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Aug 15 2016

Swiss train attacker dies of his injuries

Both a woman and the attacker were in critical condition, according to Swiss broadcaster SRF, citing the St Gallen police. Police said on Sunday that they are searching...

Aug 15 2016

Women burn burkas as Islamic State flee city of Manbij

A Syrian Kurdish official says US -backed fighters are now in control of a northern Syrian town that until recently was a stronghold of the Islamic State group. Monitor...

Aug 15 2016

Apparent Boko Haram Video Claims Some Schoolgirls Killed In Nigerian Airstrikes

The video shows a Boko Haram militant flanked by some 50 young girls dressed in headscarves demanding the release of fighters in exchange for the girls, the BBC reports...

Aug 15 2016

Hillary Clinton releases tax returns to pressure Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton , 68, gave dozens of paid speeches in 2013, 2014 and 2015 but gave up on that before launching her White House run in April 2015. The Clintons have disc...

Aug 15 2016

National Guard put on standby after violence in USA city of Milwaukee

There have been at least three arrests made, according to Mayor Tom Barrett. Police said the man was armed, but it wasn't clear whether he was pointing the gun or aiming ...

Aug 14 2016

Donald Trump: Obama Founding ISIS Claim Was Sarcasm

Asked whether he thought it was "appropriate to call the sitting president of the United States the founder of a terrorist organization that wants to kill Americans", Tru...

Aug 14 2016

Monroe County health officials confirm Zika virus case

In the past 48 hours, USA health officials have declared a public health state of emergency in Puerto Rico where the number of Zika virus infections have doubled to mor...

Aug 14 2016

Venezuela: Referendum threat to Maduro recedes

Under the law, if the recall vote is held after the first half of the current president's term - on January 10 - and Maduro loses, there would be no early general electio...

Aug 14 2016

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

The most recent targets are sports figures, with retired soccer star Hakan Sukur the latest to be sought on charges of membership in "an armed terror group", which as alw...

Aug 14 2016

More than 200 civilians killed in 4 months in Yemen war

The armed Houthis and their allies in the General People's Congress (GPC) party headed by powerful ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh control Sanaa and have withstood thou...

Aug 14 2016

Conviction overturned for "Making a Murderer" case

Undoubtedly, Dassey's overturned conviction will play a part in Netflix's second season of Making A Murderer , which has been been confirmed to be in production. For t...

Aug 14 2016

Pelosi warns colleagues of harassing calls and messages

Instead, Russian hackers whom security experts believe are affiliated with the Russian government continued to have access to Democratic Party computers for months during...

Aug 13 2016

Coordinated Blasts Leave 4 Dead, 34 Injured In Southern Thailand

Police said it was too soon to say who was behind the attacks, but added that they have ruled out global terrorism or a long-running insurgency in the country's Islamic s...

Aug 13 2016

Muslim woman mistaken for terrorist sues Chicago officers

They wrote that she was at " a brisk pace, in a determined manner ". The lawsuit alleges that the police acted with prejudice and "with malice". Al Matar wears the ...

Aug 13 2016

Kashmir remains paralysed for 34th consecutive day

Police said except for stone pelting incidents at three places in Kupwara, Bandipora and Anantnag districts, the overall law and order situation had generally remained ca...

Aug 13 2016

Almaz Ayana blitzes 10k world record to claim Olympic gold in Rio

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana demolished the women's 10,000-metre world record to win gold in the first athletics final of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday, finishing her ra...

Aug 13 2016

Trump Responds to Frenzy Over 2nd Amendment Remarks, Blasts Media as 'Rigged'

Speaking at a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Trump said: " If [Hillary Clinton] gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks ". The Republican nominee sug...

Aug 13 2016

Court Ruling Bars Thousands Of Members From Labour Contest

In the ballot in Islington South last week, 121 members backed Mr Corbyn against 54 who supported Mr Smith. But Mr Corbyn, who has set up a Brexit monitoring group, sa...

Aug 13 2016

Pennsylvania attorney general won't testify at perjury trial

Closing arguments will begin on Monday. Mondesire was one of the central figures in a grand jury report Kane is accused of leaking to the Philadelphia Daily News in 2...

Aug 12 2016

Labour members win leadership vote case

A judge ruled on Monday in favour of five supporters who accused Labour's National Executive Committee (NEC) of unlawfully "freezing" them out of the contest despite th...