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Charlie Hebdo protests leave at least 10 dead in Niger Charlie Hebdo protests leave at least 10 dead in Niger

  Cairo, Jan 18 (AP) — At least 10 people have been killed in violent protests in the West…


2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting: Police 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting: Police

Melbourne:  A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his…


UK, US to host talks on Islamic State in London on Thursday: Officials UK, US to host talks on Islamic State in London on Thursday: Officials

London:  British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host…


Man gets $2084 tip for delivering a pizza Man gets $2084 tip for delivering a pizza

Ann Arbor:  Now that's a special delivery! A group of real estate agents meeting in Ann Arbor,…


US President Barack Obama proposes closing tax loopholes on the wealthiest
US President Barack Obama proposes closing tax loopholes on the wealthiest

Washington:  US President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed to close tax loopholes for the wealthiest…


Two policemen shot in Canada, suspect found dead Two policemen shot in Canada, suspect found dead

Montreal:  Two police officers were wounded in a shooting in Canada's province of Alberta on…


Mahinda Rajapaksa played China against India, says Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe Mahinda Rajapaksa played China against India, says Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe

Colombo:  In his first television interview since the results of the elections, Sri Lanka's…


5 arrested for Pakistan school massacre: Afghanistan officials
5 arrested for Pakistan school massacre: Afghanistan officials

Kabul, Afghanistan:  Afghanistan security services have arrested five men in connection with the…


Channel Tunnel closed after lorry fire Channel Tunnel closed after lorry fire

Paris/London:  The Channel Tunnel operator evacuated a shuttle train and closed the subsea crossing…


130-year-old ‘gun that won the West’ found in US park 130-year-old ‘gun that won the West’ found in US park

US experts are scratching their heads after finding a more than 130-year-old Wild West rifle leaning…


Belgium deploys troops following anti-terror raids Belgium deploys troops following anti-terror raids

Troops have been deployed across Belgium to guard potential targets of terrorist attacks, following…


Eurostar suspends train services after tunnel smoke detected Eurostar suspends train services after tunnel smoke detected

Eurostar has suspended all its services after smoke was detected in the Channel Tunnel, the company…


ICC opens preliminary probe into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories ICC opens preliminary probe into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague are to open an inquiry into possible…


Japan\'s Abe gives millions for Middle East to fight Islamic State terrorists Japan\'s Abe gives millions for Middle East to fight Islamic State terrorists

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the world will suffer if terrorism spreads in the Middle East.…


Pope Francis meets Haiyan survivors in the Philippines Pope Francis meets Haiyan survivors in the Philippines

The pontiff has arrived in the region of the Philippines battered by last year's Typhoon Haiyan.…


Man tries to bury 10-year-old daughter alive in India Man tries to bury 10-year-old daughter alive in India

TRIPURA:  A man has been arrested in Tripura for trying to bury his 10-year-old daughter alive…


Man scooped up by garbage truck survives ride Man scooped up by garbage truck survives ride

WOODLAND: A man searching for his wallet in a trash bin in Northern California was scooped up by a garbage…


Giant beaver captured at Phoenix-area lake Giant beaver captured at Phoenix-area lake

TEMPE: A giant beaver is on the mend after getting captured near a Phoenix-area lake this week. The…


Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie

COLUMBUS: A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high…


Eight-foot alligator found at L.A. home suspected of eating cats Eight-foot alligator found at L.A. home suspected of eating cats

LOS ANGELES: An 8-foot alligator was found next to the carcasses of two cats in the back yard of a suburban…


Pakistan hangs terrorist, 20th execution since moratorium lifted Pakistan hangs terrorist, 20th execution since moratorium lifted

Lahore:  Pakistan today hanged a terrorist of a banned anti-Shiite outfit in Lahore after a court…


Man dies after playing video games for 3 straight days at internet cafe Man dies after playing video games for 3 straight days at internet cafe

Taipei:  A 32-year-old Taiwanese man has died after a three-day gaming binge at an Internet cafe…


15,000 CCTVs for Obama, why not for Indians: HC

15,000 CCTVs for Obama, why not for Indians: HC

NEW DELHI: Why does it take a visit by a foreign President for the authorities to put in place better…


Malaysian man faces jail for sexually abusing 31 boys Malaysian man faces jail for sexually abusing 31 boys

  Singapore:  A 31-year-old Malaysian has been sentenced to 30 years in jail and 24 cane strokes…


2000 soldiers were moved to Colombo for coup, says former Sri Lankan army chief 2000 soldiers were moved to Colombo for coup, says former Sri Lankan army chief

Colombo:  Mahinda Rajapaksa's defeat in the Presidential elections was followed by the news…


New York Post and UPI Twitter accounts hacked

New York Post and UPI Twitter accounts hacked

The Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International (UPI) have been hacked with…


21 dead after China boat capsizes on Yangtze river

21 dead after China boat capsizes on Yangtze river

Twenty-one people have been confirmed dead after a tugboat capsized on the Yangtze river in eastern…


Europe on high alert over terrorist threat

Europe on high alert over terrorist threat

Europe is on high alert following anti-terror raids and arrests of suspected Islamist militants. More…


No sign of North Korea nuclear test preparations: US think tank No sign of North Korea nuclear test preparations: US think tank

  Seoul:  North Korea is showing no signs of preparing for a new nuclear test, a US think…


UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis

United Nations, United States:  The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup…


David Cameron and Barack Obama in anti-terror push

David Cameron and Barack Obama in anti-terror push

Britain and the US are to share expertise on preventing radicalism and tackling domestic “violent…


Pope Francis visits typhoon-hit Tacloban in Philippines

Pope Francis visits typhoon-hit Tacloban in Philippines

Pope Francis has held an open-air Mass in the Philippine city of Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon…


Sri Lanka\'s new government lifts travel ban on foreigners Sri Lanka\'s new government lifts travel ban on foreigners

Colombo:  Sri Lanka's new government on Friday announced lifting a ban on foreign nationals…


The heat is on; US says 2014 warmest year on record The heat is on; US says 2014 warmest year on record

  Washington:  Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National…


Floods kill at least 176, displace 200,000 in Malawi
Floods kill at least 176, displace 200,000 in Malawi

Blantyre:  Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others,…


War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories

The Hague:  The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a preliminary probe…


Twitter hackers announce \'world war III\' Twitter hackers announce \'world war III\'

  Washington:  Hackers took over Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International…


Obama urges Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions, threatens veto Obama urges Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions, threatens veto

US President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran over its disputed…


US warns Myanmar over growing religious tensions US warns Myanmar over growing religious tensions

YANGON: A top American diplomat Friday decried growing religious intolerance in Myanmar and warned the…

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