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Six suspected members of Daesh (ISIS) were arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany on Wednesday in an operation led by Spanish authorities investigating an extremist recruiting network, the Spanish int
A Japanese budget airline apologized Wednesday for forcing a wheelchair-bound man to crawl up a set of stairs to board his flight
Portion taken from ISIL by anti-terrorism units
Hungarian PM says refugees should be moved "out of Europe"
Rival Cypriot leaders meet on Wednesday to resume efforts to solve one of the world's longest-running political crises in what the island's UN envoy billed as the "best chance" for peace
Venezuela's army has been put on alert after four grenades were hurled at the Supreme Court from a helicopter, President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday, in a potentially dramatic escalation of the violen
The bodies of at least 25 migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe were found near Tripoli Tuesday, the Libyan Red Crescent said. Some of the corpses were washed ashore on a beach near the Libyan c
WASHINGTON - Abbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities. The latest addition to that list: Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Presid
Nigerian energy businessman, Kola Aluko, declared wanted by the EFCC, has been identified as the owner of Apartment 79, a penthouse apartment in One57, one of New York City’s most expensive residentia
Six suspected members of the Islamic State group were arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany on Wednesday in an operation led by Spanish authorities investigating a jihadist recruiting network, the Sp
PARIS - The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, which was hit by malicious s
A statement said the People’s Protection Units fired on Turkish territory overnight with anti-aircraft weapons from Syria’s Afrin region.
American actor and comedian Bill Cosby said he has no plans to hold town hall events to discuss sexual assault
PARIS - The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 8 a.m. An official says operations at a terminal at India's busiest container por
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his family have wrapped up their five-day vacation on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali and headed to the historic city of Yogjaka
Damage caused by protests over the use of land in Milnerton has been estimated to cost around R2m to repair.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending his first re-election fundraiser Wednesday night, at his own hotel in Washington. He’s already spent five evenings on the road at political
China should allow 61-year-old Liu to seek treatment elsewhere "if it would be of help," Ambassador Terry Branstad told reporters at his first public appearance since arriving in Beijing th
OPEC oil basket’s price stood at $44.23 per barrel on June 27, or $1.09 more than on June 26.
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it is suing its joint venture partner Western Digital over the U.S. company’s opposition to a plan to sell the Japanese electronics and energy giant
The UN mission is continuing to extract and destroy other weapons and munitions stashed in remote hiding places.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The emergency calls Tuesday ca
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered an investigation on Wednesday into The Situation Room, a consortium of rights groups which criticized local elections this month that ha
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months ago, Republicans condemned political groups aligned with President Donald Trump for doing almost nothing to promote a health care bill. Now they think one of the groups
Iran's UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres circulated on Tuesday that Tillerson's comments are also "a flagrant violation" of t
MADRID (Reuters) - Six people have been arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany accused of links to the Islamist militant group Islamic State, and the indoctrination and radicalization of potential mem
SALT LAKE CITY - Firefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation ......
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The home of "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in California. Nicole Perna, a spokeswoman for the 42-year-old actor, says ...
The prosecution has closed its case against Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou accused of plotting to kill his wife Jayde.
There is growing concern that Beijing was steadily eroding the "one country, two systems" principle put in place after it took control of the Asian financial hub.
The home of The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki - who plays Dr Leonard Hofstadter - has been destroyed by a wildfire in California.
Speaking from Washington, where he held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Saudi position was unaccep
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman living in the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee for the last decade is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges after being charged with hiding her ties to the kidn
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is not let off the hook regarding the explanation required on the naturalisation of the Guptas.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military said on Wednesday, warning the number of re
China has cut off all official communication with Taipei and has upped military drills while Taiwan is developing home-grown defence systems in response to what it sees as a growing threat. 
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military has engaged in deadly clashes with ethnic minority rebels in the northeast in the past week, state media reported on Wednesday, as concern grows for three reporte
Germany creates American jobs, Angela Merkel said Tuesday, in response to criticism from the White House over Germany exporting significantly more than it imports, reported Politico. Speaking at the a
Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers has said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party will force a vote in parliament on Wednesday over a pay cap for public sector employees, the first test of whether Prime Minister Theresa May can m
Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.
Filing serves as retroactive admission that Paul Manafort performed work on behalf of Ukraine
A vibrant animation will be projected on to the Sydney Opera House every night at sunset.
The Turkish Armed Forces entered the Syrian city of Idlib.
People who follow the news closely might have anticipated the coming of a full VPN ban
A superstitious 80-year-old threw the coins at the engine while she stood on the stairs waiting to board a China Southern Airlines flight to "pray for safety".
NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City’s Shakespeare in the Park after it lost fundin
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cross over the old Louisville & Nashville Railroad in this town remembered for its Civil War encampment and you’ll see the first signs — there’s fresh antici
The Navy's new destroyer, a domestically designed and produced vessel, was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard (Group), Shanghai.  
The French foreign ministry refused to say whether it had information about possible preparations by for a chemical attack.
A father-of-three was shot and killed on Eid while sitting in car with his wife in Hanover Park.
Internet users reported on June 24 that the video clip with Thai subtitles was inaccessible
"The number you have right now is 27, (it) may increase significantly once we are able to validate all this information," a spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the murderous Laura in “Logan” to the mysterious Eleven in “Stranger Things” to the audacious determination of Mija in “Okja,” opening Wedn
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is “personally offended” after she saw a photo of a 20-pound (9-kilogram) lobster being handled by a Transportat
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which manages the city's aging public transit system, said the situation was under investigation.
Venezuela's president has said a stolen police helicopter fired on the country's Supreme Court in what he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power.
India's largest container port was also impacted by a cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tue
NEW YORK (AP) — An iconic castle in New York City’s Central Park is set to undergo a $6 million restoration this fall. NY1 television reports (http://bit.ly/2tjADA6 ) Belvedere Castle, a 19th c
Florida might have solved its long-running quarterback problem with the addition of Notre Dame transfer Malik Zaire. That move became official last week, and as a graduate transfer, Zaire will be imm
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