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Feb 27 2017

Iraqi army takes major district from Daesh in W. Mosul

Iraqi officials said they had information that recent attacks in Baghdad had been organised from inside Syria. Both the sprawling Ghazlani military base and the airport w...

Feb 26 2017

MTN denounces South Africa xenophobic violence

Some said they had lost jobs to the foreigners. Zuma said that South Africans could not be accused of xenophobia because the country had more immigrants than Europe a...

Feb 26 2017

Donald Trump promises 'greatest military build-up in American history'

The president went on to condemn outlets for using a number of anonymous sources for stories , saying that they "make up sources" and "they're very dishonest people". Hi...

Feb 25 2017

Xenophobia: Why Nigerians may attack South African companies in Nigeria - Fani-Kayode

Many unemployed South Africans accuse foreigners of taking their jobs. "These attacks should not be allowed to continue because it is a big setback", he said. Earlier...

Feb 24 2017

UN Syria envoy expects no breakthrough at new round of Syria talks

The Syrian opposition says the fate of President Bashar al-Assad is on the agenda of the new talks on Syria's conflict in Geneva - something the government has refused ...

Feb 24 2017

(Audio) Winter Storm Warning Now Includes West Point Area

Up to 12 inches is predicted with higher amounts possible in scattered locations. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.* TIMING .Rain, or a rain and snow mix Th...

Feb 23 2017

Mexico: Government Will Reject Unilateral US Immigration Policies, Foreign Minister Says

President Donald Trump made immigration and border control a key part of his campaign. And just this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security outlined policies that...

Feb 23 2017

France training 'drone-hunting-eagles' amid fears of possible terror attack

Usually, the birds of prey - generally falcons or northern goshawks - scare birds away from the runway to reduce the risk of aircraft accidents. After being hit with se...

Feb 23 2017

Deadline approaching for Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

The developer of the project, Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, has maintained that the pipeline across four states from western North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois...

Feb 23 2017

Skepta, Beyonce, Bowie Up For Brit Awards

The nominees include Drake, Beyonce and David Bowie. I'm completely delighted to have a Brit for being the best male, but I am, aren't I Kate? Global female solo artist...

Feb 23 2017

Conservative US justices skeptical in cross-border shooting case

But then the full court overturned that panel's ruling, deciding that because Sergio was a Mexican citizen in Mexico his family could not claim that his killing was a vio...

Feb 23 2017

French frontrunner Macron wants United Kingdom talent to move to France after Brexit

Le Pen's visit. "The mufti's office regrets this inappropriate behaviour in such meetings". However, according to a statement issued by the mufti's office, Le Pen's a...

Feb 23 2017

Amazon Sales: One-Day Discount Code Announced As 'Thank You' To Customers

Still, the offer applies for anything else sold on Amazon , which obviously covers a lot of territory. Just use the code BIGTHANKS . That 17.2 percent off your first ...

Feb 22 2017

Two local Jewish Community Centers evacuated following bomb threats

A recent study by CNN found 48 Jewish centres in 27 USA states and one Canadian province received almost bomb threats during January of this year alone. The JCC hasht...

Feb 22 2017

Donald Trump's visit to be debated, protested at British parliament

British lawmakers on Monday kicked off a debate on whether to withdraw an invitation to President Trump for a state visit - an offer that had been extended by the British...

Feb 22 2017

Malaysia: Health Officials Rule Out Heart Attack, Puncture Wounds in Kim Death

Malaysian police said several North Korean agents are behind the killing. Kim Jong Nam was estranged from his younger brother and had been living overseas for years. Th...

Feb 22 2017

U.S. tourists, pilot killed after charter plane crashes into Australian shopping mall

Professor Roger Stone, Director of the International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences at the University of Southern Queensland, who worked for many years as an aviatio...

Feb 21 2017

Slain Whittier officer honored with procession

The identities of the officers have not been released. The Whittier Sheriff's Department said the incident, which also left a suspect injured, happened around 8:30 a.m....

Feb 21 2017

Death Toll Rises to 39 in Mogadishu Blast

But police commander Mohamed Abdukadir says the strike only targeted civilian houses and the force has no idea where it was sacked from. "A lot of them were dead", he sai...

Feb 21 2017

Trump was told in January that Flynn misled Pence, WH says

In his letter of resignation , Flynn said he had "inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with t...