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UN: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Extremists In Syria, Iraq

Despite the military defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and most of Syria, the extremist group still has ...


Survey: Vienna Tops Melbourne as World's Most Liveable City

VIENNA - Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability ...


Taliban Offensive Exposes Fragile US Hopes for Afghan Peace

WASHINGTON - A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the ...


Iraq to Respect Dollar Ban But Not All US Sanctions on Iran

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stepped back from his commitment to abide by new U.S. sanctions on Iran ...


International

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

Muslim

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Qatar nationals issued with Hajj visas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Qatari citizens are being welcomed in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah. Despite the ...

Thousands protests Israel’s new nation-state law in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel’s explosive new law, which declares it the nation-state of the Jewish people, and claims only ...

More Primary Elections Underway in US

Primary elections were underway Tuesday in Wisconsin and Minnesota, two Upper Midwestern U.S. states where Democrats hoped to regain strength ...

Roadside Bomb in Yemen's Aden Targets Provincial Governor's Convoy

ADEN - A roadside bomb in Yemen's southern city of Aden targeted the convoy of a Saudi-backed provincial governor but ...

Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...

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Qatar nationals issued with Hajj visas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Qatari citizens are being welcomed in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah. Despite the ...


Thousands protests Israel’s new nation-state law in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel’s explosive new law, which declares it the nation-state of the Jewish people, and claims only ...


Israel firing at Gaza border protest kills two Palestinians

JERUSALEM, Israel - After two days of intense violence, during which Gaza militants fired about 200 rockets at Israel and ...


Roadside Bomb in Yemen's Aden Targets Provincial Governor's Convoy

ADEN - A roadside bomb in Yemen's southern city of Aden targeted the convoy of a Saudi-backed provincial governor but ...


Lebanon's Hariri: Government Formation May Take Longer

BEIRUT - It may take Lebanese parties more time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said Tuesday, ...


Lebanese Hezbollah Leader Says Group Stronger Than Ever

BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said on Tuesday his group was stronger than ever ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Financial Markets

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