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Bomb kills two, injures eight in Karachi

KARACHI (AFP) - A bomb killed at least two people and wounded eight others in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi on Friday, police and...

German chancellor visits scene of far-right protest

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a city that was shaken by violent, far-right protests three months ago and appealed on Friday...

Six convicted for 2016 Istanbul airport attack that killed 45

ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six people and sentenced them to life in prison for involvement in an attack at Istanbul’s...

Nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees returned home: Russian army

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned home in recent months, a fraction of the estimated 5.6 million...

Stranded camel entertains motorists along snowy roadway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The surprisingly powerful winter storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights with it, including a camel stranded along a...

Duterte defends need to ‘power nap’ after summit no-shows

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday made light of his penchant for daytime dozes after his office said "power naps" had...

NASA reveals more information on first interstellar object

LOS ANGELES (Xinhua) - Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California have found new information about the size and reflectivity of ‘Oumuamua,...

US politician stands to win election by one vote

CHICAGO (AFP) - It was an oft-repeated mantra of the hotly-contested United States (US) midterm elections: "Every vote counts". That turned out to be true...

US to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is poised to accuse Iran of violating an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, two US officials said...

Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll rises

PARADISE, California (AP) - President Donald Trump heads to Northern California yesterday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest US wildfire...

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