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Monday, October 22, 2018

The H-Bomb: The Most Destructive Weapon On Earth

The thermonuclear, or hydrogen bomb — of the kind that North Korea said it had tested Wednesday — was developed after the nuclear weapons used on Japan in World War II and is far more destructive.

January 7, 2016
Bill Clinton did not call Obamacare crazy

Bill Clinton Urges Israelis To Finish What Yitzhak Rabin Started

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton urged Israelis to continue supporting the moribund peace process with the Palestinians, despite the setbacks of the past two decades.

November 1, 2015

EU, Balkan Leaders Struggle To Overcome Migration Crisis

According to one prime minister, at stake is the future of Europe.

October 27, 2015

Catalonia’s Separatists Win Parliamentary Elections

A coalition of separatists who promised independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia emerged as victors in parliamentary elections Sunday, preliminary results showed.

September 28, 2015

Taliban Appoints New Leader After Mullah Omar’s Death

The Taliban has officially appointed a new leader following the death of its founder, Mullah Omar, officials say.

July 30, 2015
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About 1,250 Perished In Pakistani Heatwave, Officials Say

Pakistan government said on Wednesday that about 1,250 people died in a severe heatwave that last month gripped the country’s southern province of Sindh.

July 1, 2015
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Pakistan Heatwave Toll Crosses 1,000

More than 950 people have died in Karachi, Pakistan, and over 50 in the rest of the province due to a recent heatwave.

June 25, 2015

British Horror Star Christopher Lee Dies At 93

Christopher Lee, one of the world’s best-known horror actors, has died aged 93 after a career that spanned seven decades and nearly 300 films.

June 11, 2015
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Heat Wave In India Kills More Than 2,200

The heat wave in India is the fifth deadliest in the world and second deadliest in India, according to Emergency Events Database.

May 31, 2015
Jason Rezaian

Spy Trial In Iran Of Washington Post Reporter Adjourns

Rezaian, who holds dual U.S. and Iranian citizenship and is the newspaper’s bureau chief in Tehran, was arrested in July along with his wife.

May 26, 2015
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EU Declares War On People Smugglers, Commissioner Says

The EU finally shores up some responsibility by declaring a “war” against the shady migrant smuggling business in the Mediterranean.

May 21, 2015
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Controversial Friar Who Evangelized California To Be Made A Saint

The controversial 18th Century Californian Friar, Junipero Serra, who is accused of genocide by Native American groups, is set to be canonized by Pope Francis.

May 6, 2015
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Search Area For MH370 To Be Doubled If Necessary

Search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight will extend to a new area of seabed next month, doubling the current area being covered.

April 16, 2015
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Two Journalists In Turkey Face Jail Over Charlie Hebdo Cartoon

Two Turkish journalists were jailed after they ran a satirical cartoon of Mohammed in their newspaper as a sign of solidarity with French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

April 9, 2015

Ukraine Welcomes US Resolution On Arms Shipments

A House resolution passed Monday urges President Obama’s administration to provide “lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine before it is too late.”

March 24, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin (theglobalpanorama via Flickr)

Kremlin Spokesman Rejects Rumors About Putin’s Health

The Kremlin is fighting against rumors that Vladimir Putin is ill.

March 12, 2015
DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 23JAN14 - Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel listens during the plenary session 'Israel's Economic and Political Outlook' at the Annual Meeting 2014 of the World Economic Forum at the Congress Centre in Davos, January 23, 2014. (World Economic Forum via Flickr)

Netanyahu Denies Backtracking On Speech Backing Palestinian State

Benjamin Netanyahu is facing tough questions over his support for a Palestinian state.

March 9, 2015

Oxfam: Richest 1 Percent Soon To Own Half Of World’s Wealth

Inequality is even worse than you might think.

January 19, 2015
Pope Francis waves to the crowd during his general audience at St Peter's square on December 17, 2014 at the Vatican (AFP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli)

Pope: If Someone Insults My Mother, I Would Punch Them

Do NOT insult Pope Francis’ mom.

January 15, 2015

Gmail Access Blocked In China

China appears to be escalating its internet censorship.

December 29, 2014
Pope Francis speaks during the audience of the Curia, the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, at the Vatican on December 22, 2014

Pope Denounces Hypocrisy, Greed, And Mudslinging Within Vatican Walls

Get the highlights from Pope Francis’ scathing speech.

December 22, 2014

Russian Ruble Continues Its Plummet After Rate Hike

Russia’s economy is staring at a free fall.

December 16, 2014

Chief Diplomats Leave Iran Nuclear Talks Despite Looming Deadline

Can the group of six and Iran reach a deal before time runs out?

November 21, 2014

Ukraine Wants Talks With Russia But With U.S. Participation

Russia rejects an initiative by Ukraine to open up a Geneva-style dialogue for negotiations between the two countries.

November 18, 2014