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Afghan civilians killed, 7920 wounded in 2016: UNAMA

The United Nations recorded an alarming 24 percent spike in conflict-related child casualties in Afghanistan and a three percent rise in total civilian casualti...


USA officials delay interviews with asylum seekers in Australian camps, report says

But Bishop told reporters while on the election trail in Western Australia on Saturday that she understood interviewing and vetting was still taking place. He...


New UN Report Chronicles Abuses Against Myanmar Rohingya

In Myanmar's former capital, Yangon, presidential spokesman Zaw Htay said: "These are extremely serious allegations, and we are deeply concerned". "Numerous t...


Ford Shipping F-150 Raptors to China

It's unclear how many Chinese buyers will take the F-150 Raptor off-road and put its legitimately-impressive talents to the test, and how many are simply swayed...


1M Brits ask government to cancel Trump state visit

It's not yet clear if climate change activist Prince Charles will meet with Donald Trump. Na h-Eileanan an Iar in the Outer Hebrides and West Tyrone in Northern...


Pet snake gets stuck in woman's gauged earlobe

Turns out Bart was hanging out on her shoulders when Glawe thought he started attacking her head. The firefighters tried to get the snake out of her ear, but th...


French parliament raided by investigators in Francois Fillon probe

She has not commented. With the inquiry gathering pace, party officials began to wonder whether, and how, they might replace him. While lawmakers are entitl...


Trump adds Steve Bannon to national security team

In his conversation with Abu Dhabi's crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the White House said Trump "raised the idea of supporting safe zones for the ...


Today, US Gets Back Control of Its Border

President Donald Trump will seek a tax on goods imported from Mexico and use the revenue to build a border wall, the White House spokesman has said. But later...


Trump Will Keep Vow to Put Embassy in Jerusalem, Giuliani Says

On Sunday, Jerusalem municipality announced the construction of about 670 homes in contested east Jerusalem . Jerusalem al-Quds Deputy Mayor Meir Turgema...


President Trump signs executive order defunding International Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump is expected to follow the tradition of other Republican anti-choice administrations and reinstate the Mexico City Policy , which bans ...


Russia, Turkey, and Iran Make Deal to Back Syria Ceasefire

Russian-led talks on Syria ended with agreement Tuesday to bolster a cease-fire even as apparent disputes with Iran, a staunch supporter of Syrian President Bas...


Kaspersky Lab's top investigator reportedly arrested in treason probe

Although it was not the first time that Stoyanov deep-dived into how Russian financial cybercrime works , he did write about how Kaspersky hunted for Lurk an...


Russia Says Lavrov To Meet Syrian Opposition This Week

The two sides sat at the same table for the opening statements, but spent the rest of yesterday negotiating via mediators. It called for the implementation of...


The 'most awkward inauguration moment' between Donald Trump and Melania

But thrust into the spotlight at the Republican National Convention, she became the target of social media roasting, after her speech included several passages ...


Trump makes early move on restricting abortions around the world

Under the policy, also known as the "global gag rule", organizations that receive any federal funding are not to use their own funds to pay for abortion-related...


Tsunami Warning as Magnitude 8 Quake Hits Near Papua New Guinea

The quake happened at 6:30 p.m. HST. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued a warning that hazardous tsunami waves were possible in the next three hours al...


Jared Kushner Can Serve in Trump White House: DOJ

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a powerful federal appeals court, which found that the White House should not be considered an "executive...


White House offers 'alternative facts' to media

Todd initially asked her to explain why press secretary Sean Spicer was sent out Saturday to "litigate" the crowd size issue. White House press secretary S...


Mexico extraditing drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman to US

January 20, 2017. When Guzman got off a plane in NY, "as you looked into his eyes, you could see the surprise, you could see the shock, and to a certain exten...


Canadians traveling to inauguration turned away at USA border

Smith said she's relieved that the buses made it over the USA border, which she was "really anxious about". Sasha Dyck, a Montreal nurse who once ran for th...


AFCON 2017: Grant repeats same squad for Mali encounter

An Asamoah Gyan strike in the first half was enough for Ghana against Mali as they became only the second side to reach the quarter finals at the 2017 AFCON t...


"Nothing confirmed" regarding rumors N.Korea has prepared two ICBMs

Its state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper said that they can test-fire the missile "at any time and place" and that the move is a "self-defense step" to counter t...


Dan Evans: Britain's latest tennis star snubbed by Kevin Pietersen

The world No.51 will now face Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in the next round, which will also feature British No.1 Andy Murray. Bernard Tomic's support team were the s...


China steps up censorship for Trump inauguration

In a directive leaked online and published by the USA -based China Digital Times website, the propaganda ministry ordered media editors to "adhere strictly to t...


Jallikattu protests: How worldwide media covered Tamil uprising against New Delhi

Thousands of supporters of Jallikattu, a bull-taming festival where the animals are forced to drink alcohol and chilli powder is rubbed into their eyes, have ra...


Iraqi troops recapture east Mosul

Currently, government forces are in full control of the Nineveh Plain, which lies to the east and northeast of Mosul , the capital of Iraq's northern province ...


Obama Says Trump Has Opportunity to Reach Arms Deal With Russia

Well, sounds like Putin knows all about "puttin" on the ritz!' "He was just a businessman, one of the richest people in America". In an interview this we...


China's President Supports Free Trade at World Economic Meeting

President-elect Mr Trump has sparked alarm in Beijing by accusing China of "raping" America by flooding it with cheap imports. In tune with the zeitgeist, Dav...


Madame Tussauds Donald Trump wax figure

The figure took six months to complete, with a team of 20 artists working around the clock to meet the deadline, Madame Tussauds said in a press release Wedne...


Parents: Popular Teething Toy Is Rife With Mold

A popular teething toy for babies is making the rounds on social media this week after photos of the product filled with mold went viral. Chianese said sh...


Women's Rights March Held In Columbus Ahead Of Planned March On Washington

Conceived after the USA election on November 9 the movement went global within weeks. "Everyone is welcome to march, no matter your age, your gender identity,...


The Real Reason A Shark Just Had Babies Without A Mate

Leoni met her partner at the aquarium in 1999, and she spent more than a decade with the male shark. Andrew Fields of Stony Brook University and his colleagues ...


Activists accuse Japanese whalers of killing minke in Australian sanctuary

Mr Meyerson says authorities are not doing enough. "They are definitely hiding what they do", Wyanda Lublink, captain of the Steve Irwin , told Fairfax ...


Iran says nuclear industry can function at pre-agreement levels

Iran, Obama said, is "upholding its commitments, demonstrating the success of diplomacy". Kerry's statement came shortly after the IAEA confirmed Iran remove...