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Press TV | 2016-05-01

The United States is working on “specific initiatives” to reduce violent attacks in Syria, particularly to stop the bloodshed in the province of


Press TV | 2016-04-30

More than 80 people are still missing after a boat transporting 110refugees sank off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea, says a spokesman for the


Voa News | 2016-04-30

China has denied a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier access to a port in Hong Kong. The Pentagon said Friday the USS Stennis and its accompanying vessels were refused


Press TV | 2016-04-30

Warring sides of the conflict in Yemen have begun face-to-face negotiations for the first time since an ongoing round of talks started under the auspices of the


WASHINGTON (AP) — Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in



Business Insider | 2016-04-30

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Facebook shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company’s plan to issue new Class C stock,


The Hindu | 2016-04-30

NASA scientists have found new insights into how the Moon got its mysterious “tattoos” — swirling patterns of light and dark found at over a


Denver Post | 2016-04-30

The two sides face off in Aleppo, where 15 die at a mosque and 10 in opposition neighborhoods. DAMASCUS, Syria — The Syrian army and rebels unleashed


The Miami Herald | 2016-04-30

The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by


Donald Trump had to squeeze through a hole in a fence to speak at theCalifornia Republican Convention Friday. [...] his supporters swaggered into the | 2016-04-29

Barack Obama left more than just cuddly toys behind at Kensington Palace, judging from a newly released comedy sketch that suggests theBritish royals have also | 2016-04-29

A friend of the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at a Charleston church last year pleaded guilty Friday to lying to

The Associated Press | 2016-04-29

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria&aposs civil war (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say government warplanes have


BBC News | 2016-04-29

By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer Nico Rosberg comfortably outpacedLewis Hamilton to head first practice at the Russian Grand Prix. TheMercedes team-mates led


Business Insider | 2016-04-29

BEIJING (Reuters) – China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China’s ambitious lunar exploration


Belfast Telegraph | 2016-04-29

An envelope containing a suspicious white powdery substance has been opened at Trump Tower by staff working on Donald Trump‘s Republicanpresidential campaign.


BBC News | 2016-04-29

British astronaut Tim Peake is set to take part in an experiment to control a machine on Earth from his base on the International Space Station. Orbiting 250..


Belfast Telegraph | 2016-04-29

The UN says the world should be “ashamed” after warning people in Syriaare starving without medical care. Stephen O’Brien, the UN’s under secretary-general for


BBC News | 2016-04-29

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he was keen to “forge new links across the Atlantic” as he arrived in Cuba for a historic visit. MrHammond‘s arrival

The Washington Post | 2016-04-28

One of the primary channels through which terrorist organizations get hard cash is ransom payments for hostages. Some, like Abu Sayyaf, a group in the


Time Magazine | 2016-04-28

Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed that his country will prevent war from breaking out between North and South Korea,


BBC News | 2016-04-28

An unmanned rocket has been launched from Russia‘s new Vostochny cosmodrome, following a delay 24 hours earlier that drew the ire ofVladimir Putin. The launch


The Oslo Times | 2016-04-28

April 28, Sydney: Papua New Guinea and Australia will hold urgent talks next week over asylum seekers held at an “illegal” detention centre on Manus


BBC News | 2016-04-28

The US has returned an ancient Buddhist stone sculpture to Pakistan, from where it was stolen in the 1980s. The 2nd Century piece, depictingBuddha‘s footprints | 2016-04-28

Bernie Sanders can thank a patient ferry captain for helping to cement hisDemocratic presidential primary victory in the sleepy resort community ofBlock | 2016-04-28

The identification of a 19-year-old Canadian woman found savagely stabbed to death in Los Angeles in 1969 has brought some closure to her last living immediate

Asia Times | 2016-04-27

(From AFP) Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at “neutralizing” Islamic militants who beheaded a


DNA India | 2016-04-27

–> The fight for Tibetan autonomy is reignited once more as exiledTibetans have elected a political leader to push their campaign forward.Tibetans in exile


Business Insider | 2016-04-27

“One of the things that we have been doing is spending a lot more time positioning our missile defense systems, so that even as we try to resolve the underlying


DNA India | 2016-04-27

–> Despite a flurry of research, little is known about the virus. Brazil‘s outbreak of Zika virus — which has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly


BBC News | 2016-04-27

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has challenged Nicola Sturgeon to a head-to-head debate on the EU membership referendum. Mr Farage said he would “love to have a debate | 2016-04-27

Carly Fiorina and a handful of other possible vice presidential running mates for Ted Cruz are submitting tax returns, said a source familiar with the process


Dawn | 2016-04-26

RIYADH: Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday unveiled a bold economic overhaul of the oil-dependent kingdom under the Saudi Arabia Vision


The Guardian | 2016-04-26

State-sanctioned TV drama will focus on the Communist Party’s resolve to eradicate corruption


DNA India | 2016-04-26

–> The US military has repeatedly conducted operations disputing China’smaritime claims, aiming to demonstrate that the international community does not


The Guardian | 2016-04-26

Australia records 12.5% of first episode’s piracy via BitTorrent, Indiacomes second, followed by the US and the UK


The Washington Times | 2016-04-26

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said Monday night that she would make sure half her Cabinet members were women. During an MSNBC town hall, | 2016-04-26

A 12-year-old Palestinian girl, imprisoned by Israel after she confessed to planning a stabbing attack on Israelis in a West Bank settlement, returnedhome | 2016-04-26

Two people, including a leading gay rights activist, were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, the latest in a







BAGHDAD, IraqKurdish troops and Iraqi Shiite forces exchanged mortar and machine-gun fire Sunday, in a flare-up that killed at least 12 people and raised | 2016-04-25

Article by Guest Writer Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir There is a common denominator among successful human development projects, be they in the field of education,


The Guardian | 2016-04-25

Nepal is slowly recovering after much of the country was levelled a year ago, but it needs foreign trekkers to return to finance the rebuilding


Belfast Telegraph | 2016-04-25

The migrant crisis, security fears, and trade deal delays will dominate a summit of the EU’s biggest nations and the US. Monday’s meeting of the G5 group of


BBC News | 2016-04-25

Egypt‘s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has urged citizens to defend the state and its institutions from “evil” forces ahead of planned anti-government protests.


Voa News | 2016-04-25

Preliminary vote tallies in Serbia show the coalition of pro-EuropeanUnion parties led by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic sweeping to a landslide win in

WPTV | 2016-04-25

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There is strong evidence that Mexican police tortured some of the key suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 students, according


Business Insider | 2016-04-24

LONDON (AP) — President Barack Obama flew out of Britain Sunday after warning that it could take a decade for the U.K. to negotiate a new trade agreement with


Taipei Times | 2016-04-23

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday said she would appeal toSouth American trade blocs if she is removed from office, blasting the push to impeach her


The Associated Press | 2016-04-23

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and topEuropean Union officials arrived near Turkey&aposs border with Syria on Saturday in a bid to


Deccan Herald | 2016-04-23

Barack Obama has described Prince George as “adorable” after the 2-year-old son of Prince William and Kate Middleton was allowed to stay up past his bed-time to


Xinhua | 2016-04-23

DAMASCUS, April 22 (Xinhua) — The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed on Friday it has captured the pilot of a warplane crashed southeast of Damascus, | 2016-04-22

A startup called Juggernaut is trying to get India’s smartphone users to read more with its new e-books app, Mashable reports. Although India has the

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