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Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75

Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75 Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

 An Islamic State suicide bomber struck inside a famed shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two years.
Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52

Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52 Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

A powerful car bomb ripped through a used car market in the south of Iraq's capital Thursday, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year, officials said.
Syrian opposition wants Geneva talks on political transition

Syrian opposition wants Geneva talks on political transition Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

The main Syrian opposition body said on Wednesday it wanted face-to-face negotiations with the Damascus government about a political transition at peace talks that are due to begin in Geneva next week.
MSF urges aid access in Yemen

MSF urges aid access in Yemen Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday urged all warring parties in Yemen to allow aid deliveries, saying it had treated more than 55,000 people wounded during a Saudi-led intervention in the country.
Ukraine declares state of energy emergency

Ukraine declares state of energy emergency Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers.
Baghdad suicide car bomb kills nine

Baghdad suicide car bomb kills nine Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle in a Shiite majority neighbourhood of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, an interior ministry official said.
North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia

North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

 The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been murdered in Malaysia, a South Korean government source said on Tuesday.
Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a first stunning departure from the president's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration.
Mass evacuation as rain strains tallest US dam

Mass evacuation as rain strains tallest US dam Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

Almost 200,000 people were under evacuation orders in northern California Monday after a threat of catastrophic failure at the United States' tallest dam.
Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack

Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

Some 1,000 people protested in Zagreb on Monday calling for tolerance after unknown attackers released tear gas in a nightclub hosting a gay party at the weekend.
Trump says US will deal with North Korea 'very strongly'

Trump says US will deal with North Korea 'very strongly' Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to "deal with" North Korea, calling it "a big, big problem" without mentioning the ballistic missile it test-fired over the weekend or any planned American response.
Blast kills at least 13 in Pakistani city of Lahore, 83 injured

Blast kills at least 13 in Pakistani city of Lahore, 83 injured Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

An explosion near the Punjab provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 13 people and wounded 83 others on Monday, a senior police official said.

North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump

North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

North Korea appeared to fire a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who stood with the Japanese leader as Shinzo Abe called the move "intolerable."
Seven killed in militant battle in India's Kashmir

Seven killed in militant battle in India's Kashmir Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

Four militants and two Indian soldiers were among seven people killed in a gun battle in Kashmir on Sunday, a police spokesman said, the latest sign of increasing tension in the Himalayan region disputed by nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan.
At least five protesters killed in Saturday's demos in Baghdad

At least five protesters killed in Saturday's demos in Baghdad Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

At least five protesters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr were killed, and 174 others wounded, in clashes that happened Saturday with Iraqi security forces in downtown Baghdad, according to an updated toll by the interior ministry on Sunday.

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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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