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War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...

11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...

Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

U.S. Discuss Afghanistan With Russia, China, EU Officials

WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials have exchanged views with representatives of Russia and China on the current status of the Afghan ...

Uzbek Leader Of Amateur Boxing Federation Steps Aside

The Uzbek chief of the AIBA world amateur boxings governing body has stepped aside amid a dispute with the International ...

Obesity is Africa's healthcare crisis, too

When it comes to health issues in Africa, people think of chronic hunger, or infectious diseases such as malaria or ...

Serena survives scare to advance in Miami

Miami - Serena Williams survived an "irresponsible" second set lapse on Friday to see off Sweden's Rebecca Peterson 6-3, 1-6, ...

Malinga to retire after Twenty20 World Cup

Centurion - Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year's Twenty20 World Cup ...

Djokovic dominates Tomic to advance in Miami

Miami - Novak Djokovic put his Indian Wells disappointment behind him on Friday night at the ATP and WTA Miami ...

CWC: Still a gap in Proteas' door?

Cape Town - Whoa, there ... perhaps it's still a fraction too early to be placing names confidently on shirts ...

Sources: EU Expert to Urge Monitoring 5G Risks, Not Huawei Ban

BRUSSELS - The European Commission will next week urge EU countries to share more data to tackle cybersecurity risks related ...

Could Venezuela Crisis End Hezbollah's Presence There

As the political and humanitarian tumult in Venezuela unfolds, analysts say illicit activities by Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the ...

Pakistani PM Receives National Day Greetings from Indian Counterpart

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, sent him 'greetings and best ...

Families Bury Dead After New Zealand Mosque Attacks

Thousands of people gathered Friday for a mass funeral in a cemetery in New Zealand where 26 of the 50 ...

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge Quick Release Of Mueller's Russia Report

U.S. lawmakers have expressed hopes for a quick release of the details contained in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited confidential ...

US pizza firm hopes to score with NBA star Shaq

New York - American pizza chain Papa John's , struggling since its chairman resigned over a comment maligning black people, ...

Mueller Report: What Comes Next

For months across the United States, lawmakers, activists, journalists, average Americans, and most of all, President Donald Trump, have been ...

Mueller Concludes Russia Probe, Delivers Report to AG Barr

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that ...

Security Council heads to 2 African hotspots for extremists

The Security Council is heading to Mali and Burkina Faso for a first-hand look at the challenges their governments are ...

Clashes With Taliban Kill Two US Soldiers in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - A joint counter-Taliban operation in northern Afghanistan Friday killed two American service members and an Afghan partner, officials ...

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