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Three members of Ghana's parliament and a former lawmaker are facing travel bans to Britain over apparent visa irregularities, according to a leaked document seen by AFP Wednesday
Prosecutors say a university student with an interest in weapons and extremism planted a homemade bomb on a London subway train with the intention of causing carnage
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after an upsurge in violence in
Afghan officials say ISIS militants have attacked the Taliban in the northern Jawzjan province, igniting heavy clashes in which dozens of fighters were killed
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it was "regrettable" that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied her foreign minister a meeting after the diplomat held talks with rights group
Unknown attackers in northern Iraq briefly disable strategic Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline
The EU launched legal action against Hungary Wednesday over a law that could shut a university founded by U.S. billionaire George Soros, the European Commission said
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have almost twice as much voter support as the opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 election, a lead equal to that commanded
President Donald Trump's tax plan will amount to "the biggest tax cut" and the "largest tax reform" in US history, according to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
NEW YORK (AP) — The death of the first black woman on New York’s highest court this month has left both police and admirers mystified. The body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found floating in the
Global leaders Wednesday urged all nations to help "banish forever the evil of chemical weapons", as the world's watchdog warned that decades-long progress towards eliminating them was under threat
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire ph
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Moscow on Thursday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and pursue talks on joint economic projects aimed at a possible breakthrough in
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi paramilitary forces say they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man is facing sentencing in the shooting of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis. Allen Scarsella could go to
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi forces foiled an attempt from Yemen to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in the southern Jazan province on Tuesday using a boat laden with high explosives, the interior ministry
US President Donald Trump promised to start work on a host of major reforms "immediately" upon taking office as US president.
Despite increased rhetoric, many experts dismiss the idea that a conflict between the U.S. and North Korea is imminent, yet there remains the threat
Even if the unthinkable were to happen, state law actually bars Washington’s emergency planners from crafting a plan to specifically address a nuclear attack. The law is a remnant of the end of the C
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Goldblum is returning to the Jurassic Park franchise. The Hollywood Reporter says Goldblum will reprise his role as Dr. Ian Malcolm in next year’s “Jurassic World&
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The mother of an inmate who fell to his death while fighting with a guard at a Pennsylvania county prison has sued several elevator firms she claims are responsible. The laws
French presidential candidate Emmmanuel Macron's campaign team Wednesday confirmed it had been the target of at least five advanced cyber-attack operations since January, which it said had failed to c
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission opened a legal case against Hungary on Wednesday over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a Budapest university founded by U.S. financie
Caitlyn Jenner has released a memoir entitled The Secrets Of My Life. She talks to Women's Hour about the journey she has been on since her transition two years ago.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says next year’s induction ceremony is scheduled for April 14 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. The Rock Hall is located in Cleveland, but t
Turkey's main opposition party is to challenge the outcome of the country's April 16 referendum on expanding presidential powers at the European Court of Human Rights.
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is shooting back at Donald Trump's anti-Canadian trade rhetoric saying she will be "tough and strong" in fighting for Canada's economic interests wi
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday and killed six militants, the military said, in a second day of cross-border raids.
Kati Piri said if President Erdogan implemented his new charter, giving him even more powers, Turkey would close the door on membership.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s youngest daughter has come to the comedian’s defense ahead of a looming sexual assault trial. Evin Cosby writes in an opinion piece for the National Newsp
French conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy said on Wednesday he would vote for centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio are still trying to identify and locate the owner of a pit bull that mauled a man to death. They say no one has come forward as the caretaker of the dog that police
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A MiG-31 fighter jet crashed in eastern Siberia on Wednesday, the TASS news agency cited the Defence Ministry as saying.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested a taxi driver accused of raping a Brazilian woman who had just arrived from abroad at a Bangkok airport. Police Lt. Col. Terdthai Sukthai says the driver was

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