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Sep 06 2016

43 killed and dozens wounder in five explosions in Syria

Government forces withdrew from Hasakeh in August after street battles with Kurdish forces, which took control of the city, though the state's police force remained in pl...

Sep 06 2016

Dollar dips vs yen as bets on imminent BOJ easing fade

Asian markets rose on Monday as investors in the region got their first chance to react to Friday's market-friendly jobs numbers from the U.S. But it was still a solid ...

Sep 06 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine Prompts National Weather Service Warning

Mercer says the path of the storm is still uncertain, so people should check their weather forecasts in case the intensity changes. Post-Tropical Storm Hermine was stil...

Sep 05 2016

'We don't trade in territories' - Putin on Kuril dispute

But Putin told Bloomberg that even if Russian Federation wanted to influence the election they wouldn't have intelligence to do so. Putin said that Russian Federati...

Sep 05 2016

Pakistan hit by attack on Christian colony and court bombing

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility and vowed to carry out more attacks. On Friday, a suicide bomber blew himself ...

Sep 05 2016

Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried

Karimov's youngest daughter Lola wrote on Facebook that "he has left us..." The end of Karimov's monolithic presidency leaves no apparent successor, as well as concern ...

Sep 05 2016

Indian premier offers loan, defense cooperation in Vietnam

The line of credit is just one of a dozen agreements India and Vietnam signed in Hanoi during Modi's state visit. Condemning violence against Dalits, Prime Minister N...

Sep 05 2016

Obama warns against global warming's impact on Pacific atoll

It will be almost as hard for Obama to ignore North Korea, with the Stalinist state already threatening to provoke the first crisis of the next president's administration...

Sep 05 2016

FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

Hillary Clinton told FBI investigators no one at the State Department raised concerns with her about using private email servers to conduct government business during her...

Sep 05 2016

UN chief asks nations to accelerate efforts to join Paris pact

They hailed their new era of climate cooperation as the best chance for saving the planet. This would be followed by a meeting of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, Chin...

Sep 04 2016

Hit by strike, Delhi govt looks at engaging nurses on daily wages

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung invoked the ESMA against the striking nurses, terming the agitation completely illegal. "Also, so many people are suffering from dengue and ...

Sep 04 2016

Rallies will demand Brexit pause and close ties with Europe

Thousands of pro-EU supporters have taken to the streets to protest in the wake of the Brexit vote, sparking trolling from some Leave voters who called them "sore losers"...

Sep 04 2016

Post-quake investigation in Italy starts with contracts

The Italian architect Renzo Piano will be a driving force behind reconstruction and disaster prevention efforts in Italy after a devastating quake killed at least 290 p...

Sep 04 2016

Hailing cooperation, US and China join global climate deal

The papers certified the United States and China have taken the necessary steps to join the Paris accord that set nation-by-nation targets for cutting carbon emissions. T...

Sep 04 2016

Clashes overnight in southeast Turkey kill eight security force members

Three security guards were also wounded. The injured were taken to nearby hospitals. Six soldiers killed in two separate PKK attacks on Friday in eastern Van and southe...

Sep 03 2016

Scottish leader calls for 'new conversation' on independence

Speech given from historic battle site where Scots beat English in 1297. The SNP says European Union membership was a key factor in Scottish voters' decision to remain a ...

Sep 03 2016

Spain: Acting PM Rajoy bid to form government rejected again, election looms

The party won the most seats in both but lacks votes in Parliament to win an obligatory confidence vote to form a government. Now Spanish law will allow the feuding pol...

Sep 03 2016

Chicago cops identify men who killed Dwyane Wade's cousin

Chicago police have arrested two brothers in connection with the death of National Basketball Association star Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge. Two brothers were ...

Sep 03 2016

County accidentally takes out millions of bees spraying for mosquitoes

Officials sprayed to kill mosquitoes that carry viruses like Zika and West Nile. The insecticide used for the spraying is called Naled . Most people seem to ha...

Sep 03 2016

Hurricane Hermine Reaches Landfall Overnight

EDT. The National Weather Service warned that a wide swath of the Gulf Coast, from Long Boat Key, near Sarasota, to the Panhandle could continue to see risky weather ...