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Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black?
The victory marks a second blow to the violent Islamic State group in a month, highlighting the growing role of Syria’s Kurds in the fight.
The death of the former deputy prime minister ignited a fury among opposition figures.
British authorities came under pressure Friday to explain how they let the suspected Islamic State militant slip from their grasp.
In the worst-case scenario, Antarctica’s melt could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide in a century or two, recurving coastlines.
Servando Gomez, known as La Tuta (the Teacher), was one of the most-wanted drug kingpins still at large in the country.
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The profile emerging of the English-speaking masked jihadist in the Islamic State execution videos is a disturbingly familiar one.
The Islamic State has now seized close to 300 Assyrian Christians in Syria.
A Saudi man has been convicted in for his role in the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Heavy weapons are being pulled back from the front line in Ukraine as the truce is mostly holding.
Sky News says the black cap was stored by the University of Westminster where he studied.
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Two Pittsburgh-area women give on-line instruction to students in Iran who are barred from college because of their Baha’i faith.
U.S.-Israel rift grows over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week against any nuclear deal with Iran.
Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said Putin’s success in destabilizing Ukraine would spur him to raise similar conflicts elsewhere.
Islamic State militants abducted 100 Sunni Muslim tribesmen near Tikrit in Iraq, even as they moved dozens of Assyrian Christian hostages
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Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the bad weather.
It was one of the largest recent abductions against religious minorities by the extremists.
The two of the men also had expressed a willingness to carry out attacks on U.S. soil on behalf of Islamic State, according to officials.
Though she aspired to be a pharmacist or a doctor, Aqsa Mahmood left home in November 2013 to go to Syria.
Nigerian officials said the kidnapping was probably not the work of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
A daily preventative dose of an AIDS treatment drug was found to reduce the risk of HIV infection among gay men by 86 percent.
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This latest round of talks is the first time that the countries’ top nuclear officials have participated.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter gave no indication that he would push for major changes in the Obama administration’s approach.
The girls, said to be “straight-A students” from the same east London school, disappeared last Tuesday without leaving any messages.
The damages are to be $655.5 million, under a law that provides for tripling the $218.5 million award the U.S. District Court jury made.
It was the worst shooting attack in the young country’s history.
Plus: Arms pullback delayed; Greece accord forecast; Venezuela crackdown; and more.
Evgeniy Bogachev is a Russian computer hacker under indictment in Pittsburgh and Nebraska.
Shoppers, employees and recreational “mall walkers” were out in full force despite news of a videotape attributed to al-Shabab.
But Kiev said the main Russian-backed rebel organization in eastern Ukraine mounted a tank assault on a village near the Sea of Azov.
Greek leaders scrambled on Sunday to come up with a list of proposed changes to the nation’s austerity program.
Plus: Tax revenue dispute; Japan base protest.
Will the Pentagon need to deploy U.S. ground forces to call in airstrikes and advise Iraqi troops on the challenges of urban warfare?
The U.S. secretary of state cited Russia’s “brazen” violations of the cease-fire agreement.
His denunciation of a “coup” injected fresh uncertainty into efforts to prevent Yemen from breaking up or sliding into civil conflict.
Plus: Dozens of boys kidnapped; Canadian businessman freed; Iranians head to nuke talks; Greece’s financial rescue deal.
HAVANA — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a delegation of congressional Democrats concluded a three-day trip to Cuba this week by
CARACAS, Venezuela — The abrupt arrest of the mayor of Caracas on accusations that he had plotted a U.S.-backed overthrow of the government
Two suicide bombers with Somalia’s Al-Shabab militants attacked a hotel in Mogadishu.
Islamic State suicide bombers killed at least 38 people in eastern Libya on Friday, purportedly in retaliation for Egyptian air attacks.
Athens and eurozone finance ministers reach accord on a four-month extension of debt bailout terms, spiking a big rally on Wall Street.
Demoralized Ukrainian soldiers who had retreated from Debaltseve gathered in Arttemivsk, complaining of their leadership and getting drunk.
Britain’s air force jets intercepted two Russian bombers and escorted them out of its “area of interest” off southwest England.
U.S. Central Command said the Iraqi troop-led operation to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants will involve 20,000 to 25,000 troops.
Pakistan’s army chief has told Afghanistan’s president that the Afghan Taliban are ready to talk peace.
It was a stark admission that his nation can no longer fend off pro-Russian rebels after a major battlefield defeat.