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Republicans and Democrats vying for their party's ticket for November's US presidential election…


Zika virus infection reported in US Zika virus infection reported in US

A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported…


Republican Cruz beats Trump in Iowa race, Clinton edges out Sanders Republican Cruz beats Trump in Iowa race, Clinton edges out Sanders

US Senator Ted Cruz soundly defeated billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican nominating contest…


Iran signs deal to buy 20 more airplanes Iran signs deal to buy 20 more airplanes

Iran's national air carrier has signed an agreement to buy 20 new passenger airplanes with an option…


European Union to unveil veto plan as part of 'Brexit' reforms European Union to unveil veto plan as part of 'Brexit' reforms

Brussels, Belgium:  The European Union will unveil plans on Tuesday for key changes in Britain's…


U.S. airstrikes kill 29 militants, destroy IS radio in Afghanist U.S. airstrikes kill 29 militants, destroy IS radio in Afghanist

About 29 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and a radio station belonging to the militant group…


First freely elected Parliament after decades of military rule opens in Myanmar First freely elected Parliament after decades of military rule opens in Myanmar

Myanmar’s first freely elected Parliament after half a century of military rule opened on Monday,…


Bottling Himalayan water could be bad for the region’s environment Bottling Himalayan water could be bad for the region’s environment

CHINA is so vast, it quickly becomes the largest market for almost anything it consumes. Such is the…


Mother hears son’s heartbeat after his death Mother hears son’s heartbeat after his death

Heather Clark will never forget the comforting rhythm of her late son's pulsing heart.   For…


Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

U.S. airstrikes on a remote region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the Islamic…


Barack Obama to visit US mosque, interact with community leaders tomorrow Barack Obama to visit US mosque, interact with community leaders tomorrow

Washington:  In a bid to highlight the importance of religious freedom and tolerance, US President…


Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus

Tegucigalpa, Honduras:  Honduras on Monday declared a state of emergency after officials said the…


Zika-linked condition: Rio Olympics 'to go ahead' despite virus Zika-linked condition: Rio Olympics 'to go ahead' despite virus

There is no chance that the Rio Olympics will be cancelled because of a Zika virus outbreak, Brazil…


US election: Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican vote US election: Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican vote

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won the Iowa Republican caucuses, the first vote of the US 2016 presidential…


Lord Rama Sued for cruelty towards wife Sita Lord Rama Sued for cruelty towards wife Sita

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Palestinian shot dead after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers: Army Palestinian shot dead after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers: Army

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Barcelona star Neymar and president Josep Maria Bartomeu will be called to give evidence this week in…


Syria peace talks struggle as United States says 'seize moment' Syria peace talks struggle as United States says 'seize moment'

Geneva, Switzerland:  The UN special envoy for Syria fought Sunday to keep alive the biggest diplomatic…


Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead: Officials Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead: Officials

DALORI, Nigeria:  A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts…


WHO mulls global health emergency declaration on Zika WHO mulls global health emergency declaration on Zika

Geneva, Switzerland:  The World Health Organization's emergency committee will today debate…


Boko Haram blamed for deadly attack on Nigeria village Boko Haram blamed for deadly attack on Nigeria village

At least 50 people are reported to have been killed in north-eastern Nigeria in a gun and bomb attack…


Shooting wounds 3 Israelis in West Bank, attacker killed Shooting wounds 3 Israelis in West Bank, attacker killed

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories:  A Palestinian opened fire at a checkpoint near a Jewish settlement…


ISIS publicly beheads its fighters for desertion: Report ISIS publicly beheads its fighters for desertion: Report

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Obama to make first visit to US mosque next week Obama to make first visit to US mosque next week

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Into Zika's heart: The Ugandan forest where virus was found Into Zika's heart: The Ugandan forest where virus was found

Zika, Uganda:  Down winding paths through dense jungles, Gerald Mukisa kicks up the dry leaves…


Nepal’s solar industry sees ray of hope for growth amid fuel crisis Nepal’s solar industry sees ray of hope for growth amid fuel crisis

After enduring endless blackouts in Nepal’s months-long and ongoing national fuel crisis, management…


Fidel Castro meets Uruguayan ex-president Fidel Castro meets Uruguayan ex-president

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I'm Best Suited as Basketball Commissioner: Obama I'm Best Suited as Basketball Commissioner: Obama

NEW DELHI: He has less than a year left as the US president, but Barack Obama knows one job that he'd…


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A pack of Democratic and Republican presidential aspirants with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump leading…


World shrugs as new photos of dead children highlight horror of migrant crisis World shrugs as new photos of dead children highlight horror of migrant crisis

Almost 40 people drowned, and 75 were rescued, when a boat taking migrants to Greece capsized after…


Bangladeshis accused of sexual abuse in Central African Republic Bangladeshis accused of sexual abuse in Central African Republic

UN peacekeepers from Bangladesh and six other countries have been accused of sexual abuse in the Central…


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Syria conflict: Key opposition group arrive for Geneva talks Syria conflict: Key opposition group arrive for Geneva talks

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The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton in US presidential race The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton in US presidential race

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Malaysia pledges to help Swiss probe as pressure on PM grows Malaysia pledges to help Swiss probe as pressure on PM grows

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:  Malaysia's attorney general promised today to cooperate with a Swiss…


Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan will soon complete Pathankot attack probe Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan will soon complete Pathankot attack probe

New Delhi:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said that Pakistan will soon finish the…

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