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FERGUSON, MISSOURI: Protesters in the US suburb of Ferguson have taken to the streets again after more than a week of racially-charged rioting since the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman. The police have struggled to cope with a combination of peaceful protestors and looters who have...

GAZA: Hamas said Wednesday that an Israeli airstrike hit the home of its military chief in Gaza, killing his wife and two-year-old daughter. Israel’s...

KABUL: As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials...

Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday, President Obama announced Monday. Mr. Holder will meet with community leaders, as...

Fifteen bodies have been recovered from the site of an artillery strike on a refugee bus convoy in east Ukraine, but further operations have been suspended...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has appealed for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline. Afghanistan has been paralysed for months after the first round of the presidential election failed to produce a clear winner and the second round of voting in June triggered allegations...

CAIRO: Israel and the Palestinians struggled on Tuesday to reach a lasting deal in Egyptian-mediated talks before a day-long extension of a Gaza ceasefire runs out. The chief Palestinian delegate to the indirect negotiations in Cairo with Israel cautioned that violence could erupt anew if they failed. After a last-minute agreement was struck on Monday to extend by 24 hours,...

CAPE TOWN: A grand Cultural Gala was organized at Pakistan House (High Commissioner’s Residence) on 17th August 2014 to depict and showcase Pakistan’s...

Iraqi Kurdish forces said they had recaptured the country’s biggest dam from Islamic State militants on Monday, although an employee at the site...

The United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday Iran had begun implementing transparency measures ahead of an Aug 25 deadline, as part of a long-running...

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