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BBC News | 2016-02-07

The number of people reporting being raped by someone they met on a dating app or website has risen six-fold in five years, official figures show. There were


Voa News | 2016-02-07

VOA News Niger has gained the release of an elderly Australian woman kidnapped last month along with her husband by jihadists in neighboringBurkina Faso. Niger


Star Telegram | 2016-02-06

Santos made the statement while announcing that a U.S. medical-scientific team will arrive to help


The Associated Press | 2016-02-06

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan


Press TV | 2016-02-06

A top Iranian military commander says a “definite” defeat awaits Saudi Arabia if it sends troops to Syria. “Sending troops by Saudi


The Irish Times | 2016-02-06

Tens of thousands of Syrians sought refuge in Turkey on Saturday, while those who have already made the crossing waited and worried about the fate of their









The Times of India | 2016-02-04

Elixir-of-youth treatments that slow ageing could be on the horizon after an extraordinary experiment in which the lifespan of mice was extended by up to 35 per


Penn Live | 2016-02-04

Donald Trump is a loser. In Iowa, at least. But he has a better chance of winning a Nobel Peace Prize than you do. That’s because somebody, maybe as a joke and


Yahoo Daily News | 2016-02-04

By Gabriele Pileri SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO, Italy (Reuters) – The body of one of the most popular Roman Catholic saints, the mystic monk Padre Pio, began an


Yahoo Daily News | 2016-02-04

By Andrea Shalal MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif.(Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday the U.S. military was keeping a


The Times of India | 2016-02-04

CATONSVILLE: President Barack Obama made his first visit to a US mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americansaccustomed to pop-culture

The Guardian | 2016-02-03

Defence minister deploys warships in Sea of Japan and Patriotinterceptors on land, saying missile will be destroyed if it threatensJapanese territory


Press TV | 2016-02-03

A third of the Europe-bound refugees making perilous sea crossings fromTurkey to Greece are now children, the United Nations (UN) says, adding that there are


ISLAMIC State is being pushed back but a global coalition’s efforts to destroy it must continue “relentlessly”, US Secretary of State John Kerrysays. ...


Yahoo Daily News | 2016-02-03

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa


BBC News | 2016-02-03

Media captionPrime minister responds to BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg‘s question David Cameron is to attempt to persuadeConservative MPs to back a





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Denver Post | 2016-01-29

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — New satellite images, video footage and witness accounts show that dozens of people killed by Burundian security forces in December


Deccan Herald | 2016-01-29

The US will continue to counter terror plotters of Islamic State militant group in any country where necessary, President Barack Obama has said while directing


Raw Story | 2016-01-29

In Donald Trump’s absence from the Republican presidential debate on Thursday, his rivals chided the billionaire front-runner for skipping the event and


Chosun Ilbo | 2016-01-29

Korean and Japanese civic groups have joined hands in submitting hundreds of documents to UNESCO about historic Korean peace missions to Japan. They want them


BBC News | 2016-01-29

The UK is said to be closing in on a deal that would allow it to deny in-work benefits to workers from other parts of the EU for up to four years. A source






The Guardian | 2016-01-28

Darren Read cleared of fraud a day after five brokers were found not guilty of helping jailed UBS trader Tom Hayes rig interest rate


The Times of India | 2016-01-28

LUANG PRABANG: A number of UNESCO‘s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following: MACHU PICCHU, PERU This magnificent “lost city of the


Al Jazeera | 2016-01-28

Scientists pursuing the biological roots of schizophrenia have identified a potential factor – a normal brain process that gets kicked into overdrive – that


BBC News | 2016-01-28

The first time Aung San Suu Kyi‘s party won a general election theBurmese army refused to accept the result. So it’s understandable that everything she’s done


Yahoo Daily News | 2016-01-28

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obamawarned on Wednesday against the rise of religious intolerance in veiled criticism of Republican


Canberra Times | 2016-01-28

The recent outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in South Americaserves as a stark reminder of the health risks linked to a warming world, health experts




Belfast Telegraph | 2016-01-27

Today the world is called upon to remember the millions of Jewish and other victims of what the then Chief Rabbi Dr Joseph Herman Hertzcalled “the Satanic


Chicago Sun-Times | 2016-01-27

MARSHALLTOWN, IowaDonald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator


Voa News | 2016-01-27

VOA News A U.N. panel is asking the Security Council to set up an inquiry into alleged violations of international law by all sides in Yemen. The experts say in


Opposing Views | 2016-01-27

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Rome began with a visit to theCapitoline Museum, but Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was careful not to offend


Yahoo Daily News | 2016-01-27

By Brendan O’Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A Milwaukee man who authorities said was planning to kill dozens of people in a mass shooting at a Masonic temple | 2016-01-26

Four British women completed their 8,500-mile trip across the Pacific Ocean Monday, becoming the first four-person crew to row from San Francisco to Cairns,


Business Insider | 2016-01-26

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to establish a political mission to monitor and verify a future | 2016-01-25

The 2016 presidential campaign is well underway and it appears everyone wants to get into the act – and now, add Ben & Jerry’s founder Ben Cohen, co-founder and | 2016-01-25

Scientists are trying to figure out why 17 dead sperm whales have washed up on the shores of England, Germany and the Netherlands in the past month, The | 2016-01-25

In (literally) the blink of an eye, two software engineers have created a robot that can solve the famous 3D combination puzzle known as Rubik’s Cube, multiple | 2016-01-25

In a 6-3 decision announced Monday, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must be allowed to seek

Engadget | 2016-01-25

The Hubble Space Telescope still isn’t done providing insights and pretty pictures — far from it. Researchers have published a composite Hubbleimage showing


BBC News | 2016-01-25

A deadly funnel-web spider with a leg span of 10cm (about 4in) is the largest specimen ever handed in to Australia’s only venom-milking programme. The spider,


The Guardian | 2016-01-25

Vessel attached to Fugro Discovery lost while searching for Malaysia Airlines plane missing with 239 people on board


Press TV | 2016-01-24

Israeli former President Shimon Peres has been rushed to hospital for chest pains, a week after being treated for a heart attack. Emergencymedics went


Sierra Express Media | 2016-01-24

15 years of implementing UN Security Council resolution 1325 in AfricaAs conflicts and crises in Africa took a more complex turn in recent years, there has


Dawn | 2016-01-23

BEIRUT: Suspected Russian raids killed 33 civilians in war-ravaged eastern Syria on Saturday, amid reports US forces are building up an air base to bolster