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Taliban launches assault on Afghan military base after day-long attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend, killing more than 50 people ...

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

WhatsApp messenger limits forwards in a bid to crackdown on rumors

  CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Facebook owned popular messaging service, WhatsApp has revealed plans to fight misinformation and rumors through ...

Global inequality soars: Shocking gap between rich and poor revealed

  LONDON, U.K. - The shocking gap between the rich and poor across the world was revealed in a new ...

U.S. president and vice president pay tribute to Martin Luther King

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Monday, ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

U.S. president 'looking forward' to meeting Kim Jong-un again

WASHINGTON DC - Following news that a second summit is planned between the leaders of the United States with North ...

Powerful earthquake rattles Chile, causing damage, killing two

COQUIMBO, Chile - The U.S. Geological Survey said that the coast of north-central Chile was struck by a powerful magnitude ...

Proteas change squad for final 3 Pakistan ODIs

Cape Town - Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn , who were rested for the first two games, return to ...

Marriott mulls opening new hotels in Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Marriott is considering to open more hotels in Armenia , President of Marriott International Arne Sorenson said at ...

Supervisor of Navy SEAL Charged in War Crime Case

SAN DIEGO The Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in ...

Hong Kong Moves to Make Disrespecting Chinese Anthem a Crime

Hong Kong lawmakers are set to consider a bill that would make disrespecting Chinas national anthem a crime. The bill, ...

Voters Are Deciding Extent of Muslim Autonomy in Philippines

TAIPEI More than 50 years of Muslim rebel violence, which has killed 121,000 and attracted the terrorist group Islamic State, ...

In Congo, the Tshisekedi No One Had Expected Takes Power

DAKAR Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Congo's next president. For decades that post eluded his ...

Russia Presents Info on Missile US Says Violates Pact

MOSCOW The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out a new missile and released its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. ...

Japan's PM Seeks Trade Reform as Risks to World Economy Loom

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND Japan's prime minister says China's slowing growth, Brexit woes and U.S.-China trade disputes pose risks to the world ...

10 untranslatable Russian phrases to show off your skills

Dont forget to throw these expressions around when opportunities present themselves. You wont find them in a textbook! 1. Goreh ...

Switzerland Runs Payment Channel for Iran Drug Trade

The Swiss government has finalised an independent payment mechanism for trade with Iran, which could be used to import drug ...

Sarfraz Ahmed hurled racist remarks at Proteas batsman: Pak media

By Sarfraz-Ahmed-Racial-Remarks Karachi (Pakistan), Jan 23 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed was allegedly heard hurling racial remarks at ...

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U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

Zimbabwe's civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries

Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that civil servants across ...

Bosasa did not donate to SABC8 - Sanef

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has denied that controversial facilities company Bosasa, or anyone connected to the company, ...

Proteas change squad for final 3 Pakistan ODIs

Cape Town - Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn , who were rested for the first two games, return to ...

In Congo, the Tshisekedi No One Had Expected Takes Power

DAKAR Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Congo's next president. For decades that post eluded his ...

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