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North Korea denies sanctions prompted diplomatic thaw

North Korea has broken its silence on the diplomatic thaw with Washington and Seoul, saying it is driving the "peace offensive" and rejecting suggestions...

IS suicide bomber kills 26 as Kabul marks Persian New Year

A suicide bomber on Wednesday killed at least 26 people, many of them teenagers, after detonating a device among a crowd of people in...

Army arrests 4 Boko Haram insurgents in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had arrested an alleged high profile Boko Haram insurgent, Bubayi Isa, in Adamawa. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director,...

Stormy waters for Trump as porn star taunts president

Porn star Stormy Daniels teased President Donald Trump Tuesday over their alleged tryst as it emerged she passed a 2011 lie detector test in...

Boko Haram releases 76 abducted schoolgirls

Boko Haram jihadists have released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls who were abducted from the northeastern town of Dapchi in February, the government said...

Suspect in Austin bombings has blown himself up: police

A man being sought over the Austin parcel bombings blew himself up early Wednesday inside his car as police moved in to arrest him,...

EU’s Juncker under fire for ‘nauseating’ Putin letter

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker came under fire Tuesday over a "nauseating" letter congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election even as Britain...

Netanyahu says African migrants worse threat than jihadists

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that an electronic fence along the Israel-Egypt border has saved the Jewish state from jihadist attacks or...

Public smiles, private problems as Saudi prince visits White House

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points...

Putin says will engage with West after record vote win

Vladimir Putin said he would address disputes with the West after an election that saw him return to the Kremlin with a record vote...
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