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Brazil probes Olympics threats after domestic group backs ISIL
3:15 am, July 21, 2016

BRASILIA (Reuters) — Brazil’s intelligence agency said on Tuesday it was investigating all threats to next month’s Rio Olympics after a presumed Brazilian Islamist group pledged allegiance to th…
Many Brazilians polled think Games not good for country
3:00 am, July 21, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two weeks away from the Olympics, nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting them will cause the country more harm than good, an opinion poll said Tuesday as worr…
Zika’s spread still confounds researchers
2:45 am, July 21, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The case of a Utah man who contracted the Zika virus after caring for his infected father raised new questions for health experts who said Tuesday that the investigation could…
North Korea: Missiles test for attack on South’s ports
2:00 am, July 21, 2016
SEOUL (Reuters) — North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military, a lik…
Johnson refuses to apologize for ‘thesaurus’ of past insults
1:00 am, July 21, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday it would take far too long for him to apologize for the “rich thesaurus” of rude comments and insults he has directed …
Kerry meets May for 1st time with a bang
12:45 am, July 21, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry entered 10 Downing Street with a bang on Tuesday, before expressing amazement at the rapidity with which new British Prime Minister Theresa May…
U.S. GOP platform takes tougher stance on China than in 2012
11:45 pm, July 20, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party’s new policy platform takes stock of four years of change in China, and its assessment is not pretty. China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea ar…
Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge
10:45 pm, July 20, 2016
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey vowed to root out allies of the U.S.-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to univer…
German train attack dents Merkel’s migrant policy
10:10 pm, July 20, 2016
MUNICH (Reuters) — A young Afghan who attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria with an ax had entered Germany last summer with a wave of migrants, officials said on Tuesday, raising more questions…
Trump officially made Republican nominee
8:33 pm, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) — Thirteen months after launching an improbable bid for the White House, Donald Trump captured the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, having vanquished 16 party …
GOP attempts to sell Trump as tough on crime, militants
2:40 am, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) — Republicans meeting this week to anoint Donald Trump as their presidential candidate will try to sell the combative businessman to voters as a strong leader who can shield Amer…
U.K. votes to renew submarine-based nuclear arsenal
1:45 am, July 20, 2016
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted Monday to replace the country’s aging fleet of nuclear-armed submarines with new vessels, heeding Prime Minister Theresa May’s warning that relinquishing a…
French govt jeered as Nice mourns dead
1:15 am, July 20, 2016
PARIS/NICE, France (Reuters) — Crowds jeered France’s leaders at a tribute on Monday to victims of last week’s truck attack in Nice and an opinion poll showed a sharp drop in confidence in the …
Gunman kills 3 Louisiana police in ‘assassinations’
12:55 am, July 20, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) — An Iraq war veteran who gunned down six policemen in Baton Rouge targeted the officers in a brutally calculated ambush, officials said on Monday, deepening their invest…
Afghan refugee with ax attacks passengers on German train
12:10 am, July 20, 2016
BERLIN (Reuters) — A 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an ax and a knife attacked passengers on a train in southern Germany on Monday evening, severely wounding four, before he was shot dead by p…
Turkey widens post-coup purge to thousands
11:00 pm, July 19, 2016
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the Un…
N. Korea fires missile trio into Sea of Japan
10:15 pm, July 19, 2016
SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, in further defiance of the international community and in apparent reaction to the planned deployment of a U.S. defense…
GOP convention starts; chaos erupts
8:45 pm, July 19, 2016
CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Republicans kicked off Donald Trump’s general election campaign with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who emotionally assured G…
Beijing vows to continue S. China Sea construction
8:28 pm, July 19, 2016
BEIJING (AFP-Jiji) — Beijing will “never” stop building in the South China Sea prematurely, a top military official has vowed, despite an international ruling that its actions were illegal. Th…
Who is cleric being blamed for coup attempt?
8:42 pm, July 18, 2016
A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that “there are indications of direct involvement” in the coup attempt by Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pe…
3 Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead
10:30 am, July 18, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot b…
Failed coup bolsters Erdogan
3:17 am, July 18, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Rather than toppling Turkey’s strongman president, a failed military coup that left more than 250 dead appears to have bolstered Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s immediate grip on power and…
Questions swirl about Turkey as ally
7:38 pm, July 17, 2016
Turkey’s pivotal roles as an ally in the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group and a guarantor of refugee agreements are likely to remain intact for now…
Erdogan’s divisive rule in Turkey
10:48 pm, July 16, 2016
ISTANBUL (AFP-Jiji) — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the most divisive leader in the history of the modern republic. Adored by his supporters as a transformative figure who modernized…
Turkish military has history of coups
10:20 pm, July 16, 2016
Turkish military jets have flown over Turkey’s capital, Ankara, and deadly fighting has been reported in what appears to be an attempted military coup. Meddling in politics before? Yes. The …
Study: Tickling the brain can boost immunity
10:13 pm, July 16, 2016
France probes whether attacker acted alone; driver ‘linked to radical Islam’
9:00 pm, July 16, 2016
NICE, France (Reuters) — French authorities were trying to determine on Friday whether a Tunisian who killed at least 84 people by ploughing a truck into Bastille Day crowds had acted alone or with…
161 dead in Turkey coup attempt / Erdogan declares he is in control as uprising quashed
8:50 pm, July 16, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Forces loyal to Turkey’s president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands of people a…
In Scotland, May discusses ‘U.K. approach’ to EU divorce
8:29 pm, July 16, 2016
EDINBURGH (Reuters) — Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Britain would not trigger formal divorce talks with the European Union until a “U.K. approach” had been agreed, bidding to a…
Gov. Pence announced as Trump running mate
8:26 pm, July 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — After frenzied, final decision-making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced politician with deep Washington connections…
Thumb sucking, nail biting may be behind fewer child allergies
8:00 pm, July 16, 2016
Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails are less likely than others to have allergies later, according to a new study. According to the “hygiene hypothesis,” early life exposure to m…
Turkish officials say coup plotters being arrested
11:30 am, July 16, 2016
ANKARA (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the…
UNESCO puts 5 Libya sites on danger list
2:05 am, July 16, 2016
ISTANBUL (AFP-Jiji) — The U.N.’s cultural agency on Thursday added Libya’s five World Heritage sites to its danger list, saying armed militias posed a grave danger to the archaeological treasur…
Gut bacteria pill could soon cure your diseases
11:05 pm, July 15, 2016
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Everybody’s talking about gut bacteria. Pick a disease or disorder, and somebody, somewhere, has said that a probiotic supplement — an over-the-counter, unregulated pill …
Attack in Nice overshadows ASEM
10:54 pm, July 15, 2016
ULAANBAATAR (AFP-Jiji) — Sympathy and condemnation for the Nice attack dominated the opening of an Asia-Europe summit in Mongolia Friday, drawing attention away from Beijing’s rejection of a tribu…
Screams, flying debris as truck plows into Nice crowd
10:03 pm, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (AFP-Jiji) — Terrified revelers screamed as a truck careered into a crowd of fireworks spectators in Nice, turning Bastille Day celebrations into a night of horror. AFP correspondent R…
Truck attacker kills more than 80 in Nice
8:36 pm, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (Reuters) — A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice on Thursday, killing at least 84 people and injuring scores …
U.S. offers Russia partnership on Syria
8:20 pm, July 15, 2016
MOSCOW (AP) — The United States on Thursday offered Russia a broad new military partnership in Syria, hoping the attraction of a unified campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant mi…
Europe gives Britain’s Johnson hostile welcome
8:00 pm, July 15, 2016
BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Branding him a liar, a coward or a joker, Europe’s political class greeted Euroskeptic Boris Johnson’s appointment as Britain’s foreign minister with a chorus of dismay o…
China irked by Australia remarks on S. China Sea; Philippines eyes talks
7:57 pm, July 15, 2016
BEIJING (Reuters) — China said on Thursday it had issued a formal protest after Australia announced it would continue to exercise its right to freedom of navigation and overflight in the South Chin…
Truck slams into revelers in Nice, dozens believed dead
9:10 am, July 15, 2016
NICE, France (AP) — A truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers who’d gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what …
Barroso asked to drop plan for Goldman Sachs job
2:13 am, July 15, 2016
PARIS (Reuters) — The French government called on former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso on Wednesday to drop plans to take a senior job at U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs, part of…
NATO, Russia considering risk reduction plan
1:27 am, July 15, 2016
BRUSSELS (AP) — The North Atlantic Treaty Organization remains at loggerheads with Russia over Ukraine but will consider a Kremlin proposal for reducing the risk of air accidents in the crowded ski…
Trump to announce running mate Friday
1:04 am, July 15, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday entered the final phase of his high-profile search for a running mate, arranging last-minute meetings with his finalists and family members …
New PM May takes office, gives Johnson big job
9:05 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday with the task of leading it out of the European Union, and quickly named leading Brexit supporters including former Lon…
After taking power, May faces Brexit divorce battle
8:08 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Having fought her way to the top of British politics, new Prime Minister Theresa May will face an even tougher battle in power: plotting a divorce from the European Union that she…
Known for jokes, Johnson takes helm of diplomacy
8:06 pm, July 14, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Boris Johnson, Britain’s most colorful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Min…
U.S. adopts quiet diplomacy to ease S. China Sea tensions
8:02 pm, July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States is using quiet diplomacy to persuade the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and other Asian nations not to move aggressively to capitalize on an international c…
China threatens to resort to ADIZ after maritime ruling
3:45 am, July 14, 2016
BEIJING (AP) — China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its security in the South China Sea after an international tribunal handed the Philippines a victory by saying Beijing had n…
Taiwan sends warship to protest court ruling
3:15 am, July 14, 2016
TAIPEI (AFP-Jiji) — A Taiwanese warship set sail for the South China Sea on Wednesday “to defend Taiwan’s maritime territory,” a day after an international tribunal ruled China has no histori…
Seoul unveils THAAD site
2:00 am, July 14, 2016
SEOUL (AP) — An advanced U.S. missile defense system will be deployed in a rural farming town in southeastern South Korea, Seoul officials announced Wednesday, angering not only North Korea and Chi…
In Dallas, Obama urges Americans to reconcile
1:30 am, July 14, 2016
DALLAS (Reuters) — They stood in a line, clasping hands as a choir sang, Democrat and Republican, black and white, politician and cop. Led by President Barack Obama and his predecessor, George W. B…
Sanders, still in race, backs rival Clinton
1:00 am, July 14, 2016
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their “political revolution” must now tur…
Italy train collision kills at least 25
11:50 pm, July 13, 2016
BARI, Italy (Reuters) — At least 25 people died and dozens were injured on Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in southern Italy, sending debris flying into surrounding…
Debates on TV, but U.N. chief ballots still secret
11:15 pm, July 13, 2016
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — Ten of the 12 candidates vying to be the next United Nations secretary general took part in live televised debates on Tuesday, a first for the world body, but attempts to…
Despite changes, Larry the cat staying put at Downing St.
10:25 pm, July 13, 2016
LONDON (AFP-Jiji) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is leaving his official 10 Downing Street residence this week to make way for Theresa May, but one resident is staying put: Larry the cat. L…
Beijing wary of isolation over S. China Sea decision
8:40 pm, July 13, 2016
BEIJING — An arbitration court’s rejection of China’s claims to the South China Sea is expected to strengthen the diplomatic encirclement of China. Since it is hosting a summit meeting of the …
Dallas sniper’s family says military made him hermit
1:30 am, July 13, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday. Micah Johnson’s mother, Delphine Johnson, tol…
Arrest of U.S. nurse becomes iconic photo
1:00 am, July 13, 2016
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) — The black woman in the photograph stands in calm protest, her long dress fluttering in the breeze as two policemen clad in the heavy black padding and helmets of riot…
N. Korea to use ‘wartime law’ for U.S. detainees
12:20 am, July 13, 2016
SEOUL (Reuters) — North Korea said on Monday it had told the United States it will cut the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blackliste…
Cameron hums merrily away
11:50 pm, July 12, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared in high spirits when he appeared briefly outside his Downing Street office on Monday to outline this week’s timetable for his resi…
Labour leadership challenge triggered
11:45 pm, July 12, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — British opposition Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle launched her bid to take over the leadership of the party on Monday, saying current leader Jeremy Corbyn was not up to the task of…
Rival leaders order South Sudan ceasefire
10:35 pm, July 12, 2016
JUBA (Reuters) — South Sudan’s president and vice president ordered their loyalists to cease hostilities on Monday after days of fighting threatened to plunge the country back into civil war and b…
Taylor Swift world’s top-paid celebrity
10:00 pm, July 12, 2016
NEW YORK (AFP-Jiji) — At the tender age of 26, Taylor Swift is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, pulling in a whopping $170 million over the past year, Forbes magazine said Monday. The pop diva…
Hague rejects Beijing South China Sea claims
8:50 pm, July 12, 2016
AMSTERDAM/BEIJING (Reuters) — An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and that it has breached the sovereign rights of the Phili…
Hachiko forever? South Korea’s dog cloning clinic
12:21 pm, July 12, 2016
SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — At $100,000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don’t come cheap — but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting. The lawn b…
Plastic buckets shine light on Hanoi’s poor
11:39 am, July 12, 2016
HANOI (Reuters) — Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as mu…
Study: ‘One-two punch’ delivered dino death blow
9:03 am, July 12, 2016
PARIS (AFP-Jiji) — The dinosaurs’ long reign was not ended by a merciful knockout punch, but torturous millennia of climate change before and after the oft-blamed space rock slammed into Earth, sc…
Stealth candidate Theresa May to be next British leader
8:23 am, July 12, 2016
LONDON (AP) — After all of the flamboyant characters and very public backstabbing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, the winner turned out to be an understated workhorse who ma…
Philistines ‘more sophisticated than thought’
4:20 am, July 12, 2016
ASHKELON, Israel (Reuters) — Philistines were no “philistines,” say archaeologists who unearthed a 3,000-year-old cemetery in which members of the biblical nation were buried along with jewelle…
Eagle to challenge Corbyn for leadership of U.K. Labour Party
1:24 am, July 12, 2016
LONDON (AFP-Jiji) — Britain’s Angela Eagle was set Monday to launch a bid to unseat Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the main opposition Labour Party, part of the fallout of last month’s Brexit vote….
Egypt’s FM talks up Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel
7:48 pm, July 11, 2016
JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Egypt’s foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, offering Cairo’s help to revive peace talks with the Palestinians, in a sign of strengthened ties between tw…
Renewed fighting erupts in S. Sudan amid civil war fears
7:00 pm, July 11, 2016
JUBA/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president’s troo…
Australia’s PM declares victory in election
4:13 am, July 11, 2016
SYDNEY (Reuters) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared victory on Sunday in a marathon national election, with his coalition government retaining power and the opposition Labor Part…
NATO allies commit to fund Afghanistan forces until ’20
2:27 am, July 11, 2016
WARSAW (Reuters) — NATO allies agreed on Saturday to help fund Afghan security forces to the tune of about $1 billion annually over the next three years, despite public fatigue in Western countries …
Britain sets vote on renewal of N-submarines
1:27 am, July 11, 2016
WARSAW (Reuters) — Britain’s outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron set a July 18 vote for Parliament to decide on renewing Britain’s nuclear deterrent, in a surprise move seemingly timed to und…
Heavy fighting in S. Sudan threatens fragile peace deal
1:15 am, July 11, 2016
JUBA (AFP-Jiji) — Heavy fighting erupted again in South Sudan’s capital on Sunday as former rebels and government soldiers exchanged fire two days after gun battles left around 150 fighters dead. …
After Dallas, Obama urges Americans not to see U.S. as divided
12:51 am, July 11, 2016
WARSAW/DALLAS (Reuters) — President Barack Obama, seeking to soothe raw emotions after a former U.S. soldier killed five policemen in Dallas and high-profile police shootings of two black men in Mi…
British leadership race heats up as Leadsom sparks ‘motherhood’ row
12:21 am, July 11, 2016
LONDON (AP) — Two Conservative women running to become Britain’s next leader are facing a question that wouldn’t be raised if there were male candidates for the job: Does being a mother make yo…
Ex-U.K. deputy PM: Iraq war was illegal
11:15 pm, July 10, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Britain broke international law when it invaded Iraq in 2003, its deputy prime minister at the time, John Prescott, said Sunday in the wake of a critical report on the decision. …
Iran says it will continue ballistic missile program
11:07 pm, July 10, 2016
TEHRAN (AP) — Iran said Saturday it will continue its ballistic missile program, after the U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said that the missile tests aren’t in the spirit of the country’s l…
Brazil troops patrol in show of force ahead of Rio
10:14 pm, July 10, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian soldiers were on the streets Saturday, checking out spots around the city that will get intense security when the Rio de Janeiro Olympics open in just under four wee…
Nearly half a million leave home as storm hits China
10:06 pm, July 10, 2016
SHANGHAI (Reuters) — The remains of super typhoon Nepartak made landfall in China’s eastern Fujian province on Saturday, bringing high winds and heavy rain, and forcing the relocation of hundreds…
Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate
2:16 am, July 10, 2016
When Dallas police used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper, they also kicked off an ethical debate about technology’s use as a crime-fighting weapon. In what appears to be an unprecedented ta…
Castro admits hard times as economy slows
11:51 pm, July 09, 2016
HAVANA (Reuters) — President Raul Castro told Cubans on Friday to brace for tough times because the Communist-run country must cut spending and energy supply as it deals with a cash crunch and redu…
U.S. expels 2 Russians after brawl in Moscow
10:55 pm, July 09, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday, in…
U.S. vet ‘acted alone’ in Dallas shooting
8:37 pm, July 09, 2016
DALLAS (Reuters) — A black U.S. military veteran of the Afghan war who said he wanted to “kill white people” acted alone in a sniper attack that killed five police officers during a Dallas prot…
Can coffee cause cancer? If it’s very hot, says WHO agency, then probably
8:34 pm, July 09, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — There is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency has said last month in a reverse of its previous warning, but i…
Seoul says N. Korea’s SLBM test failed
8:27 pm, July 09, 2016
SEOUL (AP) — North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be submarine-launched ballistic missile off its eastern coast, South Korea’s military said, in the latest test that’s part of efforts…
Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi dies at 88
8:23 pm, July 09, 2016
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who devoted his life to the poor and the destitute, died on Friday at a hospital in Karachi following a prolonged illness. …
NATO gears up for Russia threats
8:20 pm, July 09, 2016
WARSAW (AP) — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to st…
Protesters decry shootings by U.S. police
8:11 pm, July 09, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — Thousands of people took to the streets in U.S. cities on Friday to denounce the fatal police shootings of two black men, marching the day after a gunman killed five police…
Brazil lower house speaker resigns over graft charges
10:25 pm, July 08, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The man who led efforts to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff resigned as speaker of Brazil’s lower house of congress Thursday, but kept the legislative seat that co…
Key questions on new U.S. missile defense in S. Korea
8:55 pm, July 08, 2016
SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — The United States said on Friday it would deploy a high-tech missile defense system in South Korea, allowing it to fire projectiles that can smash into incoming enemy projectiles…
Snipers kill 5 Dallas police during protest over shootings
8:42 pm, July 08, 2016
DALLAS (Reuters) — Snipers operating from rooftops in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded six more in a coordinated attack during one of several protests across the country against the k…
U.S., South Korea to deploy THAAD
8:38 pm, July 08, 2016
SEOUL (AP) — U.S. and South Korean military officials said Friday they are ready to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system in South Korea to cope with North Korean threats. The announcement …
State Department to reopen Clinton probe
8:15 pm, July 08, 2016
WASHINGTON (AFP-Jiji) — The U.S. State Department said Thursday it will reopen its internal investigation into whether Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail acc…
1 week on from Dhaka attack
8:01 pm, July 08, 2016
DHAKA — Bangladeshi police opened the Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka to the Japanese press for the first time on Friday. One week has passed since seven Japanese were kil…
May, Leadsom in race to be new British PM
7:45 pm, July 08, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Interior Minister Theresa May and euroskeptic rival Andrea Leadsom emerged on Thursday as the two candidates who will battle to become Britain’s next prime minister and lead the…
Fatal shooting by police sparks protests across U.S.
7:45 pm, July 08, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Reuters) — Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the U…
24 hurt in Taiwan train explosion
7:37 pm, July 08, 2016
TAIPEI (AFP-Jiji) — At least 24 people were injured in an explosion on a train in Taiwan’s capital late Thursday, in an incident described by the island’s premier as “malicious.” The blas…
Dallas police chief: 4 officers killed, 7 injured at protest
2:05 pm, July 08, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — At least two snipers opened fire on police officers during protests in Dallas on Thursday night, killing four officers and injuring seven others, police said. Dallas Police Chief Da…
China warns U.S. ahead of South China Sea ruling
1:53 am, July 08, 2016
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) — The United States should do nothing to harm China’s sovereignty and security in the South China Sea, China’s foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State John Ke…
Blair defends himself after damning report on Iraq war
11:13 pm, July 07, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Tony Blair, the former prime minister who led Britain into war in Iraq in 2003, launched a defense of his legacy following the publication of a highly critical report into the war…
Attack on Eid festival kills 3 in Bangladesh
9:15 pm, July 07, 2016
DHAKA (Reuters) — Militants on Thursday attacked Bangladeshi police guarding the country’s biggest festival marking the end of Ramadan, killing three people and wounding 14, days after the Islami…
U.K. inquiry slams Blair for Iraq War failures
8:55 pm, July 07, 2016
LONDON (Reuters) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s justification, planning and handling of the Iraq War involved a catalog of failures, a seven-year inquiry concluded on Wednesday in a…
Obama slows down Afghanistan withdrawal
8:21 pm, July 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama scrapped plans Wednesday to cut American forces in Afghanistan by half before leaving office, a dispiriting blow to his hopes of extricating the United…
Protests erupt in Louisiana after police shoot black man
8:02 pm, July 07, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would investigate the killing of a black man pinned to the ground and shot in the chest by two white police officers ou…
U.S. sanction targets Kim Jong Un for 1st time
7:59 pm, July 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. imposed sanctions Wednesday on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 10 other top officials for human rights abuses in an escalation of Washington’s effort to isolate the…
U.S. Justice Dept. ends Clinton email probe
7:56 pm, July 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email setup has been formally closed without any criminal charges, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Wednesday….
FBI: Clinton careless, should not be charged
3:30 am, July 07, 2016
Obama ready to ‘pass baton’
3:15 am, July 07, 2016
Philippines ready to talk to China should tribunal ruling go Manila’s way
2:00 am, July 07, 2016
Beijing claims wants peace in S. China Sea
2:00 am, July 07, 2016
May dominates 1st-round PM vote; Brexit duo stay in race
11:45 pm, July 06, 2016
Minister: No Parliament say in using Article 50
11:30 pm, July 06, 2016
Inquiry urges France to shake up counterterrorism
10:10 pm, July 06, 2016
Bangladesh authority hunt for 6 accomplices
8:28 pm, July 06, 2016
China willing to use force to hold sea claims
3:55 am, July 06, 2016
Beijing offers Manila talks
3:50 am, July 06, 2016
Latest twist in British politics sees another Brexit leader out
2:15 am, July 06, 2016
Paris, Berlin: U.K. vote won’t stop EU expansion
2:00 am, July 06, 2016
Polish leader warns against anti-Semitic, racist actions
1:30 am, July 06, 2016
U.S. cities explore texting to emergency services
12:15 am, July 06, 2016
Suicide bombing kills 4 outside Islamic holy site in Saudi Arabia
11:45 pm, July 05, 2016
Acclaimed Iranian director Kiarostami dies at 76
10:30 pm, July 05, 2016
NASA spacecraft begins orbiting Jupiter
9:35 pm, July 05, 2016
Investigators question several Dhaka hostages
8:55 pm, July 05, 2016
Study: Air pollution kills 6.5 mil. worldwide a year
11:31 am, July 05, 2016
EU Leave vote makes united Ireland thinkable
3:47 am, July 05, 2016
End in sight for Clinton e-mail probe?
11:28 pm, July 04, 2016
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7:35 pm, July 04, 2016
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7:33 pm, July 04, 2016
Queen advises Scotland to stay calm, think deeply
7:23 pm, July 04, 2016
Bangladesh to confront fearsome militant foes
11:53 pm, July 03, 2016
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11:46 pm, July 03, 2016
Terrorists kill 7 Japanese / Bangladesh attack claims lives of JICA project workers
8:39 pm, July 03, 2016
FBI interviews Clinton in private server probe
8:36 pm, July 03, 2016
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8:28 pm, July 03, 2016
Firms strengthen security measures
8:25 pm, July 03, 2016
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8:25 pm, July 03, 2016
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2:46 pm, July 03, 2016
Austrian presidential election to be re-run
1:19 am, July 03, 2016
U.S. says up to 116 civilians killedin strikes outside war zones
1:18 am, July 03, 2016
Suga: 7 Japanese killed in Dhaka restaurant attack
12:10 am, July 03, 2016
Thailand says it will buy 3 Chinese submarines
11:16 pm, July 02, 2016
Dhaka hostage crisis timeline
9:41 pm, July 02, 2016
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9:26 pm, July 02, 2016
Bangladeshi PM ‘determined to root out terrorism’
9:14 pm, July 02, 2016
Temporary blindness tied to smartphone use in dark
9:10 pm, July 02, 2016
20 hostages killed in Dhaka / 1 Japanese rescued, 7 unaccounted for in ISIL-claimed attack
9:01 pm, July 02, 2016
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8:12 pm, July 02, 2016
Terror in Bangladesh under spotlight
7:02 pm, July 02, 2016
EU’s widely used English endangered by Brexit
11:55 pm, July 01, 2016
China celebrates CPC’s 95th birthday
10:25 pm, July 01, 2016
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9:45 pm, July 01, 2016
Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops
8:45 pm, July 01, 2016
Taliban twin suicide attack on police cadets kills 30
8:35 pm, July 01, 2016
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8:25 pm, July 01, 2016
Australian election seen as a dead heat
7:45 pm, July 01, 2016
Italy to share U.N. seat with Netherlands
7:30 pm, July 01, 2016
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11:12 pm, June 30, 2016
Hague court to rule July 12 in S. China Sea dispute
10:55 pm, June 30, 2016
Boris Johnson won’t run for leadership of Conservative Party
8:55 pm, June 30, 2016
EU leaders call for unity without Britain
8:45 pm, June 30, 2016
Russian, Turkish leaders agree to mend ties
8:19 pm, June 30, 2016
Scottish leader’s plea to stay in EU rebuffed in Brussels
8:15 pm, June 30, 2016
ISIL blamed in Istanbul airport blast
8:10 pm, June 30, 2016
N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets another title
8:00 pm, June 30, 2016
Maverick Duterte takes office as new Philippine president
7:58 pm, June 30, 2016
Ruling party defeated in Mongolia elections
7:52 pm, June 30, 2016
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10:20 am, June 30, 2016
Brexit leader booed in EU Parliament debate
2:15 am, June 30, 2016
Londoners rally against Brexit
1:35 am, June 30, 2016
Labour leader Corbyn loses no-confidence vote but won’t quit
1:00 am, June 30, 2016
Major bomb attacks in Turkey since 1986
12:30 am, June 30, 2016
Final Benghazi report points to no wrongdoing by Clinton
11:45 pm, June 29, 2016
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10:30 pm, June 29, 2016
Sluggish economy casts long shadow over Mongolian poll
10:15 pm, June 29, 2016
Suspected ISIL bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport
9:01 pm, June 29, 2016
EU pushes for quick Brexit
8:53 pm, June 29, 2016
Suspected ISIL suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport
9:36 am, June 29, 2016
U.K. may see new PM by Sept.
2:00 am, June 29, 2016
Texas abortion curbs ruled illegal
1:00 am, June 29, 2016
Erdogan apologizes for downed Russian jet
11:30 pm, June 28, 2016
EU trio vows no talks before U.K. files notice
8:45 pm, June 28, 2016
Intolerant acts surge in Britain after vote
8:30 pm, June 28, 2016
Reconciliation deal reached between Israel, Turkey
1:20 pm, June 28, 2016
Singing dune attracts visitors to Kazakhstan steppe
11:42 am, June 28, 2016
Scientists detect gravitational waves for 2nd time
9:49 am, June 28, 2016
11 members of Labour Party withdraw support for Corbyn
2:00 am, June 28, 2016
Report: Lack of funding in clean energy for poorest
10:19 pm, June 27, 2016
Spain’s ruling conservatives win poll
8:47 pm, June 27, 2016
Hollande: France, Germany should take initiative after Brexit
8:30 pm, June 27, 2016
Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades
7:46 pm, June 27, 2016
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7:44 pm, June 27, 2016
Iraq takes back full control of Fallujah
7:34 pm, June 27, 2016
Pope to Armenians: Never forget the genocide, but reconcile
2:09 am, June 27, 2016
Certainty Obama had about Britain has been shattered
12:27 am, June 27, 2016
EU ministers: Talks on Brexit needed urgently
9:14 pm, June 26, 2016
Scotland to start drive to stay in EU
8:40 pm, June 26, 2016
China cuts contact with Taiwan liaison body
8:31 pm, June 26, 2016
Putin visits Beijing to boost Russia-China strategic ties
8:24 pm, June 26, 2016
U.K. opposition leader sacks shadow foreign secretary
8:19 pm, June 26, 2016
2.5 mil. sign petition for 2nd referendum
8:04 pm, June 26, 2016
Obama names Stonewall national monument
2:55 am, June 26, 2016
Obama calls Cameron, Merkel
8:33 pm, June 25, 2016
Turkey cautious of xenophobia spreading
8:00 pm, June 25, 2016
Splits highlighted in U.K. referendum
7:58 pm, June 25, 2016
Johnson emerges after Brexit
11:05 pm, June 24, 2016
Analysis / Can EU survive Brexit?
9:55 pm, June 24, 2016
Britain votes to leave EU / 52-48% split forces Cameron to step down by October
9:45 pm, June 24, 2016
China calls for swift U.K.-EU agreement
8:55 pm, June 24, 2016
Tusk: EU firm to keep unity as 27
8:38 pm, June 24, 2016
U.N. strongly condemns N. Korea missile launches
8:20 pm, June 24, 2016
Supreme Court blocks Obama’s immigration plan
8:18 pm, June 24, 2016
Rome’s new mayor vows to shake up Eternal City
8:15 pm, June 24, 2016
Rescuers search rubble in China after tornado kills 98
8:15 pm, June 24, 2016
Scotland’s future ‘is in EU,’ minister says
8:05 pm, June 24, 2016
Trump calls Clinton a ‘world-class liar’
9:05 pm, June 23, 2016
Britons cast ballots in historic EU referendum
8:50 pm, June 23, 2016
UNSC holds meeting over N. Korea’s missiles
8:36 pm, June 23, 2016
U.S. govt: Bahrain reconciliation stalled
8:22 pm, June 23, 2016
France warns of Brexit ‘consequences’
8:19 pm, June 23, 2016
Kim hails ‘successful’ missile test
8:15 pm, June 23, 2016
Colombia, FARC rebels reach ceasefire
8:14 pm, June 23, 2016
Betting on referendum to break U.K. record
8:09 pm, June 23, 2016
Thousands commemorate murdered British lawmaker
8:07 pm, June 23, 2016
General involved in Ceausescu trial dies
7:58 pm, June 23, 2016
Chinese employees beaten by trainer
7:56 pm, June 23, 2016
U.S. House Democrats stage gun sit-in
7:53 pm, June 23, 2016
U.S. warns China over S. China Sea provocations
7:45 pm, June 23, 2016
Pentagon chief: Missile defense expansion needed
7:43 pm, June 23, 2016
Kim forces missile ‘success’
7:41 pm, June 23, 2016
Duterte asks U.S.: ‘Are you with us?’
3:00 am, June 23, 2016
Soccer icon Beckham backs EU ‘In’ camp
2:00 am, June 23, 2016
Details emerge on Trump’s would-be killer
1:00 am, June 23, 2016
U.S.-led coalition says only third of Fallujah free of ISIL
11:15 pm, June 22, 2016
Jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony
10:30 pm, June 22, 2016
Rivals clash in final Brexit showdown
8:50 pm, June 22, 2016
N. Korea fires 2 midrange missiles; 1 reaches 1,000 km in height
8:45 pm, June 22, 2016
U.S. Navy head hopes carriers maintain East Asia stability
3:45 am, June 22, 2016
China state shipper to start S. China Sea cruises
3:30 am, June 22, 2016
Brexit remains too close to call, leaving turnout to play key role
2:00 am, June 22, 2016
Where U.K. newspapers stand on Brexit
1:55 am, June 22, 2016
U.N.: Record 65.3 million displaced
1:30 am, June 22, 2016
Trump fires campaign manager
12:15 am, June 22, 2016
U.S. Senate rejects gun laws
11:00 pm, June 21, 2016
Orlando killer dubbed self ‘Islamic soldier’
10:30 pm, June 21, 2016
Desert telescope stakes out supermassive black hole
10:43 am, June 21, 2016
Scientists turn CO2 gas into harmless stone
8:31 am, June 21, 2016
New IVF method reduces bad DNA in lab embryos
7:15 am, June 21, 2016
World Orthodox leaders meet despite Russia’s absence
2:29 am, June 21, 2016
50,000 people attend vigil for Orlando victims
10:43 pm, June 20, 2016
Trump says U.S. should consider profiling Muslims
9:43 pm, June 20, 2016
Campaigns resume
9:10 pm, June 20, 2016
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8:37 pm, June 20, 2016
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Olympic torch lit by Rousseff
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