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Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school: officials

Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan...

Bali volcano burns wedding dreams, threatens economy

Australian Tiarna Thompson had her dream Bali wedding all set, but there was one thing she did not count on: a volcano threatening its...

Jailed Catalan leaders could be freed as they face judge

Separatist leaders who were jailed pending a probe into their role in Catalonia's independence drive are to be questioned again Friday by a judge...

Pope urges world to act on Rohingya refugee crisis

Pope Francis called Thursday for "decisive" international action on the Rohingya refugee crisis as he began a visit to Bangladesh, where more than 620,000...

Trump poised to oust top diplomat Tillerson: report

The White House has a plan to force out Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo within weeks,...

Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties

Russia on Thursday rejected a US call to cut ties with North Korea in response to Pyongyang's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. "We...

US threatens to ‘utterly destroy’ North Korea regime

The United States warned that North Korea's leadership will be "utterly destroyed" if war breaks out as it called on countries to cut all...

Trump promises ‘major sanctions’ against North Korea

US President Donald Trump vowed to impose additional "major sanctions" against North Korea on Wednesday in response to its latest groundbreaking missile test. "Just...

Trump, Democrats spar as US government shutdown looms

US President Donald Trump clashed with Democratic leaders in dramatic fashion Tuesday, heaping pressure on Congress to craft a compromise on federal spending or...

Indonesia extends Bali airport closure over volcanic ash

Bali's international airport will be closed for a third day, Indonesian officials said Wednesday, as ash from a rumbling volcano that looms over the...
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