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10 police dead in Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan - 04/25/2019

Kabu – A Taliban ambush on a police convoy in western Farah province has left at least 10 dead, Afghan officials said on Thursday.   The forces were going to defuse an explosive in Anar Dara...

EU: Russia is reviving Ukraine conflict with passport decree - 04/25/2019

Brussels - The European Union on Thursday condemned a new Russian decree making it easier for people living in separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine to obtain Russian passports.  ...

Israeli army destroys home of Palestinian suspect in shooting attack - 04/24/2019

Tel Aviv/Ramallah (dpa)- The Israeli army on Wednesday morning demolished the home of a Palestinian man who allegedly perpetrated a shooting attack in the West Bank that killed two Israelis in March....

Japanese Emperor Akihito visits his father's tomb ahead of abdication - 04/23/2019

Tokyo – Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited the tomb of the late emperor Hirohito on Tuesday, a week before his scheduled abdication.   The 85-year-old emperor wearing a morning...

Minister: Islamist group believed responsible for Sri Lanka's attacks - 04/22/2019

Colombo (dpa) – An Islamist group named by local intelligence services was strongly believed to be responsible for Sri Lanka's multiple suicide attacks which has claimed over 290 lives, a cabinet...

Ukrainian comedian Zelensky wins presidential election in landslide - 04/22/2019

Kiev - Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky won the presidential election with almost three-quarters of the votes, state media reported on Monday. Zelensky received about 73 per cent of the votes on...

Woman waving handgun, carrying baby, threatens to blow up US church - 04/22/2019

San Diego (tca/dpa) - A woman who walked into an Easter service in San Diego carrying a baby with her left arm and waving a gun with her right was tackled by parishioners after threatening to blow up...

Sri Lanka bomb attacks kill 215 people at churches, hotels - 04/21/2019

Colombo - By Anthony David – A series of eight explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday killed 215 people and wounded some 450 others, in the worst violence since the civil war...

Saudi Arabia foils Islamic State attack, killing four gunmen - 04/21/2019

  Riyadh  -  By Ramadan Al-Fatash,  - Saudi security forces on Sunday foiled an attempted attack outside the capital, Riyadh, killing four gunmen, a security official said. The...

WHO: More than 30,000 displaced as fighting in Tripoli rages on - 04/21/2019

Tripoli - More than 30,000 people have been displaced due to fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that has been raging since the beginning of the month, the World Health Organization said....
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