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The European Council on Monday sanctioned nine individuals under the new regime of restrictive measures against use and proliferation of chemical weapons. In a statement,…
The world's 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, according to Oxfam International, as it urged governments to rise…
The United States has no plan for Syria as it proceeds with President Donald Trump's order to pull troops out of the country, Washington's former…
A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured allegedly by thieves in central Mexico has killed 66 people and…
At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of the year in a western…
Over a month after the collapse of an illegal mine in India, teams on Thursday found the body of one of 15 trapped miners, in…
British lawmakers will vote on the government’s Brexit Plan B on Jan. 29, Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the Commons, said Thursday. Prime Minister Theresa…

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…
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