The disputed partition of Palestine 70 years ago

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The UN plan that partitioned Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab, was adopted 70 years ago.

2 girls raped, 12-year-old sister killed in Mexico

2017-11-25 10:00

A 12-year-old girl is dead after an assailant attacked her and raped her two young sisters in their home in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez.

Prague court allows Russian hacker extradition to US

2017-11-25 07:05

A Prague appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies can be extradited to the US.

UN: Saudi coalition OKs resumption of UN flights to Yemen

2017-11-25 07:05

The UN says the Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Yemen has authorised the resumption of UN flights to the Yemeni capital.

UK teen given 5 years over death of 7-year-old girl

2017-11-24 22:10

A British judge has handed a five-year sentence to a 16-year-old girl accused of manslaughter over the death of a seven-year-old.

Argentina: Search for missing sub accelerates

2017-11-24 21:12

Argentina says it's accelerating the search for a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for eight days amid growing fears for its 44 crew.

London police: no evidence of shots fired

2017-11-24 20:10

British police say they have found no evidence of any shots being fired after reports of gunfire sparked panic in the heart of London.

Germany's SPD to join talks on resolving impasse

2017-11-24 19:08

The head of Germany's Social Democrats says his party will join talks on resolving the impasse that has prevented a new government from being formed.

Russia to reduce Syria presence by year's end

2017-11-24 16:02

Russia's military plans to reduce its involvement in Syria as it is nearing the completion of its goals there, the General Staff chief tells journalists.

'Macron effect' fuels Paris bid for post-Brexit business

2017-11-24 15:00

US businesses are more eager to invest and hire in France than they have been in years but want to see more progress first in the president's economic reforms.

UN envoy: Sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes

2017-11-24 13:45

The UN envoy on sexual violence in conflict says widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls has been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military.


EU chief says Brexit deal 'possible but huge challenge'

2017-11-25 08:35

EU President Donald Tusk says a Brexit deal in December is possible but a "huge challenge" and has given Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May 10 days to act.

Sexual assault probe in Austrian skiing

2017-11-25 07:05

Austrian prosecutors say they have launched a preliminary enquiry into possible sexual assault in the Alpine country's hallowed professional skiing scene.

Chinese parents demand answers to kindergarten abuse claims

2017-11-24 22:10

Chinese authorities are investigating allegations that children attending a kindergarten in Beijing run by a US-listed company have been abused and molested.

Catholic officials warn ex-seminarians over sex claims

2017-11-24 21:26

Catholic officials in Italy have threatened former altar boys of the pope with criminal defamation charges for having publicly accused a seminarian of sexual misconduct.

Interpol: 40 human traffickers arrested, 236 children saved

2017-11-24 20:50

International police agency Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed.

UK police responding to 'incident' at Oxford Circus

2017-11-24 19:25

British police say they are responding to an "incident" at Oxford Circus in central London and have evacuated the Underground station.

Britain' s May seeks to broaden Brexit talks amid deadlock

2017-11-24 17:01

British Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping up her lobbying efforts to broaden Brexit negotiations with the EU to future relations and trade.

Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise

2017-11-24 16:02

A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner Toby Passmore calls for help.

Cuba honours Fidel on anniversary

2017-11-24 15:01

Cuba is commemorating the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary father Fidel Castro as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era.

Trump credits troops,himself for military advances

2017-11-24 12:56

Trump tells troops 'We're really winning' against US foes, thanks them and talks up his own leadership.

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