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Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born in Chechnya who rampaged through a Paris neighbourhood slashing passers-by with a knife, raising anew the spectre of terrorism in France.Using a knife, the man,...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINSHASA, Congo (AP)Two British tourists have been released in eastern Congo two days after being kidnapped, according to announcements Sunday by Virunga National Park and the British foreign secretary.Boris Johnson didn't give any further details,...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP):A new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced for an expected eruption from the Kilauea volcano.The Hawaii County Civil Defense issued an alert...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BAGHDAD (AP):Iraq's electoral commission says influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's alliance is the early front-runner in national elections, with official results in from just over half of the country's provinces.The announcement Sunday night...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 10:24 AM

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has begun a diplomatic tour to seek assurances that signatories to a landmark nuclear deal will back it despite its abandonment by the US.The BBC reported that Zarif said on his first stop, China, that he hoped to...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 10:12 AM

Members of one family were behind a wave of blasts targeting three churches in Indonesia's second city of Surabaya, the BBC reported Indonesian police as saying.At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in the attacks.A mother blew herself...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 9:54 AM

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, have arrived in Israel ahead of the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem tomorrow.According to the BBC, the couple - both senior White House advisers - will attend the...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUCHAREST, (AP):Thousands of people gathered yesterday in Romania's capital and other cities to protest a contentious judicial overhaul they say will make it harder to prosecute senior officials for graft.Romanians of all ages assembled in Bucharest...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

French authorities say a knife-wielding assailant killed one person and injured four in the centre of Paris before being killed by police late yesterday evening.Paris police tweeted that the attack occurred in the 2nd arrondissement or district of...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CUCUTA, (AP):When Colombian police caught Victor Colmenares selling coffee without a work permit on the dusty streets of Cucuta, they ordered him to get inside a truck filled with Venezuelan migrants being quietly removed from the country.The 20-...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VOLCANO, (AP):Hawaii tourism officials are hoping Kilauea's eruption won't deter travellers from visiting the state's largest island, even as geologists warn the volcano could soon shoot large boulders out of its summit.Travel industry executives...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was "absolutely right" following allegations of violence against women by the fellow Democrat.Healey has joined...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Congress has asked its watchdog agency to investigate the Pentagon's handling of child-on-child sex assaults on US military bases following reporting by The Associated Press that detailed how failures of justice leave victims with little support and...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUATEMALA CITY (AP):Guatemalan authorities and the US Coast Guard teamed up for the largest cocaine seizure in the Central American country's history, finding the haul on a cargo ship in international waters off the Pacific coast, officials...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LANSING, Michigan (AP) :Republican state lawmakers in Michigan didn't try to mandate labelling the driver's licenses of immigrants with yellow stars, contrary to a claim in a story circulating on several liberal-leaning sites.The story at themaven...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARKLAND, Florida (AP):Four Florida high school seniors slain in a mass shooting were honoured by their classmates celebrating their senior prom.The Sun Sentinel reports that the main ballroom at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort was...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is delivering confounding and at times contradictory statements as he tries to lessen the legal burdens on his client from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Lebanon's first national elections in nine years were marked by a tepid turnout Sunday, reflecting voter frustration over endemic corruption and a stagnant economy. Politicians urged citizens to vote, and security forces struggled to...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 10:40 AM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the US will face "historic regret" if Donald Trump scraps the nuclear agreement with Tehran.The BBC reports that Rouhani's comments come as the US president decides whether to pull out of the deal by...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

World War II veteran Bob Barger was all smiles yesterday after he received his diploma from the University of Toledo at a commencement ceremony at the university yesterday.Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger graduated after a...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested yesterday in scores of cities across the country - and police responded by reportedly arresting more than 1,000 of them.Among those...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP):Billionaire Warren Buffett says that he's surprised that the rate of decline in the newspaper industry hasn't slowed much in the past five years.Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns a group of more than two dozen small and medium-...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SRINAGAR (AP):Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gun battle yesterday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men during a day of violence and protests in the disputed...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TEGUCIGALPA (AP):President Juan Orlando Hernandez's government expressed regret yesterday over a United States move last Friday to end temporary protected status (TPS) for tens of thousands of Hondurans who have resided in the United States for...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Some British doctors and legislators reacted angrily yesterday to President Donald Trump's pro-gun comments at a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention, comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime.Trump's...

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