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8211; Prime Minister David Cameron begged Scots on Wednesday not to rip apart Britain’s “family of nations”, visiting Scotland in an attempt to stem a steep last minute rise in secessionist…
Iraq’s parliament was to meet Monday under pressure to approve an inclusive government to win broad support against jihadists, as President Barack Obama prepares to unveil a strategy to defeat them.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. (Photo: John Stillwell/Reuters).
Rights activists on Monday renewed calls for an end to martial law imposed since Thailand’s coup, accusing the military of overseeing a judicial “twilight zone” following their power grab.
8211; Nearly 1,000 people including relatives, friends and prominent Florida politicians attended a memorial service on Friday for Steven Sotloff, who was killed by Islamic State militants, recalling him as a…
DONESTSK/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, Sept 7 (Reuters) – A ceasefire struck between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was largely holding on Saturday, though residents and combatants said it was likely to prove a brief…
U.S President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of the U.S Congress on Tuesday, a senior congressional source said, amid rising concern in Washington about the advances of the Islamic State.
8211; Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only…
Powerful explosions in a key frontline city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday raised fears that a day-old truce between government and rebel forces had already collapsed.
The United States launched its first air strikes in Iraq’s Sunni Arab heartland, bombing jihadists near a key dam on the Euphrates River, the US military said on Sunday.
Myanmar has called off an election scheduled for the end of this year to fill 35 vacated seats in parliament, the Union Election Commission announced on Sunday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to Bangladesh on Saturday for a two-stop tour of South Asia as the globe-trotting leader asserts Tokyo’s interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China.
The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Abdi Godane, a leader of the al Shabaab Islamist group, was killed in a U.S
Pakistan’s foreign ministry Saturday said Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit scheduled for this month had been postponed due to anti-government protests in Islamabad.
Sierra Leone will impose a four-day, countrywide “lockdown” starting Sept.
Iran has failed to address concerns about suspected atomic bomb research by an agreed deadline, the U.N nuclear watchdog said on Friday, a setback to hopes for an end to an international stand.
A U.S medical missionary infected with the Ebola virus entered on Friday morning the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for treatment after being flown in from West Africa, a spokeswoman for the medical center said.
8211; The United States said it had created a “core coalition” on Friday to battle Islamic State militants in Iraq, calling for broad support from allies and partners around the…
Libya’s toothless outgoing government admitted earlier in the week from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.
Uruguay denied that it had delayed taking in six detainees from the US military prison at Guantanamo, saying no date for the transfer had been set yet.
Ukrainian forces ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents earlier in the week as the government in Kiev accused Moscow of launching a “great war” that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
A man stabbed three children and a teacher to death and wounded several others on Monday in a rampage at a Chinese primary school that refused to enroll his daughter, state media said.
8211; A Hong Kong pro-democracy movement that has threatened to blockade the financial district to protest against Beijing ruling out full democracy for the city said support for the group…
More than 100 relatives of Iraqi soldiers abducted by Islamic State fighters broke into parliament armed with sticks, metal bars and stones on Tuesday, demanding news of their loved ones, witnesses said.