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Syria: Over 100 killed as bombers strike in Homs and Damascus

ISIS today claimed responsibility for the deadly attacks which killed at least 122 people and left several injured in strongholds of the Syrian regime on Sunday. Syrian state media reported that the separate car bomb...


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El Chapo's wife says she fears for his life

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has said in an interview that she fears for the life of her husband, adding that harsh conditions are being used by the Mexican government to...


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Tropical Cyclone Winston begins to make landfall in Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Winston has started to make landfall in Fiji. The storm is the most powerful storm to hit Fiji. The weather experts tracked the powerful storm when it was moving through the narrow waterway ocean in between...


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US warplanes attack IS training camp in Libya

An Islamic State training camp in rural Libya was pounded by American F-15E fighter-bombers on Friday. The camp was located near the Tunisian border. The attack killed dozens, probably including an IS operative considered...


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North Korea is preparing attacks: Seoul's spy service

A senior South Korean official today said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for launching "terror" attacks on South Koreans. South Korean presidential official Kim Sung-woo said the...


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Obama expected to visit Cuba in March

US President Barack Obama is planning to make a historic visit to Cuba in March. Obama is going to become the first sitting American president to visit Cuba in 80 years, as the two Cold War-era foes plan to take steps aimed...


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China deploys missiles in South China Sea

US and Taiwan officials today said that surface-to-air missiles are deployed by China on a disputed island in the South China Sea. Beijing took the decision at a time when US President Barack Obama met rival claimants...


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Several feared trapped after building collapses due to gas explosion in Russia

At least one person died and several are feared trapped under the debris after the collapse of a residential building on Tuesday in the Russian city of Yaroslavl, about 164 miles north of Moscow. The building collapsed...


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Nigeria: 58 die in suicide bomb attacks

At least 58 people died in northeast Nigeria after two female suicide bombers attacked a camp for people left homeless by Boko Haram militants, emergency services said on Wednesday. The attack took place in Dikwa...


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South Korea announces to suspend joint-run Kaesong industrial complex

South Korea today announced its decision to suspend operations at Kaesong industrial complex which is run in cooperation with North Korea. The move is seen as Seoul's response to a recent rocket launch and nuclear test by...


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Iraqi woman charged for involvement in Kayla Mueller's death

A federal court on Monday charged the wife of a senior Islamic State leader with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and being involved in the death of the aid worker, the Justice Department said. Nisreen...


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8 dead, 50 injured in head-on train collision in Germany

At least eight people died and 50 suffered serious injuries following a head-on collision between two trains in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, a police spokesman said. The spokesman added that between...


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Survivors rescued from debris 2 days after Taiwan quake

Rescuers today pulled out at least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, from under the rubble of a high-rise apartment building toppled by a powerful quake which hit Taiwan two days ago.


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South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea's boat

Tensions between South and North Korea increased again today with the former firing warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat. The reaction from South Korean side came just a day after Pyongyang provoked international...


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Will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him: Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today released a statement saying that he will accept arrest on Friday if a UN panel rules he has not been arbitrarily detained. It is notable that Assange in living in the Ecuadorian embassy...


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Somalia plane blast: Terror group Al Shabaab named as prime suspects

Islamist militant group Al Shabaab was on Wednesday named as the prime suspect in the bomb blast that tore open a plane and killed one passenger over Somalia. The Airbus A321 was forced to make an emergency...


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Somalia plane forces emergency landing after explosion, fire

A Somalian commercial airliner was forced to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport on Tuesday after an explosion and fire blew a hole in the plane. The pilot said he thought it was a bomb...


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Japan vows to shoot down North Korea rocket

Japanese military has been asked to remain on alert over North Korean plans for a satellite launch, which Tokyo sees as a long-range missile test. North Korea's neighbour South Korea has also warned the isolated communist...


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About 10,000 young migrants unaccounted for: Europol

Europol Chief of Staff Brian Donald on Monday that authorities dealing with migrant crisis in Europe have lost track of about 10,000 unaccompanied children, sparking fears that organized crime gangs may have...


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'No deal yet' on Britain's EU renegotiation: Tusk

European Union President Donald Tusk on Sunday said that no deal was reached between the EU and British Prime Minister David Cameron in talks which were held in London to agree changes to Britain's membership of the 28...


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European countries tighten asylum rules to tackle refugee waves

In an apparent effort to control the surge of refugees, European countries including Germany have tightened asylum rules in the new year amid reports that the influx of refugees is affecting the local societies.


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North Korea prepares to launch long-range missile: report

North Korea is reportedly preparing a long-range missile launch and the isolated communist nation may do this as early as next week. Japan's Kyodo news agency reported that an anonymous Japanese government official has claimed...


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Four dead in school shooting in Canada, suspect caught

The gunman allegedly behind the killing of four people and injuring several others in Canada's worst school violence in a decade first shot his two brothers at home before firing at the remote community high school, a family...


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Putin 'probably approved' Litvinenko's murder: UK inquiry

A British judge today said that the radiation poisoning of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London was approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Judge Robert Owen made the statement after the conclusion...


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At least 21 killed in attack on Bacha Khan University in Pakistan

Militants attacked a university in northwest Pakistan today, killing at least 21 people. The militants of Pakistan Taliban raided the university during a ceremony to ensure maximum casualties. The security forces...


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Islamic State acknowledges death of 'Jihadi John' in magazine

The Islamic State (IS) group on Tuesday confirmed the death of the group's infamous masked militant known as "Jihadi John," who beheaded several Western hostages. The IS acknowledged his death in an...


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Germany seeks to stop arrival of migrants from North Africa

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party on Monday said that Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia must be declared "safe countries of origin" by Berlin as it would make it easier to reject asylum requests by its nationals.


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British lawmakers decide against banning Donald Trump

British lawmakers on Monday debated whether to ban Donald Trump from the country and during the three-hour debate, legislators from Britain's main parties stood to call the Republican presidential hopeful an attention...


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Burkina Faso attack: 23 killed in hotel siege, many freed

At least 23 people died after terrorists attacked a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso overnight, firing indiscriminately and seizing hostages. An al Qaeda-linked terror group claimed responsibility for the...


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Seven dead as suicide attackers hit Jakarta

At least seven people died after suicide attackers struck the Indonesian capital Jakarta today with a series of explosions and gunfire that damaged a Starbucks cafe and created panic in an embassy district.


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