April 23, 2017

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The Israeli military declined to comment on the reports. The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 9:16 am
During a visit to a Rome basilica, where he met migrants, Francis told of his trip to a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last year.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 8:49 am
The paper likened the aircraft carrier to a “gross animal” and said a strike on it would be “an actual example to show our military’s force”.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 7:35 am
The measures were the first pay cuts for government employees, who make up about two-thirds of working Saudis.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:04 am
Appearing at a campaign event in central England, May refused to say whether she would rule out higher taxes when asked 3 times by reporters.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 3:47 am
Macron is the opinion polls’ favourite to win the first round and beat National Front chief Marine Le Pen in the two-person run-off on 7 May.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 3:40 am
The president unexpectedly said on Friday at a Treasury Department event that there would be "a big announcement on Wednesday having to do with tax reform."
Posted: April 22, 2017, 6:50 pm
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and defender Marcos Rojo are likely to miss the rest of the season.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 6:41 pm
The defence ministry has said more than 100 died or were injured in the Friday attack in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, but no exact numbers have been released.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 6:00 pm
A flight attendant challenged a passenger to a fight, captured on video by another passenger.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:28 pm
The country is on alert following the killing of a policeman by an Islamist militant on Thursday.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 3:56 pm
The pair, who worked for a construction company, were abducted on 11 April in the town of Eket in Akwa Ibom state.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 2:52 pm
An American Airlines employee violently took a stroller from the woman, hitting her with it and just missing her child, Facebook user Surain Adyanthaya said.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:47 pm
Iraqi forces have taken much of Mosul from the militants who overran the city in June 2014.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:41 pm
As many as 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 11:09 am
President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a US appeals court in May.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:20 am
Roman Seleznev was found guilty last year in Seattle of perpetrating a scheme that ‘involved hacking into point-of-sale computers and caused $169m in losses to US firms’.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:07 am
The killing of a policeman by a suspected Islamist militant pushed national security to the top of the French political agenda ahead of the presidential election.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:03 am
The accident occurred when a group of looters broke into a bakery in the working class neighborhood of El Valle.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 6:15 pm
The slide in global crude prices in the last 3 years has constrained growth and put state finances under pressure in Africa’s second-biggest crude producer.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:51 pm
The Bloomberg Global Health Index ranks Italy top of 163 countries, followed by Iceland, Switzerland, Singapore and Australia.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:49 pm
North Korea has said the state of affairs on the Korean peninsula was ‘extremely perilous’ because of ‘madcap American nuclear war manoeuvres’.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:48 pm
7 fans died; another 11 were injured, in the coastal city of Calabar, an officer said.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:00 pm
The Islamist group has been fighting for years to impose its own harsh interpretation of Islam on Somalia.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:58 pm
In some Western advanced countries income inequality is a lot higher than it was 37 years ago.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:42 pm
The speeding truck rammed into an electricity pole before hitting the farmers, some of whom were electrocuted.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:35 pm
Preliminary referendum results gave a narrow 51.4% approval for the biggest overhaul of Turkey’s political system.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:19 pm
Malaysia Airlines MH370 went missing in 2014 with 239 people on-board.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:38 pm
Echo chambers have always been around, but as our information gathering and social networking they seem to be getting worse.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:03 pm
The killing of a policeman by an Islamist militant threw a dark shadow over the last day of an unpredictable campaign.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:29 pm
Drivers have been complaining for months about police extorting fines or bribes for minor offences.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:12 pm
People, devices and the software that makes up systems, applications and services will all have to be defined and given a digital identity. So who will develop, safeguard and store digital IDs?
Posted: April 21, 2017, 1:10 pm
The Nusra Front was al-Qaeda's formal affiliate in Syria until it broke off its allegiance to the global militant movement last year.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:53 pm
Good leaders can obviously make a difference, but environments can also exert a profound impact on leaders.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 11:29 am
A Le Pen victory could lead to France’s withdrawal from the Eurozone and even from the European Union, a once-unthinkable prospect.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 11:22 am
The paradox is that our complacency as citizens has been growing hand in hand with distrust, not just of institutions but also of democracy itself.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 11:02 am
In November 2015 two of the 10 known perpetrators were Belgian citizens and others lived in Belgium.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 10:51 am
The Edelman Trust Barometer revealed the steepest drop ever seen in the public’s trust in governments, businesses, media and NGOs
Posted: April 21, 2017, 10:48 am

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