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Afghan president visits key city, week after Taliban raid

The Afghan president visited the embattled southeastern city of Ghazni on Friday, a week after the Taliban in a surprise attack managed to infiltrate deep into theRead More...

Indians pay homage to former PM Vajpayee before cremation

Thousands of people are paying homage to India's former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body is taken to his Hindu nationalist party's headquarters before cremationRead More...

People evacuated from rooftops after India floods kill 164

Rescue workers use helicopters and boats to evacuate hundreds of people stranded on their home rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala where moreRead More...

Alaska man faces life in prison for Florida airport shooting

An Alaska man faces a life prison sentence in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded.

7-day mourning for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, holiday in many states on Friday

Schools and offices in Delhi, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Bihar will be closed as a

A seven-day state mourning has been announced by the central government as a mark of respect to former prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee who died after prolongedRead More...

Pentagon delays Trump's veterans parade until at least 2019

The Defense Department said Thursday that the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeatRead More...

Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multipleRead More...

Chinese plane skids off Manila runway in downpour, all safe

A plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members evacuated safely byRead More...

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

As Afghanistan's Shiites mourned their dead and held funeral services Thursday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the horrific suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a ShiiteRead More...

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Libyan court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

A Libyan criminal court has sentenced 45 militiamen to death by firing squad for killing demonstrators in Tripoli in 2011, the justice ministry says, reports the BBC.

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Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).

UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

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Iran says 10 militants killed in Kurdish area near Iraq

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard says it has killed 10 militants in a Kurdish region near the border with Iraq.

12 Ecuadorean soccer fans killed in post-game bus crash

A bus loaded with fans of a soccer team overturned on a highway in Ecuador after a game, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 others, Ecuadorean police said ...

Death toll in Kabul suicide blast rises to 48

Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry says the casualty toll from the suicide bombing that struck a Shiite neighborhood in Kabul has risen to 48 dead and 67 wounded.

Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin ...

Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

The spokesman for the Defense Ministry in Kabul says the Taliban have overrun a military base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers and wounding at least 19 troops.