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Turkey launches first coalition airstrikes against ISIS

2015-08-29 21:16

Turkey says it has launched its first air strikes as part of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State extremist group.

Clinton, Trump descend on Iowa State Fair

2015-08-16 09:35

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has walked among the booths selling funnel cakes and corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair.

China hackers targeting US officials since 2010

2015-08-10 18:30

Chinese hackers have been accessing the private emails of top US national security and trade officials since April 2010, according to an NBC News report.

UN welcomes 'historic' Iran deal

2015-07-14 14:14

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday welcomed the "historic" agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program, saying it could help bring peace to the Middle East.

UN: Syrian refugee crisis is reaching tipping point

2015-02-27 09:20

The Syrian refugee crisis is reaching a tipping point as humanitarian appeals remain under funded, and neighbouring countries are struggling to keep up with the flood of refugees, a UN official says.

CAR’s ex-rebels return to camps after day of protest

2014-11-14 16:04

Former Muslim rebels who held sway for 10 months in the Central African Republic have returned to two camps in the capital after a rowdy protest against plans to return them to distant homes.

Iraq jihadists seize another town from Kurdish forces

2014-08-04 10:38

Jihadists have raised their black flag in Iraq's northern town of Sinjar in a second straight day of advances against Kurdish forces, sparking mass displacement the UN called a humanitarian tragedy.

Like a boss!

2014-06-26 12:09

Forget work! Jurgen Klinsmann wants as many United States fans as possible watching today's game against Germany.

US 'easy marks' for Chinese hacking

2014-05-21 07:30

The hacking techniques the US government says China used against American companies turned out to be disappointingly mundane, tricking employees into opening e-mail attachments.

US welcomes end of DRC's M23 rebellion

2013-11-06 08:01

The US has hailed the surrender of rebels in the DRC’s powder keg east. The rebels ended their 18-month insurgency in a region that has seen some of Africa's deadliest conflicts.

 

Iran welcomes UN peace plan for Syria

2015-08-21 05:19

Iran has welcomed a UN peace plan aimed at ending the four-year war in its ally Syria, saying President Bashar al-Assad's regime needed to be directly involved.

Heavily armed 'Oath Keepers' inject new unease to riot-hit Ferguson

2015-08-11 12:38

Four civilians carrying automatic rifles and sidearms patrolled a riot-torn street in Ferguson, Missouri, saying they are there to protect a media organisation but are drawing swift criticism from police and protesters alike.

Samoa edge past US

2015-07-19 13:13

Samoa kicked off their Pacific Nations Cup campaign with a win over the US in a sneak preview of their opening RWC match.

UN appoints Senegalese diplomat to mediate peace talks in Burundi

2015-06-21 16:57

The UN has appointed a Senegalese diplomat to facilitate talks between rival factions in Burundi's political crisis after the opposition accused the previous mediator of bias.

UN condemns ‘heinous’ Japanese hostage murder

2015-02-02 05:37

The UN Security Council has condemned the ‘heinous and cowardly’ murder of a Japanese journalist, after Islamic State militants claimed his beheading.

US stocks march higher

2014-08-15 07:38

US stocks have advanced, extending the prior day's gains after jobless claims increased, but overall the data continued to suggest an improving labour market.

Growing concern about Islamist militancy

2014-07-03 05:00

Large majorities in Muslim countries are increasingly worried about Islamist militancy and oppose its best-known groups, such as al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and Hamas.

7 teams, 3 spots left

2014-06-26 10:39

On the last day of the group stages there are just three spots up for grab in the second round of the World Cup and seven teams pining for them.

Destruction hampers rescue efforts after Haiyan

2013-11-11 00:30

Rescue workers are struggling to reach ravaged towns and villages in the central Philippines to deliver aid to survivors of a powerful typhoon that killed an estimated 10 000 people.

Russia ready to replace Austria in Syria

2013-06-07 19:25

Russia is ready to replace peacekeepers from Austria in the Golan Heights, President Vladimir Putin says, after Vienna says it would recall its troops from a UN monitoring force.

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