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Dec 29 2018

Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills two

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. But that figure was still far short of the record influx in 2010 when over 14 million visitors flocked see...

Dec 29 2018

Man accused of killing Northern California police officer captured after manhunt

Ronil Singh was shot. A day later and almost 200 miles (320 kilometers) south, Youngblood says he received information that Perez Arriaga was between Modesto and Baker...

Dec 28 2018

Saudi king demotes Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in reshuffle

Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal has replaced Turki Al Sheikh as president of the Sports Authority, while Turki Al Sheikh has been appointed as Chairman of the Entertainme...

Dec 28 2018

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

North Korea has repeatedly voiced displeasure about the slow progress in the reconciliatory projects agreed between their leaders. Cheon said that was the ultimate goa...

Dec 28 2018

Iraqi MPs demand United States withdrawal after ‘arrogant Trump visit’

Malcolm Nance, a former US Navy intelligence specialist, told Newsweek posting the video ran against traditional procedures that are meant to protect the identities o...

Dec 28 2018

Trump doubles down on Democrats about shutdown

Democrats have lodged a number of complaints, including the president's failure to get Mexico to pay for the wall. The shutdown was triggered by Republican President ...

Dec 28 2018

NY sky turns bright blue after fire at power plant

Astoria and Queens were brilliantly lit up by the explosion and was visible from as far as Manhattan. The fire had been brought under control, it added. Social media was ...

Dec 27 2018

Iraq officially announces Christmas Day as national holiday

The governor, in his Christmas message to the people of Kaduna State, asked the people of the state to pray for peace. The churches as well as the homes of the Christia...

Dec 27 2018

Putin Says 'Invulnerable' New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment

The Kremlin described the test in a statement, saying that an Avangard missile, launched from a location in south-west Russia, had successfully hit and destroyed a target...

Dec 27 2018

30-Storey Tower Evacuated As Residents Report 'Cracking Noises'

This resident described feeling the Opal Tower building shake. At about 12.30am on December 25 local time, residents of the units that have been declared safe have re...

Dec 27 2018

Fears of another tsunami in Indonesia

The country's volcanology agency said Thursday that the Anak Krakatau volcano's alert status had been raised to the second highest level and the exclusion zone more t...

Dec 27 2018

Mattis signs order to withdraw troops from Syria

Instead, Shanahan will immediately take the reins and Shanahan "could be there for a long time " in the acting defense secretary position, Trump said , according to R...

Dec 27 2018

Donald and Melania Trump make surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said . Trump said the United Stat...

Dec 25 2018

Patriarch Kirill mourns Indonesian tsunami victims

More than 1,400 were injured after the tsunami. Experts have said that Saturday's rare volcano-sparked tsunami could have been caused by an underwater collapse of p...

Dec 25 2018

Indonesia tsunami kills 62: What we know so far

As night fell on Sunday, rescue efforts continued but workers and ambulances were finding it hard to reach affected areas because some roads were blocked by debris from d...

Dec 25 2018

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

Last week reports came out that the state prosecutor would recommend indictments-including the severe charge of bribery-against Netanyahu in three separate corruption inv...

Dec 25 2018

Trump orders 'significant' troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Donald Trump is planning to pull up to half of the 14,000 United States troops out of Afghanistan, reports have said, a day after the Republican president rebuffed top a...

Dec 22 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two cancerous growths removed from lung

Ginsberg's lung cancer scare is just the latest in a long list of health setbacks she's endured over the years. Following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's surgery for ...

Dec 22 2018

United States set to pull 7,000 troops from Afghanistan

Although there has been increasing acceptance in Kabul that US President Donald Trump was impatient for progress in ending the 17-year war, comment from a US official t...