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At least 19 killed in Pakistan as gunmen storm buses: officials

Quetta, Pakistan - Unidentified gunmen late Friday stormed two passenger coaches in south...

China deployed artillery in S.China Sea: US officials

Washington - China recently deployed two artillery pieces on one of its artificial island...

Mystery pollution keeps California beaches closed

Los Angeles - A string of popular California beaches will remain closed until further not...

US drops Cuba from terror blacklist in landmark move

Washington - The United States dropped Cuba from its blacklist of state sponsors of terro...

Live anthrax sent to Australia: US officials

Washington - US authorities investigating the mistaken shipment of live anthrax by a mili...

Silk Road mastermind jailed for life

New York - The American man convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was...

More than 3,300 migrants rescued in Med Friday, 17 dead

Rome - The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of more than 3,300 migra...

Canada may now strip militants of citizenship

Ottawa - A revised Canadian immigration law came into force Friday enabling the governmen...

Murky future for NSA data sweep as 'sunset' looms

Washington - With a key law underpinning US bulk surveillance programs set to expire, the...

Colombian govt, FARC rebels begin clearing landmines

Havana - The Colombian government and FARC guerrillas have begun working together on clea...

NSA data sweep nears expiry

Washington: With a key law underpinning US bulk surveillance programmes set to expire, the ...

Car dealer’s showrooms shut due to fraud

An inspector from the Ministry of Economy and Commerce puts up a closure notice at one of t...

Three Asians jailed for stealing over QR1.2m

DOHA: A criminal court has sentenced three Asians to a year in jail for breaking into an of...

IS attack kills three in Saudi

A policeman carries out an inspection after a car exploded near a Shia mosque in Dammam, Sa...

Qatar to open embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Qatar will open an embassy in Baghdad, Iraq’s foreign minister said yesterda...

Obama urges Congress to stop security measures lapsing

    Washington---US President Barack Obama has urged Congress to prevent ke...

Canada attorney general quitting politics

    Ottawa---Attorney General Peter MacKay, who with Prime Minister Steph...

Mauritius president steps down

  Port Louis, Mauritius---Mauritius president Kailash Purryag announced Friday ...

Black man found hanged from tree not homicide: US officials

    Washington---There was no evidence of foul play in the death of a black...

Two killed in Turkey clash between rival Kurds

      Istanbul---Two people were killed and six others injured in s...

More than 3,300 migrants rescued Friday, 17 dead: coastguard

Rome---The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of more than 3,300 mig...

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