylor Swift world’s top-paid celebrity
10:00 pm, July 12, 2016
NEW YORK (AFP-Jiji) — At the tender age of 26, Taylor Swift is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, pulling in a whopping $170 million over the past year, Forbes magazine said Monday. The pop diva…
Hague rejects Beijing South China Sea claims
8:50 pm, July 12, 2016
AMSTERDAM/BEIJING (Reuters) — An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and that it has breached the sovereign rights of the Phili…
Hachiko forever? South Korea’s dog cloning clinic
12:21 pm, July 12, 2016
SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — At $100,000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don’t come cheap — but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting. The lawn b…
Plastic buckets shine light on Hanoi’s poor
11:39 am, July 12, 2016
HANOI (Reuters) — Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as mu…
Study: ‘One-two punch’ delivered dino death blow
9:03 am, July 12, 2016
PARIS (AFP-Jiji) — The dinosaurs’ long reign was not ended by a merciful knockout punch, but torturous millennia of climate change before and after the oft-blamed space rock slammed into Earth, sc…
Stealth candidate Theresa May to be next British leader
8:23 am, July 12, 2016
LONDON (AP) — After all of the flamboyant characters and very public backstabbing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, the winner turned out to be an understated workhorse who ma…
Philistines ‘more sophisticated than thought’
4:20 am, July 12, 2016
ASHKELON, Israel (Reuters) — Philistines were no “philistines,” say archaeologists who unearthed a 3,000-year-old cemetery in which members of the biblical nation were buried along with jewelle…
Eagle to challenge Corbyn for leadership of U.K. Labour Party
1:24 am, July 12, 2016
LONDON (AFP-Jiji) — Britain’s Angela Eagle was set Monday to launch a bid to unseat Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the main opposition Labour Party, part of the fallout of last month’s Brexit vote….
Egypt’s FM talks up Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel
7:48 pm, July 11, 2016
JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Egypt’s foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, offering Cairo’s help to revive peace talks with the Palestinians, in a sign of strengthened ties between tw…
Renewed fighting erupts in S. Sudan amid civil war fears
7:00 pm, July 11, 2016
JUBA/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president’s troo…
Australia’s PM declares victory in election
4:13 am, July 11, 2016
NATO allies commit to fund Afghanistan forces until ’20
2:27 am, July 11, 2016
Britain sets vote on renewal of N-submarines
1:27 am, July 11, 2016
Heavy fighting in S. Sudan threatens fragile peace deal
1:15 am, July 11, 2016
After Dallas, Obama urges Americans not to see U.S. as divided
12:51 am, July 11, 2016
British leadership race heats up as Leadsom sparks ‘motherhood’ row
12:21 am, July 11, 2016
Ex-U.K. deputy PM: Iraq war was illegal
11:15 pm, July 10, 2016
Iran says it will continue ballistic missile program
11:07 pm, July 10, 2016
Brazil troops patrol in show of force ahead of Rio
10:14 pm, July 10, 2016
Nearly half a million leave home as storm hits China
10:06 pm, July 10, 2016
Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate
2:16 am, July 10, 2016
Castro admits hard times as economy slows
11:51 pm, July 09, 2016
U.S. expels 2 Russians after brawl in Moscow
10:55 pm, July 09, 2016
U.S. vet ‘acted alone’ in Dallas shooting
8:37 pm, July 09, 2016
Can coffee cause cancer? If it’s very hot, says WHO agency, then probably
8:34 pm, July 09, 2016
Seoul says N. Korea’s SLBM test failed
8:27 pm, July 09, 2016
Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi dies at 88
8:23 pm, July 09, 2016
NATO gears up for Russia threats
8:20 pm, July 09, 2016
Protesters decry shootings by U.S. police
8:11 pm, July 09, 2016
Brazil lower house speaker resigns over graft charges
10:25 pm, July 08, 2016
Key questions on new U.S. missile defense in S. Korea
8:55 pm, July 08, 2016
Snipers kill 5 Dallas police during protest over shootings
8:42 pm, July 08, 2016
U.S., South Korea to deploy THAAD
8:38 pm, July 08, 2016
State Department to reopen Clinton probe
8:15 pm, July 08, 2016
1 week on from Dhaka attack
8:01 pm, July 08, 2016
May, Leadsom in race to be new British PM
7:45 pm, July 08, 2016
Fatal shooting by police sparks protests across U.S.
7:45 pm, July 08, 2016
24 hurt in Taiwan train explosion
7:37 pm, July 08, 2016
Dallas police chief: 4 officers killed, 7 injured at protest
2:05 pm, July 08, 2016
China warns U.S. ahead of South China Sea ruling
1:53 am, July 08, 2016
Blair defends himself after damning report on Iraq war
11:13 pm, July 07, 2016
Attack on Eid festival kills 3 in Bangladesh
9:15 pm, July 07, 2016
U.K. inquiry slams Blair for Iraq War failures
8:55 pm, July 07, 2016
Obama slows down Afghanistan withdrawal
8:21 pm, July 07, 2016
Protests erupt in Louisiana after police shoot black man
8:02 pm, July 07, 2016
U.S. sanction targets Kim Jong Un for 1st time
7:59 pm, July 07, 2016
U.S. Justice Dept. ends Clinton email probe
7:56 pm, July 07, 2016
FBI: Clinton careless, should not be charged
3:30 am, July 07, 2016
Obama ready to ‘pass baton’
3:15 am, July 07, 2016
Philippines ready to talk to China should tribunal ruling go Manila’s way
2:00 am, July 07, 2016
Beijing claims wants peace in S. China Sea
2:00 am, July 07, 2016
May dominates 1st-round PM vote; Brexit duo stay in race
11:45 pm, July 06, 2016
Minister: No Parliament say in using Article 50
11:30 pm, July 06, 2016
Inquiry urges France to shake up counterterrorism
10:10 pm, July 06, 2016
Bangladesh authority hunt for 6 accomplices
8:28 pm, July 06, 2016
China willing to use force to hold sea claims
3:55 am, July 06, 2016
Beijing offers Manila talks
3:50 am, July 06, 2016
Latest twist in British politics sees another Brexit leader out
2:15 am, July 06, 2016
Paris, Berlin: U.K. vote won’t stop EU expansion
2:00 am, July 06, 2016
Polish leader warns against anti-Semitic, racist actions
1:30 am, July 06, 2016
U.S. cities explore texting to emergency services
12:15 am, July 06, 2016
Suicide bombing kills 4 outside Islamic holy site in Saudi Arabia
11:45 pm, July 05, 2016
Acclaimed Iranian director Kiarostami dies at 76
10:30 pm, July 05, 2016
NASA spacecraft begins orbiting Jupiter
9:35 pm, July 05, 2016
Investigators question several Dhaka hostages
8:55 pm, July 05, 2016
Study: Air pollution kills 6.5 mil. worldwide a year
11:31 am, July 05, 2016
EU Leave vote makes united Ireland thinkable
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