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Nine killed, dozens injured in Turkey train crash

ANKARA, Turkey - A tragic high-speed train crash near the Turkish capital of Ankara left at least nine people dead ...

Israeli PM says human rights and free press need balancing

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind Saudi Arabia over the Jamal Khashoggi ...

Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali's nomadic Tuareg camps

Suspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people during a series of attacks on Tuareg nomadic camps in ...

Syrian Kurdish-Led Fighters Take Last IS-Held Town

BEIRUT - U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group Friday, after days of intense ...

Israeli Troops Arrest dozens in West Bank

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - A Hamas official in the West Bank says Israeli forces have arrested dozens of Hamas activists, ...

South Africa bids to host 2019 AFCON

Johannesburg - South Africa has formally bid to replace Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ...

Terror financing from Pakistan concerns Canada: Report

Vancouver [Canada], Dec 14 (ANI): A 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada has raised concerns over terror ...

EU parliament urges Egypt to lift human rights constraints

The EU's lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authorities for human rights abuses and is urging them to lift restrictions on ...

Caught Between 2 Powers, Canada Feeling Alone

TORONTO - First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for ...

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French police hunting Strasbourg attacker kill man in shootout A suspect has been killed in a Strasbourg shootout with French ...

Western Officials Discuss Hezbollah's Latin Efforts

A U.S.-led Western Hemisphere ministerial on counterterrorism this week discussed Hezbollah's activities in Latin America, with some analysts suggesting member ...

US Judge: Lawsuit Over Trump Travel Ban Waivers Will Proceed

SAN FRANCISCO - A lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of denying nearly all visa applicants from countries under President Donald ...

Holocaust Survivor Killed by Car in Oregon

PORTLAND, ORE. - A 92-year-old man who survived Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust was struck and killed by a ...

US Senate Votes to End Backing for Saudi War Effort in Yemen

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Senate on Thursday dealt a historic rebuke to Saudi Arabia, a longtime U.S. ally, passing ...

Israel's Bad Dreams about Iran Will Never Come True

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at the "outrageous" remarks made by the Israeli premier about taking ...

Suspected Strasbourg Gunman Shot Dead: French Interior Minister

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has confirmed that a man killed in a shootout with police in the French city ...

South Africa bid to host 2019 AFCON

Johannesburg - South Africa has formally bid to replace Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ...

Iran Blasts Pakistan for Dragging Feet on Gas Pipeline

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh deplored Pakistan's inaction on completion of a gas pipeline under an agreement with Tehran, ...

Four million Syrian children have only known war since birth: UNICEF

Half of Syria's children, that's four million, have grown up only knowing a life of violence, as the war-battered country ...

Split Over Asylum Laws, EU Leaders Aim to Keep Migrants Out

BRUSSELS - Hopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline ...

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U.S. Senate hands Trump a double defeat on Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. Senate handed the country's President Donald Trump a double defeat, after voting to not only ...

Nine killed, dozens injured in Turkey train crash

ANKARA, Turkey - A tragic high-speed train crash near the Turkish capital of Ankara left at least nine people dead ...

Israeli PM says human rights and free press need balancing

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind Saudi Arabia over the Jamal Khashoggi ...

Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali's nomadic Tuareg camps

Suspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people during a series of attacks on Tuareg nomadic camps in ...

Syrian Kurdish-Led Fighters Take Last IS-Held Town

BEIRUT - U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group Friday, after days of intense ...

Israeli Troops Arrest dozens in West Bank

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - A Hamas official in the West Bank says Israeli forces have arrested dozens of Hamas activists, ...

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