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NASA sought Chinese help for US mission

Scientists in China claimed NASA sought their help to launch a mission on the moon. The South China Morning Daily said the revelation was made…
A new Belgian ban on the slaughter of un-stunned animals in the country’s Walloon and Flemish regions is getting a frosty reception from Muslims and…
A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of Tehran, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the …

Protests in Sudan leave at least 24 dead

At least 24 people have been killed in Sudan since protests began on Dec. 19 over the country’s deteriorating economy, the country's public officer said…
Several people were injured in a suspected gas explosion at a bakery in French capital Paris on Saturday. In a statement, Paris police department said…

US federal shutdown becomes longest in history

The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in the history of the United Stateswhen the clock ticked past midnight on Friday as President Donald…
A scheduled visit to Moscow by Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh -- initially slated for Jan. 15 -- has been indefinitely postponed, the Gaza-based resistance…
The European Council on Wednesday announced sanctions on two Iranian individuals and one Iranian entity for "foiled attacks" on European soil. The council said in…
Amid ongoing Yellow Vest protests across the country, France's prime minister said his government plans to strictly punish "troublemakers" holding unlawful protests and causing violence…

Gabon: Military coup attempt quashed

The Gabonese government said Monday it has quashed a coup attempt in the country. Government spokesman Guy-Bertran Mapangou told reporters that soldiers who briefly took…

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits NW Brazil

A major 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook on Sunday northwestern Brazil, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was 89 kilometers (55 miles)…
China has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how the…
The death toll from a train accident in Denmark has risen to eight, after two more bodies have been found in the wreckage on a…
The death toll from the partial collapse of a building in Russian city of Magnitogorsk reached 38, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Thursday. Six…
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