The SEAL was the third U.S. service member killed in combat since the U.S. military campaign against IS began in June 2014.
At least 19 people were killed in rebel shelling that hit a hospital and residential areas in government-held areas in Aleppo on Tuesday.
Yosef Haim Ben David, the main attacker, helped spark a chain of events that led to that year’s Gaza war.
The complex stock-lending “dividend-arbitrage” transactions are structured and marketed as tax-avoidance vehicles.
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The special operations soldier, killed in a “combat death,” was advising Kurdish fighters who were battling Islamic State militants.
The American was three to two to three miles behind that front line, officials said
Both sides hope it is the first step toward a future in which thousands of ships a year could cross the Florida Straits.
It’s the first time planets have been found around this star type — and it opens up new territory in the search for extraterrestrial life.
The secretary of state said “several proposals” aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed.
Twitter users reacted with criticism and confusion after the CIA “live-tweeted” the Osama bin Laden raid five years ago.
The car bomb killed at least 22 people and injured 30 others west of Baghdad.
While the most concerns have been focused on Helmand, the insurgency has also been choking Tirin Kot, the provincial capital of Oruzgan.
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Loudspeaker announcements on Sunday evening urged protesters to leave peacefully. Hundreds then calmly packed up and left.
The earthquake killed nearly 650 people in the country.
Aleppo, the country’s largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting Sunday.
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The scientific community is seeking to dampen what it has seen as the Indian government’s self-congratulation.
Polls suggest that Scotland is more pro-EU than other parts of the United Kingdom.
The stacks of tusks represent more than 8,000 elephants and 343 rhinos slaughtered for their ivory and horns, according to Kenyan officials.
The gains made by the moderates and reformists were not enough to decisively alter the balance of power in Iran.
Growing concerns about IS have given birth to greatest cooperation between the militaries of Egypt and Israel since their 1979 peace deal.
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Grauer’s gorilla populations have plummeted 77 percent over the last 20 years, with fewer than 3,800 of the animals remaining.
More than 200 people have been killed in eight days of mounting violence in and around the contested northern city.
A court found him guilty of espionage.
Also, a U.S. warship was barred from docking at Hong Kong.
Both spoke at a medical conference at the Vatican about the need for research into the disease.
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The attack killed 42 at the Doctors Without Borders facility in October.
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Secret trip comes during time of protests and terror attacks.
Scores dead, including three doctors at destroyed hospital.
Peru and Colombia have banned live animals in circuses.
No criminal charges were filed in connection to U.S. airstrike that killed 42 people at civilian hospital in Kunduz.
The city is one of the main battlegrounds of Syria’s civil war, with a cease-fire that has collapsed and peace talks in Geneva stalled.
The developments raised hopes that he could help investigators trace the pathways of Islamic State fighters thought to be in Europe.
The ruling Workers’ Party will open its 7th congress in Pyongyang on May 6, the official Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday.
In Caracas, hundreds of angry voters lined up to sign a petition beginning the process of recalling the deeply unpopular president.
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But it is seen as unclear whether Riek Machar’s new role will be enough to quiet the unrest fueled by ethnic and tribal rivalries.
North Korea is reportedly readying a test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.
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The probe could perhaps end decades of official reluctance to confront the military’s killings of hundreds of thousands of people.
He called the nations’ cooperation with one another and the U.S. essential to combating a new wave of economic and security trials.
The completion of the New Safe Confinement could contain the radiation from mankind’s worst nuclear catastrophe for a century.
The ambitious project is meant to help steer the OPEC kingpin sharply away from its decades-long reliance on cheap-to-produce oil.
President Ashraf Ghani’s remarks were viewed as representing a setback for the Obama administration’s hopes of a negotiated settlement.
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