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Government forces have enforced strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after Indian soldiers killed a prominent rebel commander in the disputed region.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has a 14 percentage point lead over the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 election, according to an ICM opinion poll published in t
The co-pilot of a cargo plane that crashed at a small airport near Mount Everest, killing the pilot, has died from his injuries, Nepali officials said Sunday.
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Ru
British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure sowed chaos, grounding planes and leaving thousands of passengers queuing for
China Sunday denied the Pentagon's charge that an encounter between Chinese fighters and a U.S. surveillance plane over the South China Sea was "unsafe and unprofessional".
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will ignore Supreme Court and congress as he enforces martial law across the southern third of the country, despite the constitution giving them oversi
The United Nations has set a goal of eradicating hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Although the prevalence of hunger has declined in recent years, the lack of access to adequate and nutritious food
Officials in Taiwan are protesting China’s arrest of a Taiwanese citizen on a subversion charge and demanding more information about his case, adding that the episode will further erode relations
Other members of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's terror network could still be at large, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said as the operation to hunt them continued at "full tilt".
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure sowed chaos, grounding planes and leaving thousands of pass
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has a 14 percentage point lead over the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 election, according to an ICM opinion
The leaders of the world’s most economically advanced countries – the US, UK, Canada, Japan, Germany, Italy and France – aim to help refugees “as close to their come countries as possible,” whil
Jeff Radebe’s scandal makes a good case study on issues such as victim blaming, patriarchy, misogyny, infidelity and abuse of power, writes Constance Gaanakgomo.
Damning emails show how the politically connected Gupta family “run South Africa,” and helped arrange Dubai residency for President Zuma and his family.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways said it aimed to operate a near normal schedule of flights from Gatwick airport and the majority of flights from Heathrow on Sunday after a global computer system ca
British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday due to a major IT failure causing severe disruption to its global operations.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as “heroes” two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's military killed 13 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq on Sunday, the military said in a statement.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal investigators say 2 planes crashed more than 600 miles apart in Alaska almost simultaneously Saturday, killing a total of four people. KTUU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese civil servants will face new restrictions when changing jobs as authorities move to prevent them from using official posts to make personal profit, the official Xinhua news
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jim Bunning was an intimidating figure as a major-league pitcher and was just as hard-nosed and uncompromising as a U.S. senator. "The main qualities it takes for professional ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a Dec
WASHINGTON (AP) — His whirlwind foreign trip complete, President Donald Trump faces a slew of political and policy challenges at home and mushrooming inquiries into allegations that Russia meddled in
British Airways has said it is aiming to operate a "near normal schedule" at Gatwick and the "majority of services" from Heathrow on Sunday after a global IT crash crippled the airline.
MARAWI, Philippines - Philippine troops found the bodies of 16 civilians in the streets as they fought Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group who have ......
(Reuters) – A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said yest
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels res
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group after days of fighting left corpses in the streets and hundreds
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Donald Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his seni
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan rescuers pulled out more bodies under enormous mudslides on Sunday as the death toll climbed to 146 with 112 others missing. Although the weather has cleared, mor
President Donald Trump has allegedly informed his confidants that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, as it threatens with the closure of factories and plants a
US President's top economic and national security advisers have declined to comment on allegations that the President's son-in-law is facing. 

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