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Drone kills suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

Drone kills suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

A drone strike in Yemen killed six Al-Qaeda members Thursday, a tribal source said, a day after Sanaa reported it had foiled a militant plot to storm a Western-run oil terminal.
Bomb at picnic kills 14 women, children in Afghanistan

Bomb at picnic kills 14 women, children in Afghanistan Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

A bomb planted in an Afghan graveyard killed 14 women and children on Thursday, many of them picnicking at the graveside of a family member during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, officials said.
Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Russia tensions

Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Russia tensions Wed, 07 Aug, 2013

U.S. President Obama has canceled a planned private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid disputes over Edward Snowden and other issues, the administration said Wednesday. The White House said Obama still plans to travel to Russia to attend the Group of 20 economic summit in St. Petersburg. But instead of flying to Moscow afterwards, he intends to head to Sweden.
62 rebels killed in army ambush near Damascus

62 rebels killed in army ambush near Damascus Wed, 07 Aug, 2013

Syrian activists say government forces have killed at least 62 rebel fighters in an ambush near Damascus. The ambush early Wednesday happened in Adra, an area about 35 kilometers from the center of the capital.
Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast

Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast Fri, 15 Feb, 2013

MOBILE, ALABAMA — A crippled cruise ship with more than 4,000 people aboard has reached land, four days after an engine fire knocked out the vessel's power.
Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algeria

Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algeria Sun, 13 Jan, 2013

Algerian security forces on Sunday made grisly discoveries of dozens of bodies at a sprawling natural gas facility, a day after a violent showdown put an end to an international hostage crisis.

Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience

Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan—Taliban suicide bombers carried out a brazen attack in the Afghan capital on Monday, the second in less than a week and a sign that insurgents are determined to keep fighting despite recent overtures of peace from the U.S. and Afghan government.

 

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

Germany has sent 240 soldiers to southern Turkey as part of a NATO mission using Patriot missiles to deter cross-border airstrikes from war-torn Syria. Units are also being provided by the Netherlands and the US.

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FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team

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UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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